By Score Atlanta
Archer 25, Brookwood 20: Quarterback Gabe Tiller paced the Archer offense completing 26 of 40 passes for 263 yards and three touchdowns. Tight end Connor Redmond caught nine passes for 104 yards and a score. Kyle Davis hauled in Tiller’s other touchdown throws. Duane Lee ran for Archer’s other score. Visiting Brookwood rallied late, but its final three drives were ended by Archer interceptions.
Berkmar 29, Shiloh 14: In a battle of two Gwinnett unbeatens, host Berkmar’s defense prevented another record-setting night for Shiloh quarterback Wil Larimore and running back Charles Shavers. Jaquan Morris threw two touchdown passes for Berkmar. Rashad Hall and Kaleb Catching added rushing touchdowns for the victorious Patriots.
Chattahoochee 37, Douglas County 26: The host Cougars used a trio of players and a balanced attack to improve to 2-1. Quarterback Taz Wilson completed 11 of 15 passes for 205 yards and three scores. All three of his touchdown passes went to Colin Lisa, who had six receptions for 105 yards. Running back Chase Nelson added 123 yards on 16 carries and found the end zone once.
Etowah 41, Pope 7: Etowah running back Brandon Engle led the Eagles past visiting Pope with a 6-yard touchdown run and 85 total rushing yards, along with a 90-yard kickoff return to start the game. Ben Rowell also scored twice, catching a 17-yard touchdown pass from John Oliver and returning an interception 16 yards for a score. Oliver was an efficient 9-of-13 passing and rushed for 54 yards.
Harrison 28, Campbell 26: The visiting Spartans used big plays to keep it close, but Harrison quarterback Lorenzo Nunez rushed for two scores and had 175 total yards of offense. Carter Reid and Jonathan Fisher each added a rushing touchdown. Campbell recovered two fumbles inside the 10 and returned a kickoff for a score and scored on an 80-yard touchdown run.
Mill Creek 42, Mountain View 3: Visiting Mill Creek scored 40-plus points for the third consecutive time this season thanks mostly to 28 first-quarter points. Andrew Sciara scored two touchdowns on fumble recoveries. DeVozea Felton, Carter Governale and Johnathan Hawkins each had rushing touchdowns for Mill Creek. The Hawks also scored on a pass from Joseph Hall to Daniel David.
Milton 52, Centennial 10: Treyvon Paulk rushed for 133 yards and a 47-yard touchdown to lead visiting Milton. Micco Brisker scored on a 9-yard touchdown run and a 13-yard pass reception from quarterback Austin McLeod, who also found Zack Spiezio for a 29-yard touchdown pass. The Milton defense converted two Centennial fumbles into touchdowns, including a 43-yard fumble return by linebacker Quarte Sapp.
Newnan 17, Troup 7: Randell Arnold scored on a 29-yard run in the second half to help host Newnan hold off Troup. J.K. Britt got the scoring started for Newnan with a 7-yard run, and Conner Cox added a field goal. Troup scored its lone seven points on a fumble return touchdown.
Peachtree Ridge 55, Duluth 17: Chance Thrasher threw a 21-yard touchdown pass to Jordan Ellis in the opening quarter to give host Peachtree Ridge an early 7-0 lead. Ellis added a 50-yard first half touchdown run and Joe Smith returned an interception for a touchdown. Thrasher tossed three more touchdown passes in the second half, all to wideout Brandon Johnson.
Rockdale County 40, Drew 21: The host Bulldogs were able to pull out to a 22-0 lead in the first quarter, but Drew’s quarterback Brandon Pearson closed the gap with two long touchdown passes right before the half. Bulldogs’ Keijne Thomas and Zuri Minnifield were too much though as Thomas rushed for a scored and Minnifield added three through the air.
Roswell 41, Johns Creek 24: Roswell running back Kendrick Jackson scored on runs of 21 and 12 yards for the host Hornets, who improved to 2-1. Roswell also got scoring runs from Mechane Slade (25 yards), Sheldon Evans (16 yards) and Shakur Jackson (12 yards). Quarterback Matt Cory found Colin McCauley for a 9-yard touchdown catch.
Walton 28, North Cobb 13: Host Walton kept its opening scoring drive alive with a fake punt that Zach Williams turned into a 46-yard gain. Price Wilson threw a touchdown pass to junior tight end Davis Pidgeon. Walton sophomore Karekin Brooks carried the ball 46 times for 228 yards and scored three touchdowns.
Westlake 26, Banneker 6: After a scoreless opening quarter, Tyrone Pope ran in a 1-yard touchdown to give visiting Westlake the early lead. Westlake’s Demetrius Beverly completed a 57-yard touchdown pass to Quran Hasan and Jordan Thomas added two second half touchdowns for the victorious Lions. Banneker’s lone score came on a Jahmmir Taylor 75-yard fumble return in the fourth quarter.