Class AAAA roundup

Compiled by Score Atlanta

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Buford 56, North Hall 0: Luke Humphrey threw touchdowns to Isaac Nauta and Brandon Mangram for host Buford, which led 42-0 at halftime. Evan Cooper had a 51-yard touchdown run in the first quarter and led the Wolves with 74 yards rushing, and Martin Mangram, Josh Thomas, Mic Roof and Christian Turner added rushing scores. Xavier Gantt recovered a blocked punt in the end zone for Buford, which held North Hall to four first downs and 95 total yards.

Lithonia 29, Chamblee 14: Host Chamblee fell to an Oral Varcciann-led Lithonia team. Lithonia struck first after a Chamblee fumble. Varcciann scored with 10:47 left in the first quarter, then had a 17-yard touchdown run to make the score 13-0. Robert Hatchett hit Micah Stewart for scores of three and 24 yards to go ahead 26-0 in the third. Brent Burgess tossed a 34-yard score to Davin Wallace in the third for Chamblee and later found Xzavier Shugars for 23 yards with 6:07 left for the final score of the game.

Mary Persons 47, Howard 7: Dee High scored three touchdowns on runs of 15, 1 and 1 yards to lead Mary Persons past Howard. Two of High's touchdowns came in the second quarter, when Mary Persons put the game out of reach. The Bulldogs led 33-0 at half after adding another second-quarter touchdown on Trea Weaver's 55-yard interception return. Malik Bledsoe had two touchdown pass receptions in the first quarter from quarterback Jake Johnston, the first covering 6 yards, the second covering 28. High's third touchdown opened the third quarter and put the Bulldogs ahead 40-0.

Thomson 53, Clarkston 7: Thomson started the first half with a 46-yard touchdown run by Dondrelle Howard and eventually built a 46-0 lead. The Thomson offense gained 242 yards on the ground with seven rushing touchdowns, including two each by Billy Mance and Dondrelle Howard, while Tripp Jones completed a 23-yard pass to Brian Smith for the other score. Visiting Clarkston was held to just 119 yards of total offense in the game.