By Score Atlanta
Alexander 13, Dalton 10: Junior kicker Andrew Chandler kicked the game-winning 28-yard field goal for the visiting Cougars as time expired. Dalton kicker Kiko Rodriguez had tied the game at 10 with 3:25 left. Dalton tight end Chase Westfall had the only touchdown for the Catamounts on a 46-yard catch late in the first half.
Carrollton 52, Northwest Whitfield 10: The host Trojans took a 42-7 half-time lead. Carrollton rolled up 395 rushing yards and averaged 9.2 yards-per play. Trey Chivers rushed for two scores while Jarvis Terrell ran for 145 yards and a score. Northwest Whitfield scored its only touchdown when Andy Whisenant took the opening kickoff 98 yards for a touchdown.
Chestatee 41, Grady 13: The host War Eagles stormed back with four touchdowns in the final four minutes of the half to take a 28-13 halftime lead. Tray Bryant scored three touchdowns for Chestatee and Zac Cheshire added another touchdown run. Quarterback Wyatt Burgess also threw a 45-yard touchdown pass for the War Eagles.
Griffin 34, Rutland 0: The host Bears took a 21-0 halftime lead and cruised to an easy win over Rutland. Malik Miller caught a 50-yard touchdown pass and scored on a 10-yard touchdown run for Griffin. Sloan Telly scored the first touchdown of the game for Griffin on a 1-yard run.
Lanier 26, Carver-Atlanta 7: The visiting Longhorns were able to use four interceptions to keep Carver’s offense off the field. Grey Lee Williams led the defense with two interceptions. Canyon Cook connected with Devin Valentine on passing touchdowns of 28 and 32 yards. A botched snap gave the Longhorns a 2-0 lead to start the game.
Marist 41, Stephens County 13: War Eagles quarterback Chase Martenson accounted for five first-half touchdowns (three rushing, two passing) as host Marist led 34-7 at the break. Martenson ran for scores of 1, 1 and 39 while passing for 57- and 20-yard scores. Matt Perez ran for a 27-yard score in the third quarter for the War Eagles.
Mary Persons 16, Eagle’s Landing 14: The host Bulldogs intercepted a pass on the goal line with four seconds remaining to preserve the second-half shutout. The Bulldogs led 14-7 after the first quarter and their only other score came on an intentional grounding in the end zone with the score tied 14-14 in the second quarter.
Stockbridge 41, Westside-Macon 20: The host Tigers used a balanced offense to coast into the second round. Maetron Thomas had 130 yards on eight carries and rushed for two touchdowns. Quarterback Javon Brandon rushed for two touchdowns and also threw for 110 yards and two touchdowns. Malik Bryan had a touchdown reception and 75 yards on 15 carries and a rushing touchdown.