Eastside and Mary Persons bring young teams, high hopes into playoff Game of the Week

Two teams who dominated opponents, but fell short of their ultimate goals in 2018 will take the field Friday night in the High 5 Sports Game of the Week, with hopes of flipping the script with a host of young players, many of whom never saw the field during their team's respective playoff runs last season. Friday night will mark the first time Eastside and Mary Persons have ever faced each other on the football field.

'Hog Mountain Bowl' to decide region winner

Everyone in Watkinsville and Bogart wants to be a part of the Hog Mountain Bowl this year because undefeated North Oconee (9-0, 3-0 in region) and Oconee County (7-1, 2-0 in region) are playing for the Region 8-AAAA title.

Riverdale Raiders 'shine' with help from a familiar leader

For the first time in five years, the High 5 Sports Team of the Week comes from Clayton County. The Riverdale Raiders (6-1) are locked into a playoff spot with an undefeated 3-0 record in Region 3-AAAAA . Their only loss came to 3rd-ranked Carrollton in week three. After this week's game on the road at Whitewater, Riverdale finishes regular season play against Starr's Mill and Griffin, the only other teams with a shot at winning the region crown.

HIGH 5 Highlights: Week 9 in review

Week 9 brought with it some actual football weather. So grab your favorite team blanket, some hot cocoa and curl up with some High 5 action.

Grayson hands Shiloh first loss

The Grayson Rams restored order in Region 8-AAAAAAA with a 45-7 thrashing of previously undefeated Shiloh on a rare Thursday night game in Gwinnett County.