Miller Grove 32, Lithonia 10: The Wolverines (3-0 overall and in Region 6-AAAA) scored 32 unanswered points after trailing 10-0 at halftime. Ken Allen passed for two touchdowns and ran for a 56-yard score for the Wolverines, who are 3-0 for the first time in school history. Chris Starks had 100 yards receiving with two touchdowns, and blocked a punt. Demarion Tankersley ran for 105 yards and two touchdowns. Defensively, the Wolverines held the Bulldogs (2-1) to two first downs in the second half. Denzel Veale was held to less than 100 yards rushing for the first time this season. Defensive standouts for the Wolverines were Jonquavious McBride, Jarrod Inman, Deandre Harrison, Jacob Mitchell and Ray Tillman. The Wolverines face Mays (3-0) on Sept. 17, 7 p.m., at Grady Stadium.
Columbia 9, Langston Hughes 0: Kenno Loyal rushed for a touchdown as the Eagles (1-2) earned their first victory of the season.
Stephenson 35, Tift County 21: The Jaguars (3-0) rushed for 350 yards, led by Mike Davis with 254 yards and four touchdowns. Defense and special teams also played well. Demario Sweat returned a punt 70 yards for a touchdown and Kyle Fleetwood intercepted his third pass of the season. Coach Ron Gartrell praised the play of his defensive line, including Jafar Mann, Jarontay Jones and Carlos Hood.
Dunwoody 38, Redan 7: Justin King delivered in his first start at quarterback for the Wildcats (1-2 overall and in Region 6-AAAA). King rushed for 196 yards and two touchdowns, and threw a 43-yard touchdown pass to Dazel Clayton. The Wildcats rushed for 379 yards on 50 carries. Defensively, Jake Hudgins had 11 tackles and two sacks, and Charlie Beausoleil had nine tackles.
Marist 28, Chamblee 3: Myles Willis, Jason Morris, Gray King and William Curran each rushed for a touchdown for the War Eagles (3-0 overall and in Region 6-AAAA). Brandon Young led the War Eagles’ defense with five tackles and an interception. Marist held Chamblee (2-1) to 98 yards total offense. The War Eagles host Southwest DeKalb on Sept. 16 at 7:30 p.m.
Tucker 77, Carver-Atlanta 33: The Tigers (3-0 overall and in Region 6-AAAA) scored the most points in school history, dating back to 1949. Juwaan Williams rushed for two touchdowns and passed for two more scores for the Tigers. Dallas Rivers ran for 102 yards and a touchdown, and scored on an 84-yard pass play. Tucker also got four touchdowns from its defense and special teams. Austin Benton and Charles Bush each returned fumbles for touchdowns and Baron Poole returned an interception for a score. Also, Yusuf Minor scored on an 80-yard kickoff return. Poole also had five tackles for losses and San Charles Zachary had six tackles and recovered a fumble.
M.L. King 31, Collins Hill 14: Jamonde Hunter, filling in for the injured Andrecus Jackson, rushed for 150 yards and two touchdowns for the Lions (2-0). Also, Jonquel Dawson completed 11 of 18 passes for 145 yards and two touchdowns, both to receiver Blake Tibbs. Tibbs caught six passes for 71 yards. The Lions’ other score came on an 85-yard interception return for a touchdown by Toronto Thomas. The Lions open their Region 2-AAAAA schedule Sept. 16 against Westlake.
Stone Mountain 24, Washington 0: Markuss Eligwe completed 5 of 8 passes for 119 yards and two touchdowns. He also ran for a touchdown. Tamarick Johnson and Fred Scott caught touchdown passes for the Pirates (3-0). Also, William Parker rushed for 130 yards and ran for a two-point conversion. He has broken the 100-yard mark in 12 straight games.
Druid Hills 63, Cross Keys 6: Devaughn Robinson returned a fumble for a touchdown and Sean Favors returned an interception for a score as the Red Devils (1-2) intercepted six passes and recovered two fumbles. Damian Whitaker rushed for two touchdowns and scored on a 45-yard pass play. The Red Devils open their Region 5-AAAA schedule against Grady on Sept. 16 at Adams Stadium.
DeKalb County Race 1, Sept. 7
Team scores: Stone Mountain 27, Stephenson 99, M.L. King 101.
Top five individuals: 1. 1. Nahome Abera, Stone Mountain, 18:14. 90; 2. Jaques Williams, Southwest DeKalb, 18:15; 3. Malik Wheeler, Southwest DeKalb, 18:36; 4. Abel Abay, Stone Mountain, 19:40; 5. Roberto Madrigal, Stone Mountain, 19:42.
Team scores: Stephenson 39, Cedar Grove 46.
Top five individuals: 1. Greciana Cooper, Southwest DeKalb, 21:14.08; 2. Christian Pryor, Cedar Grove, 24:38.42; 3. Charlotte Williams, Southwest DeKalb, 25:10.43; 4. Kayla Pryor, Cedar Grove, 26:07.97; 5. Jessica McCall, Stephenson, 29:19.88.
DeKalb County Race 2, Sept. 7
Team scores: Stone Cross Keys 18, Lakeside 72, Tucker 88.
Top five individuals: 1. Antonio Ramos, Cross Keys, 17:33.98; 2. Franky Guzman, Cross Keys, 19:46.51; 3. Miguel Hernandez, Cross Keys, 19:51.40; 4. Juan Garcia, Cross Keys; 5. Rahim Aponte, Miller Grove, 19:58.03.
Team scores: Lakeside 34, Cross Keys 37, Tucker 133.
Top five individuals: 1. Grace Clark, Lakeside, 22:20.30; 2. Yesinia Velazquez, Cross Keys, 25:00.12; 3. Patricia Alvarez, Cross Keys, 25:00.40; 4. Marah Williams, Tucker, 25:20.72; 5. Jordan Minter, Tucker, 25:21.69.
Battle of Atlanta, McDonough, Sept. 10
Kate Northrop placed 13th with a time of 21:12.25 to help Marist finish fifth among 20 teams in the girls division. Catie Faust, Ashley Brunner and Elizabeth Quirk also placed among the top 31.
Carrollton Orthopaedic Invitational, Carrollton, Sept. 10
Boys Class 1-3A
Sergei Templeton placed 23rd in a time of 18:29.87 to help St. Pius finish fifth in the team standings. The top five St. Pius runners all finished among the top 41 runners. Keefe Osment was 31st overall.
Girls Class 1-3A
Anna Figueroa was the top finisher from a DeKalb school, placing 14th with a time of 21:44.77 to help Paideia finish seventh in the team standings. St. Pius placed eighth and Kirby Weatherford was the top Golden Lions’ finisher, placing 48th.
Boys Class 4A
Two Southwest DeKalb runners placed among the top 15 but the Panthers did not have enough runners to compete in the team standings. Jacques Williams ran a 17:07.09 to finish seventh overall and Malik Wheeler was 14th with a time of 17:41.58.
Girls Class 4A
Greciana Cooper of Southwest DeKalb won the race with a time of 19:55.52 and the Panthers placed 10th in the team standings.
St. Pius had two runners among the top five and placed second in the team standings in the top division. Austin Sprague was second with a time of 16:30.04 and Calvin Tirrell was fourth in 16:39.83.
Lakeside and St. Pius each had two runners place among the top 15 in the top division—Devon Dabney ( 20:10), St. Pius, fifth; Hayley Keadey (20:38.19), Lakeside 11th; Tessa Schwarze (20:38.19), St. Pius, 12th; Jennifer Cora (20:54.60), Lakeside, 14th.