Allatoona 42, Paulding County 7

Credit: Chip Saye

Credit: Chip Saye

By Score Atlanta

Class AAAAA

Allatoona 42, Paulding County 7

How the game was won: Allatoona scored 28 points in the second half to put host Paulding County away. Allatoona racked up 435 rushing yards.

Top performers: Russell Halimon rushed 23 times for 208 yards and a 31-yard touchdown. … Brandon Rainey had 208 total yards—104 yards both passing and rushing—with a 31-yard touchdown run and touchdown passes of 34 yards to Michael Pynes and 19 yards to Brian Mitchell. … Charles Anderson and Jalen Parrish each scored rushing touchdowns and Brandon Archibald rushed seven times for 77 yards for Allatoona. Parrish also had two receptions for 25 yards.