By Score Atlanta
Allatoona 49, Lithia Springs 0: Josh Bettistea rushed 10 times for 110 yards and two touchdowns for host Allatoona. Russell Holimon had six carries for 97 yards and a score in addition to a touchdown reception. D.J. Ezell and Cameron Bowen also had touchdown catches. Quarterbacks Connor Larson and Brandon Rainey combined for 155 passing yards and three scores.
Flowery Branch 48, Loganville 14: Flowery Branch quarterback Jackson McDonald rushed for 96 yards and three touchdowns to go along with 145 yards passing with a touchdown. Davante King caught a short touchdown pass, had a 52-yard touchdown run and also had a 33-yard interception return for a score. Flowery Branch led 48-0 at halftime.
Gainesville 49, Apalachee 6: Deshaun Watson completed 24 of 29 passes for 372 yards and three touchdowns to lead visiting Gainesville past Apalachee. Watson also ran for a 12-yard touchdown. Rodney Lackey hauled in two of Watson’s scoring strikes while Jay Gaudlock caught nine balls for 149 yards and a touchdown. Michael Byrd added 108 yards on 11 rushes for the Red Elephants.
Mays 43, Southwest DeKalb 24: Quarterback Ayinde Russell threw touchdown passes to Randrecous Davis and Tyshawn Brown and also had a 12-yard rushing score for Mays at Panthersville Stadium. Derontay Langford ran for three touchdowns, and Rowmartis Bell had a 43-yard touchdown run.
McIntosh 45, Drew 40: Host McIntosh took a 24-14 lead into halftime after Andrew Johnson’s touchdown passes to Victor Nguyen and Sean Ingram. Drew quarterback Joseph Newman competed a 21-yard touchdown pass to Demarco Smith in the third quarter to cut the deficit to 24-20, but Johnson answered with 71- and 61-yard touchdown runs and a 14-yard touchdown throw to Joshua Ange.
Osborne 5, Cambridge 0: A defensive battle went the way of Osborne, which won its Homecoming game for the first time in 19 years. The Cardinals’ lone offensive scoring came from Vicente Gutierrez, who kicked a 24-yard field goal. Osborne also recorded a safety when Brian Ammons blocked a punt in Cambridge’s endzone.
Pope 28, Northview 24: Logan Carr rushed for a 1-yard touchdown and caught two touchdown passes from Taylor Wolf to lead host Pope. Wolf also rushed for a 2-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter. For Northview, D.J. Pearson threw touchdown passes to Connor Segraves and Matty Biondich, and also ran for a 10-yard score.
Sequoyah 32, Riverwood 28: Sequoyah bounced back from last week’s defeat against Cherokee by squeaking out a win versus the Raiders. All of Sequoyah’s touchdowns were courtesy of the running game. Blake Miller led the way with three scores. Teammates D.J. Austin and Lex Lauletta added one apiece.
Stephenson 42, Lakeside-DeKalb 0: Dallas Rivers had three rushing touchdowns for host Stephenson at Hallford Stadium. Dexter Neal caught a 5-yard touchdown pass from Dewann Ford, and Khalil Ladler returned a kickoff for a touchdown to start the second half. Cortese Logan also had a rushing score, and kicker Wisdom Nzidee was 6-for-6 on extra points.
Tucker 55, Dunwoody 9: Running back Elijah Sullivan had 134 yards and a touchdown on eight carries for host Tucker, and quarterback Dominique Sanders scored twice on the ground in addition to a 3-for-4 night passing with two scores to receiver Detric Dukes. Cornerback Yaquis Shelley had an interception return for a touchdown for the Tigers.
Villa Rica 20, Paulding County 17 (OT): Kaleb Cosper scored on a 1-yard touchdown in the first overtime to lead visiting Villa Rica past Paulding County. The Wildcats led 14-0 before Paulding County tied things up in the fourth quarter to force the extra frame. Villa Rica also got touchdown passes from Kevin Martin, who connected with Cosper and Ty Hill.