Sat., November 19, 2011 12:14am (EST)

Friday Night Football Roundup
By Stephen Black
Updated: 3 years ago

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Photo by Walter Pinion
Photo by Walter Pinion
West Forsyth upended Hillgrove 40-28 after scoring 26 unanswered points in the third quarter. Hillgrove star running back Kenyan Drake was held to 19 carries for 39 yards and a touchdown. Drake also had five receptions for 44 yards and two scores as well as a kickoff return for a touchdown.

Visiting West Forsyth was led by Blake Roberts’ 111 yards rushing and Jake Wieczorek’s 106 yards on the ground. Wolverines quarterback A.J. Erdeley went nine-of-15 for 132 yards through the air.

Hillgrove threw two interceptions and had a punt blocked in the third, each leading to West Forsyth scores.

Class AAAAA


Camden County 48, Marietta 7: Camden County scored early and often to cruise to victory over visiting Marietta. Brice Ramsey and J.J. Green on a 58-yard touchdown pass, and each also scored on running plays.

Dacula 32, Newnan 21: The Falcons jumped to 24-7 third-quarter lead, thanks mostly to rushing and receiving touchdowns by running back Marcus Cox. Rocky Capobianco also scored for Dacula on a 6-yard run.

Walton 42, South Cobb 7: Tyren Jones scored four first-half touchdowns and five total in the host Raiders’ romp. Walton led 42-0 after three quarters prompting a running clock for the final period. Justice Bailey scored for the Raiders on a 2-yard run.

Class AAAA


Flowery Branch 31, Thomas County Central 21: The visiting Yellow Jackets led 14-10 at halftime. The Falcons took the lead 23-21 on Kanler Coker’s 10-yard touchdown run and a two-point conversion in the third. Coker again scored on a 10-yard run with 3:43 remaining.

Lovejoy 15, Kell 10: With a slim lead in the fourth quarter, Kell fumbled a screen pass and which the Wildcats returned for a score. A two-point conversion failed by Lovejoy, but the Wildcats still led 15-10. Later, Kell missed a field goal but still had a chance to take the lead when Nathaniel Norwood and Chris Ellis combined for a sack and Marcus Gates recovered the fumble.

Tri-Cities 35, Pope 0: The visiting Bulldogs opened the scoring on Xavier Robinson’s 80-yard touchdown run. Quarterback Oscar Ross threw a touchdown pass and scored on a run. The Bulldogs defense forced two fumbles and two interceptions.

Warner Robins 20, Chattahoochee 6: The visiting Demons led 20-0 at the end of three quarters. Dede Wright opened the scoring on a 66-yard run. Later in the first half, quarterback Ty Odom connected with Brian Sutton on a 43-yard scoring pass. Sutton also had a four-yard run in the third quarter.

Class AAA


Allatoona 14, Mary Persons 7: The visiting Bulldogs led 7-0 at halftime before the Mustangs’ Miles Jones scored on a 12-yard run late in the third quarter to tie the game. Jones scored again from 13-yards out with less than two minutes remaining. An interception then sealed the win for Allatoona.

Carrollton 35, Stockbridge 10: The host Yellow Jackets rushed for 338 yards. Telvin Brown had 13 carries for 131 yards and two touchdowns while D.J. Johnson had 15 carries for 104 yards and a score. Carrollton led 21-3 at the half.

Sandy Creek 42, Troup 14: Mike Hilton scored two first-half touchdowns to help lead the host Patriots to a 28-7 lead at the break. Hilton had three total scoring runs for the game while C.J. Washington, Demarre Kitt and JaQuay Williams also scored for Sandy Creek.

St. Pius X 31, Henry County 6: The Golden Lions led 24-0 at halftime and rolled to victory over the Warhawks. Ryan Braswell finished with 23 carries, 153 yards and three touchdowns. Trey White carried 10 times for 83 yards and a 55-yard touchdown. Aaron Avant added two interceptions.

Class AA


Buford 31, Jefferson County 0: Dontravious Wilson and Nathan Staub combined to score four touchdowns and gain 218 yards on just 11 carries in host Buford’s shut out. The Wolves’ defense limited Jefferson County to 56 total yards in the first half and 63 total yards through three quarters.

Dublin 45, Westminster 21: The host Fighting Irish rushed for 430 yards. Maurice Martin had 131 yard and Cedric O’Neal had 246 yards for Dublin. Westminster running back Nigel Walker finished the game with 14 carries for 106 yards.

Lamar County 28, Blessed Trinity 14: The Trojans drove 92 yards for a score just before halftime to tie the game at 14. Lawrence Austin finished with 162 yards and two touchdowns, while his twin brother Lance finished with a rushing touchdown and a 71-yard kickoff return for a score.

Class A


ELCA 54, Greenville 0: Running back John Tatum scored rushing five touchdowns, which was all the offense the host Chargers would need. His backfield mate, Keyante Green, added two more scoring runs.

Landmark Christian 21, Calvary Day 7: The visiting War Eagles were led by Jeremiah Kirkland’s 104 yards rushing and benefited from scores by Donald Payne, Garrison Adams and Cantrell Frazier. Landmark Christian led 14-0 at the half. Payne also led the War Eagles with 11 tackles.


Contributors: Sean Conway, Jack Morbitzer, Thomas Watson