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Parkview 37, Brookwood 24 (9/12/2014)

September 15, 2014

Brookwood took an early lead of 17-0 in the 1st Quarter and then lightening and weather delayed the game for about 90 minutes.  Once back on the field, Parkview took off and won the game decidedly.

This rivalry is one of the biggest and best in Gwinnett County and in the state of Georgia. No matter what the playoff implications are, both teams want to win for bragging rights. For 8 minutes, 27 seconds, Brookwood dominated Parkview, jumping out to a 17-0 lead. However, a 90-minute weather delay due to lightning turned the momentum.

The Panthers scored 37 straight points on the back of Great American Rivalry MVP Jack Chambers. Chambers scored four rushing touchdown to help the Panthers win their first Battle of Five Folks rivalry in four years. This Gwinnett County rivalry bought out 8,000 fans to view this matchup, despite the 90 minute weather delay, with a majority of the fans staying around to cheer on both schools efforts till early into Saturday morning. First year coach Eric Godfree was doused with Gatorade after the game, celebrating his first victory over Gwinnett county Rivals Brookwood. Final score was 37-24.


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