ATLANTA -- Liam Welch threw two touchdown passes to Daniel Lindsay, and Augusta's Aquinas High won its first Georgia state football championship with a 27-7 victory over Savannah's Calvary Day.<br />
Friday's win at the Georgia Dome completes a perfect season for Aquinas as the team claims the Class A Private School title.<br />
Welch completed 9 of 12 passes for 132 yards, and Ruben Garnett rushed for 111 yards in 19 carries, scoring on a 37-yard run.<br />
Robert Heyward scored Calvary Day's touchdown on a 16-yard run and finished with 154 yards on 27 carries.
The Warriors return just a handful of starters from last year’s playoff squad and will rely on several new faces to provide meaningful minutes. Yet Ballard has been impressed by what he’s seen from his charges so far this summer...
Coming in as the third head coach in three years, Towns County's Billy Barnhart understood it would be daunting task in building the Indians into a consistent winner in Hiawassee, a place where only one winning season has been posted in the program's 46-year history.