Prep Football: Friday's pick

From Staff Reports
sports@newnan.com
After a below-.500 showing last week, only one local game is on the docket tonight among Coweta's 11-man football squads.
Last week, we were just 2-3. For the season, our record is 20-7 for a winning rate of 74 percent.
Northgate (2-3) at Whitewater (4-1)
It’s crunch time for the Northgate Vikings. After losing 23-0 to Union Grove on homecoming last week, Northgate moves into the heart of its subregion schedule with four straight games that will determine their playoff fate.
It’s a good bet Whitewater will have revenge on its mind too. A year ago, the Wildcats led Northgate by 17 points in the third quarter before falling 27-23. The very next week Whitewater lost to Griffin and stayed home from the playoffs despite a 7-3 record. Both teams would love nothing more than to win this game to get a leg up on rest of the subregion. WILDCATS 35, VIKINGS 28.


More Sports

Wet weather continues to cause headaches

Rain, rain go away

One of the biggest challenges this week for local high school teams hasn’t been beating opponents, but finding a way to finish games b ... Read More


High School Lacrosse

Cougars unable to hold off Kennesaw Mountain

Newnan’s boys lacrosse team stayed close on Thursday against Kennesaw Mountain before falling to the the Mustangs 14-2. After the two ... Read More


College Football

Cronic hands over coaching reins to son at Reinhardt

Once upon a time, Danny Cronic handed over the starting quarterback job at East Coweta High to son Drew with as much faith as any head coach ... Read More


High School Tennis

EC boys cap perfect region run with championship

East Coweta’s boys tennis team capped off an undefeated season in Region 3-AAAAAA play by capturing a tournament championship on Thurs ... Read More


High School Baseball

Cougars follow through behind Thomley

For a few innings against Westlake on Thursday at home, the Newnan Cougars played with a split personality. After scoring two runs in the bo ... Read More

High School Baseball

Northgate hurlers combine on no-hitter in 12-1 rout

Northgate flexed its offensive muscle Thursday afternoon, beating Morrow 12-1 in a Region 4B-AAAAA contest called after five innings. But it ... Read More