Harrison captured its first-ever Georgia high school football state championship Saturday with a 20-7 win over Allatoona 20-7 in the Class 6A title at Georgia State Stadium.
Harrison’s special teams came-up big with two blocked field goal attempts. The Hoyas finish the season 15-0. Allatoona wraps-up the 2019 season with an 11-3-1 record.
Blessed Trinity, ranked No. 125 in the High School Football America national rankings, won its third straight 4A state title. The Titans beat Oconee County 17-14 for the school’s 12th overall state championship.
BT head coach Tim McFarlin now owns four straight championships — the last three with Blessed Trinity and one with Roswell in 2006.
Elijah Green ran for 203 yards with two touchdowns.
In 3A, Cedar Grove, ranked No. 122 in our national rankings, captured its second straight Georgia state title with a 21-14 win over Crisp County.
Dublin captured its first state title since 2006 with a 42-32 victory over Brooks County in the 2A title game. Jacques Evans carried the ball 40 times for 185 yards and a touchdown.
Irwin County won the 1A Public title with a 56-14 win over Marion County. The Indians, who will probably find themselves in our final High School Football America Small Schools Top 25, finish a perfect 13-0.
Eagle’s Landing Christian Academy will also be in the hunt for the national Small Schools Top 25 after it won its fifth straight Georgia High School Association state championship. ELCA beat Wesleyan 33-13 for the 1A Private championship. It’s the first time any school in Georgia has won five straight football championships.