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Clayton State men’s soccer players Avery Shepard and Viltsu Tuumi were named PBC offensive player and goalkeeper of the week, respectively.
But after a soft start to the schedule, Drew is preparing for its toughest stretch of the season. The Titans will take on Starr’s Mill (4-0), Mundy’s Mill (3-2) and Northgate (5-0) all in October
Elsewhere, Drew, Riverdale and North Clayton enjoyed wins, while Mundy’s Mill and Lovejoy fell to talented opposition.
JaQuana Williams leaving lasting legacy on North Clayton athletics
In addition to playing basketball and volleyball, Williams is the football team’s statistician and runs the school’s athletic-based Twitter page.
The Jonesboro Cardinals improved to 5-1 (3-1) with a key 13-7 victory over region rival Griffin Friday night at Tara Stadium.
Sequoyah Middle in the midst of a fourth straight undefeated volleyball eason
While most eyes are fixated on athletics at the high school level, Sequoyah has accomplished the stunning feat of being undefeated and winning the Clayton County volleyball championship in three consecutive seasons.
Lovejoy fell 31-4 to Mays in a AAAAAA non-region game Friday night at Twelve Oaks Stadium.
The unfavorable conditions significantly affected both teams throughout the game. Each team committed penalties, bobbled snaps and turned the ball over as it rained consistently from the start of the game to the final buzzer.
Titans allow 467 rushing yards in loss
Costly mistakes and an inability to stop the run cost Drew (3-2) in a 43-25 loss to Starr’s Mill Friday night at Southern Crescent Stadium.
On the gridiron, Eddie White and Sequoyah continued their perfect seasons with hard-fought wins over Lovejoy and Morrow respectively. In volleyball, Morrow remained undefeated in a match-up of unbeaten teams against Sequoyah. Sequoyah’s loss was its first in over three seasons.
Riverdale defensive end Chidi Okonya will play in the 2016 Simper Fidelis All-American Bowl this winter.
While three Clayton County teams enjoy byes this week, the rest of the local squads will be in action. Here’s what to look for in Week 7.
Williams caught three passes for 98 yards and two touchdowns in the win.
The Riverdale Raiders fell to 2-2 on the season after a 43-18 loss at the hands of Walnut Grove last Friday night at Southern Crescent Stadium.