By Score Atlanta
Allatoona 39, Paulding County 0: After holding a 9-0 halftime lead, the visiting Buccaneers pulled away in the second half led by Josh Bettistea. Bettistea had 189 yards on 14 carries and scored two touchdowns. Russell Halimon also added two touchdowns on the ground. The Buccaneers’ defense recorded two safeties and Scott Roembke had an interception in a shutout effort.
Lakeside-DeKalb 30, Dunwoody 12: Host Lakeside-DeKalb used a strong running game to rally past Dunwoody. Kellyen Walker rushed for 244 yards and two touchdowns and Brad Earnest added 98 yards for the Vikings. Quarterback Nicholas Alexander completed six of 11 passes for 74 yards including a touchdown throw to Daniel Harper for Lakeside-DeKalb. Defensive back Javarus Wesley intercepted two Dunwoody passes.
Salem 26, Wesleyan 0: Salem limited the Wolves to fewer than 100 yards of total offense to preserve the shutout. The host Seminoles were led on offense by quarterback Licash Lackey, who ran for a 62-yard score and threw a 15-yard touchdown pass to Robbie Cyrus. Salem capped off the scoring in the third quarter when Cyrus returned a punt 65 yards for a touchdown.
Thomas County Central 28, Marist 21: Adam Choice rushed for 145 yards and two touchdowns and he completed all four of his pass attempts for 70 additional yards as host Thomas County Central battled past Marist. The visiting War Eagles had leads of 7-0 and 14-7 in the first half, but Thomas County Central broke open a 14-14 halftime tie to go ahead 28-14 after three quarters. Deondre Cooksey and Shaquille Coleman added scoring runs for the Yellow Jackets.
Tucker 75, North Atlanta 0: Seven different players scored for host Tucker. Dominick Sanders led the charge with two rushing touchdowns and a punt return for a score. Stephen Reynolds returned a kickoff for a score and rushed for another. Elijah Sullivan, Tommy Renfroe, Raquan Rush and Jessie Felts also ran for Tiger touchdowns. Quarterback Joe Farrar threw to Detrick Dukes for Tucker’s other touchdown.
Union Grove 28, Woodland-Henry 14: Jonathon Slade threw two touchdown passes, one to Josh Peters for 85 yards and another to Caleb Ham for 60 yards, as host Union Grove improved to 2-0. Trevor Gear rushed for two touchdowns of five and two yards. Woodland-Henry fell to 1-1 on the season.