Archive for September, 2011

Chattahoochee 19, Johns Creek 16 (OT)

By Stephen Black

Score Atlanta

Running back Chase Nelson scored on a three-yard touchdown run in overtime to win the game for the host Cougars. The Gladiators were held to a field goal in their overtime possession.

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Carrollton 10, Troup 9

By Scott St. Lifer

Score Atlanta

No. 4 Carrollton held off a third quarter scare by defeating host Troup on a missed PAT. The Trojans only managed 237 yards of total offense with Telvin Brown rushing for 99 yards and a touchdown on 11 carries.

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Blessed Trinity 21, Westminster 14

By Sean Conway

Score Atlanta

Three players helped the Titans to a victory over Westminster. Running back Jordan Denson scored on the ground, quarterback Spencer McManes also rushed for a score and threw a touchdown strike to tight end Thomas McCormick.

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New Manchester 19, North Springs 13

By Sean Conway

Score Atlanta

The host Jaguars scored two touchdowns in overtime (including the clincher by fullback Ronnie Hall) to defeat North Springs. Both teams scored in the first overtime but missed their extra point attempts.

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Henry County 49, Locust Grove 7

By Thomas Watson

Score Atlanta

Quarterback Chris Moody carried the ball for 114 yards and two touchdowns to lead the host Warhawks past Locust Grove. Henry County’s Jonathon Jean-Bart opened the second half with a 99-yard kickoff return for a touchdown.

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Cedar Grove 29, Towers 13

By Sean Conway

Score Atlanta

An opportunistic defense led the way for Cedar Groves. Daltavious McGhee and Joshua Austin both returned fumbles for touchdowns for the host Saints in their come-from-behind victory.

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Whitewater 14, Upson-Lee 7

By Scott St. Lifer

Score Atlanta

The host Wildcats prevailed in this low scoring affair. Malcolm Graham got things started for the Cats by scoring a 40-yard interception for a touchdown, and Trey Graham scored the final touchdown on a four-yard run. Whitewater had 350 yards total offense.

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Landmark Christian 56, Southwest Atlanta Christian 0

By Sean Conway

Score Atlanta

The Eagles coasted to an easy home victory over the Warriors thanks to the sure hands and quick feet of Will Walters. The wide receiver caught 4 passes for 96 yards and two touchdowns.

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Newnan 38, Langston Hughes 21

By Sean Conway

Score Atlanta

The host Rams rode a dominant team defensive effort to a convincing victory over Langston Hughes. The Panthers were held to 33 yards total offense on the night including -19 yards rushing.

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Salem 27, Rockdale County 14

By Scott St. Lifer

Score Atlanta

Salem defeated the visiting Bulldogs behind Anton Leonard and the running game. Leonard rushed for two 14-yard touchdowns while quarterback Damian Gordon rushed for a 5-yard score. Gordon also tossed an 11-yard touchdown pass to Lorenzo McWilliams.

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First Presbyterian Day 21, Our Lady of Mercy 17

By Scott St. Lifer

Score Atlanta

The visiting Vikings overcame a ten-point deficit in the fourth quarter to defeat the Bobcats. The Bobcats led 3-0 at half and 10-7 heading into the fourth but could not hold on. First Presbyterian scored 14 unanswered points to end the game.

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Woodward Academy 34, Arabia Mountain 31

By Sean Conway

Score Atlanta

Woodward survived kickoff return for a touchdown on the game’s first play to defeat the host Rams. Quarterback Terry Googer accounted for a touchdown in the air and on the ground for the War Eagles.

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Towns County 33, North Cobb Christian 6

By Ricky Dimon

Score Atlanta

Wesley Bloodworth and Jackson Noblet both rushed for two touchdowns as host Towns County jumped out to a 33-0 lead before North Cobb Christian managed a fourth-quarter score. Noah Calhoun added a 72-yard touchdown jaunt for the victorious Indians.

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Allatoona 10, Cartersville 0

By Ricky Dimon

Score Atlanta

Miles Jones rushed for 215 yards and one touchdown—a 75-yarder—as Allatoona remained undefeated and posted its second shutout of the season. Austin Shaw added a 32-yard field goal for the host Buccaneers.

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Rome 21, Creekview 14

By Scott St. Lifer

Score Atlanta

The host Wolves hung on to defeat Creekview by scoring in the game’s final five minutes to take the lead for good. Fullback Jamie Cooper had scores of 39 and 65 yards in the first quarter and scored the eventual winning touchdown on another 39-yard run.

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