Here are some of the top individual performances from the week of Sept. 1-3:
*Alexander QB Dempsey Abernathy was 22-of-37 passing for 305 yards, rushed for 115 yards on 11 carries and had a hand in five touchdowns in a 40-35 loss to North Paulding.
*Baldwin RB Donta Beckham rushed for two touchdowns, caught a TD pass and blocked a punt that was returned for a touchdown in a 41-7 victory over Central of Macon.
*Brooks County DE E.J. Shipman had four sacks and helped his team hold Columbia, Fla., to 60 yards of total offense in a 12-0 victory that avenged a 38-13 defeat from the previous season.
*Calhoun LB Gabe Freeman had 15 tackles, two for losses, and a sack in a 38-7 victory over Armuchee.
*Cedartown RB Nick Chubb rushed for 215 yards and had two receptions for 34 in a 33-16 victory over Lithia Springs.
*Flowery Branch RB Jeremy Haley rushed for 134 yards and three touchdowns on 11 carries – all in the first half – in a 64-7 victory over Winder-Barrow.
*Gainesville sophomore QB Deshaun Watson was 21-of-30 passing for 249 yards and rushed for 83 yards on nine carries in a 40-3 victory over White County.
*Gordon Central RB Jayden Compton rushed for 210 yards and four touchdowns on 31 carries in a 34-33 victory over Coosa.
*Greenbrier RB Jahvon Hardrick rushed for 218 yards and two touchdowns on 34 carries in a 28-22 victory over Richmond Academy.
*Harris County LB Jalliane Coverson had 15 tackles, four sacks and a 44-yard touchdown on a fumble return in a 35-20 victory over Alcovy.
*Heritage (Conyers) RB Quami Stanley had 251 total yards – 106 rushing, 121 receiving and 24 passing – in a 21-14 victory that ended Clarke Central’s winning streak of 15 in Region 8-AAAA.
*Hillgrove RB Kenyan Drake scored five touchdowns – three on receptions, one on a run and another on a 96-yard kick return – in 48-8 victory over Marietta.
*Jefferson County RB Dontavious Kitchens rushed for 230 yards and three touchdowns on 14 carries in a 35-7 victory over Effingham County.
*Landmark Christian WR Josh Nobles caught five passes for 158 yards and three touchdowns in a 69-28 victory over Athens Christian.
*Lassiter QB Eddie Printz was 15-of-21 passing for 343 yards and three touchdowns in a 45-14 victory over Sprayberry. Printz, a junior, committed to SMU on Monday.
*Lumpkin County RB Ian Mcintosh rushed for 240 yards and three touchdowns in nine carries in a 28-13 victory over Union County.
*M.L. King WR Blake Tibbs caught touchdown passes of 9, 5 and 31 yards and ran for a 76-yard score on a reverse in a 33-23 victory over South Gwinnett.
*Norcross LB Tanner Maloof was in on 20 tackles – four behind the line of scrimmage – in a 35-14 victory over Parkview.
*North Gwinnett QB Scott Hosch was 25-of-33 passing for 286 yards in a 35-17 victory over St. Augustine, Fla.
*North Paulding WR Joel Brooks had six receptions for 223 yards and three touchdowns in a 40-35 victory over Alexander. His 33-yard TD reception with five seconds left was the game-winner.
*Oconee County RB Davis Aiken rushed for 214 yards; QB Conner White threw for 310 yards; and receivers Jamar Thomas and Ikwan Jones each had more than 100 yards receiving in a 35-0 victory over East Jackson.
*Pepperell RB Janier Feguson rushed for 216 yards and five touchdowns in a 57-50 overtime victory over Chattooga.
*Putnam County RB Marteze Waller rushed for 243 yards in a 34-27 loss to Dublin.
*Richmond Hill QB Dominique Allen passed for four touchdowns and ran for two in a 46-12 victory over Savannah.
*River Ridge RB Austin Terrell rushed for 262 yards and three touchdowns on 13 carries in a 48-13 victory over Mount Pisgah.
*Stephens County RB Chaz Thornton rushed for 243 yards and three touchdowns on 14 carries in a 39-0 victory over Hart County. Thornton played only four minutes in the second half.
*Tattnall County QB Brandon Purcell rushed for 160 yards and passed for 70 and had a hand in three touchdowns in a 28-6 victory over Screven County.
*Taylor County QB Bodarius Johnson passed for 160 yards and three touchdowns and rushed for 210 yards and two touchdowns in a 35-6 victory over Schley County.
*Temple RB Jamaine Hutchnson rushed for 197 yards and four touchdowns on eight carries in a 49-14 victory over Mount Zion.
*Westover RB Dalviness “Deion” Greene rushed for 274 yards and two touchdowns on 30 carries in a 13-7 victory over Albany.
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