Gainesville 48, Apalachee 0

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By Score Atlanta


Gainesville 48, Apalachee 0

How the game was won: The Red Elephants jumped out to a 21-0 lead after one quarter thanks to two Chris Byrd touchdown runs. The Gainesville defense held Apalachee to -5 yards and no first downs in the opening half.

Top performers: Chris Byrd scored on touchdown runs of 60 and 1-yard in the first quarter to give Gainesville an early 14-0 lead. …Quarterback Messiah Dorsey ran for two touchdowns and passed for a pair. Dorsey scored on a 36-yard keeper and a 40-yard run. Rodarius Timmons caught touchdown passes from 52 yards and 10 yards out. …Chandler Stanton nailed two field goals of 44 and 28 yards.