By Score Atlanta
Monroe Area 47, South Effingham 8: Monroe Area raced to a 31-0 halftime lead and built a 40-0 advantage going into the fourth quarter as it coasted past visiting South Effingham. Kwan Brooks opened the scoring with a 37-yard touchdown run before adding a 17-yard scoring jaunt in the third quarter. Junior Reed also had two rushing touchdowns for the Hurricanes. Defensive tackle Travis Butts recorded a safety for Monroe Area with a quarterback sack in the endzone to make it 33-0.
Ridgeland 45, Mary Persons 14: Darrell Bridges rushed for four touchdowns to lead host Ridgeland past Mary Persons. The game’s first three scores came via Bridges’ legs and Evan Courtney added a 44-yard field goal as the first-half clock expired to account for a 24-0 Panthers’ lead. Bridges added a 31-yard scoring jaunt in the third quarter before Vonn Bell and Shaqualm McCoy had touchdown runs in the fourth quarter to put away Mary Persons.