By Score Atlanta
Alpharetta 42, Centennial 20: Austin King threw four touchdown passes in the first half to four different receivers (Andre Harton, Miles Smith, Rustin Sutter and William Downing) to give visiting Alpharetta a 28-13 lead. Alpharetta’s Vito Priore added a 15-yard touchdown pass to Ryan Kopec in the third quarter and Ellah Burnette capped off the Raiders’ scoring with a 45-yard touchdown run.
Camden County 28, Lowndes 7: In a key Region 1 showdown, the host Wildcats took advantage of five Lowndes turnovers to take a 21-0 first-quarter lead. Lowndes muffed both a punt and a kickoff return in the first quarter, and Camden County scored touchdowns after each. The Vikings were held to 94 total yards while Camden County rushed for 271 yards. Camden County running back Ryan Johnson led all rushers with 69 yards on five carries while Antonio Wimbush rushed for 67 yards on 10 carries and fullback Tyler Rauls had 63 yards on 13 carries.
Collins Hill 49, Duluth 14: The visiting Wildcats fell behind early against Collins Hill. Tyler Henderson ran for 122 yards by halftime and helped Collins Hill to a 2-score lead. Henderson finished with 200 yards on 23 carries and went over 1,000 yards for the season. Quarterback Tyler Herman tossed four touchdown passes for the Eagles.
Colquitt County 31, Coffee 15: The visiting Packers were led by Sihiem King who scored two rushing touchdowns in the first quarter from two and 13 yards out. Daniel Mobley completed a 35-yard touchdown pass to Javonta Woods with 30 seconds remaining in the first half. In the second half, Tim Sanders added a 3-yard touchdown run and C.J. Johnson had a 50-yard interception returned for a touchdown to seal the victory. The Packers will play Camden County next week for the Region 1 championship.
Douglas County 21, East Coweta 7: Quarterback Bryce Gemmel opened the scoring with a 55-yard touchdown run to put the host Indians up 7-0 in the first quarter. That would be the last score of the game for East Coweta. Noah Rutherford caused and recovered a fumble for the Indians. Gemmel threw an interception on the ensuing possession and East Coweta never recovered.
Hillgrove 54, South Cobb 19: Quarterback Elijah Ironside was 16-of-23 passing for 242 yards and three touchdowns, and Richardre Bagley rushed nine times for 141 yards and two touchdowns. Bagley, Marcus Bowens and Richard Hallman each had a touchdown catch. Hillgrove defensive back LeMarkus Bailey scored on a 46-yard fumble return and a 75-yard interception return.
Lassiter 17, Roswell 14: Will Anderson scored touchdowns both on the ground and through air to help visiting Lassiter edge Roswell. Anderson connected with Duby Nwaubi to begin the scoring and a fourth-down pass to Nwaubi led to Lassiter’s second touchdown. The Trojans also got a 38-yard field goal from Luke Hardin to make the score 17-7 at halftime.
Mill Creek 61, Habersham Central 0: David Daniel found David Curry for touchdown passes of 30 and 31 yards, and also had a 25-yard touchdown run. Seven different Mill Creek players scored one rushing touchdowns each, including Johnathan Hawkins, who led the team with 99 yards on six rushes. Visiting Mill Creek amassed 414 total yards, 343 of them on the ground.
Newnan 9, Westlake 6 (OT): Connor Cox hit three field goals, including the game-winner on a third-down kick in the overtime period. On the first possession of overtime, Newnan forced Westlake into a fourth-and-long and got a sack. Cox connected on his first try in the first quarter and tied the game at 6-6 with 18 seconds left in regulation.
North Forsyth 38, Johns Creek 21: The host Gladiators took a surprising 21-7 lead into halftime, but North Forsyth’s Luke Slaton scored two touchdowns in the third quarter to tie the game at 21. Cody Gottberg ran in from 20 yards out to give the Raiders a 10-point edge. Zac Slaton added a late 1-yard touchdown for North Forsyth.
Parkview 14, Berkmar 7: Will Chandler connected on field goals of 29 and 32 yards for visiting Parkview, and Jeremy Lacey scored the Panthers’ only touchdown when he returned a fumble 65 yards on a botched Berkmar fake punt attempt. The teams combined for just 224 yards of total offense (120 for Parkview and 104 for Berkmar).
Peachtree Ridge 47, Meadowcreek 0: Senior running back Jordan Ellis rushed for five touchdowns for host Peachtree Ridge. Brandon Johnson caught a touchdown pass from starting quarterback Chance Thrasher, and backup Connor Heyward threw a touchdown pass to Devon Jones.
South Gwinnett 30, Brookwood 28: Visiting Brookwood’s game-tying 2-point conversion attempt with 10 seconds remaining fell incomplete. South Gwinnett’s Malik Brown scored a 5-yard touchdown run and threw touchdown passes to Coray Keel and Patrick Richards and kicker Roberto Lindsay added three field goals to build a 30-14 Comets’ lead. Broncos quarterback Joey McLane threw two fourth-quarter touchdown throws.
Valdosta 41, Brunswick 8: Running back Malcolm Joseph scored two touchdowns in the second quarter to put the Wildcats ahead 14-8 and they never looked back. Nelson Herring added two touchdown runs. Seth Shuman threw touchdown passes to Alex Cason and Tim McClain.
Walton 28, Etowah 5: Host Etowah downed a punt on the 4-yard line before forcing a safety for an early 2-0 lead. Walton’s Ryan Roegge answered with a 36-yard interception return for a touchdown. The teams traded field goals before Price Wilson found D.J. Smith for a touchdown and Karekin Brooks rushed for two more Walton touchdowns.
Woodstock 53, Wheeler 49: Deante Robinson ran for the go-ahead touchdown for Woodstock with 41 seconds remaining in the game, his second rushing score. Quarterback Justin Agner also had two rushing touchdowns, and had a 15-yard touchdown pass to Garrett Atkinson. Host Woodstock led 31-14 at the half after an interception return for a touchdown by Daniel Benitez.