Chubb watch: Cedartown running back Nick Chubb rushed for 370 yards and five touchdowns in the Bulldogs’ 42-28 win over Southwest Whitfield. “(He) probably had 150 yards called back by penalties,” Cedartown coach Scott Hendrix said in a text message. Chubb, who is committed to Georgia, now has 1,359 yards.
Upset: Westover ended a 13-game losing streak to Cairo and snapped the Syrupmakers 24-game region winning streak with a 14-9 win. Jysanti Richardson had two interceptions for Westover. The Patriots’ last win over Cairo came in 1993.
Ejection: Griffin coach Steve DeVoursney was ejected in the first quarter of the fifth-ranked Bears’ big win over No. 3 Stockbridge. After the Bears were called for offensive pass interference, Griffin’s bench was flagged twice for unsportsmanlike conduct, before DeVoursney was eventually ejected. The undefeated Bears rallied around assistant Antonio Andrews and senior quarterback Jaquez Parks, who accounted for 376 yards and four touchdowns.
Offensive explosion: No. 4 Monroe Area racked up 600 yards of offense in a 56-28 win over Lanier. Quarterback Stanton Truitt rushed for 273 yards and five touchdowns for the undefeated Purple Hurricanes. Truitt has committed to Auburn.
Rolling: No. 2 Carrollton’s dominant start to the season continued with a 51-0 win over Columbus. The Trojans held the Blue Devils to 85 yards, only nine coming on the ground. Through four games, Carrollton has outscored opponents 191-21.
Hot start: No. 6 Wayne County jumped out to a 21-0 lead in first four minutes and rolled to a 49-17 win over Richmond Academy. The Yellow Jackets are 5-0 for the first time since 1993.