The seventh televised game featured in the ‘Drive for the GHSA State Title’ series is a blockbuster matchup between Region 3 rivals Class 7A No. 3 North Cobb at Class 7A No. 6 Walton that will be broadcasted on PeachtreeTV/CBS46 at 8 p.m. this Friday.
The programs have met 20 times and Walton holds an 11-9 edge in the series, but North Cobb won last year’s contest 35-18. North Cobb owns the longest win-streak in the rivalry and beginning with the inaugural game in 1978, the Warriors won in each of the next three contests.
Walton is 4-1 on the season and coming off a 52-35 victory over Hillgrove last week. The Raiders have wins over 7A No. 6 Lowndes (34-28 OT), Pope (34-7) and Roswell (31-19) with a loss to West Forsyth (51-35) and a cancelled game against Brookwood on Sept. 3.
North Cobb lost its season-opener against Class 6A No. 1 Buford 35-27 and has won four-straight since with wins against Class 7A No. 1 Milton (40-21), Alpharetta (43-7), Etowah (42-0), North Gwinnett (40-19) and Harrison (42-14) last week.
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