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Norcross, Buford Reach Finals; GAC Eliminated

It was Norcross over Colquitt County 41-27 in AAAAAA to advance to the finals next week at the Georgia Dome.

The Norcross High School Blue Devils are headed for the state football finals after winning Friday night (December 7) in the Georgia High School Association semifinals.

Eight-time state champion Buford (11-3) is in another final after a 21-10 win over Cartersville Friday in Class AAA.

Class AA Greater Atlanta Christian was eliminated Friday from the playoffs with a 42-14 loss to Jefferson.

Undefeated and top-ranked Norcross (14-0) reached the first state final in school history with a 41-27 Class AAAAAA win over visiting Colquitt County.

Norcross used two touchdown passes and a touchdown run by Joseph Wilber in the victory. Alvin Kamara added two touchdowns.

The Blue Devils will face Lovejoy next week for the championship. Lovejoy beat North Cobb 63-42 Friday after ousting North Gwinnett earlier in the playoffs.

This article originally posted in Norcross Patch.

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