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Georgia High School Football Predictions: Week 11

MARIETTA, GA -- The final week of Georgia high school football has arrived and many teams are in a must-win situation. Will they get that win? Massey Matchups lets you know.

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Woodstock 26, Walton 18

Etowah 27, Lassiter 14

Flowery Branch 35, Clarke Central 32

Buford 26, Westminster 13

Chattahoochee 40, Rome 12

Wesleyan 27, Eagle's Landing Christian Academy 26

North Atlanta 25, Arabia Mountain 14

Griffin 18, Starr's Mill 17

Week 11 Game of the Week Nominees

MARIETTA, GA -- The final week of the regular season is upon us and with many region championships and playoff spots still on the line, the stakes are high. Which game did the fans vote as Atlanta.HighSchoolSports.net's Game of the Week?

Woodstock at Walton won this week's award with over 54 percent of the online vote. Both teams are 4-1 in Region 5-5A play and will be battling it out for second-place in the region. The only region loss for both teams came at the hands of first-place Etowah.

Walton started the season with a 2-3 record, but the Raiders have won four straight games to put them at 6-3. Woodstock is 7-2, having lost to undefeated Kell and 8-1 Etowah by a combined 10 points.

11Alive will broadcast live from Walton during Friday's 6 p.m. news.

Under Armour Athlete of the Week: Week 10 Winner

WOODSTOCK, GA -- Georgia high school football fans flooded last week's voting for 11Alive and Atlanta.HighSchoolSports.net's Under Armour Athlete of the Week. All three candidates were deserving, but the fans decided that last week's award most belonged to a defensive player.

Etowah linebacker Christian Harris came away with the Athlete of the Week award for his performance against Woodstock on Oct. 22. The middle linebacker returned an interception for a touchdown in his team's 17-14 overtime win.

Harris was also instrumental in helping the Etowah defense on a key goal line stand. He is committed to play for the University of Tennessee.

Blood Drive at Polaris

WOODSTOCK, GA -- Cherokee County's evening school, Polaris, hosted its first-ever blood drive on Tuesday, Oct. 26.

A large number of students participated, donating 27 pints of blood. The event was coordinated by Estafania Sucar, a Polaris student.

The blood drive was so successful that the school plans to hold another one in January.

Rite Aid to Hold Free Diabetes Clinics

ATLANTA -- November is American Diabetes Month, and a number of Atlanta-area Rite Aid pharmacies will hold free Diabetes Solutions Days during the week of Nov. 1.

An annual tradition, these clinics are a great chance for patients and caretakers alike to brush up on the latest information from Rite Aid's clinical pharmacy team and the American Diabetes Association, a Rite Aid national strategic partner.

Clinics will take place at the following locations from 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.:

Tuesday, Nov. 2
* 2498 Cumberland Parkway SE, Atlanta (Vinings), 30339
* 2710 Highway 92, Douglasville, 30135
* 4815 Canton Road, Marietta, 30066

Wednesday, Nov. 3
* 12155 Houze Road, Alpharetta, 30004
* 4283 Wade Green Road NW, Kennesaw, 30144
* 12075 Highway 92, Woodstock, 30188

Thursday, Nov.

Cherokee County Dominates FalCan Food Drive School Challenge

WOODSTOCK, GA -- Three Cherokee County schools have taken the top spots in this year's FalCan Food Drive School Challenge.

Each year, the Atlanta Falcons partner with Publix and the Atlanta Community Food Bank to host the FalCan Food Drive. This year, they also offered schools throughout Georgia the opportunity to join the fight against hunger.

A total of 40 schools participated by collecting canned food and non-perishable items between Oct. 4 and Oct. 18 for the chance to win exciting Falcons prizes. All participating schools received a special group ticket offer to the Sunday, Nov. 7 game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.

The Atlanta Falcons are pleased to announce that the 2010 FalCan Food Drive School Challenge collected 41,628 pounds of canned goods and non-perishable food items.

Liberty Elementary School in Canton came in third, collecting 2,852 pounds of food.

Mountain Road Elementary Science Fair Winners

First row: (l-r) 2nd place -- Lauren Schletty (Blood Sugar); 1st place -- Emily Voight (Swim Team Science)
Back row: (l-r) 4th place -- Tyler Moore (Homemade Plastic); 3rd place -- Byron Sullivan (Magnetic Bracelets)

WOODSTOCK, GA -- Congratulations to the Mountain Road Elementary School Science Fair local winners.

These four students will now advance to the Cherokee County School District County Science Fair later this school year.

The students picked a topic to research and developed a hypothesis. They set their purpose, outlined their procedures and documented their conclusion using data, a logbook and visual aids.

Teacher sponsors for the science fair were Frank Graham, 6th grade, and Misty Johnson, 5th grade.

MRES wishes all four students the best of luck at the county competition.