Read about the Norcross High's win before the state finals in a game breakdown from Norcross High assistant football coach Corey Richardson.
Monday, December 10, 2012
The following is a recap of the football game, written by Norcross High assistant football coach Corey Richardson. Last Friday night, your Norcross Blue Devils (14-0, 8-0 Region) beat the Colquitt County Packers 41-27. Offense Alvin Kamara -- 25 rushes for 161 yards 1 TD / 2 catches for 74 yards 1 TD/ 2 KO returns for 94 yards (Offensive Player of the Week) Clinton Lynch -- 3 catches for 28 yards / 2 rushes for 23 yards Joseph Wilber -- 7 rushes for 17 yards and 1 TD/ 8 of 13 for 216 yards and 2 TD's Joseph Ledford - Winning blocking grade Horatio Walker -- Winning blocking grade Marcell Johnson -- (Scout Team Player of the Week) Defense Tommy Tate -- 18 total tackles 3 hits behind the line 1 caused fum and 2 pass break ups (Defensive …
It was Norcross over Colquitt County 41-27 in Class AAAAAA to advance to the finals next week at the Georgia Dome. Greater Atlanta Christian is out from the playoffs after losing to Jefferson 42-14.
The Norcross High School Blue Devils are headed for the state football finals after winning Friday night in the Georgia High School Association semifinals. Class AA Greater Atlanta Christian, the other Norcross school in the semifinals, was eliminated Friday from the playoffs with a 42-14 loss to Jefferson. Undefeated and top-ranked Norcross (14-0) reached the first state final in school history with a 41-27 Class AAAAAA win over visiting Colquitt County. Norcross used two touchdown passes and a touchdown run by Joseph Wilber in the victory. Alvin Kamara added two touchdowns. The Blue Devils will face Lovejoy next week for the championship. Lovejoy beat North Cobb 63-42 Friday. In other playoff results: Eight-time state champion Buford (11…