Gilmer County’s Will Kiker Officially Signs To Play Football At Georgia Tech

GHS Football, TeamFYNSports

Ellijay, Ga- Gilmer County’s Will Kiker has signed his National Letter of Intent to continue his Academic and Athletic Career at the Georgia Institute of Technology. Kiker is a 3 sport athlete at Gilmer County High School, and helped lead the Bobcats football team to their best finish since the 2014 season.

In his Senior campaign, he finished with over 300 rushing yards and 8 touchdowns, along with leading the team in tackles with 46.

Congratulations to Will, we look forward to seeing you compete at the next level!

Gilmer Runs Through Oakwood, Picks Up Big Region Win

GHS Football, Sports, Team FYN Sports, TeamFYNSports

Gilmer traveled to Oakwood and blew out the Spartans, 45-3, to pick up their second region win. Gilmer once again showed off how dominant their run game is in this one rushing for over 350 yards as a team. According to Maxpreps and Hudl, the Bobcats did not attempt a pass in this one. Dawson County and Gilmer remain as the only unbeatens in the region.

Photo from Gilmer Touchdown Club Facebook Page

Team Notes

Gilmer ran the ball 36 times and passed it 0. There was no reason for them too as Gilmer averaged 10.6 YPC as a team. The Bobcats utilized 8 different players in the run game, and they were all led by the senior, Hunter Watkins who ran the ball 7 times for 177 yards and 3 TDs. Will Kiker racked up 50 yards on 3 carries and a TD and Brock Titus was rather quiet as he only got two chances. Senior Mason Smith was a big factor and he racked up 82 yards on 4 carries and got a TD. Sophomore Wyatt Stokes was also involved and was able to notch a touchdown on one of his six attempts of the game. On defense, Hunter Watkins led the team in tackles while Aspen Hataway and Kyle Cowart were able to rack up the only two TFL for Gilmer. The defense did their job forcing two turnovers and holding West Hall to only 206 yards.

West Hall once again failed to get anything going and have now lost their last four games. In those four games they have been absolutely humiliated being outscored 175-17. Neither Maxpreps nor Hudl had individual stats posted for West Hall.

Look Ahead

West Hall will now head into a much-needed Bye Week as they now sit at 1-5 on the year. Gilmer moves to 5-0 on the year and will host the Lumpkin County Indians next week.

North Georgia Week 6 Players of the Week

FYNTV, Sports, Team FYN Sports, TeamFYNSports

Players of the week brought to you by:

As we wrap up Week 6, here are last weeks Players of the Week for their schools!

Chatooga- QB Quarry Gibson 95 total yards, 1 TD

The QB struggled a bit throwing the ball but he was able to connect with Trey Smith for the only Indians score of the game as well as leading the team in rushing yards averaging 6 YPC.

North Murray- Tyler Henry

Gilmer- RB Will Kiker 14 Car, 133 Yds, 9.5 YPC, 2 Tds, 243 all purpose yards, 6 Tot Tckls

Get to know the name. Kiker may be the best player in this region. He paired with Brock Titus and Hunter Watkins to combine for 339 rushing yards. The senior led the team in rushing yards and was tied for the team lead in rushing TDs while also making his presence felt on the defensive side of the ball. 

Dawson- RB/LB Kade Moledor 6 Car, 71 Yds, 2 Tds, 7 Tot Tckls, 1 TFL

The captain of this Tigers team got it done again as he was able to pick up two rushing TDs in the first half, including one big 37 yard TD. He also notched 7 tackles which led the team as well as adding a TFL.

Lumpkin- WR Cal Faulkner 10 Rec, 209 Yds, 3 TDs, 5 Tot Tckls

Lumpkin dominated Pickens and Faulkner was a big reason why. His name was mentioned all night. He was Cooper Scott’s favorite target as he accounted for 79% of Scott’s passing yards. 

Pickens- LB Kadyn Hampton 13 Tot Tckls, 2 QB hurries

Not a lot went the Dragons way on Friday night, but senior Kadyn Hampton had a solid performance leading the Dragons defense in tackles while also getting in the backfield a few times. 

Fannin- QB Elijah Weaver 9/15, 215 Yds, 5 TDs

Talk about a good day, 5 TDs on 9 passes! Weaver showed up this last Friday leading the Rebels to a big shutout win over Gordon Central.

Gilmer Pulls Away Late to send Wolves Home Empty Handed

FYNTV, GHS Football, Gilmer High School, Sports, Team FYN Sports, TeamFYNSports

The Bobcats run game proved to be too much for Wesleyan as the Bobcats grab an impressive win in their region opener over the Wolves. The Bobcats ran the ball 61 times for a total of 339 yards and the three headed ground game monster struck again as Watkins, Kiker, and Titus combined for 5 TDs. Wesleyan was able to keep this one close, but the Bobcats defense showed up in a big way in the second half as they held the Wolves to just 6 points down the stretch.

Photo from Gilmer Touchdown Club Facebook Page

Team Notes

Will Kiker once again had a very impressive showing as he totaled 133 yards on 14 attempts and 2 TDs. Hunter Watkins ran the ball 19 times for 64 yards and 2 TDS, while Brock Titus added 88 yards and another TD. QB Isaac Rellinger threw the ball only twice for 27 yards, but he also added 51 yards on the ground as well. Kiker and Aspen Hataway led the team in tackles with 6 each, while Kendall Sanders and Ian Berry each notched a TFL. Gilmer held the Wolves to 261 yards of offense and really limited their offense in the second half, leading to them securing the win.

For Wesleyan, QB Ben Brown had himself a night going 22 for 28, 217 yards and 2 TDs. His favorite target, Jamie Tremble, brought in 8 receptions for 115 yards and a TD. Will Tucker brough in the other Brown TD throw, on his only catch of the game. The Wolves failed to establish the ground game as the Bobcats held them to just 44 yards, though Townes Hardy was able to tally a rushing TD. Their defense was unable to stop the run game as they allowed a total of 339 yards on the ground.

Look Ahead

Wesleyan now falls to 1-4 on the year and will host the undefeated Lumpkin County Indians next Friday night. As for the Bobcats they move to 4-1 on the season and will travel to West Hall (1-4) to take on the Spartans next Friday night.


Tigers Blank the Bobcats As the Streak Ends

GHS Football, Gilmer High School, Sports, TeamFYNSports

Not much went right in this one for the Bobcats as they got blanked, losing 27-0 after a big 2nd quarter by Ringgold, as their 3 game win streak is now over. Gilmer ran 42 plays and amounted just 118 yards which is less than 3 yards gained per play. Rellinger, Titus, Kiker were shut down and Gilmer could not get any momentum going on offense.

Photo from the Gilmer County Touchdown Club on Facebook

Team Notes

As mentioned, last weeks dominant trio in Isaac Rellinger, Brock Titus and Will Kiker, were nonexistent in this one. Kiker somehow managed over 100 all purpose yards and was perhaps the brightest light for Gilmer this week. Rellinger struggled going 1-4 in the air for just 21 yards and one INT and was shutdown in the run game picking up 20 yards on 10 carries. After a big game last week, Titus was only able to rack up 34 yards on 10 carries and was the leading rusher for Gilmer. Kiker did make his presence felt on defense as he led the team in tackles and senior Kendall Sanders picked up the only Bobcats sack in this one and was able to amount 5 total tackles. However, despite their performances, the Tigers balanced offensive attack rolled right through the Bobcats.

Ringgold had 191 yards in the air and another 169 yards on the ground for 360 total yards as they outgained Gilmer by 242 yards. The defense was awesome as they shutdown the big Gilmer rushing game. Neither Maxpreps nor Hudl had individual stats posted for the Ringgold Tigers.

Look Ahead

Gilmer will head into their Bye Week after a very successful non-region performance going 3-1 with a +42-point differential in those 4 games. After their Bye, they will begin region play as the host the Wesleyan Wolves (1-3). As for the Ringgold Tigers, they will travel to Lafayette to take on the 1-2 Lafayette Ramblers.

Bobcats Move To 3-0 In Dominating Fashion

GHS Football, Gilmer High School, Sports, TeamFYNSports

It was the Will Kiker/Brock Titus show for the Bobcats on Friday night as Gilmer beat Murray County 36-0. Will Kiker dominated on both sides of the ball as he led the team in tackles while also totaling three rushing touchdowns. Gilmer’s defense was incredible in this one as the Bobcats now sit at 3-0 on the season. North Murray struggled on offense as they were held to just 6 yards of offense, according to Maxpreps. 

Team Notes

Aside from Kiker, Brock Titus and Hunter Watkins also had big games as Titus ran for 77 yards and 2 TDs on 13 attempts while Watkins added 89 yards on 3 rushing attempts and brought in QB Isaac Rellinger’s only pass for 22 yards. Rellinger however struggled with ball security in this one as he fumbled the ball away three times. 


Despite forcing 4 fumbles, the Indians were unable to find any momentum on offense and failed to put up any points. Neither Maxpreps nor Hudl had individual stats posted for Murray County.

Look Ahead

Gilmer will travel to Ringgold to take on the Tigers who have yet to pick up a win on the season and carry a -27-point differential on the season. As for Murray County they will hope to get the offense figured out over the Bye Week before they host the 0-2, Chattanooga Indians.

Gilmer Uses Big 21-Point 2nd Quarter To Outlast The Rebels

GHS Football, Gilmer High School, Sports, Team FYN Sports, TeamFYNSports

The Bobcats are off to a 2-0 start this season as they took down the Fannin County Rebels 49-35 on Friday night. The Bobcats posted an incredible 379 yards on the ground (441 total yards) as they dominated in the trenches in this one and kept running over the Rebels defense. RB Hunter Watkins and QB Issac Rellinger led the way for the Bobcat offense as the two combined for 368 yards of offense and 6 of the 7 Bobcat TDs in this one. 

Team Notes

Watkins had two big first half touchdowns, a 69-yard TD run in the first quarter, and he broke off a 90-yard run in the second quarter to retake the lead. He finished with 208 yards on just 8 carries averaging 26 YPC and 2 TDs. Rellinger connected with WR Bryson Daniel on a 38-yard TD pass in the 2nd and was 2/3 for 62 yards, TD in the air and added another 98 yards and 3 TDs on just 5 carries. Will Kiker added another TD on the ground on a 6-yard run in the third quarter.

The Rebels offense had a good night as they totaled 351 yards, but their defense failed to keep them in the game as the Bobcats ran it all over them. Neither Maxpreps nor Hudl had individual stats posted for Fannin County.

Look Ahead

The Gilmer Bobcats will host the Murray County Indians (0-2) as they look to stay undefeated, while the Fannin County Rebels will have their home opener against the Pickens Dragons (0-2) as the Rebels look to pick up their first win of the year.

Back to Top