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Prep football: West Forsyth at Flowery Branch
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Quarterback Hampton McConnell and West Forsyth face their second consecutive team ranked in the top 10 in Class 5A when they travel to Flowery Branch. - photo by Kevin O'Brien


Check out notes and previews on all the high school football action in Forsyth.

Dawson County at North Forsyth

Lambert at Roswell

Pinecrest Academy at Cross Keys

South Forsyth at Forsyth Central


Follow us @ForsythSports to get scoring updates throughout the night.

When, where: Tonight, 7:30 p.m., at Falcon Field in Flowery Branch.

Records, rankings: West is 0-1 and unranked in Class 6A; Flowery Branch is 0-1 and No. 10 in Class 5A.

Series history: Flowery Branch leads 2-1.

Last meeting: West won 21-14 in 2012.

What to know: Both teams are coming off losses, but both played an extremely difficult season opener. West lost to Class 5A No. 1-ranked Gainesville 58-28, while Flowery Branch fell 28-6 to No. 2-ranked Northside-Warner Robins.

Although the Wolverines won’t face another offense to the caliber of Gainesville, Flowery Branch isn’t far off. The Falcons boast senior quarterback Jackson McDonald, who threw for 1,627 yards and 15 touchdowns last season, and running back Jackson McDonald, who tallied 819 yards and 17 touchdowns.