Opening Week: Aquinas, McCormick fall

August 19, 2017

McCormick and Aquinas both lost close games Friday night in their season openers.

McCormick took a 16-14 lead into the fourth quarter before Fox Creek scored 13 to win 27-16. The Chiefs visit Lincolnton next Friday night.

Aquinas lost to Prince Avenue Christian 35-17 in Augusta. PAC is ranked second in Class A Private, while the Irish were ranked ninth by the AJC.

In other games featuring Region 7-A schools, Hancock Central fell to Baldwin 41-6 and Warren County lost to Putnam County 21-6. Mount de Sales whipped Pacelli 57-6.

Six of the teams ranked about our Devils in Class A Public played and all won.

Washington-Wilkes opens its season this Friday in Elberton. Thomson beat Laney 50-0 last night.

In probably the biggest shocker in Georgia Friday night, Lowndes walloped cross-town rival Valdosta 45-0. Valdosta is the defending AAAAAA chanmpion, while Lowndes is #3 in AAAAAAA. Warner Robins' 21-17 win over rival Northside was also a surprise.