Week 3’s in the history books, and it was a heartbreaker for some local teams. Here are your Northeast Georgia high school football scores.
#2 Jefferson Dragons 28 – #1 Rabun County 14
377 yards on the ground oughta do it. Malaki Starks had a pair of TD and over 150 on the ground. Carter Stephenson and Jordan Perry also scored, while Gunner Stockton had a TD pass, and Lang Windham a rushing score in the 28-14 game. It was tied at 7 going into the half before Jefferson used an 8-minute drive to open the third quarter and went ahead for good.
Pickens 7 – #6 White County 42
White County continues its winning ways. J Ben Haynes led White County with 2 rushing TDs in the first 5 minutes. Silas Mulligan secured a 10-yard TD towards the end of the first. Riley Stancil ran a whopping 65-yard TD at the beginning of the second, leaving Pickens County in the dust. The Warriors went on to win easily, 42-7, and are now 3-0 on the season.
Stephens County 24 – Jackson County 10
The Indians upped their season record to 2-1 Friday with a 24-10 win at Jackson County. The Panthers drop to 1-1 overall.
East Jackson 23 – Banks County 22
The Banks County Leopards and East Jackson Eagles were both determined to win this one, but it was the Eagles that came out on top in overtime, 23-22. Banks shook off a scoreless first half when Roman Haynes found the end zone in the third. In the fourth, Bowen Roberts threw an 8-yd TD to Wyatt Whitfield to push the lead to 16-0. East Jackson tied it up in the fourth, forcing the game into overtime. Both teams scored in OT but Banks County failed to get the extra point. The hard-earned win ups the Eagle’s record to 2-0 and leaves the Leopards still in search of their first victory.
Other area games:
#5 Carver 6 – #2 Buford 39
Clarke Central 7 – Oconee County 24
#5 Commerce 7 – #1 Athens Academy 24
South Forsyth 63 – Dawson County 49
Gainesville 22 – #6 Flowery Branch 29
Forsyth Central 14 – Loganville 7
Murray County 24 – Gilmer 28
Hart County 55 – North Hall 22
West Hall 50 – Johnson 0
Towns County 43 – Lumpkin County 14
Chestatee 19 – Union County 39
Cambridge 34 – North Oconee 10
Providence Christian 0 – #3 Prince Avenue Christian 73
Franklin County 31 – East Hall 21
Cherokee Bluff @ Ga Military College
Shiloh 7 – Denmark 0 (Final/Sept. 17)
Riverside Military @ Whitefield Career (Canceled)
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