By Score Atlanta
East Paulding 34, Creekview 33: Visiting East Paulding led 34-19 in the fourth quarter before the Grizzlies cut the lead to one with Chandler Wold and Connor Dulmage touchdown receptions. East Paulding was paced by a Mack Coleman first-half rushing touchdown and three second-half Tae Ray rushing touchdowns. Josh Klein added two field goals for East Paulding.
Mundy’s Mill 33, Houston County 13: Chris Lewis started the scoring for the host Tigers with a 75-yard interception return for a touchdown in the first quarter. Rodney Smith totaled 291 yards and three touchdowns in the first half, including an 83-yard touchdown run that gave the Tigers a 27-7 halftime lead.
Richmond Hill 13, Thomas County Central 7: The host Wildcats were opportunistic in their victory. Quarterback Nick Fitzgerald was a perfect 3-of-3 passing for 46 yards. He also rushed for two scores and 150 yards on 20 carries. The Wildcats had numerous leaders on defense, and were led by Logan Ravita who had 15 tackles followed by Zhane Roberts with 14 and Kewan Greene and Nathan Soliata with 12 a piece. Stephen Williamson had an interception and A.J. Vandergrift had two sacks to go along with his 11 tackles. Demetrius Williams also had 11 tackles with a fumble recovery.
South Paulding 48, Sequoyah 21: This game was tied 14-14 at the half, but the host Raiders broke it open in the second half behind quarterback Chandler Banks. Banks had 18 carries for 263 yards and completed 10-of-11 passes for 200 yards. The South Paulding quarterback totaled four touchdowns, including runs of 75 and 53 yards in the fourth quarter.
Stephenson 27, Flowery Branch 7: Dallas Rivers scored twice on the ground for the visiting Jaguars and Wisdom Nzidee added two field goals. Stephenson jumped out to a 10-0 lead in the first quarter after defensive back Khalil Ladler had an interception return for a touchdown. The Stephenson defense had two interceptions and recovered a Flowery Branch fumble.
Tucker 35, Heritage-Conyers 14: Dominick Sanders scored on an 8-yard touchdown run and had two interceptions, one of which he returned for a 65-yard touchdown. Joseph Farrar tossed two scoring strikes, one to Devin Towns and another to Joseph Ledbetter. Yaquis Shelley returned the opening kickoff 99 yards for a touchdown for the host Tigers.
Warner Robins 34, Whitewater 27: Warner Robins stopped Whitewater on a fourth-down rush from the 2-yard line with about a minute remaining to secure the win. Quarterback Caden Johnston had three touchdown passes for host Warner Robins, two to Marquez Callaway and one to Tyler Cranford, and Johnston also rushed for a touchdown in the third quarter.