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*Clinch County freshman QB Trezman Marshall rushed for 200 yards and one touchdown on 23 carries and was 3-of-6 passing for 58 yards and a touchdown in a 33-20 victory over then-No. 8 Brooks County of Class AA.
*Jefferson sophomore RB/CB Colby Wood rushed for 239 yards and four touchdowns on 32 carries and caught two passes for 62 yards and a touchdown in a 32-17 victory over Winder-Barrow. On defense, Wood intercepted a pass, recovered a fumble and had five tackles.
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*Jonesboro WR Jordan Griffin
had nine catches for 166 yards and two touchdowns - including the game-winner from 23 yards in the final minute - in a 17-15 victory over Class AAAA fourth-ranked Sandy Creek.
*Pierce County QB Stetson Bennett was 26-of-31 passing for 296 yards and two touchdowns in a 40-35 victory over Southeast Bulloch. He drove his team 70 yards in the final two minutes and scored the winning touchdown.
*Ringgold QB Devin Lancaster was 22-of-32 passing for 396 yards and three touchdowns in a 36-34 victory over Heritage (Ringgold).
Best of the rest
*Alpharetta LB Jordan Johnson had 7.5 tackles - 3.5 for losses - and broke up two passes in a 24-21 victory over Milton.
*Bainbridge LB Kerenski Williams had eight tackles, three for losses, and returned an interception for a touchdown in a 42-13 victory over Early County.
*Blessed Trinity FB/LB Garrett Dupuis rushed for 131 yards on 10 carries and scored on a 69-yard run with 4:09 left to clinch a 17-6 victory over St. Pius. Dupuis also made two tackles and played every snap on defense.
*Brantley County QB Mikel Collins rushed for 147 yards and passed for 185 in a 21-20 loss to Dodge County.
*Calhoun OL Jack DeFoor graded 91 percent - only six ''minuses'' on 68 plays - in a 28-7 victory over Dalton. Running often behind DeFoor, RB Olico Dennis rushed for 158 yards and a touchdown on 18 carries.
*Carver (Atlanta) WR Quentavius Monday had four catches for 170 yards and touchdowns of 67, 62 and 31 yards in a 48-6 victory over Washington.
*Cedar Grove RB LaBron Morris
rushed for 164 yards and two touchdowns in a 34-26 loss to Hallandale (Fla.).
*Central Gwinnett DB Nigel Adams intercepted three passes and made 12 tackles in a 35-29 victory over Collins Hill.
*Cherokee LB Jack Carroll had 14 solo tackles and four assists in a 33-24 victory over North Forsyth.
*Colquitt County QB Chase Parrish
was 11-of-12 passing for 200 yards and three touchdowns in a 42-8 victory over Plant of Tampa, the No. 4 team in Florida's Class 7A. Parrish also rushed for 53 yards and a score.
*Drew RB Quarderman Sloan rushed for 199 yards and three touchdowns on just nine carries in a 46-21 victory over Fayette County.
*East Coweta RB Devonte Brown rushed for 242 yards and four touchdowns in a 35-28 victory over Arabia Mountain.
*Eastside WR Josh Sims had three TD receptions among his six catches for 77 yards in a 41-0 victory over Alcovy.
*Fitzgerald FB J.D. King rushed for 217 yards and two touchdowns on 28 carries in a 29-7 victory over Heard County.
*Gainesville P Chandler Staton had eight punts for a 44.0 average - all for fair catches - in a 34-0 loss to Grayson.
*Gilmer RB Russell Cochran rushed for 200 yards and two touchdowns on 29 carries in a 29-26 victory over Fannin County.
*Houston County QB Jake Fromm was 18-of-27 passing for 362 yards and three touchdowns in a 41-13 victory over Veterans.
*Jackson (Atlanta) LB Tavorus Noland had 10 tackles, five for losses, four sacks and rushed for 104 yards on seven carries in 21-9 victory over Therrell.
*Jones County QB Bradley Hunnicutt was 15-of-23 passing for 303 yards and four touchdowns in a 30-13 victory over Morgan County.
*Jonesboro QB Zerrick Cooper was 17-of-34 passing for 265 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for 49 yards in a 17-15 victory over Sandy Creek.
*Lamar County QB/DB L.J. Smith rushed for 104 yards on six carries, threw a TD pass and made six tackles on defense in a 30-8 victory over Pike County.
*Landmark Christian RB Lofton Tidwell rushed for 255 yards and a touchdown on 17 carries in a 45-20 victory over Lithia Springs.
*Locust Grove RB Caleb Huntley rushed for 168 yards and two touchdowns on 11 carries and caught a 39-yard pass in a 37-20 victory over Ola.
*Loganville OL Brady Boling graded out 90 percent and led the way to 298 rushing yards (149 by RB Darryl Giles) in a 27-6 victory over Monroe Area.
*Liberty County S/WR Richard LeCounte had nine tackles and three receptions for 104 yards and one touchdown in three quarters of a 34-6 victory over Bradwell Institute.
*Lithonia WR Ty Patterson caught three passes, all for touchdowns and 125 yards total, in a 54-6 victory over Clarkston.
*Luella DE Terry Thomas
had seven tackles, a sack and a forced fumble in a 36-7 victory over McIntosh. He broke Steve Osondu's school career record of 234 tackles.
*Macon Conty RB Akeevious McLendon rushed for 200 yards and two touchdowns on 13 carries in a 48-33 victory over Americus-Sumter.
*Mays backup LB Joshua Smith had 13 tackles, three for losses, in a 58-0 victory over Glenn Hills.
*Norcross LB Monty Montgomery had 20 tackles, three for losses, forced two fumbles and returned one for a touchdown in a 17-13 victory over Brookwood.
*Parkview QB Jack Chambers was 17-of-32 passing for 213 yards and a touchdown and rushed for 142 yards and three touchdowns in a 33-27 victory over Mountain View.
*Pickens DL Andrew Ortiz had five tackles for losses in a 13-6 victory over White County.
*Rabun County QB Bailey Fisher was 16-of-23 passing for 236 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for 103 yards and one touchdown on 15 carries in a 42-14 victory over Habersham Central.
*Salem OL Nic West and OL Davon Bigsby each graded out 88 percent or better and had 17 pancake blocks between them in a 29-6 victory over Rockdale County.
*Shiloh WR Stefan Sims had five catches for 142 yards and one touchdown in a 27-19 loss to Hillgrove.
*Social Circle WR Dieon Head had five catches for 149 yards and three touchdowns in a 31-23 victory over Strong Rock Christian that broke the state's longest losing streak at 36 games.
*South Effingham RB Patrick Brown rushed for 257 yards and three touchdowns in a 45-12 victory over Jenkins.
*Strong Rock Christian freshman QB Demetrius Knight rushed for 153 yards and a touchdown on 25 carries and passed for 140 yards in 31-21 loss to Social Circle.
*Tattnall County RB Darius Mincey rushed for 142 yards and two touchdowns in a 21-14 victory over Long County.
*Taylor County sophomore QB Gunnar Watson was 22-of-36 passing for 372 yards and four touchdowns and two conversions in a 35-34 loss to East Laurens in the rain.
*Trion RB/WR Jarrett Pierce had 82 yards rushing and 77 receiving with two touchdowns on only five touches in a 40-6 victory over Armuchee.
*Washington County QB Houston Channell
, the successor to 2014 all-class player of the year A.J. Gray, rushed for 223 yards and four touchdowns in a 49-42 loss to Thomson.
Lines of distinction
*Commerce's offensive line of T Carson Hall, G Ricki Orozco, C Jared Pate, G Garrett Ash, T Cody Weaver and TE Matthew Flint helped the Tigers rush for 447 yards and six touchdowns on 41 attempts in a 55-13 victory over Banks County. FB Will Thomas had 174 of those yards on just nine carries.
*East Laurens' offensive line of TE Bryce Robinson, LT Peyton Brinson, RG Cavin Rotramel, C C.J Tyson, LG Andrew Morris, RT Jenardis Mountain, and TE Zyshonne Holliman helped the Falcons rush for 315 yards in a 35-34 win over Taylor County. Michael Plummer and Kevin Lovett both rushed for 100 yards.
*Mount Zion (Jonesboro) rushed for 332 yards behind the line ofLT Tyree Leonard, LG Josh Webb, C Anthony Gilmore, RG Cameron Smith, RT Jared Preston and TE Jamal Michael in a 27-8 victory over Morrow.
*Northside (Columbus) rushed for 327 yards behind the offensive line of LT Edward Richard, LG Denarius Butler, C/G Mitevious Lusk, C Mike Byrd, RG Bailey Banks and RT Noah Daniel in a 35-0 victory over Kendrick. RB Kalan Watts rushed for 218 of those yards.
*Pinecrest Academy's offensive line of RT Peter Nelson, RG Stone Brown, C Brian Flanagan, LG Garrison Winter and LT Alan Yadav blocked for 312 rushing yards on 49 attempts in a 42-15 victory over North Springs.
*Riverdale's offensive line of LT Brian Williams, LG Chiedoze Iyizoba, C Robert Lipman, RG Tariq Walker and RT Prince Sims opened holes in a 289-yard rushing output in a 25-22 victory over North Clayton. Riverdale averaged 8.7 yards per carry and scored four rushing touchdowns.
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Offensive Line Of The Week
Presented By Popeyes Bahamas Bowl
The Popeyes Bahamas Bowl offensive line of the week is Thomson's group of LT Ford Watley, LG Tavarius Jones, C Mules Davis, RG K.T. Woods, RTPhillip Williams, TE Will Robert and H-back Walker Tharpe. They led the way to 439 yards rushing on 50 attempts in a 49-42 victory over Washington County. Benefiting most from their good work was RB Billy Mance, who rushed for 217 yards and three touchdowns on 22 carries. Thomson is 2-0 for the first time since 2012.