There was no movement in the Top 5 after week one of Georgia high school football season. The state's top-ranked team, Lowndes (Valdosta)
, got off to a 1-0 start after beating Archer (Lawrenceville)
35-21 at the Corky Kell Classic. Junior quarterback Jacurri Brown
rushed 17 times for 148 yards and two touchdowns, while completing 11 passes for 164 yards and two more scores.
Teams entering the Top 25 rankings were No. 23 Norcross
, No. 21 Richmond Hill
and No. 14 Valdosta
, which scored 25 second-half points to beat previous 7th-ranked Warner Robins. A 40-yard field goal by Angel Martinez
with 25 seconds left in the game gave the Wildcats the thrilling 28-25 win.
How the Top 5 fared
* No. 1 Lowndes defeated Archer, 35-21.
, Brookwood (Snellville): Had 12 catches for 215 yards and three touchdowns in win over Dacula.
Games to watch this week
* No. 28 Archer (0-1) at No. 15 Warner Robins
(0-1), 7:30 p.m. Friday
Georgia Top 25