By Score Atlanta
Allatoona 36, Paulding County 0: The visiting Buccaneers scored all of their points in the first half and cruised past host Paulding County. Quarterback Jeremy Uzee threw two short touchdown passes (one each to Tony Perkins and Tommy Davis) before running backs T.J. Herron and Joshua Bautista all found pay dirt for Allatoona.
Columbia 34, McNair 0: Courtney Davis threw three touchdowns passes as host Columbia improved to 2-0 in convincing fashion. Shadell Bell hauled in two scoring strikes and London Weathersby also had a touchdown catch. On the ground, Andre Brown and Antonio Manson scored for the Eagles. Brown also threw for a touchdown.
Creekside 18, Westlake 7: Preceded by a season-opening loss to Langston Hughes last week, Creekside picked up its first win as a member of Class AAAAA as it held off visiting Westlake. The Seminoles took a 12-0 lead into the fourth quarter and then answered Westlake’s only score of the game when Evan Berry returned the ensuing kickoff for a touchdown.
Heritage-Conyers 34, Rockdale County 7: The visiting Patriots handled cross-town rival Rockdale County using special teams and their ground attack to bully the Bulldogs. The Patriots had rushing touchdowns from Mercer Bradley, Marshal Taplin and quarterback Ryan Sutton. The Patriots got a touchdown on a blocked punt by Terrell Williams to give the Pats a 14-point cushion in the third quarter.
Kell 27, Woodstock 10: The host Longhorns took care of business at home beating Woodstock handily. The game got off to a rocky start for the Longhorns, who gave up a safety but then took control of the game by scoring the next 17 points. Woodstock’s defense played admirably recording a pair of safeties, but the Longhorns proved to be too much to handle in the end.
Lakeside-DeKalb 28, Dunwoody 14: Quarterback Nick Alexander and running back Bradley Earnest were the offensive stars for the visiting Vikings. Alexander completed 17 of 24 passes for 229 yards and a pair of scores. Earnest added the other pair of touchdowns for Lakeside on the ground. On defense, linebacker Kyle Smith intercepted two passes.
Loganville 32, Walnut Grove 13: Bernard Merriweather rushed for 130 yards and two touchdowns as the host Red Devils ran past the visiting Warriors in the second half 32-13. Brandon Moncrief caught two Josh Laughlin touchdown passes, while Tony White ran for a late 55-yard score to help lead Loganville to its first victory of the season.
Thomas County Central 21, Marist 17: Thomas County Central running back Deondre Cooksey scored with just under two minutes left, and the Yellow Jackets’ defense intercepted Marist quarterback Myles Willis inside the 10 with 14 seconds left to seal the win. Cooksey had a 48-yard run to set up his 2-yard touchdown plunge in the third quarter to give the visiting Jackets a 14-10 lead.
For Marist, Gray King and Willis each had 1-yard touchdown runs. Damion Williams had a 1-yard score in the first quarter for Thomas County Central.
Whitewater 30, Mundy’s Mill 18: The visiting Wildcats rushed for 250 yards as Kendall Connely paced the ground attack with 161 yards and three touchdowns. Linebacker Josh Alexander added an interception for Whitewater and gained 102 yards returning punts and kickoffs. The Wildcats also recorded a safety on a botched punt.