Amazing: No. 4 Monroe Area ran only 15 plays in the first half against Stephens County on Friday. The Purple Hurricanes scored touchdowns on seven of those plays en route to a 47-0 win. Quarterback Stanton Truitt and running back Kwan Brooks each ran for two touchdowns for Monroe Area, which is 7-0 for the second straight season.
Collision course: No. 1 Sandy Creek and No. 2 Carrollton continued their dominating starts and stayed on course for their Nov. 1 showdown. Eric Swinney scored three touchdowns, and the Sandy Creek defense posted its second straight shutout in a 49-0 win over Shaw on Thursday. The Patriots have won 38 consecutive region games.
Jarvis Terrell rushed for four touchdowns to lead Carrollton to a 49-12 win over Troup County on Thursday. The Trojans have outscored opponents 292-47.
Chubb Watch: Nick Chubb rushed for 355 yards and five touchdowns in undefeated Cedartown’s 42-34 win over Pickens. Chubb now has 1,853 yards and 29 touchdowns. Cedartown is 7-0