No. 4 ranked Stephenson kept its perfect season alive with a 19-7 win over DeKalb County counterpart and Region 6 opponent Miller Grove.
In Region 7, No. 9 Cedartown looked dominant with a 44-8 win over Northwest Whitfield and Heritage-Catoosa stunned Central-Carroll with a 28-27 victory.
Region 8 saw No. 6 ranked Flowery Branch top North Oconee in a double-overtime thriller. Falcons running back Jaizen Ellingham found the end zone four times in the 42-35 double-overtime win, including the tying touchdown that forced a second overtime and the game-winner moments later. North Oconee quarterback Bubba Chandler was brilliant as well, completing an 80-yard touchdown pass. Also, the No. 2 ranked Jefferson Dragons got touchdowns from seven different players for a big 49-0 homecoming win over visiting Cedar Shoals. Jefferson QB Malaki Starks tossed a pair of touchdown passes and added a rushing score, Jaheim Hardy scored on a blocked punt, Brian Habeck added a defensive score, and backup quarterback Carter Stephenson added another — all before the break. Jordan Perry added Jefferson’s seventh and final touchdown in the third quarter.