By Score Atlanta
Central Gwinnett 51, Berkmar 24: Emmanuel Westmoreland passed for 271 yards and two touchdowns to lead the visiting Black Knights. Nigel Adams added 49 yards rushing and two touchdowns for Central Gwinnett. Chris Shelley caught six of Westmoreland’s passes for 103 yards and a touchdown. Linebacker Trey Johnson returned an interception 25 yards for the final Black Knight score.
Chattahoochee 47, North Forsyth 20: Justin Jackson returned two punts for touchdowns as the visiting Cougars pulled away from North Forsyth. Jackson scored first on a 62-yard return late in the second quarter, then returned the next Raiders punt 65 yards early in the third quarter. Running back Chase Nelson also scored twice for Chattahoochee.
Etowah 31, Wheeler 27: The host Eagles racked up 309 yards rushing, but relied on a late touchdown pass to defeat Wheeler. Quarterback John Oliver rushed for two touchdowns and threw for Etowah’s other two scores. His second touchdown pass came on a 10-yard strike to receiver Ben Rowell from 10 yards out with less than 40 seconds on the clock.
Grayson 45, Dacula 7: Grayson racked up almost 500 yards of total offense to overwhelm visiting Dacula. Wayne Gallman and Aares McCall amassed more than 100 yards on the ground and Gallman scored two rushing touchdowns. Quarterback David McTier rushed for a touchdown and connected with Korey Anderson on a 75-yard scoring strike. Robert Nkemdiche added a rushing touchdown for the Rams.
Langston Hughes 28, Rockdale County 0: Rockdale County could not move the chains against the visiting Panthers Friday night. Demonta Graham was the leading rusher for the Bulldogs. Willie Hardman started the game at quarterback for Rockdale County and looked in the direction of wideout Christian Shipp often. Shipp was the leading receiver for the Bulldogs.
Johns Creek 49, Centennial 24: The Gladiators’ Skye Overton ran for two scores and threw for three, while Chase Rosenberg of the host Knights was 28-of-32 for 321 yards with three touchdown passes. The Gladiators jumped to a 35-10 halftime lead and scored twice on runs by Overton, who also hit Bradon Fortin and Andrew Szambelan on passes of nine and 39 yards for touchdowns.
Lassiter 41, Cherokee 6: Willie Police had 111 yards rushing on 14 carries to go along with six catches for 93 yards and two touchdowns for the visiting Trojans. Lassiter quarterback Eddie Printz threw for 270 yards and two touchdowns. Blake Wilson had seven receptions for 103 yards to lead all Trojans receivers.
Lovejoy 30, East Coweta 7: Travis Custis had 135 yards rushing and 51 yards receiving with a touchdown catch to help the visiting Wildcats. Quarterback Alejandro Bennefield threw three touchdowns passes, to Custis, Brandon Davis and Jeff Murphy.
Milton 45, Roswell 31: Milton pulled away from visiting Roswell in the fourth quarter of a game that was tied 21-21 at halftime. The Eagles gained 562 total yards (403 rushing). Ole Miss commit Peyton Barber led the way with 22 carries for 266 yards and two touchdowns, and Treyvon Paulk also rushed for two scores. Milton defensive end Carl Lawson had four quarterback sacks.
Mountain View 24, Habersham Central 14: Quarterback Chris Bartlett used two touchdowns, one rushing and one passing, to guide Mountain View past the visiting Raiders. Bartlett threw for 118 yards and rushed for 53 yards. Bears running back Marvin Elam rushed for 144 yards and also added a touchdown in the win over Habersham Central.
Norcross 36, Duluth 7: Fueled by their home fans the Norcross defense held the Wildcats to minus-4 yards from scrimmage in the first half. Myles Autry scored twice for the Blue Devils, once on 7-yard reception and again on a 55-yard punt return. Duluth broke the shutout late in fourth quarter when Markael Maxwell returned a Norcross interception for a touchdown.
North Cobb 52, Kennesaw Mountain 7: Xavier Borishade and J’vonte Herrod both scored twice in the Warriors’ home blowout, as Borishade had a touchdown reception and a punt return score and Herrod had rushing touchdowns of three and 65 yards. Cameron Albright had a long fumble return score to give North Cobb touchdowns in all three phases.
North Gwinnett 45, Meadowcreek 20: The visiting Bulldogs scored 45 points in the first half to defeat Meadowcreek. Bulldogs quarterback Michael Haynes threw three touchdowns in the first half of Friday’s game. Meadowcreek was held scoreless throughout the first half, but managed to score in the third quarter. The Mustangs scored 14 points in the fourth quarter.
Parkview 20, Archer 18: Parkview jumped out to a 14-0 lead in the second quarter before holding off visiting Archer. The Panthers scored on their first drive when Mac Marshall hit Jay Turner with a 59-yard touchdown pass. Parkview also received two rushing touchdowns and a two-point conversion from Chris Carson. Archer pulled within two on a late safety and missed a 51-yard field goal in the waning seconds.
South Cobb 42, Campbell 39: The visiting Spartans lost in heartbreaking fashion on a 27-yard field goal as time expired by Carlos Saldana. Chauncey Ingram led the Eagles with 141 yards on the ground and four touchdowns. Stephan Masha threw for 286 yards and a touchdown to receiver Ryan Sumner who finished with 153 yards receiving.
South Gwinnett 30, Shiloh 0: The host Comets jumped out to a 24-0 lead at the half. Quarterback Jordan Ramey threw for 242 yards and four touchdowns while running for another. His top target was L.J. Gainey with 105 yards receiving and two touchdowns followed by Coray Keel and Josh Boyd who each had a touchdown.
Stephenson 63, Lakeside-DeKalb 0: The visiting Jaguars took control early, building a 28-0 lead by halftime. Stephenson picked off Vikings quarterback Nick Alexander three times. Alexander finished 16-for-29 for 98 yards. Lakeside-DeKalb’s Brad Earnest had 81 total yards on offense and nine total tackles on defense.
Walton 24, Woodstock 7: Walton running back Tyren Jones rushed 27 times for 129 yards and a 21-yard touchdown. Junior quarterback Price Wilson, playing in place of the injured Parker McLeod, was 14-of-19 passing for 142 yards and a touchdown to Maurice Gibson. The Raiders held visiting Woodstock to just 58 total yards.