High School Football Season Heats Up
As the fall season unfolds, the Friday night lights of high school football illuminate stadiums across Georgia and other states. In this preview, we’ll take a closer look at the Georgia Bulldogs’ future commitments and the exciting matchups they face in week three.
Buford’s Dylan Raiola and Jaden Perlotte
In week two, Dylan Raiola and Jaden Perlotte faced a challenging battle against Mallard Creek in North Carolina. The Buford team narrowly secured a 10-7 victory, with Perlotte making a game-clinching interception. Now, with a 2-0 record, they head to the Northside of metro Atlanta to take on perennial powerhouse North Cobb.
Justin Williams and Joseph Jonah-Ajonye in Texas
Justin Williams and Joseph Jonah-Ajonye, representing Oak Ridge, are embarking on week two of Texas high school football. In their first game, they fell short against Brenham with a score of 16-7. Now, they seek redemption against Stratford before facing off against The Woodlands.
Justin Greene and Mountain View
Mountain View, led by Justin Greene, recently faced a 34-21 loss against Gainesville, the 6A GA State Championships runner-up from the previous year. This week, they have an opportunity to rebound as they take on Lambert, aiming to return to the winning track.
Quintavious Johnson and Mays High School
Mays High School, fresh off a matchup against Douglas County, is hosting Rabun Gap. The game features a clash between Appalachian State commit Felix Doege and Quintavious Johnson, a challenge that Doege found formidable in their previous encounter. Rabun Gap also boasts commits such as EDGE Gideon Herbert and ATH Trey Horne, adding to the excitement in Atlanta.
Allatoona High School vs. Cartersville
Allatoona High School, a perennial contender in the GA State Playoffs, travels to Cartersville to face Malaci Toliver and the Purple Hurricanes. Both programs have a rich football history and will provide a thrilling clash between 7-A and 6-A powerhouses.
Colquitt County vs. Tift County
In South Georgia, Colquitt County and Tift County, both dominant football programs, square off against each other. Tift County, despite a solid historical record, aims to bounce back from a 0-2 start in the 2023 season. They’ll face the challenge of containing offensive stars Ny Carr and Landen Thomas.
Nitro Tuggle and Northwood
Nitro Tuggle and Northwood have kicked off their season impressively with two wins, outscoring opponents 91-29. Their third game takes them to Concord High School, where they’ll encounter a formidable 3-0 opponent in Indiana.
Cedar Grove vs. Westlake – A Defensive Showcase
Brooks Austin from Dawgs Daily will cover the Cedar Grove vs. Westlake game, highlighting a plethora of defensive talent. Westlake boasts seven of Georgia’s top-190 players for the 2024 class, all committed to Division One programs. Cedar Grove counters with two highly-rated defensive players. Expect a game filled with defensive highlights and a closely contested score.
Friday night’s matchups promise an exhilarating display of talent and competition as these future Georgia commits showcase their skills under the dazzling lights of high school football.