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Greater Atlanta Christian 42, Wesleyan 7: Micah Abernathy rushed for 73 yards and two touchdowns as visiting Greater Atlanta Christian remained undefeated (9-0, 3-0 Region 6-AA). Abernathy began the trend of long scoring plays with a 40-yard touchdown run early in the first quarter. Rafe Chapple also threw scoring strikes of 56 yards to Darius Slayton and 26 yards to David Elrod in the opening half. Ross Wood scored on a 61-yard run for the Spartans to give them a 35-7 halftime lead. Greater Atlanta Christian added a second-half touchdown when Chapple hit Elrod from 19 yards out.

Lovett 20, Westminster 0: Lovett quarterback Willie Candler threw for two scores and rushed for another in the Battle of Buckhead. The host Lions scored in the first quarter on a 2-yard run by Candler before the junior quarterback tossed a 27-yard scoring pass to Will Geraghty with 45 seconds left in the first half to give Lovett a 13-0 half-time edge. The Candler-to-Geraghty connection struck again in the third, this time from 32 yards out, to complete the scoring.

Candler finished with 155 passing yards and 47 rushing yards while running back Grant Haley rushed for 100 yards and Jay Harris added 87 on the ground. Westminster back Isaiah Malcome had 83 rushing yards and Rankin Woley ran for 60.

Lovett totaled 408 yards of offense to Westminster’s 175.

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