The state champions may have been crowned for high school football, but that doesn't mean that there isn't anymore football to be played. All across the metro Atlanta are on Saturday, all-star games were played to give fans a chance to see some of the best players in the state. It also give players a chance to showcase their talents to college scouts. So here's a quick look at the all-star games that were played over the weekend.
Over at McEachern High School, the fourth annual Cobb Senior Bowl was played and it showcased some of the best senior football players in Cobb County, the two teams were the Nationals and the Americans and it was the Nationals who came away with the 41-19 win. The star of the game had to be running back Kyle Vorster from Walton who rushed for 100 yards on 23 carries and one touchdown. Some of the other players that were featured were Brian Randolph from Kell and Darren Waller from North Cobb.
DeKalb County had their game at Hallford Stadium and the East defeated the West 13-0. The only touchdown came when Lakeside players Don Cox and Eric Cloyed hooked up on a 60-yard touchdown pass to put the East up 7-0 in the second quarter. Some of the other players that took part in the game were Kadeetrix Marcus of Stephenson and Chris Sanders of Tucker.
Gwinnet County had their annual Rivalries of Gwinnett game where the teams were split up with Keith Maloof's team vs. Mickey Conn's team. Maloof is the head coach for Norcross and Conn is the head coach for Grayson. It was Conn's team who defeated Maloof's team 39-29 and they were led by Collins Hill QB Taylor Heinicke who was responsible for nine of the team's 11 scores. Some of the other players that were featured were Kent Rollins of South Gwinnett, C.J. Uzomah of North Gwinnett and Michael Peek of Grayson.
There will be more all-star games to played within the month, but most of the players won't take part because they will be state all-star games or games that will feature some of the best players in the county such as the U.S. Army All-American Game. So it was good to see the players get out there one last time and give the fans one more treat before they turn in their shoulder pads for the year.