By Darren Nichols | Photo by Macen Howells
Lots of top teams had the final week of the regular season off, but a couple of highlights were a nervy North Cobb win over North Paulding and a hard-fought Woodward Academy win over Creekside.
And after already clinching a region title last week, Langston Hughes scored a season-high 72 points before starting its playoff run next week.
HOW SBLIVE’S GEORGIA TOP 25 FARED IN WEEK 12
1. Collins Hill (10-0)
Collins Hill finished its regular season undefeated after beating Mill Creek 40-10 and had a bye this week.
2. North Cobb beat North Paulding 12-7
The now-nationally-ranked Warriors finished the year undefeated in region play, but their regular-season finale wasn’t easy.
3. Milton beat Cherokee 42-14
Milton ended its season with a record of 9-1 and six straight games of scoring 40 or more points.
4. Buford beat Dacula 42-7
Buford gave Dacula its first region loss and claimed back-to-back region titles, earning the top seed in the 6A state playoffs.
5. Cartersville (9-0)
Cartersville had a bye week.
6. Lee County (9-1)
Lee County had a bye week.
7. Ware County beat Wayne County 50-0
Ware County’s dominant win gave them a 9-1 record to finish the season and a region title.
8. Warner Robins beat Veterans 59-3
Warner Robins goes into the playoffs with a dominant victory, ending the season 9-1 with its fifth game scoring 50 or more points.
9. Mill Creek beat Peachtree Ridge 42-7
Mill Creek rebounded after suffering its first loss last week, and ended the season with a record of 9-1, its best in five years.
10. Creekside lost to Woodward Academy 21-14
Creekside had to settle for second place in its region after a hard-fought loss at Woodward Academy.
11. Langston Hughes beat Morrow 72-0
Langston Hughes scored a season high in points and finished back-to-back years with a record of 9-1.
12. Lowndes (8-2)
Lowndes had a bye week.
13. Brookwood beat Parkview 31-10
Brookwood’s sixth straight win earned an 8-2 record and its first region title since 2017.
14. Walton lost to Marietta 42-14
Walton fell to 6-3 on the season, and in all three losses the Raiders gave up 40-plus points.
15. Colquitt County (8-2)
Colquitt County had a bye week.
16. Westlake beat Tucker 34-10
Westlake finished the season with a record of 8-2 and on a four-game win streak.
17. Rabun County (9-1)
Rabun County had a bye week.
18. Jefferson beat Madison County 41-7
Jefferson rebounded from its first loss with the Dragons’ fifth game scoring over 40 points.
19. Benedictine (8-2)
Benedictine had a bye week.
20. Trinity Christian beat St. Anne-Pacelli 63-7
Trinity Christian sealed its first undefeated regular season since 2010, while scoring 50-plus for the eighth time this season.
21. Rome beat Paulding County 46-34
Rome’s win gives the Wolves an overall record of 8-2, but they share a 6-1 region record with Carrollton and South Paulding.
22. Roswell beat Woodstock 62-6
Roswell scored its season high in points and finishes with a record of 8-2.
23. Woodward Academy beat Creekside 21-14
Woodward Academy gets a huge win over Creekside to gain a region title while finishing the season undefeated.
24. Grayson (7-3)
Grayson had a bye week.
25. Thomasville (9-1)
Thomasville had a bye week.