Football Fans Will Fill Bethany Bend, Cogburn Road Tonight

The Cambridge Bears and the King's Ridge Tigers both have home games.

The Bethany Bend-Cogburn Road intersection should be pretty busy tonight, with high school football games at both and .

King's Ridge holds a 2-0 record as they host Pace Academy at 7:30 p.m. The Tigers beat St. Francis High last week, 49-0. They beat Pinecrest Academy on Aug. 31 by a score of 45-7.

Pace Academy opened their season with a loss to Whitefield Academy, 24-8, but came back last week with a victory over Athens Academy, 42-7.

Across Cogburn Road, the Cambridge Bears go up against South Forsyth High. The Bears lost their season opener, home opener and program opener on Aug. 31 to Riverwood, 48-0. It was the first game for the brand new school, and the first varsity game for almost every player on the Bears' roster.

The War Eagles of South Forsyth have already matched their wins from last season. They've defeated Northview (48-19) and Forsyth Central (41-14).

Cambridge High's Athletic Director, Matt Lawless, said the underdog Bears can use the energy infusion and support from a huge fan turnout.

With a bye last Friday, the Bears come in well-rested.

Cambridge High School will be holding a "Pink Out" to raise money for The Breast Cancer Survivors Network during the game.  Those attending the game are encouraged to wear pink. The cheerleaders will be collecting donations before the game and during half time. 

Elsewhere in Alpharetta-Milton Patch, the Alpharetta Raiders take their 1-1 record to Lovejoy. The Raiders beat Harrison, 38-9, in their opener. But they lost to Milton, 35-28, at home last week. Lovejoy beat Mundy Hill 44-6 in their opener. They lost to Colquitt County, 14-7, last week.

The Milton Eagles beat Alpharetta 35-28 in the first week of the season, but fell to Johns Creek last Friday, 14-9.

St. Francis High has lost its first three games, but has moved up in the national and state rankings according to MaxPreps.com. The Knights lost to Prince Avenue Christian, 48-20; dropped a close game to Mount Vernon Presbyterian, 35-28; and last week lost to their Cogburn Road rivals, King's Ridge Christian, by a score of 49-0. Tonight they will be in Mableton to play Whitefield Academy.

The Wolfpack lost to Pace Academy, 24-8 in their season opener, but beat Riverside Academy 41-0 last week.





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