Week 3 Scores & Recaps
Week Three is a wrap. Here’s what went down under the lights!
The Most Dramatic – White County 20-7 win over Pickens
The Biggest Blowout – Jefferson 45-7 over Southside (was 42-0 after the 1st)
The Biggest Upset – Chestatee 41-28 over Union
#7 Stephens County Indians 29, Jackson County Panthers 12
The Indians remained unbeaten at 3-0 with a gritty 29-12 win over visiting Jackson County. Stephens led 21-12 going into the break after scoring late in the half, and added insurance in the fourth with another TD.
#1 Jefferson Dragons 45, Southside (SC) Tigers 7
The Dragons used a 42-point first behind 3 TDs by Sammy Brown. Brown scored on a 99 yard TD on the opening kickoff, added a 14-yard TD run, and recovered a fumble in the end zone. Malaki Starks, Reese Johnson, and Isaiah Copeland added TD runs. The Jefferson defense held Southside to -31 total yards.
White County Warriors 20, Pickens Dragons 7
The Warriors got in the win column with a 20-7 thrilling road win at Pickens. Silas Mulligan scored near the end of the first on a 9-yard TD run to make it 6-0 (XP failed). New QB Tripp Nix threw a TD pass early in the second to Bryson Cronic from 43 yards out to make it 13-0. That scored held through the half. Pickens scored late in the third to cut it to 13-7, but Mulligan dove in from a yard out with under 6 minutes left in the game to seal the win.
Chestatee War Eagles 41, Union County Panthers 28
Chestatee won for the first time in over a year with a 41-28 shocking win over Union. Union trailed 35-28 in the closing seconds and were at the 15-yard line before throwing a game-sealing pick six. The War Eagles took the lead with 2:24 left in the game on a rushing score.
East Jackson Eagles 28, Banks County Leopards 0
The Leopards got a bagel handed to them in a 28-0 blanking at the hands of East Jackson. Banks County remains in search of its first win.
South Forsyth War Eagles 42, Dawson County Tigers 17
Trailing 7-0 early, Zach Holtzclaw sneaked in for a 1-yd TD to tie the game in the first. Holtzclaw, usually known for throwing and not running the ball, tied it again at 14 later in the first with a 5-yd TD run. A field goal in the second kept the Tigers within 21-17, but South Forsyth began to run away with it as the game went on, and won 42-17.
#1Rabun County Wildcats CANCELED vs #1 ELCA Chargers
#10 Commerce Tigers CANCELED vs #5 Athens Academy
Franklin County 38, East Hall 21
#6 Hart County 48, North Hall 37
Rabun Gap 45, Lakeview Academy 7
#8 Cherokee Bluff 59, East Forsyth 0
Denmark 8, Shiloh 0
Riverside Military 32, Druid Hills 26
#3 Flowery Branch vs Gainesville