Dalton 21, Allatoona 17: Matt Cobb ran for a touchdown late in the fourth quarter to put Dalton (3-1) past visiting Allatoona (3-1) despite two rushing scores from Miles Jones. Dalton’s Robert Hardaway ran a blocked punt back for a score before the half to give the Catamounts a 14-10 lead. Tre Beck scored Dalton’s first touchdown of the night on a short run after his 70-yard gain put the ball on the Allatoona 5.
Kell 20, East Paulding 13: Host Kell (4-0) scored the game-winning touchdown with 35 seconds remaining when Brian Randolph ran for a 34-yard touchdown. East Paulding’s Kamanti Thomas scored on a 2-yard run with 1:09 left in the second quarter but the Raiders (3-1) missed the PAT. In the third, Sean Ashley ran in a 2-yard touchdown to give the Raiders a 13-6 lead. But Kell would tie the game when quarterback Austin Petrik hit Chris Gaines for an 11-yard touchdown on fourth-and-one.
Pebblebrook 13, Harrison 3: Strong defense helped the Falcons (2-2) hold on at home. Harrison (1-3) had the ball inside the Pebblebrook 10-yard line on consecutive possessions midway through the fourth but they would miss a field goal and turn the ball over on downs. C.J. Goodman threw two touchdown passes, including a 50-yard strike to Dontavious Heard to complete the scoring in the second quarter.
McEachern 54, Campbell 15: Dondre Pernell put the Indians (3-1) on the board quickly with a 7-yard run, while Mitch Long and C.J. Cody both picked off Caleb Edmonds helping the hosts to a 19-0 first quarter lead over Campbell (1-3). Trey Fletcher caught a touchdown pass and returned a kickoff 85 yards for a touchdown to open the second half.
South Cobb 20, Hillgrove 19: A touchdown run on a broken play from Johntavious Mullins won it for the host Eagles (3-1). The Hawks (3-1) had a chance to win, but missed a 30-yard field goal with six seconds to play. DeMarcus Adkins had 131 yards on the ground, while Nick Jones caught 10 balls for 98 yards. Hillgrove quarterback Gage Henry missed the game due to injury.
Centennial 32, Wheeler 0: Centennial led only 5-0 at half on a safety and 26-yard field goal by sophomore Dylan Lu, but the Knights (2-2) put up four touchdowns on visiting Wheeler (1-3) in the second half, all on 1-yard runs. Two came from senior fullback Carlson Carty, another by defensive tackle-turned-fullback Jessie Burdick and the last score by junior wingback Zietrick Smith.
Alpharetta 51, Marietta 10: Quarterback Mikal Abdul-Saboor passed for two touchdowns and added two more on the ground as the host Raiders (3-1) took care of Marietta (1-3). Kwame Larbi and Carlos Burse each had touchdown receptions and Larbi also scored twice on the ground. Abdul-Saboor finished with 248 yards of total offense.
Roswell 24, Walton 13: Damarcus Ingram returned an interception 86 yards for a touchdown in the fourth quarter to put the host Hornets (1-3) up 24-7. Quarterback Bradley Kilborn threw a 12-yard touchdown pass with 2:44 left for the Raiders (2-2) but it would not be enough. Martez Sumler ran for a touchdown in the first quarter while quarterback J.P. Douglas threw a touchdown pass to Johnny Peace in the second for the Hornets.
Norcross 35, Duluth 0: Norcross forced four turnovers and limited host Duluth (1-3) to 143 yards of offense in the shutout victory. Running back Seth Hinsley led the Blue Devils (4-0) with nine carries for 169 yards and two touchdowns. Quarterback Matt Poole completed five of six passes for 81 yards and threw scoring strikes to Bradley Coleman and Jason Croom.
North Gwinnett 33, Collins Hill 20: Quarterback Scott Hosch threw two touchdown passes to wide receiver C.J. Uzomah while Joseph Jones ran for touchdowns of four and seven to help host North Gwinnett (4-0) over its cross-town rival. Collins Hill quarterback Taylor Heinicke was 19 of 35 for 330 yards with touchdown passes of 50 and 21 yards. Hosch was 13 of 14 for 232 yards passing.
Wesleyan 24, Holy Innocents’ 10: Quarterback Andrew Frerking of Wesleyan (4-0) completed 16 of 26 passes for 228 yards. Frerking threw three touchdown passes to wide receiver Malachi Jones. Also for the Wolves, Kyle Karempelis rushed 14 times for 76 yards. Holy Innocents’ (2-2), the visitor, lost two fumbles which led to seven Wesleyan points.
Westminster 24, GAC 13: Quarterback William Linginfelter threw a touchdown pass to Kamal Brown on the second play of scrimmage as visiting Westminster (2-2) surged to a 24-0 lead over GAC (3-1) heading into the fourth quarter. Linginfelter also found Dallis Joiner on scoring strike, Jeremy Godsell booted four field goals, and Brown also had an interception for the Wildcats.
Parkview 47, Shiloh 7: Visiting Parkview (1-2) got two rushing touchdowns from Marquis Webb, a rushing score from Anthony Covington, and a passing strike from quarterback Jack Esmonde to Ike Onike in a rout of the Generals (0-4). Parkview’s Joe Anderson blocked a punt in the end zone in the first quarter and recovered for the touchdown to start the scoring for the Panthers.
Contributors: Alex Ewalt, Ricky Dimon, Josh Bagriansky