Jonesboro 17, Sandy Creek 15

1:13 am Aug. 29, 2015

How the game was won: Jonesboro outscored host Sandy Creek 14-0 in the fourth quarter for a stunning come-from-behind victory. The Cardinals trailed 13-0 early and 13-3 at halftime before awaking in crunch time.

Top performers: Each of the Cardinals’ two touchdowns came in the form of passes from Zerrick Cooper to Jordan Griffin. After connecting early in the fourth, the pair hooked up again from 23 yards out with 53 seconds


Eagle’s Landing 39, Union Grove 21

12:57 am Aug. 29, 2015

By Score Atlanta

Class AAAA

Eagle’s Landing 39, Union Grove 21

How the game was won: Eagle Landing running backs Antonio Gibson and Justin Robertson each rushed for a second quarter touchdown to extend their lead to 25-6 heading into halftime. That lead was never relinquished.

Top performers: Gibson rushed for a game-high 125 yards on eight carries and added three touchdowns. …Robertson finished with 92 yards on 14 carries and the one touchdown.


Locust Grove 37, Ola 20

12:50 am Aug. 29, 2015

By Score Atlanta

Class AAAA

Locust Grove 37, Ola 20

How the game was won: Caleb Huntley broke a 14-14 tie in the third quarter with touchdown runs of 65 and 10 yards to seal the victory for Locust Grove.

Top performers: Huntley finished with 160 yards on 11 carries. …Locust Grove quarterback Cameron Maddox went 8-of-14 with 148 passing yards with a touchdown and an interception. He also rushed 13 times for 49


Lithonia 54, Clarkston 6

12:45 am Aug. 29, 2015

By Score Atlanta

Class AAAA

Lithonia 54, Clarkston 6

How the game was won: Ty’Heem Freeman opened the game with a 95-yard kick return for a touchdown to give Lithonia a 7-0 lead. Later in the quarter, Malachi Jenkins returned a 31-yard interception for a touchdown. Those scores accounted for 14 of the 41 points Lithonia racked up in the first quarter.

Top performers: Lithonia quarterback Robert Hatchet III completed six passes for 161


Woodward Academy 34, Decatur 7

11:51 pm Aug. 28, 2015

By Score Atlanta

Class AAAA

Woodward Academy 34, Decatur 7

How the game was won: Kobe Sandel scored on a 1-yard run with 4:33 left in the first quarter to give Woodward Academy the 7-0 lead. Two minutes later, Jeffery Hubbard intercepted a Decatur pass and returned it for a 26-yard touchdown to give Woodward the 14-0 lead.

Top performers: Woodward Academy’s Ryan Glover completed 14 passes for 154 yards and two touchdowns. … Woodward

Kell 35, Carrollton 0

1:04 pm Aug. 22, 2015

By S. Thomas Coleman
For the AJC

Kennesaw State won’t play the school’s first game until Sept. 3, but the Owls could possibly already have their first recruiting issue.

One of the jewels of their 2016 commits,