By Score Atlanta
Fellowship Christian 41, Lakeview Academy 14: On the first play from scrimmage, tailback Travis Kinney recovered a fumble in the end zone that gave host Fellowship Christian a 7-0 lead. Kinney also contributed on offense by scoring two touchdowns on the ground. Fellowship wide receiver Alex Edmonds caught a 78-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Hunter Bryant that gave the Paladins a 21-0 halftime lead.
Holy Innocents’ 17, Wesleyan 14: Visiting Holy Innocents’ overcame a 14-10 halftime deficit to defeat Wesleyan. Running back Conner Dolan of Holy Innocents’ scored two rushing touchdowns on eight carries while rushing for 39 yards. Kicker Walker Thomas nailed a 40-yarder in the second quarter for the visiting team.
King’s Ridge 34, Pinecrest Academy 10: Austin Hennings and Connor Henderson each scored two touchdowns for visiting King’s Ridge. Hennings caught a touchdown pass from quarterback Henry Jones and returned a fumble for a score. Henderson also scored on a fumble return and had a one-yard touchdown run.
Landmark Christian 26, Athens Christian 7: Running back Darius Smith of visiting Landmark Christian rushed for 122 yards on 16 carries. Quarterback Stockton McGuire completed 5 of 7 passes for 71 yards while rushing for a touchdown to give the War Eagles a 14-7 halftime lead. Freshman Lofton Tidwell returned an interception for a touchdown to seal the victory.
Pace Academy 38, Whitefield Academy 23: Visiting Pace Academy cruised to a 38-0 halftime lead with the aid of quarterback Kevin Johnson, who passed for 245 yards and three touchdowns. All of Johnson’s touchdown passes were thrown in the first half, including a 45-yarder in the first quarter and a 56-yarder in the second.