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FRIDAY NIGHT STARS: Lambert's Taylor racks up 17 tackles in loss
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Lambert junior linebacker Chris Taylor tackles Collins Hill's Jalen Johnson on Friday, Sept. 1, 2017. /// Photo by Kevin O'Brien

Here are some of the best Forsyth County high school football performances from this past Friday:

THE BEST

Sports editor Brian Paglia picks the best three performances from this past Friday.

Ben Bales, North Forsyth: The senior quarterback completed 16 of 23 passes for 234 yards and three touchdowns in the Raiders’ win against Loganville.

Jaylen Pearson, South Forsyth: The senior defensive back had three tackles, one pass break-up and an interception he returned for a touchdown in the War Eagles’ win against Centennial.

Chris Taylor, Lambert; The junior linebacker had 17 tackles including two for losses in the Longhorns’ loss at Collins Hill.

THE REST

Justin Bruno, Lambert: The senior running back rushed for 61 yards on 10 carries in the Longhorns’ loss at Collins Hill.

Zach Burchfield, South Forsyth: The sophomore linebacker had five tackles in the War Eagles’ win against Centennial.

Marcus Chatelain, Lambert: The senior defensive back had nine tackles including two for losses in the Longhorns’ loss at Collins Hill.

Bryce Christensen, Lambert: The senior kicker was 2-for-2 on field goals and averaged 50.25 yards on four punts in the Longhorns’ loss at Collins Hill.

Gabe Cleveland, South Forsyth: The senior offensive lineman graded out at 95 percent with five pancake blocks in the War Eagles’ win against Centennial.

Myles Ellis, South Forsyth: The senior defensive back had a tackle and two pass break-ups in the War Eagles’ win against Centennial.

Robert Faulkner, North Forsyth: The senior linebacker had eight tackles and three pass break-ups in the Raiders’ win against Loganville.

CJ Ford, South Forsyth: The sophomore linebacker had six tackles in the War Eagles’ win against Centennial.

Jared Honey, South Forsyth: The senior running back rushed for 79 yards and two touchdowns on 12 carries in the War Eagles’ win against Centennial.

Tristan Howard, North Forsyth: The senior wide receiver caught three passes for 82 yards and two touchdowns in the Raiders’ win against Loganville.

Ian Hunt, South Forsyth: The senior defensive lineman had three tackles and two quarterback hurries in the War Eagles’ win against Centennial.

Will Kohlins, Lambert: The senior had 10 tackles including two for losses and a sack on defense and rushed for 50 yards on six carries in the Longhorns’ loss at Collins Hill.

Ryan LaFlamme, South Forsyth: The senior defensive lineman had two tackles including one for a loss and one sack with a quarterback hurry in the War Eagles’ win against Centennial.

Michael Miller, Forsyth Central: The senior linebacker had 10 tackles in the Bulldogs’ loss at River Ridge.

Cal Morris, South Forsyth: The senior quarterback completed 6 of 13 passes for 144 yards and two touchdowns in the War Eagles’ win against Centennial.

Jordan Nelson, South Forsyth: The senior offensive lineman graded out at 97 percent with seven pancake blocks in the War Eagles’ win against Centennial.

Christian Neubert, Forsyth Central: The senior wide receiver caught five passes for 70 yards in the Bulldogs’ loss at River Ridge.

Jack Pehrson, South Forsyth: The junior linebacker had one tackle and an interception in the War Eagles’ win against Centennial.

Jake Rising, Lambert: The junior defensive back had six tackles and two pass break-ups in the Longhorns’ loss at Collins Hill.

Daryn Rogers, South Forsyth: The senior fullback graded out at 90 percent in the War Eagles’ win against Centennial.

Nathan Smith, Lambert: The junior linebacker had eight tackles and one pass break-up in the Longhorns’ loss at Collins Hill.

Cedric Touchstone, North Forsyth: The senior wide receiver caught six passes for 81 yards and a touchdown in the Raiders’ win against Loganville.

Honus Wagner, North Forsyth: The junior defensive back had four tackles, two pass break-ups and an interception in the Raiders’ win against Loganville.

Jacob Walters, Forsyth Central: The senior defensive back had seven tackles and an interception in the Bulldogs’ loss at River Ridge.

Jake Wilson, South Forsyth: The senior defensive back had six tackles in the War Eagles’ win against Centennial.