Cartersville and Woodward Academy squared off Friday in a state quarterfinal game at Woodward.
Photo: Daniel Varnado/Special
Photo: Daniel Varnado/Special

AJC's top games: Big wins by Westlake, Tucker, Roswell, others

A look at some of the top games from Friday's high school football state quarterfinal action:

>> Cartersville 26, Woodward Academy 15: The Cartersville Purple Hurricanes are in the state semifinals for the third consecutive year. Read the complete story here.

>> Westlake 24, Lowndes 21: Westlake's strong defense -- and a field goal as time expired -- proved to be the difference in its home playoff win over the high-scoring Vikings. Read the complete story here.

>> Mill Creek 31, McEachern 28: Cameron Turley’s 64-yard touchdown pass to Ace Williams with 3:09 remaining gave Mill Creek some breathing room it hadn’t had since the first quarter. Read the complete story here.

>> Buford 34, Carrollton 27: In the end, there was just too much of Christian Thomas for the Trojans to handle. Read the complete story here.

>> Peach County 27, Westminster 17: Peach County played a ninth consecutive game in which it never trailed when it traveled to Westminster and picked up a 10-point road win. Read the complete story here.

>> Roswell 42, North Cobb 14: Roswell quarterback Malik Willis accounted for five of the Hornets’ six touchdowns in the 28-point win. Read the complete story here.

>> Tucker 28, Mays 21: In the end Tucker’s rugged ground game and opportunistic defense was just good enough to hold off the gutsy Raiders. Read the complete story here.

>> Eagles Landing Christian 35, Wesleyan 13: The Class A-Private defending state champs held off Wesleyan for the second time this season and cruise into the semifinals undefeated. Read the complete story here.

>>  Photos  >> Scores  >> Complete coverage

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