Lambert 28, South Forsyth 20
How the game was won: Lambert kept Western Kentucky-commit Davis Shanley in check for most of the game, holding the star quarterback to just 20 points on the board. Ken Dicks picked off a potential touchdown pass in the end zone in the fourth quarter to help stave off the War Eagles.
Top Performers: Bryce Christensen booted field goals of 27 and 36 yards for Lambert. Richie Kenney hit Tyler Gillis on a 15-yard fade pass to open up the scoring. Jaryd Jean-Felix blocked a punt and recovered in the end zone to hand Lambert a 17-6 lead in the third quarter. Brian Wright scampered 78 yards untouched to make it 28-14 in the fourth quarter. South Forsyth’s offense was keyed by Davis Shanley who scored on a 5-yard run, a 6-yard run and tossed a touchdown with a second to play.
Alexander 43, Tri-Cities 13
How the game was won: The varsity needed only two quarters to build an insurmountable 43-0 halftime lead. Daetrich Harrington paced the rushing attack with three touchdowns.
Top Performers: Daetrich Harrington rushed just six times for 104 yards and three touchdowns. Mason Wood went 16-of-21 for 207 yards, two touchdowns and one interception. Micah Randolph caught three passes for 51 yards and a score while Justin Hall hauled in four for 48 yards and a touchdown. Steve Winston recorded five catches for 62 yards. Justin Hall returned a punt 76 yards for a touchdown.
Dalton 40, River Ridge 14
How the game was won: Dalton moved to 6-0 and 3-0 in Region 6-AAAAAA, as the Catamounts continue to control their own destiny.
Top Performers: JP Tighe ignited the scoring with a 60-yard touchdown pass to Zeke Cobb. Ivan Mora booted a 25-yard field goal, Chad Stepp returned a punt 50 yards and the Catamount defense collected a safety to make it 19-0 at the end of one. Ahmad Tanner scored on a 3-yard run while Keith Bonds and N’sier Porter both tacked on touchdowns, Porter’s 39-yard run. River Ridge scored on a 1-yard Jarrod Fletcher run in the second quarter and a Josh Porter 24-yard touchdown pass to Andrew Herring in the fourth.
North Forsyth 28, Forsyth Central 15
How the game was won: North Forsyth’s turnaround under first-year head coach Robert Craft continued as the Raiders now sit at 4-2 after finishing 2-8 in 2015. Arthur Boyzo’s 35-yard kick with5:06 remaining in the fourth put the game out of reach.
Top Performers: Carter Mullikin punched in a 1-yard score to give North Forsyth an early lead they never relinquished. Griffin Heffington added a 14-yard score and Arthur Boyzo sank a 38-yard field goal to give the Raiders an 18-7 halftime lead. Bryson Trigg tacked on a 2-yard touchdown run in the third quarter before Boyzo’s 35-yard field goal. Forsyth Central received touchdowns from Blake Wood on a 6-yard run in the first quarter and a fourth quarter Brad Thiltgen 39-yard pass to Mark Heard.
Twiggs County 21, Stratford Academy 0
How the game was won: Javoris Smith scored two first half touchdowns and the Cobra defense constricted Stratford throughout the game to pick up a shutout victory between top 10 programs in Class A.
Top Perfomers: Javoris Smith scored on a 2-yard touchdown run giving Twiggs County a 6-0 first quarter lead. Calvin Stephens hit Smith on a 27-yard pass to make it 14-0 after Ja’mon Height added the 2-point conversion. The final score of the night came from the legs of Height on a 23-yard run in the third quarter.
Oconee County 55, North Oconee 14
How the game was won: Oconee County leapt out to a 10-0 first quarter lead and built its advantage to 48-0 in the third quarter before North Oconee finally broke the shutout.
Top Performers: Sam Middlebrooks tossed three touchdown passes, connecting with Ty Paschal twice, Cam Conglose and Roques Dowdy. Max Johnson entered late in the third to throw a 17-yard touchdown to Blaize Williams. Jared Hook scored on a 60-yard run in the first quarter after Hunter Reynolds sank the first of two field goals on the night. Jarvis Stevens scored a fourth quarter touchdown for the Warriors. North Oconee scored on a 66-yard Jermaine Browner run and a Turner Daniel touchdown.
Prince Avenue Christian 49, Lakeview Academy 0
How the game was won: Grant Roland and Thomas Huff accounted for all five first half touchdowns as the Wolverines overpowered the Lions after a leading just 7-0 following the first quarter.
Top Performers: Thomas Huff ran in touchdowns of 20 and five yards in the first half. Grant Roland tossed touchdowns of 66 and 30 yards to Christian Parrish. Roland hooked up with Noah Campbell for a 15-yard score. Sam Wessinger scored both second half touchdowns with a 15-yard run in the third quarter and a 1-yard dive in the fourth.
Cartersville 52, LaGrange 7
How the game was won: Cartersville five-star junior quarterback Trevor Lawrence ran in three first half touchdowns and tossed a pair of scores to Avery Showell to give the Purple Hurricanes a 35-7 lead. Lawrence found EJ Turner for his third passing touchdown just 44 seconds into the second half.
Top performers: Avery Showell caught two touchdown passes from Trevor Lawrence and teammates EJ Turner and Trey Creamer also logged receiving touchdowns. Jonathan Cruz connected on a 27-yard field goal that made it 45-7.
Thomas County Central 33, Warner Robins 22:
How the game was won: Eli Mashburn kicked three early field goals and a blocked punt set up a Jarius Burnett 3-yard touchdown run to give Warner Robins a 15-7 lead with 3:12 left in the first half. Things quickly spiraled out of control as a pair of turnovers set up two quick Thomas County Central touchdowns and the Yellow Jackets went into the half leading 19-15 after Kelias Williams’ late quarterback sneak. Williams ran in a 13-yard touchdown to push the lead to 26-15 in the third quarter and then hit Tay Cooksey for a 65-yard touchdown that made it a 33-15 lead. Burnett stopped the 26-0 scoring run with a 19-yard Warner Robins touchdown that brought it within 33-22, but a controversial fair catch ruling on an onside kick stopped the pendulum from swinging the momentum back to the Demons’ favor.
Top performers: Kelias Williams led Thomas County Central with three rushing touchdowns and a 65-yard touchdown pass to Tay Cooksey.
Peach County 48, Central-Macon 0
How the game was won: Peach County’s Shamarcus Redding put the game out of reach with a interception return for a touchdown in the third quarter. Peach County led 17-0 at halftime.
Top Performers: Antonio Gilbert put on a show passing for four touchdowns to four different receivers. Devontae Howard caught a 61 yard touchdown pass. Teammate Justin Harris scored on a 22 yard pass. Kearis Jackson caught a 17 yard pass for a score and Kendrick Johnson added a 9-yard touchdown pass. Kyle Finneran kicked a 35 yard field goal.
Woodstock 35, Etowah 7
How the game was won: Host Woodstock turned a 7-7 tie at halftime into a rout with three fourth-quarter touchdowns, including a passing and rushing score from quarterback Liam Byrne.
Top performers: Brandon Onuschak made it 21-7 Woodstock in the fourth quarter with a 40-yard rush, and Byrne added a 17-yard passing TD to Louis Hall and rushed for a 25-yard touchdown for the game’s final score. Byrne, who was 20-of-28 passing for 187 yards and two touchdowns to go with 75 yards rushing, opened scoring with a 47-yard pass to Noah Frith in the first quarter. Stuart Head scored Etowah’s lone touchdown in the first quarter on a 57-yard rush.
Union Grove 19, Hampton 14
Locust Grove 20, Dutchtown 16
Bainbridge 31, Veterans 6
Northgate 54, New Manchester 6
Douglass 41, Forest Park 0
Heritage-Conyers 43, Grovetown 28
Evans 52, Alcovy 0
Lee County 55, Houston County 29
South Gwinnett 53, Rockdale County 21
Brookwood 54, Meadowcreek 0
North Forsyth 28, Forsyth Central 15
Fitzgerald 48, Albany 7
Eastside 42, Henry County 0
Mundy’s Mill 34, Osborne 0
Montgomery County 28, Treutlen 21
North Springs 55, Cross Keys 0
Lithonia 21, Columbia 7
Calhoun 29, Adairsville 3
Aquinas 10, Warren County 6
Baldwin 7, Richmond Academy 0
Thomasville 21, Berrien 10
Washington County 39, Bleckley County 7
Marion County 35, Brookstone 7
Seminole County 43, Calhoun County 14
Callaway 38, Lamar County 7
Cambridge 55, Dunwoody 27
Carrollton 42, Villa Rica 13
East Paulding24, Cass 9
Cedartown 26, Central-Carroll 16
Southwest DeKalb 42, Chamblee 6
Miller County 12, Chattahoochee County 0
Bowdon 43, Christian Heritage 14
Loganville 37, Clarke Central 37
Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe 38, Coahulla Creek 12
Cross Creek at Burke County
Dodge County 28, Dublin 21
Dooly County at Hawkinsville
Luella 24, Druid Hills 0
Eagles Landing Christian at Our Lady of Mercy
Brooks County 18, Early County 14
East Coweta at Westlake
Monroe Area 28, East Jackson 16
East Lake, FL at Ware County
Emanuel County Institute at Wheeler County
Fayette County at McIntosh
Walnut Grove 41, Flowery Branch 7
Franklin County 21, Jackson County 12
Landmark Christian 54, Fulton Leadership Academy 6
Gainesville at Habersham Central
George Walton Academy 10, Athens Christian 7
Mt. Zion, Carroll 42, Gordon Lee 7
Lakeside-Evans 7, Greenbrier 0
Washington-Wilkes 35, Greene County 21
Central-Talbotton 35, Greenville 28
Lincoln County 34, Hancock Central 20
Hapeville Charter 43, Washington 0
Sonoraville 44, Haralson County 20
Rome 47, Hiram 0
Perry 27, Howard 0
Hughes 55, South Paulding 7
Pinecrest Academy 34, King’s Ridge 6
Tattnall County 55, Liberty County 10
Macon County 55, Crawford County 10
Mary Persons 24, Upson-Lee 0
Redan 19, McNair 8
Monticello 27, Social Circle 0
Griffin 63, Morrow 6
Tattnall Square 55, Mt. de Sales 10
Darlington 42, North Cobb Christian 7
North Hall 28, Lumpkin County 20
Valdosta 14, Northside-Warner Robins 6
Northwest Whitfield 41, Heritage-Catoosa 34
Elbert County 27, Oglethorpe County 6
Ola 51, Eagles Landing 50
Jackson 48, Pike County 12
Commerce 63, Providence Christian 0
Rabun County 57, Putnam County 0
Ridgeland 48, LaFayette 0
Murray County 45, Ringgold 40
Westside-Macon 21, Rutland 7
Sandy Creek 34, Chapel Hill 13
Taylor County 48, Schley County 7
Therrell 29, South Atlanta 27
Pickens 22, Southeast Whitfield 15
Southwest 27, Northeast 6
West Laurens35, Spalding 7
Spencer 34, Jordan 14
Manchester 50, St. Anne Pacelli 0
Whitewater 45, Starr’s Mill 37
Holy Innocents’ 36, Strong Rock Christian 21
Terrell County 43, Stewart County 8
Thomson 70, Hephzibah 0
Dawson County 57, Union County 26
West Hall 35, Chestatee 28
First Presbyterian 14, Wilkinson County 10
Windsor Forest at Savannah
Paulding County 35, Woodland-Cartersville 21
Stockbridge 26, Woodland-Stockbridge 10
Worth County 37, Cook 30
Claxton at Savannah Christian
Appling County at Long County
South Effingham at Wayne County
New Hampstead at Statesboro
McIntosh County Academy at Portal