Monday, December 17, 2012
Read about the Class AAAAAA title win in a game breakdown from Norcross High assistant football coach Corey Richardson.
Monday, December 17, 2012
The following is a recap of the football game, written by Norcross High assistant football coach Corey Richardson. Last Saturday night, your Norcross Blue Devils (15-0, 8-0 Region) capped off a very special season by beating the Lovejoy Wildcats 21-14. Offense Alvin Kamara - 34 Rushes for 144 Yards (1 Touchdown) and 3 Catches for 68 Yards (1 Touchdown) Joseph Wilber - 7 for 14 Passing for 101 Yards (2 Touchdown Passes) Myles Autry - 2 Catches for 21 Yards (1 Touchdown) Clinton Lynch - 2 Catches for 39 Yards Horatio Walker, Ryan Northrup, Caleb Crum - Outstanding Blocking All Season Blake Wood, Trenton Jenkins, Joseph Ledford - Outstanding Blocking Season Defense Jaquan Frazier - 17 Total Tackles, 3 Tackles Behind the Line, 1 Hurry, 1 …
Photographer Bob Chadwick captured some of the state championship action for Patch.
When the bell rings Monday morning at Norcross High School, it won't be a typical start of the week - this day will be special. The Blue Devils now, for the first time since 1957 when the school began playing football, can claim the title "state champion." But it's not just the students, teachers and parents that are celebrating - the entire Norcross community joins in. We'd like to hear from you on what this first state championship means to you. Please take a moment and write your comments below - this is a proud day for everyone. On a side note, Bob Chadwick, a long-time Norcross High School supporter volunteered his expertise to shoot these photos for Patch. You often will find Bob on the sidelines shooting the action at football and …
Saturday, December 15, 2012
The Blue Devils defeated Lovejoy High 21-14 in the state championship game.
After an undefeated 14-win season, the Blue Devils added one more win Saturday at the Georgia Dome. Norcross High defeated Lovejoy High 21-14 in the state football championship, earning the Class AAAAAA title for the first time. The game had a slow start with nothing on the board until Lovejoy scored a 60-yard touchdown in the second quarter for a 7-0 lead. Norcross kicked a field goal in the third quarter, but the Wildcats answered with another touchdown minutes later, taking a 14-3 lead. Norcross' winning points came in the fourth quarter with Alvin Kamara's 61-yard touchdown reception, which was followed by another touchdown by the running back. Saturday's game was the first time Norcross had ever reached the state finals. Before the …