Saturday football, softball & volleyball scores

10:49 pm Sep. 24, 2016

Football

Central-Macon 20, Kendrick 0

Dougherty 27, Albany 21

Softball

Buford 1, East Coweta 0

Buford 10, Northside-Columbus 0

Carrollton 13, Cass 0

Cartersville 7-3, LaGrange 0-0

Cedar Grove 6, Chamblee 4

Cedar Grove 7, Lakeside-DeKalb 5

Dalton 4, Creekview 3

Decatur 8, Chamblee 3

Decatur 13, Lakeside-DeKalb 2

Emanuel County Institute 12, Portal 0

Evans 6-5, Burke County 1-0

Georgia Military 8, Tattnall Square 1

Greenbrier 4, Marist 2

Harlem 9, Briarwood Academy 1

Heritage-Catoosa 8, Ringgold 4

Howard 2, Early County 1

Jenkins County 13, Claxton 4

Lambert 6,

Eastside goes for two, serves Oconee County its first loss in OT thriller

2:04 pm Sep. 24, 2016

Two previously undefeated teams lost Friday night, leaving Cartersville, Thomson, Ridgeland and Madison County as Class AAAA’s four remaining unbeatens. Oconee County fell in overtime to Eastside 32-31 and Effingham County beat Burke County for the first time in school history 28-21 to give the Bears their first loss. As for the unblemished records, Ridgeland won a shootout with Northwest Whitfield 48-42, Madison County scored a 20-14 victory at Franklin

Athens Christian upsets No. 1 Commerce, Stratford’s defense dominates, Darlington sends a message

12:18 pm Sep. 24, 2016

Athens Christian pulls the upset
The Eagles pulled off the stunner of the season thus far, upsetting No. 1 (Public) Commerce 21-14. The Tigers (3-1, 2-1 in Region 8) were held scoreless in the first half but tied the score at 14 with two, third-quarter touchdowns – a 2-yard touchdown run by QB Lane Sorrow and a 64-yard pass from Sorrow to Caleb Mason, according to the Athens Banner Herald. But

Region races begin with big statements

11:17 am Sep. 24, 2016

A large statement was made in the fight for the Region 5-AAA title when the No. 7 Westminster Wildcats (3-2, 2-0) routed No. 3 Cedar Grove Saints (3-2, 1-1) 42-21 Friday night in Decatur.

The victory provided a big boost for the Wildcats, who opened their season 0-2 after losing to Class AAAA Woodward Academy and top-ranked Greater Atlanta Christian. You might recall that it was Westminster, with four losses, that defeated

Harrison positioned for run at region title

9:30 am Sep. 24, 2016

Harrison hasn’t won a region title since 2005, but it’s going to make a run at one this year.

The seventh-ranked Hoyas emerged as perhaps the team to beat in Region 6-AAAAAA with a 43-19 victory

Friday night recap: Week 6

8:18 am Sep. 24, 2016

The winner of AA’s Region 2 was most likely determined on Friday, with the No. 2 Benedictine Cadets topping the No. 9 Vidalia Indians 27-6 in Savannah. It’s a solid win for the

Tucker 55, M.L. King 0

12:27 am Sep. 24, 2016

Tucker’s star-studded roster lit up the night sky and the scoreboard after posting a 55-0 rout over Martin Luther King at Hallford Stadium.

The state-ranked Tigers (No. 8 AAAAAA) did what they wanted when they wanted in securing the lopsided victory over their DeKalb County neighbors. Tucker thumbed through every page in the playbook, utilizing an assortment of formations to baffle M.L. King’s defense.

“It’s starting to come together. We had

North Gwinnett 38, Mountain View 14

12:02 am Sep. 24, 2016

North Gwinnett announced to the rest of Region 6-AAAAAAA that a couple of early season losses doesn’t mean much now that the games count toward the postseason.

The Bulldogs spanked upstart Mountain View, knocking the Bears

Harrison 43, Allatoona 19

11:52 pm Sep. 23, 2016

The highly anticipated first meeting between west Cobb rivals Harrison and Allatoona turned out to be not much of contest.

Harrison took control with touchdowns on three of its first four possessions, then broke the game