Class AAAAA roundup

Compiled by Score Atlanta

Druid Hills 28, Dunwoody 7: Druid Hills senior running back Hasaan Enis rushed for three scores and caught another as the visiting Red Devils pulled away from Dunwoody in the second half. The Wildcats led 7-6 at the half after a 19-yard pass from quarterback Kaseem Duke to wide receiver Chase Hawkins. Enis had opened the scoring in the first quarter on a 2-yard run, but the Red Devils missed the extra point. Enis rushed for touchdowns of 24 and 16 yards in the final period after catching a 21-yard score in the third quarter. Druid Hills held Dunwoody to 169 yards while rolling up 300.

Hiram 41, Lithia Springs 9: Quarterback Jacob Lester scored the first touchdown of the game to give host Hiram the 7-0 lead at the end of the first quarter, but the Hornets saw themselves trailing to visiting Lithia Springs 9-7 at the half. Hiram bounced back, scoring four touchdowns in the third quarter including a 60-yard run by Chris Miller and a 65-yard pass from the quarterback Lester to John Greenard. The Hornets' defense intercepted four passes in the game, including two picks by Nick Brown and a 60-yard score on an interception return by Edwin Ford.

Kell 55, North Springs 14: After trailing 7-0, the visiting Kell Longhorns scored 41 unanswered points. Ivan Walls tied the score at 7-7 on a short run. Cameron Rosendahl tossed two touchdown passes. Emmanuel Dennis and Michael McCain were on the receiving end of the two scores. Itabari Mason added rushing scores of 21 and 25 yards. Tyler Weathers also scored twice via the ground using a 64-yard run and a 12-yarder. Quarterback John Lampley finished the scoring on a 12 yard run.

Lakeside-Evans 35, Jones County 16: Lakeside-Evans quarterback Nick Patterson scored rushing touchdowns of 2, 11, and 15 yards to lead the Panthers over the Greyhounds. Patterson passed 13 times for 86 yards. Lakeside's Jalen Harrison rushed 10 times for 114 yards with a 48-yard touchdown run. Early in the third quarter, Jones County quarterback Bradley Hunnicutt suffered a leg injury and had to be taken off the field in an ambulance. He had completed a 13-yard touchdown pass to Nick Singleton late in the second quarter. The Greyhounds' Reggie Lewis scored the only other touchdown on a 54-yard run. Lakeside-Evans' Stephen Houzah returned an interception for 70 yards late in the fourth quarter to put away the game.

Northgate 42, McIntosh 28: Ton Evans scored two touchdowns in the third quarter to break open a 21-21 score at halftime to lead Northgate past McIntosh. Evans scored on runs of 10 and 54 yards. McIntosh's Duke Kinamon, who passed for seven touchdowns last week, scored on a 16-yard run late in the third quarter to cut the lead to 35-28. Northgate countered with a 1-yard touchdown run late in the game. McIntosh had a long touchdown pass called back due to a holding penalty and never regained momentum. Kinamon ran for a touchdown and passed for another in the first half.

Northside-Warner Robins 24, Richmond Academy 7: Willie Jordan scored three touchdowns, including two in the second half, to lift the Eagles past Richmond Academy. Northside led 10-7 at halftime before Jordan scored on runs of 4 and 18 yards to seal the victory. Northside began the scoring in the middle of the first quarter when Justin Alonso connected on a 24-yard field goal. Jordan scored on a 24-yard run before the end of the quarter to give the Eagles a 10-7 lead. Richmond Academy got back in the game late in the first half, when Christian Barnes scored on a 41-yard pass from Tony Daggett.

South Paulding 30, New Manchester 17: South Paulding started the scoring when quarterback Jake Oglesby connected with L.J. Pope on a 30-yard pass for the touchdown. Running back Kameron Watts scored on a 25-yard run to make it 14-0. The host Spartans made it 21-3 at the half after Jake Yetter returned an interception 25 yards for a touchdown. With South Paulding leading 28-10 in the second half, visiting New Manchester returned an interception for a touchdown to make 28-1,7 but a holding penalty by New Manchester in its own end zone late in the fourth gave South Paulding the safety to put the game out of reach.

Union Grove 24, Luella 14: The visiting Wolverines upset Luella after holding the Lions' rushing attack at bay. Darius Stubbs and Josh White were held in check for the most part as the Lions were shut out in the first half. Union Grove jumped out to a 17-0 lead thanks to a field goal, a rushing score and an interception for a touchdown. Luella rallied in the third quarter and managed to cut the lead to 17-14 heading into the fourth. The Lions could not maintain their momentum in the fourth quarter struggling to move the ball. The Wolverines sealed the game with rushing score with less than four minutes remaining to secure the upset victory.

Winder-Barrow 24, Flowery Branch 7: Winder-Barrow traveled to Flowery Branch and set the tone early using a 95-yard kickoff return from Joey Junius to kick start the scoring. Flowery Branch answered early in the second quarter connecting on a 40-yard pass to tie the game at 7. Halfway through the second quarter Cece Green ran for a 55-yard score to regain the lead for Winder-Barrow 14-7. With a minute left in the first half, Alan Leighton booted a 42-yard field goal to make the score 17-7 heading into the break. Cole Baggett tacked on a 19-yard pick six to seal the game early in the fourth for the Bulldogs.