Class 2A: Heard County 27, Rockmart 6
Aaron Beasley and Alijah Huzzie each scored two touchdowns and Heard County overpowered Rockmart 27-8 to win the Class AA championship at the Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
It is the first football championship won by Heard County (13-2) and avenged a 33-6 regular-season loss to Rockmart.
Beasley got the only touchdown of the first half on a 2-yard run and added the team's final touchdown on a 1-yard run in the fourth quarter. Beasley rushed 31 times for 147 yards.
Huzzie scored on a pair of 1-yard runs. Huzzie carried 10 times for 33 yards and completed 2 of 6 passes for 13 yards. He was sacked twice and threw an interception.
Rockmart (14-1) scored its only touchdown late in the final quarter on a 21-yard pass from Dylan Beasley to Juke Boozer. Beasley completed 9 of 20 passes for 114 yards and had two interceptions. Boozer caught five passes for 100 yards. Rockmart could never effectively run the ball, rushing for 85 yards on 36 carries, a 2.4-yard average.
Heard County was led defensively by Jai Wright, who totalled nine tackles and shared a sack with Kezman Kelly. The Braves had eight tackles for loss. Lequincy Shepard had two interceptions and broke up three passes.
Rockmart's deefe got nine tackles from Kieron Roberts and a pass interception from Paine Culver.