Washington 35, Riverwood 21: Justin Taylor ran for 206 yards and a touchdown for visiting Washington (3-1) in its win over Riverwood (1-4). Quarterback Renard Battle ran and passed for a touchdown for the Bulldogs, and wide receiver Zack Witchett had two touchdowns as well. Washington’s DeAngelo Ivery scooped a fumble for a touchdown.
Alpharetta 42, Northview 14: Six different players scored for Alpharetta (4-1) in its win over visiting Northview (1-4). Samuel Rego covered up a Northview punt, blocked by Kwame Larbi, in the end zone to start the scoring, and quarterback Mikal Abdul-Saboor rushed for a touchdown and passed for three; Larbi, Carlos Burse and Nevin Harton were the recipients of those tosses.
Lovejoy 28, Banneker 14: The host Wildcats (4-0) recovered two Banneker (3-2) fumbles for touchdowns within the final five minutes to break open a 14-14 game. Travis Cuistis scored two first-half touchdowns on a five-yard run and a 49-yard reception from quarterback Vic Hardesty to help Lovejoy to a 14-6 halftime lead.
Tri-Cities 41, Mundy’s Mill 6: Xavier Roberson returned the opening kickoff of the game 90 yards for a touchdown, as the visiting Bulldogs (4-1) jumped out to a 21-6 halftime edge. Tri-Cities quarterback Jonte Davis ran for a touchdown and threw for two more. Mundy’s Mill (0-5) had an interception returned 67 yards for a Bulldog score.
Etowah 19, Walton 3: With 8:43 left in the second quarter, quarterback Braden Nolan threw to Jason Holdway to give visiting Etowah a 7-0 lead. The Raiders (2-3) kicked a field goal with 3.6 seconds left to cut into the lead, but two second half touchdowns by Devonte Wheaton sealed the win for Etowah (3-2).
North Gwinnett 45, Meadowcreek 0: C.J. Uzomah accounted for three touchdowns as the visiting Bulldogs (5-0) raced to 31-0 halftime lead. Uzomah was 10-for-10 passing for 90 yards and two touchdowns and also ran for a score. Both of Uzomah’s touchdown passes were to receiver Kitaro Lewis. Meadowcreek (0-5) quarterbacks were sacked nine times.
GAC 31, Blessed Trinity 17: The visiting Spartans (4-1) staked a 24-0 halftime lead on the strength of touchdown runs by Kyle Scales, David McTier and Levondre Nelson. But Blessed Trinity (3-1) narrowed the gap to 24-17 in the second half before Nelson scored on a 43-yard run with 2:00 left in the fourth quarter.
Southwest DeKalb 53, Chamblee 0: The Panthers (3-2) scored on their first play from scrimmage – a trick play in which wide receiver Moses Charles threw a touchdown to D.J. Jackson – and never looked back in a shutout win over Chamblee (1-4). Andrecus Jackson had two touchdown runs and George Kennedy scored on a 50-yard run.
West Forsyth 43, Centennial 7: The visiting Wolverines (4-1) recorded its third victory by 25-plus points thanks in part to three Colton Cloud touchdown runs in the first quarter. Ethan Shirley caught two touchdown passes and Tyler Lott found the end zone on a 17-yard run. Carlson Carty had the lone score for Centennial (2-3) on a 1-yard run.
Collins Hill 49, Duluth 14: The Eagles (2-3) snapped a three-game losing streak in a win over the Wildcats (2-3). Quarterback Taylor Heinicke threw for 311 yards and six touchdowns. Nick England and Zay Howard each scored twice for Collins Hill. Joshua Stanford and Anfornee Stewart accounted for Duluth’s two touchdowns.
Brookwood 59, Central Gwinnett 13: Nick Tompkins scored on touchdown runs of 66 and 65 yards to help the Broncos (4-1) defeat the Black Knights (2-3). Quarterback Ben McLane tossed a touchdown to Andre Sims and Jamaal Cole added three touchdowns on the ground. Central’s Eman Westmoreland threw two touchdown passes in the loss.
Contributors: Alex Ewalt, Tad Arapoglou