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AFI Power Rankings for Week 9

   

AFI Power Rankings for Week 9

Team of the Week - Mays routs Banneker 44-0 to setup showdown with Carver

Biggest Riser - Jackson moves up after win over North Clayton

1 - Carver Panthers (6-1)
2 - Mays Raiders (5-2)
3 - Washington Bulldogs (4-3)
4 - Jackson Jaguars (4-3)
5 - B.E.S.T. Academy Eagles (3-4)
6 - Grady Knights (3-4)
7 - Therrell Panthers (2-5)
8 - Douglass Astros (2-5)
9 - S Atlanta Hornets (1-6)
10 - N Atlanta Warriors (1-6)
11 - KIPP Collegiate Warriors (1-6)


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Week 8 Scores and Recaps

   

Week 8 Scores and Recaps

Douglass 14 Decatur 34
The Astros fell to Decatur 34-14 at Lakewood on Friday. The loss dropped Douglass to 2-5 as the schedule doesn't get any easier as they travel to Westminster on Friday.

Grady 14 Marist 48
The Grady Knights dropped their second in a row on Friday as hey could never get on track against Marist falling 48-14. Marist thrashed the Knights defense rushing for 6 touchdowns at Grady stadium. Grady will look to get back to winning this week on the road at Chamblee.

Jackson 32 N Clayton 15
The Jackson Jaguars continued their hot streak dropping North Clayton 32-15 to improve to 4-3 on the season. Next up for Jackson is South Atlanta at Grady on Friday.

Mays 44 Banneker 0
Mays used Banneker as a tune up for their Atlanta Football Insider Game of the Week showdown next week with Carver, routing Banneker 44-0. The Mays ground attack was once again dominant as 8 rushers combined to rush for 348 yards and 5 touchdowns led by Asahnia Aderhold's 100 yards and a touchdown on 10 carries. The defense of the Raiders was again dynamic totaling 8 sacks led by 2 from Natrez Patrick and Brian Jackson.

S Atlanta 6 McNair 13
The Hornets fell to 1-6 losing on Friday to McNair at Lakewood. South Atlanta will look to reverse their recent fortunes this week against Jackson at Grady.

Washington 18 Therrell 7
The Washington Bulldogs were led by Streetz 94.5 Player of the Game Kenneth McCurthy as they improved to 4-3 by beating Therrell at Grady Stadium 18-7 in the Atlanta Football Insider Game of the Week. Therrell's lone score was a beautiful catch in the back of the end zone by D'Travious Patterson on a perfect throw from Chavis Jones. The loss dropped Therrell to 2-5 on the season.


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AFI Power Rankings for Week 8

   

AFI Power Rankings for Week 8

Team of the Week - Carver after defeating reigning state champion Creekside

Biggest Riser - Washington jumps 2 spots after shutting out Douglass for 3rd win in a row

1 - Carver Panthers (6-1)
2 - Mays Raiders (4-2)
3 - Washington Bulldogs (3-3)
4 - Grady Knights (3-3)
5 - Jackson Jaguars (3-3)
6 - B.E.S.T. Academy Eagles (3-4)
7 - Therrell Panthers (2-4)
8 - Douglass Astros (2-4)
9 - S Atlanta Hornets (1-5)
10 - N Atlanta Warriors (1-6)
11 - KIPP Collegiate Warriors (1-5)


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Week 7 Scores and Recaps

   

Week 7 Scores and Recaps

Washington 29 Douglass 0
Demarcus Walker led the Bulldogs as they shut out Douglass at Lakewood 29-0. The win was the Bulldogs third in a row and improved their record to 3-3. Douglass dropped to 2-4 and look to rebound next week against Decatur while Washington will take on Therrell in the Atlanta Football Insider Game of the Week.

B.E.S.T. 0 Wesleyan 17
The B.E.S.T. Academy Eagles were shutout on the road at Wesleyan 17-0. AFI player of the year front runner Deshawn Waller was held in check, gaining only 88 yards from scrimmage in the loss. The Eagles are off next week before they get back at it against KIPP.

Carver 32 Creekside 29
The Carver Panthers pulled off their biggest win of the season, knocking off defending state champion Creekside under the lights at Lakewood. Running backs Gregory Payton and Quentin Gates both rushed for over 100 yards as the Panthers rolled up 330 yards on the ground. The defense was outstanding recovering a total of 5 Creekside fumbles on the night. The win sets up a showdown in 2 weeks with AFI #2 Mays in what should decide their region and the Atlanta Football Insider team of the year.

Grady 22 Columbia 28
The young Grady Knights fell on the road at Columbia 28-22. The loss dropped the Knights to 3-3 on the year. Grady looks to get momentum back next week as they take on Marist for Homecoming.

Jackson 22 Towers 20
The Jackson Jaguars jumped out to an early 22-0 lead and held off a late surge from Towers on Friday. The prolific Keenan Moore to Orenzo Smith combo was on full display as Moore threw 2 touchdowns, 1 to Smith, who tallied 116 receiving yards. The Jaguars travel next week to North Clayton.

Therrell 14 Blessed Trinity 58
Therrell fell behind 51-0 at the half on the road at Blessed Trinity before winning the second half 14-7, and ultimately losing 58-14. The Panthers take on Washington for homecoming and the Atlanta Football Insider game of the week on Friday at Grady.

N Atlanta 0 Forsyth Central 7
The North Atlanta warriors loss a close one on friday to Forsyth Central 7-0. The loss was the 6th in a row for the Warriors as they get a week off before taking on Kell.

S Atlanta 0 N Clayton 34
The South Atlanta Hornets fell to North Clayton 34-0 to drop their record to 1-5.


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AFI Power Rankings for Week 7

   

AFI Power Rankings for Week 7

Team of the Week - Carver Panthers after beating Tri-Cities 25-20

Biggest Riser - Carver jumps to number 1 after win and Mays loss

1 - Carver Panthers (5-1)
2 - Mays Raiders (4-2)
3 - B.E.S.T. Academy Eagles (3-3)
4 - Grady Knights (3-2)
5 - Washington Bulldogs (2-3)
6 - Jackson Jaguars (2-3)
7 - Therrell Panthers (2-3)
8 - Douglass Astros (2-3)
9 - S Atlanta Hornets (1-4)
10 - N Atlanta Warriors (1-5)
11 - KIPP Collegiate Warriors (1-5)


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Week 6 Scores and Recaps

   

Week 6 Scores and Recaps

B.E.S.T. 20 Holy Innocents 19
B.E.S.T. Academy pulled out a hard fought win on Saturday as they went on the road and defeated Holy Innocents 20-19. Deshawn Waller was again the catalyst as he gained 126 yards on the ground and a touchdown while also throwing a touchdown pass to freshman Katerian Legrone. The win put the Eagles back on track as they look to run the table and advance to the playoffs.

Carver 25 Tri-Cities 20
The Carver Panthers used 2 special teams scores and a stout defense to overcome mistakes as they defeated Tri-Cities 25-20 for homecoming in the Atlanta Football Insider game of the week. Streetz 94.5 player of the game, Bryce Wilson returned a block field goal early in the fourth quarter to break a 13-13 tie to put the Panthers up for good. The win sets an epic showdown this friday at Lakewood as they take in defending state champions Creekside.

Mays 7 Creekside 13
Mays lost on the road Friday night to defending state champs Creekside 13-7. The usually dominating Mays rushing attack was held in check as they only mustered 23 yards on 19 caries for the ball game. On defense Senior Natrez Patrick was a beast, totaling 11 tackles, 4 for a loss, and a sack. The Raiders are off this week as they get ready for the home stretch and they will return to action on October 17 at Banneker.

N Atlanta 3 Cambridge 45
Cambridge opened the game with 35 points in the first quarter to put away the North Atlanta Warriors early on friday night. The loss was the fifth straight for North Atlanta and dropped them to 1-5. The Warriors travel to Forsyth Central on friday for a region contest.

KIPP 0 Greater Atlanta Christian 52
The Greater Atlanta Christian Spartans routed the visiting KIPP Collegiate Warriors, 52-0 Friday. KIPP now looks to rebound this week against Holy Innocents in a region game pitting two 1-5 teams


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AFI Power Rankings for Week 6

   

AFI Power Rankings for Week 6

Team of the Week - Mays after winning 2014 Inner City Classic over Lovejoy 40-35

Biggest Riser - Washington jumps 3 spots to 5 after winning 2nd game in a row

Extra - B.E.S.T. holds at 3 despite falling below .500 due to the strength of 3 losses to top ranked teams and win vs Callaway, a ranked team in a higher classification.

1 - Mays Raiders (4-1)
2 - Carver Panthers (4-1)
3 - B.E.S.T. Academy Eagles (2-3)
4 - Grady Knights (3-2)
5 - Washington Bulldogs (2-3)
6 - Jackson Jaguars (2-3)
7 - Therrell Panthers (2-3)
8 - Douglass Astros (2-3)
9 - S Atlanta Hornets (1-4)
10 - N Atlanta Warriors (1-4)
11 - KIPP Collegiate Warriors (1-4)


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Week 5 Scores and Recaps

   

Week 5 Scores and Recaps

B.E.S.T. 28 Greater Atlanta Christian 58
The Eagles fell to the number 1 ranked Spartans on Friday 58-28 in the Atlanta Football Insider Game of The Week. Despite the loss B.E.S.T. standout Deshawn Waller continued to shine racking up 185 rushing yards and 3 touchdowns, 49 yards receiving and a touchdown and an interception. The tough part of the Eagles schedule is behind them now as they played 4 ranked opponents in their first 5 contests. The Eagles look to rebound this week against Holy Innocents.

Douglass 7 Blessed Trinity 45
The Douglass Astros lost friday night to powerhouse Blessed Trinity 45-7 at Lakewood. The ASstros will be off this week before taking on Washington on October 10.

Grady 28 St. Pius X 31
The Knights fell 31-28 to St. Pius late Saturday night at Grady Stadium. Despite 337 yards and 4 touchdowns from sophomore quarterback Caylin Newton, the Knights couldn't overcome some late mistakes. Amyr Smith also shined on the offensive side of the ball totaling 9 catches for 185 yards and 3 touchdowns in the loss. Grady has a week off before lacing them up against Decatur on October 10.

Jackson 20 Cedar Grove 46
Despite big games from quarterback Keenan Moore and wide receiver Quintavious Monday, Jackson fell 46-20 to Cedar Grove. Cedar Grove outscored the Jaguars 25-0 over the 2nd and 3rd quarters to put the game out of reach. The loss dropped Jackson to 2-3 on the season.

KIPP 6 Lovett 42
Kipp Collegiate fell to the Lovett Lions on Friday 42-6. The loss dropped KIPP to 1-4 on the season.

Mays 40 Lovejoy 35
The Mays Raiders pulled out an exciting back and forth game on Saturday night at Lakewood, winning the 2014 Inner City Classic 40-35 over Lovejoy. Senior Asahnia Aderhold was a man possessed on Saturday throwing for 338 yards and 5 touchdowns in the win. 3 of those passing touchdowns landed in the hands of Senior receiver Julius Whitehead. The road doesn't feet any easier this week as Mays takes on the defending state champs Creekside.

N Atlanta 7 Sprayberry 45
The North Atlanta Warriors football team lost Friday's home conference game against Sprayberry by a score of 45-7. After winning their opener over KIPP, North Atlanta has dropped 4 in a row. They look to stop the losing streak this friday against Cambridge.

S Atlanta 28 Towers 38
The South Atlanta Hornets football team lost Thursday's home conference game against Towers by a score of 38-28. The Hornets have this week off before hosting North Clayton on October 11.

Therrell 7 Westminster 41
The Therrell Panthers traveled to Westminster on friday and fell 41-7. The Westminster D overwhelmed the young Panthers as they were only able to amass 108 yards of offense. The Panthers are off this friday before traveling to Blessed Trinity on October 10.

Washington 28 Decatur 21
The Washington Bulldogs football team won Friday's away conference game against Decatur by a score of 28-21. The win was the second in a row for the Bulldogs after starting out the season with 3 close losses. Washington will take these good feelings into their bye week and then get back into action October 10 against Douglass


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AFI Power Rankings for Week 5

   

AFI  Power Rankings for Week 5

1 - Mays Raiders (3-1)
2 - Carver Panthers (4-1)
3 - B.E.S.T. Academy Eagles (2-2)
4 - Grady Knights (3-1)
5 - Jackson Jaguars (2-2)
6 - Therrell Panthers (2-2)
7 - Douglass Astros (2-2)
8 - Washington Bulldogs (1-3)
9 - S Atlanta Hornets (1-3)
10 - N Atlanta Warriors (1-3)
11 - KIPP Collegiate Warriors (1-3)


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Week 4 Scores and Recaps

   

Week 4 Scores and Recaps

B.E.S.T. 28 Lovett 42
Despite 261 yards rushing and 3 touchdowns from standout Deshawn Waller, the Eagles were unable to walk away from Lovett with a win Friday night. Lovett came in ranked #4 in the state with B.E.S.T. ranked #7, making this a juggernaut battle of top ten teams. In the end, the depth of Lovett allowed them to pull away in the second half. Junior Robert Tucker contributed the other td on pass from Nakia Davis. The schedule doesn't let up any time soon for the Eagles as they take on top ranked Greater Atlanta Christian at Lakewwod Friday in the Atlanta Football Insider Game of the Week.

Carver 34 M.L. King 26
In the 2014 Domecoming opener, Carver held off a late charge from the M.L. King Lions 34-26 on Saturday. Running baks Gregory Payton and Timsonte Dukes both scored rushing touchdowns as the Panthers jumped out to an early lead. M.L. King rallied furiously in the second half scoring their last touchdown with just a mere 3 seconds left on the clock. The win pushed Carver's win streak to 4 following their week 0 loss to Carver Columbus.

Douglass 7 Cedar Grove 35
Douglass fell hard on Friday at Lakewood to Cedar Grove 35-7. The Atros will look to rebound next week against Blessed Trinity.


Grady 23 Lithonia 17
After a late arrival to the game due to the intense traffic of Music Midtown, the Grey Knights of Grady defeated Lithonia on friday at Panthersville. The win pushed Grady to 3-1 with their only loss coming in a 4 point contest to Carver. Grady looks to extend their winning streak to 3 next week against St. Pius on Saturday.


Jackson 0 Blessed Trinity 42
The Jackson Jaguars ran into a buzz saw on friday as they dropped to 2-2 on the season after a loss to Blessed Trinity 42-0. Jackson will look to get back tom their high powered winning ways next week on the road at Cedar Grove.



Mays 27 Southwest Dekalb 8
Behind a stout defense and a 60 yard pick six interception return by Streetz 94.5 player of the Game Ferlando Jordan, Mays defeated Southwest Dekalb 27-8 in the Atlanta Football Insider Game of the week on Saturday at the Georgia Dome. Senior standout, and Georgia commit, Natrez Patrick contributed 3 sacks in a excellent performance by the defense. Charlie Patrick led the balanced rushing attack with 62 yards on the ground and an early touchdown to put Mays up 7-0. Mays now looks to their next game on Saturday vs Lovejoy at Lakewood.



North Atlanta 0 Riverwood 55
The North Atlanta Warriors had a tough time on the road friday night falling to Rivwerwood 55-0. Turnovers spelled the demise fro North Atlanta as they threw and interception, lost 3 fumbles and had a punt blocked in the loss. On the defensive side of the ball the Warriors gave up 7 touchdowns rushing. The Warriors will look to rebound on friday at Grady stadium against Sprayberry.



Therrell 33 South Atlanta 20
Therrell's defensive explosion in the second half blew open a game that was a back and forth close battle up to halftime. Ty Collins started the defensive momentum paring an interception with a fumble recovery. By the time Dexter Brown blocked a punt and scooped and scored the game was pretty much out of reach. Chauncey Payne finished off the scoring with his second rushing touchdown to push the score to the final 33-20. South Atlanta plays Towers next week, while Therrell will travel to Westminster.



Washington 28 McNair 6
Washington closed out this year's Domecoming sweep for APS schools over Dekalb with a 28-6 win on Saturday night. The win was the first for Washington, losing the first 3 by a combined 11 points. Th Bulldogs look to keep the momentum going next week as they take on Decatur on Friday.


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