North Cobb travels to Walton for next installment of the ‘Drive for GHSA State Title’ series

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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