ATLANTA - The HIGH 5 Sports Big Show was bursting at the seams with over 18 action-packed games from across the state. For those who don't have time to watch the full half hour show, we broke down the highlights below.
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First up was the second ranked Roswell Hornets host the defending champions, Colquitt County. Malik Willis hooks the ball up with Corey Reed, Jr. who does the rest. The Louisville commit ran it in for a 29-yards touchdown. In the 2nd quarter, Willis scrambles, but eventually finds Sheldon Evans, who take it into the end zone. Roswell ends up winning 34-3.
St. Pius X Catholic Golden Lions battle AAAA’s 8th ranked Marist War Eagles. It was air superiority as the War Eagles shutdown the Golden Lions 13-0. This is the first winless start for St. Pius since 1991.
The undefeated Salem Seminoles were at Avondale Stadium to face the Miller Grove Wolverines (2-1).
The Eastside Eagles, one of the original HIGH 5 Teams of the Week, were at Loganville to face the Red Devils (1-1).
Westlake took on the Cartersville Purple Hurricanes. This might be one of the only times this year Carterville Quarterback Trevor Lawrence won’t be in a highlight, because of teammate Trey Creamer. Creamer, who is committed to Tulane as a cornerback, ran it in for a touchdown. The Lions offense was not match for Cartersville. The Purple Hurricanes move to 3-0 with a 31-0 victory over the Lions.
The 680 The Fan Call of the Week had Karl Werl and Doug Konkel calling the plays for the Thomson-Pace Academy game while Photojournalist Eli Jordan shot all the action between the Knights and Bulldogs.
HIGH 5 Sports Team of the Week, the Temple Tigers turned it up during a live pep rally led by Good Day’s Paul Milliken who delivered the High 5 Hand Trophy. Coach Scotty Ward’s team was undefeated heading into Friday night and remain so with a 56-7 win over Armuchee.
The Fayette County Tigers were at Twelve Oaks Stadium to play the Mundy's Mill Tigers. Can we call it the Battle of the Tigers? It was a game we had our eye on…
The Jackson-Atlanta Jaguars were at Southern Crescent Stadium to play the North Clayton Eagles.
HIGH 5’s Justin Felder traveled to North Gwinnett to put a wire on Bulldogs Coach Bob Sphire as his team battled the big boys with 4th ranked Norcross.
The Longhorns of Lanier took a long trip to Northside-Warner Robins. They were outplayed by the Eagles. Final score is 38-7.
This week’s Game of the Week was so hot that Hillgrove Head Coach Phillip Ironside was barefoot on the sideline for much of action against home team West Forsyth.
The Monroe Area Purple Hurricanes went to Walnut Grove to face the winless warriors.
A battle in Bartow County as the Cass Colonels visited the winless Woodland Wildcats.
And Friday Night Heights visited two schools; the first was at Cambridge as they hosted Chattahoochee. The Bears Den was also the site of this week’ Play of the Week.
The chopper then swung over King’s Ridge Christian as the Tigers hosted the Whitefield Academy Wolfpack. Someone picked up their first win…
An extra bonus highlight came in late. The White County versus Rabun County game…
Viewers got into the act sending in their own highlights of some the games the HIGH 5 Team couldn’t make it to…
And for those who survived the complete Big Show, a few moments of Zen with photos of babies doing the HIGH 5 Hand Salute.
But wait there's more... For those who missed it, the HIGH 5 Sports Team is on an hour early on Facebook with the 10PM Pre-Show which is live each and every week from Bunker.
Remember the polls for the Team of the Week (airing ever Thursday morning during Good Day Atlanta) and Game of the Week (Profiled on FOX 5 News at 5 and 6) are open. Make sure to visit Facebook.com/HIGH5Sports for more.
And we then get #INYOURFACE on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Snapchat, showing highlights, the fans and more from our area games. And you can join in our coverage by using #HIGH5Sports showing us plays, your friends, and the infamous HIGH 5 Hand Salute! If they’re good enough, they might even make the 10PM Pre-Show on Facebook or the Big Show, which kicks off at 11 p.m. every Friday during football season.