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Class AAAAAAA second-round games

Norcross faces Lowndes in second round of GHSA playoffs. (Jason Getz/For the AJC)

Norcross faces Lowndes in second round of GHSA playoffs. (Jason Getz/For the AJC)

Championship games will be at the Georgia Dome on Dec. 9 and Dec. 10.



Grayson 59, Woodstock 21

How the game was won: Host Grayson stormed to a 22-0 lead in the opening quarter and used a 64-yard touchdown run by Jamyest Williams to answer a Woodstock touchdown to make it 29-7. Elijah Barnes hauled in a 49-yard touchdown pass from Chase Brice a minute and a half later to grow the lead to 36-7 and Owen Pappoe returned an interception for a touchdown with 2:29 left in the second quarter to push the lead to 42-7. Grayson took its largest lead of the game (56-7) with 6:50 left in the third quarter with Kurt Taylor’s 37-yard touchdown catch.

Top performers: Grayson quarterback Chase Brice finished with 243 yards passing and four touchdowns.

Westlake 41, South Gwinnett 7

How the game was won: The Westlake Lions led the South Gwinnett Comets 34-7 by the end of the half. The Comets scored their only touchdown in the second quarter, where the Lions outscored them 27-7

Top performers: Westlake’s Tre Person returned a 75 yard kick off return for touchdown in the second quarter. Ravaughn Burch threw two touchdown passes, including one to Adrian Bryant for 23 yards, and one to Jaden Hunter from three yards out.

North Cobb 35, Lambert 7

How the game was won: North Cobb got a road blowout win thanks to its defense picking up three Lambert turnovers and getting two interceptions and six quarterback sacks. Lambert struck first with a touchdown pass, but North Cobb took the ensuing kickoff 92 yards for a touchdown and held the Longhorns scoreless the rest of the way. 

Top performers: CJ Cole rushed for a 38-yard touchdown and carried the ball 16 times for a game-high 151 yards. Drew Tejchman had the kickoff return score, and quarterback Will Lovett, Jai Erwin and Christian Singleton also had short rushing scores. Nick Price sacked Lambert quarterback Richie Kenney for a safety in the fourth quarter.

Colquitt County 66, Brookwood 35

How the game was won: The Broncos couldn’t slow down the Packers as Colquitt County scored on all eight possessions in the first half to set the tone early on.

Top Performers: Jay Saunders threw for 357 yards and five touchdowns while leading Colquitt County with 74 yards rushing. Tory Ponder caught eight passes for 144 yards. Daijun Edwards ran in a 17-yard touchdown.

R6 #1 Mill Creek 56, R4 #2 Cherokee 21
R4 #1 Roswell 29, R6 #2 Peachtree Ridge 12
R1 #2 Lowndes 57, R7 #1 Norcross 21
R3 #1 McEachern 47, R7 #3 Parkview 29

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