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Prep football: Pinecrest Academy at George Walton Academy
Paladins look to repeat last season's upset
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Forsyth County News


When, where: Tonight, 7:30 p.m., at Keith Henderson Stadium in Monroe.

Records, rankings: Pinecrest is 4-2 overall, 1-1 in Region 8-A and unranked; George Walton is 4-2, 1-1 and unranked.

Series history: George Walton leads 3-2.

Last meeting: Pinecrest won 29-10 in 2012.

What to know: The Paladins were seven points shy of shocking Athens Academy last week and showed they can play with the top teams in Class 1A. Quarterback Ryan McCarthy gained 92 rushing yards and teammate Andrew Wilborn tacked on 65 yards in last week’s loss.

Pinecrest will have its hands full with George Walton running back Stanley Williams. Williams, a University of Kentucky commit, has rushed for 1,071 yards, which is fourth-most in the state. The offense has rarely been slowed, as the team is averaging 32.8 points per game.