Woodward Academy got five total touchdowns from quarterback Mike Wright, who threw for four scores and rushed for one. Wright hit Ambe Caldwell for two touchdowns, both 6-yard passes in the second quarter, and also found Hunter Sellers for a 33-yard touchdown in the first and Alan Wright for a 5-yard touchdown in the second. Wright rushed for a 3-yard score in the third quarter. Damari Alston scored the first and last touchdowns of the game, a 4-yard rush in the first quarter and a 12-yard run with 6:44 remaining in the fourth. Wright was 15-of-20 passing for 292 yards, Caldwell caught four passes for 123 yards and Alston rushed 14 times for 97 yards.
In Region 8-AAAA, North Oconee scored a 33-14 win over Madison County and Oconee County toppled St. Pius 21-7. The Warriors trailed 7-0 after one quarter but took control the rest of the way to overcome visiting St. Pius X. The Warriors tied it with a scoop-and-score off a blocked punt early in the second quarter, leaving the score at 7-7 heading into halftime. Max Johnson threw a touchdown pass to Liam Lewis early in the third quarter to put Oconee County ahead for good. Johnson scored on a quarterback sneak with 4:16 left in the fourth to complete a game-clinching drive that ate up almost eight minutes off the clock.