The annual “Battle of Five Forks” between these two schools is always highly anticipated and, as usual, had playoff implications for both teams. The weather was a perfect 70 degree nights, and the stands were almost at capacity.
The recipient from Parkview is Clayton Truitt, son of Dennis and Katie Truitt. Clayton plays offensive/ defensive tackle and takes honors and gifted level classes.
Brookwood’s scholarship winner is Jonathan Brown, son of Oliviere and Deborah Brown. John plays wide receiver and defensive back, and works just as hard in the classroom.
Jeremy was a stand-out and two-way star at Parkview High School, playing in the Parkview-Brookwood rivalry from 1995-1998. He was an unselfish player who just wanted to help the Parkview football team win. During his career at Parkview, he has a record 11 interceptions in one season. Coach Cecil Flowe accepted the award on Jeremy’s behalf.
Kenny played in this rivalry all his life and at the varsity level 2006-2007. In 2007, he carried the ball 30 times for 231 yards leading the way to a 28-3 Brookwood victory. Kenny went on to set records for rushing and established himself as the 8th most prolific running back in Georgia high school history with 2,544 yards on 273 carries, averaging 9.3 yards per carry, and 25 touchdowns.