Week 5 Scores & Recaps
Week Five is in the books. Here’s what went down on Friday night.
The Most Dramatic – Stephens beats Habersham 27-12 to claim rivalry bragging rights
The Biggest Blowout – Fannin over Banks, 49-13
The Biggest Upset – Lakeview’s blowout 31-12 win over Towns
Stephens County 27, Habersham Central 12
Stephens and Habersham shook off a scoreless first half with a flurry of second half scores. Ben Stowe threw 3 TDs and rushed for another, and Gamarion Carter had 2 TD as the Indians scored 20 unanswered for the big rivalry win. The Raiders were led by Joshua Pickett’s 2 TDs (one passing, one rushing).
Union County 28, Pickens 14
After a scoreless first quarter, Union’s Walker had an 18-yd TD to give the Panthers a lead. Pickens tied it before the break, and Logan Helcher threw a 16-yd go-ahead TD to Underwood for the 14-7 lead. Helcher had a pair of TD runs to make it 28-7, and Union won 28-14. They move to 2-2 after starting the year 0-2.
#1 Jefferson 26, #10 Hart County 19
The Dragons held off a huge comeback attempt by Hart County. Jefferson held a 12-0 halftime lead. Jordan Perry forced a fumble that Kaden Bailey for the first TD. Malaki Starks threw 3 TDs, one to Dawson Crawley and two to Spencer Neese. A 19-6 lead going into the fourth was tested, as Hart County scored 13 in the fourth to pull within 26-19.
St. Francis 35, Lumpkin County 7
The Indians were down only 14-7 at the half, but St. Francis went on a tear in the second half. Lumpkin trailed 21-7 after three and fell 35-7.
Fannin County 49, Banks County 13
The Leopards fell handedly 49-13 to Fannin County.
Lakeview 31, Towns County 12
Lakeview bounced all over the Indians, and Kyle Oakes added a TD run as time expired for Towns County, 31-12.
North Hall 48, Chestatee 28
Denmark 20, North Forsyth 12
Eastside 47, Johnson 7
Cherokee Bluff 42, Lakeside 0
East Hall 49, East Jackson 34
#5 Flowery Branch 34, Hiram 7
Gainesville 33, Forsyth Central 28