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USA Today Metro Atlanta Super 25 Football Poll

USA Today Metro Atlanta Super 25 Football Poll

ATLANTA -- The USA Today Metro Atlanta Super 25 High School Football Poll is here. As we head for the final Friday night of the regular season, the team at the top is one that leaves its opponents green with envy.

Buford continues to hold down the number 1 spot this week. Sandy Creek jumps from 10 to 2 after last week's victory over Carrollton. The Trojans slip to 3, with Tucker and Gainesville making up the top 5.

Lovett is next, with North Gwinnett, Norcross, McEachern and Creekside completing the top 10.

Eagle's Landing Christian is on the move this week from 20 to 14, while Marist is up from 22 to 20.

Marietta returns to the Super 25 at 22, and Peachtree Ridge is back this week at 24.

Calhoun and Stephenson drop out of the Super 25.

The Metro Atlanta Super 25 is computer generated and produced buy USA Today High School Sports exclusively for 11Alive News and 11Alive.com 

High school coaches to participate in rib-eating contest

High school coaches to participate in rib-eating contest

MARIETTA, Ga. -- Texas Roadhouse is kicking off a 10-day series of special events with a rib-eating contest for local high school coaches.

On Monday, Oct. 7, coaches from Cherokee, Harrison, Kell, Kennesaw Mountain, North Cobb, Pope and Sprayberry high schools will compete to see who can eat the most ribs.

The winning coach will receive 10 percent of the evening's proceeds for his football team.

The Battle of the Coaches contest will begin at 7:30 p.m. It will be preceded by an applesauce-eating contest for children at 6:30 p.m.

Texas Roadhouse is located at 2475 Barrett Creek Parkway in Marietta. Learn more at the restaurant's Facebook page.

USA Today Metro Atlanta Super 25 Football Poll

USA Today Metro Atlanta Super 25 Football Poll

ATLANTA -- The latest edition of the USA Today Metro Atlanta Super 25 High School Football Poll is here for your inspection.

This week, a pride of Lions roars into the top 10. In fact, there are several new faces, but the crew from the North remains the top dogs.

North Gwinnett continues to lead the way, with Buford second. Carrollton jumps from 6 to 3 this week, with Norcross and McEachern making up the top 5

Sandy Creek is 6, followed by Eagle's Landing Christian and Lovejoy. Lovett soars from 15 to 9 this week, and Hillgrove completes the top 10.

New faces in the Super 25 include Griffin at 15, North Hall at 19 and Cartersville at 25.

Marietta, Grayson, and Kell fall out of the Super 25 this week.

The Metro Atlanta Super 25 Poll is computer generated and produced exclusively  for 11Alive and 11Alive.com, by USA Today High School Sports

USA Today Metro Atlanta Super 25 Football Poll

USA Today Metro Atlanta Super 25 Football Poll

ATLANTA -- The new USA Today Metro Atlanta Super 25 Football Poll is here. Last week's number one team hangs on to the top spot after a big win over the defending state champions.

North Gwinnett leads the way this week, with Buford, Norcross, Sandy Creek and Lovejoy in the top 5.

McEachern is 6 with Carrollton jumping from 13 to 7 this week. Eagle's Landing Christian, Grayson and Mill Creek round out the top 10.

Other movers this week include St. Pius going from 19 to 12, Tucker rising from 18 to 14 and Peachtree Ridge climbing from 21 to 15.

Marietta slides from 12 to 17, North Cobb tumbles from 8 to 18, Calhoun falls from 14 to 24, and Lassiter drops from 16 to 25.

This week's new faces are Kell at 20, Walton at 22 and Lovett at 23.

M.L. King, West Forsyth and Marist drop out of the Super 25.

USA Today Metro Atlanta Super 25 Football Poll

USA Today Metro Atlanta Super 25 Football Poll

ATLANTA -- The latest edition of the USA Today Metro Atlanta Super 25 High School Football Poll is here.

After two weeks of play, the name that tops the chart remains the same.

North Gwinnett improved to 2-0 and stays No. 1 after its win at Grayson. Norcross is next with Lovejoy, Sandy Creek, and McEachern moving up from No. 8 to complete the top 5 this week.

Buford stays at 6, with North Cobb, Eagle's Landing Christian, Grayson, and Gainesville rounding out the top 10.

This week's movers are Marietta from 15 to 11, Carrollton from 19 to 12 and Calhoun from 24 to 14.

This week's new faces are Hillgrove at 16, Peachtree Ridge at 19 and Milton at 25.

West Forsyth, Parkview, and Alpharetta drop out of the Super 25.

The Metro Atlanta Super 25 Polls are computer generated and produced by USA Today High School Sports exclusively for 11Alive News and 11Alive.com

USA Today Metro Atlanta Super 25 Football Poll

USA Today Metro Atlanta Super 25 Football Poll

ATLANTA -- The latest edition of the USA Today Metro Atlanta Super 25 High School Football is here.

After just one week, there is a new team in the top spot.

Defending state AAAAAA champion Norcross fell hard to Booker T. Washington from Miami, and tumbled out of the top spot. North Gwinnett posted an impressive win over Camden County and is number one this week, with the (Norcross) Blue Devils, Sandy Creek, Lovejoy, and Grayson making up the top 5.

Buford is 6th, followed by Eagle's Landing Christian, McEachern, Gainesville, and Tucker to complete the top 10.

The Metro Atlanta Super 25 High School Football Poll is computer generated and produced by USA Today High School Sports exclusively for 11Alive News. 

Top-ranked Lassiter upset in first round of state playoffs

Top-ranked Lassiter upset in first round of state playoffs

MARIETTA, Ga. -- The Lassiter boys soccer team's quest for a state championship was dashed Wednesday by South Gwinnett.

The Comets upset the state's top ranked team 2-1 in the first round of the state high school soccer playoffs.

South Gwinnett got on the board first on a goal by Austin Varney that would prove to be the only score of the first half. In the second half, Tray Luscre scored on a header to tie the match at 1-1.

The number one team in the state appeared to be playing better, but Comets goalkeeper Max Catamaglia was stopping every shot. With the score tied 1-1 and 2 minutes to go, Derek Denton scored on a header to give South Gwinnett the lead for good.

The 2-1 win lifted South Gwinnett to (11-4-1), while Lassiter's season ends at (16-1).