Georgia holds at no. 5, Alabama no. 1 in latest AP Top 25. Other SEC teams include LSU at no. 8, Florida at no. 13, Kentucky at no. 17 and Mississippi State at no. 22. As for the ACC: Clemson remains at no. 2, Syracuse at no. 19 and Pittsburgh at no. 24. Top 25
Berry Vikings soundly defeated Maryville, 31-0, in the first round of the NCAA Division III football playoffs Saturday at Valhalla Stadium. The Vikings now advance to round two and will play Mary Hardin-Baylor on Nov. 24, time and place to be announced. Bracket
HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL
Second round high school playoffs:
Class 2A: Rockmart at Jefferson County in quarterfinals on Friday.
Class 3A: Calhoun will host Jenkins (Savannah) in quarterfinals on Friday.
Class 4A: Cartersville at Baldwin (Milledgeville) in quarterfinals on Friday.
Class 5A: Rome at Dutchtown (Hampton) in quarterfinals on Friday. Game will be televised on GPB Sports starting at 7 p.m.
Tickets: Rome High’s Varsity Football will travel to compete against Dutchtown High School (149 Mitchell Road, Hampton, Ga. 30228) on Friday, November 23, 2018 at 7:30 p.m. Ticket prices are $12 for round three of the playoffs and may be purchased via the Go Fan link: https://gofan.co/app/school/GA5278 or at Dutchtown High on the day of the game. It is important to note that seating is limited so please plan to arrive early.
Class A Private: Darlington at Eagles Landing Christian Academy (McDonough) in quarterfinals on Friday.
John McClellan high school football playoff picks: Quarterfinal picks coming Monday.
- Georgia Middle School Athletic Association championship games: Rome 6th Grade beat Cambridge, 34-8, to win the championship. Rome 7th Grade will play East Paulding
Berry College: Vikings beat Maryville, 31-0, in round one of NCAA Division III playoffs. Next: Bracket
Georgia Highlands: The Chargers get the 82-70 win over Brunswick Community College to go 2-0 in the Cape Fear Classic in NC. Next: Tuesday at home vs. Middle Georgia Prep., 7:30 p.m. Men’s schedule / women’s schedule
- Former Model High and Berry College standout Michelle Abernathy Lane will be the guest speaker the 2018 GoGo Running All-Area Cross Country Banquet to be held Thursday, Dec. 6, at 6 p.m., in the Krannert Ballroom at Berry College. After earning multiple All-State honors in track and cross country at Model, Michelle added to her lists of accomplishments at Berry where she became an NAIA National Champion in the marathon and a 12-time NAIA All-American in cross country and track. She still holds three Berry school records in the 3,000 meters (10:01), the 5,000 (17:10) and the 10,000 (35:58.)