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FRIDAY NIGHT STARS: North Forsyth's Bales dazzles in debut against Sequoyah
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North Forsyth junior quarterback Ben Bales threw for 260 yards and four touchdowns in his varsity debut with the Raiders this past Friday.

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

TOP THREE

Sports editor Brian Paglia picks the best three performances by Forsyth County high school football players from this past Friday.

Ben Bales, North Forsyth: The junior quarterback completed 14 of 22 passes for 260 yards and four touchdowns in the Raiders’ 34-14 victory against Sequoyah.

Joey Congrove, West Forsyth: The senior defensive back had six tackles (three solo), three pass deflections, one interception returned for a touchdown and one kickoff return for 81 yards in the Wolverines’ 24-21 victory against Woodstock.

Jacob Grinstead, Horizon Christian: The senior quarterback completed 8 of 14 passes for 185 yards and three touchdowns – in one half. The Warriors’s 27-0 victory against Lanier Christian ended at halftime due to weather.

THE REST

Thomas Arundale, West Forsyth: The senior had six tackles (five solo), one sack, one pass deflection and one fumble return for a touchdown against Woodstock.

Clayton Bardall, North Forsyth: The junior wide receiver caught two passes for 96 yards and two touchdowns against Sequoyah.

Robert Bishop, North Forsyth: The senior defensive back had six tackles, one tackle for loss and one forced fumble against Sequoyah.

Michael Bun, North Forsyth: The senior defensive lineman had five tackles and one sack against Sequoyah.

John Michael Booth, Horizon Christian: The senior running back caught three passes for 102 yards and a touchdown and rushed for 60 yards on seven carries against Lanier Christian.

Chris Cutter, North Forsyth: The senior defensive lineman had five tackles and two sacks against Sequoyah.

Daniel Durnwald, Horizon Christian: The senior tight end caught three passes for 63 yards and two touchdowns against Lanier Christian.

Robert Faulkner, North Forsyth: The junior linebacker had eight tackles and one tackle for loss against Sequoyah.

Jacob Grinstead, Horizon Christian: The senior quarterback completed 8 of 14 passes for 185 yards and three touchdowns against Lanier Christian.

Shaun Herock, North Forsyth: The senior linebacker had eight tackles, two tackles for loss and one sack against Sequoyah.

Simon Holcomb, North Forsyth: The senior wide receiver caught five passes for 84 yards and two touchdowns against Sequoyah.

Jared Honey, South Forsyth: The junior running back rushed for 40 yards and a touchdown on seven carries against Hillgrove.

Griffin Hughes, North Forsyth: The senior defensive end had six tackles, two tackles for loss and one sack against Sequoyah.

Ian Hunt, South Forsyth: The junior defensive lineman had 10 tackles (three solo) and two tackles for loss against Hillgrove.

Bryce Jones, West Forsyth: The junior wide receiver caught two passes for 91 yards and a touchdown, made a 20-yard field goal and went 3-for-3 on extra points against Woodstock.

Julian Mingo, South Forsyth: The senior linebacker had 14 tackles (seven solo) and one tackle for loss against Hillgrove.

Jordan Nelson, South Forsyth: The junior offensive lineman graded out at 92 percent and had three pancakes against Hillgrove.

Sean O’Malley, South Forsyth: The senior safety had eight tackles (seven solo) against Hillgrove.

Brice Pearce, South Forsyth: The senior cornerback had three tackles and two pass deflections against Hillgrove.

Ryan Pontrelli, South Forsyth: The junior receiver caught five passes for 58 yards against Hillgrove.

Jeffrey Rice, North Forsyth: The senior defensive back had eight tackles and one pass deflection against Sequoyah.

Landon Sims, South Forsyth: The sophomore safety had eight tackles (five solo) against Hillgrove.

Max Slott, South Forsyth: The senior linebacker had 12 tackles (eight solo) and four tackles for loss against Hillgrove.

Bradley Thomas, North Forsyth: The senior defensive back had eight tackles and one pass deflection against Sequoyah.