By Score Atlanta
Buford 42, North Hall 14: Buford went up 42-0 after its first possession of the second half. Quarterback Montgomery VanGorder started the visiting Wolves’ scoring on a 44-yard run. Thomas Wilson scored on runs of 1 and 22 yards for Buford, both in the second quarter. Xavier Gantt and Josh Thomas also had rushing touchdowns, and Cameron Poole caught a 13-yard touchdown pass from Taylor Mitchell.
Cartersville 33, Ringgold 16: Brooks Barden score on a 28-yard run and threw for three scores to pace visiting Cartersville. The Hurricanes took a 27-0 led into the half after Kalin Heath’s 40-yard touchdown run. Slade Davis rushed for two touchdowns for Ringgold in the second half and T.L. Ford, Mark Quattlebaum and Brandon Long each caught Barden touchdown passes.
St. Pius 41, Decatur 14: St. Pius narrowly outgained visiting Decatur 394 yards to 352 yards, but was able to capitalize on big plays. Fullback Dalton Wilson led the way with 154 yards on 15 carries and a 50-yard touchdown run. The other two big plays were a 75-yard touchdown pass from Reed Egan to Fred Dorsey and a 25-yard pass from Joey Connors to Brian Lentini.