Southwest DeKalb 21, Marist 7: Ken Malcome, who missed the entire fourth quarter with an ankle injury, rushed for 179 yards, including a 74-yard touchdown. Steven Coates and Jonathan Mincy also ran for touchdowns. Matt Connors scored Marist’s only touchdown on a 3-yard run. Marist, which drove 80 yards for its only score, was held to 56 total yards the rest of the game.
St. Pius 37, Grady 13: Trey White rushed for 114 yards and a touchdown, and threw a touchdown pass for the Golden Lions. Cole Moon added 88 yards rushing and two scores as the Golden Lions had 367 yards rushing. Defensively, Alex Avant had eight tackles, and Robert Lucisano and Andrew Butler had six each.
Lithonia 27, Lakeside 19: De’angelo Smith went 11-for-16 for 236 yards and three touchdowns for the Bulldogs. Tysean Jackson, who caught all three touchdown passes, had six catches for 165 yards. Christobal Dinham ran for 101 yards and a touchdown on 10 carries. Defensively, Cedric Hooper had seven tackles and an interception, and Arnold Cano had six tackles and caused a fumble.
Avondale 28, Decatur 14: Max Thompson rushed for 195 and two touchdowns on 31 carries for the Blue Devils. Justin Peterson ran for a score and Joshua Bowen recovered a fumble in the end zone. Matthew Hardeman led the defense with 13 tackles and a sack. Kendall Roberson had 10 tackles, a sack and caused a fumble.
Towers 23, Cedar Grove 20 (OT): Khavon York kicked a 37-yard field goal in overtime for the Titans. York also caught a touchdown pass in the fourth quarter to tie the game 20-20. Miles Gooch went 14-for-17 for 206 yards with two touchdown passes. Jammille Jackson, Jhacobe Campbell and Antoine Jackson led the defense.
Stephenson 27, Union Grove 7: Raymond Sanders had a career-high 232 yards rushing and three touchdowns on 18 carries for the Jaguars. He has more than 1,000 yards rushing for the second straight season. Defensive standouts were Kenny Ladler, Martin Adebuwale and Michael Thornton.
ML King 35, Greenbrier 0: Cameron Myers was 10-for-25 for 130 yards passing and three touchdowns, and ran 45 yards for a touchdown for the Lions. Jonathan Sellers, Chris Francis and Mack Brown each caught touchdown passes. On defense, Damion Herring had seven tackles, three for losses, and caused a fumble. Dustin Lane had eight tackles, three sacks and recovered a fumble.
Tucker 7, Stone Mountain 0: Tyrell Poole rushed for 126 yards, including a 15-yard touchdown for the Tigers.
AAA State Playoffs
Creekview def. Druid Hills 25-9, 25-14, 25-19: Kristen Johnson played well at the net and Shandra Washington was among the leaders in kills for the Red Devils (18-12). Druid Hills rallied to tie the third game 15-15 before Creekview made a 10-4 run to end the match.
AAAA State Playoffs
Heritage-Conyers def. Lakeside 25-18, 25-13, 25-19
Ola def. Chamblee 25-13, 25-19, 25-18