By Score Atlanta
In the first meeting between two Atlanta traditional powers, visiting Marist came back to defeat Lovett 24-16 in Buckhead.
The visiting War Eagles rallied from a 16-7 halftime deficit by outscoring Lovett 17-0 in the second half. Lions quarterback Willie Candler completed 18-of-26 passes for 279 yards and two scores, including an 86-yard touchdown pass to Grant Haley to open the scoring and a 51-yard scoring strike to Craig Rollins in the second quarter. For Marist, quarterback Myles Willis rushed for 140 yards and a 9-yard score in the second quarter while Gray King scored on a 72-yard reception and a 1-yard lunge in the third to give Marist its first lead. Fletcher Malloy closed out the scoring with a 23-yard field goal in the fourth quarter.
Riverdale 28, Grady 14: The Raiders used three special teams touchdowns to defeat the Grey Knights at Grady Stadium. Ti’Keem Cooper and Trey Sanders both returned kickoffs for touchdowns. Fred Ward picked up a Grady punt blocked by Steve Harris and ran across the goal line for another touchdown. Kahmad Magwood scored Riverdale’s only offensive score on a 1-yard run.
Washington 43, Mt. Zion-Jonesboro 13: Bulldogs’ running back Frank Barthelemy rushed 13 times for 193 yards and three touchdowns (51, 61, 1), while quarterback Fernanda Tucker rushed seven times for 58 yards and a score. Charlie Parker scored on a 33-yard touchdown run for Washington. The host Bulldogs also blocked a punt for a safety. Washington led just 12-7 at the half.