Westfield has rolled through its season with seven straight wins after losing to Tattnall Square in its season opener.
The Hornets have been especially strong in their GISA Region 1-AAA games, winning their first three. With two games left, they can claim the region title with a win over Pinewood Christian on Friday. Pinewood is 2-1 in region play.
Westfield closes its season against Tiftarea the following week and has won its first three region games by a combined score of 117-42, including a 28-21 overtime win over Deerfield-Windsor.
Trojans, Gators set for showdown
Gatewood and John Milledge have been building toward this game all season, and its finally here.
The Trojans host the Gators on Friday night for the GISA Region 1-AA championship. John Milledge is 8-1 overall, winning eight straight games, and 4-0 in region play. Gatewood is also 4-0 in region play with a 6-3 overall record.
Both teams have scored 178 points in region play, while John Milledge has allowed the opponents to score just 29 and Gatewood has allowed 36.
On the march
Johnson County clinched its subregion Friday when it defeated ECI 65-29.
It was the highest point total for Johnson County (8-0, 3-0 GHSA Region 3B-A) since a 67-14 win over Glascock County in 1996. The Trojans are scoring 35.5 points per game while allowing 9.4.
The Trojans close subregion play Friday at Wheeler County. Calvary Day leads the other subregion.
Daniel Duhart got off to a rough start Saturday in Alabama States game against Alabama A&M, completing only four of his first 10 passes.
He smoothed things out.
The sophomore quarterback from Westside went 9-for-16 after that en route to leading the Hornets to a 31-7 win n the State Farm Magic City Classic in Birmingham.
He earned game MVP honors after passing for 297 yards and three touchdowns as Alabama State improved to 6-2.
Juantez Hartsfield, a sophomore from Upson-Lee, is listed as the No. 2 defensive tackle for West Alabama, and has 15 tackles -- three for loss -- in eight games this season.
He had two stops in a win earlier this month over Valdosta State.
Freshman Montravius Adams (Dooly County) is tied for 15th in tackles for Auburn with 15, including 1.5 for loss and a sack. He is among four tied for third with six quarterback hurries.
Offenses are still having to deal with Alvin Dupree.
The junior defensive end from Wilkinson County is second at Kentucky with 41 tackles and 4.5 sacks, and he leads the Wildcats with 4.5 tackles for loss, in six games.
He was second in tackles last season with 91, with a team-leading 12.5 tackles for loss and 6.5 sacks.
Mount de Sales product Maggie Midkiff was named the Southern Athletic Association womens soccer player of the week Monday.
Midkiff, a freshman at Berry, had five goals and two assists in three games last week. She leads the conference in scoring.
Compiled by Daniel Shirley, Ron Seibel and Michael A. Lough.