By Score Atlanta
Blessed Trinity 41, Jackson County 14: Blessed Trinity running back Chad Manthey rushed 37 times for 228 yards and a 13-yard touchdown, and short-yardage back Carter McManes scored touchdowns of seven, seven and three yards. Quarterback Conor Davis (12 of 13, 173 yards) added a 54-yard touchdown pass to Colin Bradley, and Marc Nolan made two field goals for the host Titans.
Buford 58, Sonoraville 0: Josh Thomas scored on a rushing touchdown and on a 76-yard fumble return for host Buford. Quarterbacks Montgomery VanGorder and Taylor Mitchell combined to complete nine of 10 passes for 111 yards and VanGorder threw a 17-yard touchdown to Terrance Wilson. Buford led 14-0 after one quarter and 35-0 at the half.
Callaway 62, Henry County 28: Eddie Culpepper was a force in the first half, accounting for three rushing touchdowns and close to 200 yards rushing. Culpepper led the host Cavaliers to a 41-14 half-time lead. After recovering a fumble on the first play from scrimmage, Devon Rosser scored on a rushing touchdown. Terry Godwin took a punt 95 yards for a touchdown in the first.
Cartersville 28, West Hall 26: Kwon Williams intercepted Cartersville quarterback Brooks Barden and returned it 80 yards for a West Hall touchdown to cut the Hurricanes’ fourth quarter lead to 28-26. West Hall had an opportunity to win, but the Spartans’ potential game-winning field goal missed with 10 seconds remaining. Tiamon Pennymon rushed for two touchdowns for host Cartersville.
St. Pius 31, Hart County 21: St. Pius got rushing touchdowns from quarterback Joey Connors on runs of 37 and three yards. Connors finished with 12 rushes for 131 yards, and running back Dalton Wilson scored on a 1-yard run and rushed for 141 yards. Ransom Klinger also scored on an 18-yard rush. Visiting St. Pius gained 463 rushing yards.
Woodward Academy 53, North Oconee 21: Elijah Holyfield took over in the third quarter to extend the host War Eagles’ lead. Holyfield had 82 yards on 10 carries and rushed for three touchdowns. Quarterback Terry Googer threw for 113 yards and two scores while running for another. Quincy Wolff had three total touchdowns including a kickoff return of 94 yards.