Region 3: Woodward Academy whipped Forest Park 48-0 and Creekside dominated Mundy’s Mill 56-7, leading to a possible region championship showdown in the final week.
Region 4: Jones County and Dutchtown moved a step closer to their region-title brawl with wins. Dutchtown beat Woodland 21-8 and Jones County took care of Eagle’s Landing 41-20. Jones and Dutchtown play in season finale.
Region 5: Decatur beat Northview 74-12 and St. Pius took care of King 46-13, as Luke Jacobellis and Alex Possert both ran for two touchdowns. If Decatur can defeat Southwest DeKalb, the Bulldogs will play St. Pius for the region championship on the final week.
Region 6: New Manchester remained unbeaten in the region with a 24-3 win over North Springs The Jaguars will play Villa Rica, the league’s other unbeaten, for the region title next week in Douglasville.
Region 7: Cartersville and Calhoun will play for the region title next week. Cartersville got three touchdown passes from Jake Parker and beat Woodland 49-7 and Calhoun defeated Cass 35-14.
In Region 8: Clarke Central nailed down its third straight region championship by beating Loganville 27-14. The Gladiators got behind 10-0, but Kendrick Curry and Eli Warrington scored on runs to put them ahead 14-10 at the half. Warrington added a 37-yard touchdown catch from Lucian Anderson and Jadayvion Adkins ran for the final score. …. Eastside flattened Jackson County 42-7 to deny Panthers’ coach Rich McWhorter his 300th win and enhance its chances to finish second.