By Score Atlanta
Benedictine 35, Calhoun 14: Benedictine capitalized on six Calhoun turnovers. Michael Huggins rushed 15 times for 86 yards and touchdowns of 27 and seven yards, and also recovered a fumble on defense for host Benedictine. J.J. Gaines had 15 rushes for 102 yards and a 10-yard score, and Kyle South and Chance Jackson also scored for the Cadets.
Brooks County 42, Bowdon 26: Malkom Parrish threw for four touchdown passes as Brooks County pulled away from Bowdon after leading just 16-13 at halftime. Parrish connected with Deric Herring twice and also tossed scoring strikes to his brother, Ijonn, and to Devon Wims. Martavius Brooks also rushed for an 88-yard touchdown for the host Trojans.
Lamar County 35, Jefferson 24: Lance Austin and Quay Searcy helped Lamar County overcome Jefferson. The host Trojans scored 21 unanswered points to begin the second half after trailing 17-14 at the intermission. Searcy had an interception return for a score and a touchdown catch. Austin rushed for two touchdowns in addition to his hookup with Searcy. Lawrence Austin tacked on Lamar County’s final score.
Lovett 35, Laney 33: Lovett trailed 20-7 at the half, but rallied with three third-quarter touchdowns to take a 28-20 lead. Lions running back Grant Haley had four touchdown runs, including the game-winning 57-yard scamper with 6:09 left. Horatio Keller had three touchdown runs for host Laney. Haley finished with 219 rushing yards.