Alexander 24, East Paulding 21

By Score Atlanta

Class AAAAA

Alexander 24, East Paulding 21

How the game was won: Alexander held onto a 14-7 halftime lead and the Cougars' defense held against the Raiders as East Paulding moved the ball to the Alexander 25 as time expired.

Top Performers: Daetrich Harrington carried 16 times for 56 yards while Jalen Thornton ran 13 times for 51 yards. …Baylor Whitfield finished 11-of-20 for 216 yards, three touchdowns and one interception. …Justin Hall caught five passes for 129 yards and a score. …EJ Turner caught three balls worth 58 yards and one touchdown. …Leo Aylsworth caught a 9-yard touchdown. …East Paulding finished with 183 yards rushing and three touchdowns. …Dylan Prater threw for 200 yards.