By Score Atlanta
Carver-Atlanta 74, Lakeside-DeKalb 13: The Panthers clawed the visiting Vikings in a lopsided affair. Defensive end James Gray scored three defensive touchdowns – two interception returns and a fumble recovery. Dericko Smith caught 200 yards receiving with an 85-yard reception while Derrick Johnson scored two rushing touchdowns.
Chapel Hill 20, South Paulding 14: Allen Davis had an interception return for a touchdown and quarterback Quartez Walker ran in a 2-yard score as visiting Chapel Hill clinched the sub-region 5S-AAAA title and playoff spot. Blake Butler added two field goals.
Clarke Central 44, Rockdale County 0: Quenshaun Watson and Jalani Payne each ran for two touchdowns to lead Clarke Central. The visiting Gladiators also got a 16-yard scoring pass from Cameron Johnson to Torey Gartrell in addition to three Noah Welch field goals.
Douglas County 22, Paulding County 0: The host Tigers started the game with a safety. Running back John Willis scored a touchdown on the ensuing possession and Douglas County pitched a shutout for the first time this season.
East Paulding 35, Osborne 7: Kamani Thomas had rushing touchdowns of 55, 10 and 3 yards in the first quarter, and Andrej Suttles scored on a 55-yard punt return and a 48-yard reverse in the second quarter to help the visiting Raiders improve to 8-1.
Griffin 41, Ola 7: Jaquez Parks went threw for 217 yards and two touchdowns in the first half for Griffin. Malik Miller scored on a 4-yard rush and 5-yard reception for the hosts.
Harris County 28, Starr’s Mill 21: Quarterback JaQuon Marshall rushed for three touchdowns in the second half including the game-winner with under a minute left for the host Tigers. Panthers running back John Smith rushed for 115 yards and three touchdowns.
Johns Creek 24, Northwest Whitfield 18: Johns Creek used a balanced attack to defeat the visiting Bruins. Running back Chase Solomon rushed for 124 yards and caught a 21-yard touchdown reception. Quarterback Skye Overton added 58 yards on the ground and two touchdowns for the Gladiators.
Jonesboro 30, Morrow 0: The visiting Cardinals used a big night from Cedric Nettles to improve to 8-1. Nettles threw for more than 300 yards and three touchdowns to three different receivers and also returned a punt for a touchdown in the win.
Kell 48, Sprayberry 28: The Longhorns led their northeast Cobb neighbor 35-0 at the half. Chris Gaines rushed for 180 yards and two touchdowns to pace Kell’s ground attack. The Longhorns ran for 300 yards in the game.
Lovejoy 24, Creekside 0: Undefeated Lovejoy opened up a game that was tied 0-0 at the half. The host Wildcats posted their seventh shutout in nine games. Travis Custis rushed 31 times for 269 yards and three touchdowns, while Veion Robinson added a quarterback sack for a safety.
North Clayton 42, Forest Park 7: The Eagles had no problems at home and led 20-7 at halftime over the Panthers. Chris Weems, LaDarius Mathis and Dennis Johnson all scored rushing touchdowns. Aaron Atwater added a fumble recovery for the defense.
Villa Rica 33, Lithia Springs 12: B.J. McCoy ran for 125 yards, and scored touchdowns of one, two and eight yards for the visiting Wildcats in a 33-12 victory. Malik El-Amin ran in an 8-yard touchdown.