By Score Atlanta
Buford 49, East Hall 6: Host East Hall managed just 171 total yards of offense in the loss. Zavior Hoxie rushed for a 1-yard touchdown and caught a 26-yard score from Montgomery VanGorder. Quinn Davis led Buford’s ground attack with two rushing touchdowns. The visitors also scored on defense when Donte Gordon recovered an East Hall fumble in the end zone.
Cedar Grove 47, Woodward Academy 14: Joknathon McCrary threw three touchdowns and rushed for two more to lead Cedar Grove past Woodward. McCrary scored each of the victors’ first two touchdowns on the ground before a Daletavius McGhee 74-yard fumble return made it 20-7. Deion Sellers had a receiving touchdown and an 81-yard rushing score for host Cedar Grove.
Jackson-Atlanta 22, Haralson County 20: Jackson quarterback Shadricus Ferguson rushed 15 times for 170 yards and two scores and also threw for a touchdown. Host Jackson totaled 275 total yards, including 204 on the ground. Quintavious Monday clinched the victory with an interception of a Haralson County pass on the Jackson 10-yard line with less than five seconds to play.
St. Pius 24, Blessed Trinity 17: St. Pius used a potent ground attack to get past Blessed Trinity in a Region 6-AAA thriller. For visiting Blessed Trinity, Spencer McManes racked up 73 of his 96 total passing yards on one scoring strike to C.J. Brazil. McManes added a touchdown run and the visitors took a 17-16 lead going into the fourth quarter on a Marc Nolan field goal.
St. Pius recorded 323 total rushing yards, 105 from Branden Mitchell and 104 from Ryan Braswell, and no passing yards. The Golden Lions scored the game-winner, a Braswell 1-yard plunge, at the end of a 12-play, 96-yard drive.