By Score Atlanta
Allatoona 56, North Paulding 21: Visiting Allatoona ran its way past North Paulding. Josh Bautista had 28 carries for 344 yards and two scores. T.J. Herron added three touchdowns on 16 carries for 123 yards. Quarterback Jeremy Uzee threw for 174 yards and a touchdown while also scoring two touchdowns with his legs.
Kell 31, Pope 3: Host Kell scored the game’s first 17 points in a battle of East Cobb rivals. Quarterback Matthew McGuigan was nearly perfect, connecting on 15 of 22 passes for 225 yards and a 35-yard touchdown pass to Brandon Langley. Langley also scored on a 9-yard run. Khalil Bell and Jamari Moore also ran for Kell touchdowns.
Mt. Zion-Jonesboro 31, Forest Park 17: Visiting Forest Park held the game close in the first half with a halftime score of 13-7. Mt. Zion-Jonesboro pulled away in the second half with two touchdowns from Montel Buchanan. Chris Hudley added two touchdowns, one receiving and one on a punt return. Deon Dawson also rushed for a score.
North Atlanta 19, Lakeside-DeKalb 14: North Atlanta picked up its first win of the season in thrilling fashion. Lakeside-DeKalb, which got 118 rushing yards and two touchdowns from Brad Earnest, took the lead with just over one minute remaining. Visiting North Atlanta responded with a game-winning touchdown pass from Joey Calcagno to Kwame Garcia. Fernando Carr added a touchdown for the victors.
Northview 40, Forsyth Central 33: Terrence Upshaw rushed for 152 yards and five touchdowns to lead visiting Northview past Forsyth Central in a game that was defined by strong offensive performances. Michael Branigan rushed for 136 yards and four touchdowns for Forsyth Central in the losing effort. D.J. Pearson passed for 246 yards and a touchdown for Northview.
Sequoyah 42, Cambridge 0: After giving up 48 points to Northview in a shootout win last week, Sequoyah picked up the pace on defense and posted its first shutout of the season. Sequoyah got 235 rushing yards and four total touchdowns (three rushing, one receiving) from Blake Ingleton. Dustin Dawson added a touchdown on the ground while quarterback Trent Dorner tossed the scoring strike to Ingleton.
Sprayberry 23, Osborne 17: Sprayberry scored 17 unanswered points en route to a 23-10 lead before holding on against Osborne. The victorious Yellow Jackets benefited from two touchdowns from quarterback Shane Young and a kickoff return for a score from Myles Wallace. Rodrigo Blankenship capped off the scoring for visiting Sprayberry with a 47-yard field goal.
Whitewater 42, Starr’s Mill 0: Visiting Whitewater used a 35-0 halftime lead to run away from Starr’s Mill. Kendall Conley and Christian Wafford each had two touchdowns on the ground to lead Whitewater. Jay Ashley threw a 42-yard touchdown pass to Trevor Morgan who had 70 yards on three receptions.