Sat., October 22, 2011 2:08pm (EDT)

Friday Night Frenzy - Recaps of Metro Games
By Score Atlanta
Updated: 2 years ago

ATLANTA  —  
Photo courtesy of Norcross High School
Photo courtesy of Norcross High School
In an important Region 2-AAAAA clash Brandon Addison preserved the victory for undefeated Stephenson on the game’s final play, as the Jaguars defeated East Coweta 24-17. With East Coweta inside the Stephenson 10-yard line, Addison sacked the Indians' quarterback.

T.J. Moon scored the first touchdown of the night for Stephenson on a 17-yard run. Mike Davis added rushing scores of 47 yards and five yards in the second half. Stephenson is now 4-0 in the region while East Coweta fell to 3-1.

Class AAAAA


Centennial 19, North Forsyth 13: Centennial senior kicker Connor Davis booted field goals of 48 and 39 yards to lead the Knights to their third straight Region 6-AAAAA win. Senior running back Zietrick Smith also scored on a 51-yard screen pass. Two of North Forsyth's scores were set up by blocked punts.

Collins Hill 34, Mountain View 10: Brett Sheehan completed 18-of-25 passes for 249 yards and connected with Nick England and Tevin Holliday for touchdowns to lead host Collins Hill. Jordan Parker added 104 rushing yards and two scores for the Eagles.


Dacula 38, Archer 15: Rocky Capobianco rushed 20 times for 166 yards and two touchdowns, helping the host Falcons control the game from start to finish. Marcus Cox hauled in one of Brandon Goodson’s two scoring passes and Cox also returned a punt 58 yards for a touchdown.


Etowah 45, Woodstock 0: Eagles wide receiver Damola Awe-Olaye caught two touchdowns passes from sophomore quarterback John Oliver. Nick Rowell picked off Woodstock quarterback Jonathan Weiner and ran it in for a score.

Grayson 40, South Gwinnett 0: Wayne Gallman and Jordan Germany each scored two rushing touchdowns as the Rams improved to 8-0. Defensive end Robert Nkemdiche picked up a South Gwinnett fumble and went 20 yards for a Grayson touchdown.


Hillgrove 41, Pebblebrook 25: The host Hawks led 20-3 at halftime and overcame seven turnovers to hold on. Hillgrove running back Kenyan Drake rushed 21 times for 217 yards and three touchdowns. JoJo Marshall added a 95-yard kickoff return for a score for the Hawks.


Langston Hughes 20, Luella 13: Quarterback Jared Hendricks ran for two touchdowns and threw a seven-yard touchdown pass to Jalen McGlotten for the victorious visiting Panthers. The Lions scored on touchdown catches by Terry Pettis and Bingo Morton.


McEachern 56, North Cobb 17: Trent Thompson threw three touchdown passes to Tray Fletcher and one to Amba Etta-Tawo for host McEachern. Fletcher also returned a kickoff 99 yards for a touchdown, and Chris Okeh took a kick back 70 yards for the Indians.


M.L. King 41, Newnan 17: Jonquel Dawson threw for all six of the Lions’ touchdowns in their road over Newton. M.L. King capitalized on four Cougar turnovers, two interceptions and two fumbles each. M.L. King improved to 8-0, 5-0.


Norcross 48, Meadowcreek 21: The visiting Blue Devils took a 28-0 halftime lead to put the game away early. Mustangs quarterback Ridwan Issahaku threw two touchdowns to Rayquan Sams and Chandler McCoy and also ran for 1-yard touchdown.

North Gwinnett 29, Mill Creek 7: Wide receiver Chad Scott caught six passes for 59 yards and two touchdowns for the host Bulldogs, while running back Joe Jones carried 19 times for 119 yards and a touchdown. Kicker Alejandro Arroye connected on all three field goal attempts.


Peachtree Ridge 47, Duluth 14: The host Lions used a collective effort to move to 5-0 in the Region 7-AAAAA. The team rushed 39 times for 182 yards and four touchdowns. The Lions went 12-of-16 through the air for 125 yards and a score. Turner Rouleau added a 46-yard field goal.


Shiloh 55, Berkmar 28: Devante James, Clayton Smith and Brandon Wise all scored two touchdowns apiece to lead the way for visiting Shiloh. A strong defensive performance by the Generals featured three interceptions for Marnez Ogletree and fumble return for a touchdown by Phillip Trocheck.


West Forsyth 21, Milton 6: Junior running back Jack Wieczorek caught two touchdown passes and ran for another for the visiting Wolverines. Eagles quarterback Colin McElroy hit Kyle Lestrange on a 4-yard first-quarter touchdown for the lone Milton score.

Class AAAA


Alcovy 34, Woodland-Henry 8: Alcovy shutdown the visiting Wolfpack behind the play of Devon Edwards, who rushed for 104 yards and a touchdown and picked off a pass on defense for a 37-yard return to the one-yard line. The Tigers held Woodland-Henry scoreless until the last minute of the game.

Chapel Hill 45, Lithia Springs 10: The Panthers put the hammer on visiting Lithia Springs early and often in this lopsided affair. Many players contributed to Chapel Hill’s scoring frenzy with Cortez Walker scoring two rushing scores and Brett Roberts throwing a 30-yard touchdown pass.

Chattahoochee 56, Cass 0: The host Cougars steamrolled Cass by building a 49-0 half-time lead. Quarterback Travis Marshall passed for 141 yards and a touchdown and ran for another 60 yards and two touchdowns. Marcus Sayles picked off his sixth pass of the season and returned it for a touchdown.

Dunwoody 42, Carver-Atlanta 32: Dunwoody churned out 486 yards of total offense—all on the ground—as it battled back from a double-digit deficit. The host Wildcats got 294 yards and five touchdowns from quarterback Justin King while Temyrick Mosley tacked on one score.


Fayette Co. 35, McIntosh 7: Alabama Brown scored three times and Trevus Edwards had an 83-yard touchdown run en route to a big victory for the host Tigers. Reid Deloach had the loan score for the Chiefs on a 47-yard scamper.


Flowery Branch 49, Loganville 21: Falcons quarterback Kanler Coker accounted for all seven touchdowns to defeat visiting Loganville, throwing three scoring passes to C.J. Curry and rushing for four touchdowns to help Flowery Branch improve to 8-0. Coker finished 15-of-22 passing for 221 yards.


Heritage-Conyers 45, Habersham Central 42: Harrison Kulp converted a 26-yard field goal with six seconds left to give visiting Heritage the victory. Quami Stanley rushed for two scores and had a receiving touchdown. Dominic Craft, Dominique Packer and Chase Alford also scored for the Patriots.


John’s Creek 38, South Forsyth 11: The visiting Gladiators recorded 302 yards of total offense, led by quarterback Skye Overton’s 138 yards passing. Overton scored on a 48-yard touchdown run. Chase Solomon added two touchdown runs for John’s Creek.


Kell 52, North Paulding 20: Brandon Langley returned the opening kickoff 75 yards for a touchdown in the Longhorns romp over host North Paulding. A 29-yard Chris Gaines touchdown run put Kell up 14-0 less than two minutes into the contest.


Lambert 24, Sequoyah 21: Lambert led 10-7 at halftime and pulled out a road win after Daniel Myers scored on a 10-yard run in the fourth quarter. David Broadus finished 5-of-12 for 88 yards and a 40-yard touchdown pass. Tyler Cobalt added a 34-yard field goal in the first quarter.


Lovejoy 34, Forest Park 0: Travis Custis ran for touchdowns of 16 and 11 yards, and Jaime Nuñez was 2-for-2 on field goals of 35 and 42 yards for visiting Lovejoy, which improved to 8-0. Demarcus Gates had a 15-yard fumble return for a touchdown.

Marist 42, Lithonia 12: The visiting War Eagles scored on their first offensive play of the game when Myles Willis hit Gray King on a 99-yard touchdown pass. Marist would score all of its points in the first half while taking a 42-0 lead.


South Paulding 28, Paulding Co. 14: The visiting Spartans led 14-6 at halftime and pulled away from the Patriots in the second half. Chandler Birks scored twice, with a 75-yard touchdown and fullback Josh Anderson added two rushing touchdowns and 160 yards in the win.


Union Grove 28, Ola 21: The visiting Wolverines were tied at 21 at halftime with the Mustangs. Jonathan Selfe carried 14 times for 184 yards with two touchdowns and punched in the winning score with about three minutes left. Derrick Crane rushed for 134 yards and two touchdowns.


Villa Rica 35, Alexander 28: Villa Rica came out on top after a wild fourth quarter that featured a combined four touchdowns. B.J. McCoy rushed for 150 yards and two scores while quarterback Marcus Allen added 120 yards and one touchdown through the air for the host Wildcats.

Class AAA


Allatoona 42, Pickens 7: The visiting Buccaneers raided the Dragons as quarterback Jeremy Uzee finished 5-of-10 for 85 yards and two touchdowns. T.J. Herron scored twice, one rushing and one receiving. D.J. Ezelle and Robert Johns each added scores.


Carrollton 56, Columbus 14: The host Trojans raced to a 56-0 half-time lead. Carrollton rushed for 240 yards while holding Columbus to just 24 yards on the ground. The Trojans ran only 27 plays to the Blue Devils’ 42, but scored on a punt return and an interception return.


Henry County 45, Eagles Landing 22: Chris Moody threw for 131 yards, and also ran for 136 yards and two scores. The visiting Warhawks got two scores on the ground from Sedrick Palmer and one from Derrick Powell.


Sandy Creek 48, Spalding 0: JaQuay Williams returned a kickoff 90 yards for a touchdown and also scored on a 17-yard pass from Cole Garvin to lead visiting Sandy Creek. The visiting Fighting Patriots added five touchdown runs, including two from Mike Hilton.

Woodward Academy 20, Towers 6: The ground attack fueled the visiting War Eagles’ momentum in a crucial Region 5-AAA win. All three touchdown plays for Woodward Academy came on the ground with two coming from Quincy Wolff; Wolff also finished the day with 153 rushing yards.

Class AA


Blessed Trinity 38, Therrell 0: The visiting Titans led 21-0 at the half. Sam Roberts rushed for two touchdowns and Spencer McManus threw for two scores. The Titans held Therrell to 108 total yards, including just 39 on the ground.

Lovett 32, South Atlanta 0: The host Lions scored 19 points in the second quarter and 13 in the third quarter. Willie Candler had two touchdown passes and a touchdown run for Lovett, which ran for 254 yards. South Atlanta was held to just 93 yards of offense.

Westminster 37, Jackson-Atlanta 14: Westminster jumped out to 30-0 third-quarter lead behind a 20-yard touchdown pass from Danny Catan to Blake Ashley. The host Wildcats also got touchdown runs from Shelton Collier and Nigel Walker.

Class A


Fellowship Christian 30, Southwest Atlanta Christian 18: Quarterback Blais Furse scored three rushing touchdowns and passed for 89 yards for the host Paladins. Junior Tyler Hart and senior James Wilson combined for 143 yards rushing on 24 carries. The Warriors gave Fellowship a safety due to a holding call in the end zone.

King’s Ridge Christian 20, Mt. Pisgah 14 (OT): The host Tigers scored on a 1-yard sneak by quarterback Bailey Miller to win the game in overtime. Before the touchdown, King’s Ridge stopped the Patriots on fourth-and-three. Miller was 12-for-20 for 225 yards and a score.

Mt. Paran Christian 25, Walker 22: Eagles quarterback Ian Berryman tossed a 60-yard game winning touchdown pass with less than a minute remaining to give Mt. Paran the win. Evan Kasian had 212 yards rushing on 34 carries and one touchdown for the visiting Wolverines.

Wesleyan 42, Pinecrest Academy 14: The Wolves broke open a 14-7 half-time game with 21 straight points in the third quarter. Quarterback Will Anderson completed 14-of-20 passes for 346 yards and three touchdowns for Wesleyan, while Rodney Morris had 120 yards receiving with two scores.

Whitefield Academy 27, Strong Rock 10: The visiting Wolf Pack held Strong Rock to 187 total yards on offense. Khalen Pinkett rushed for 50 yards and two scores and Richard Sherrell added 117 yards and another rushing touchdown in Whitefield’s victory.


Contributors: Josh Bagriansky, Stephen Black, Sean Conway, Joe Deighton, Ricky Dimon, Alex Ewalt, Scott St. Lifer, Thomas Watson