Week 9 Scores & Recaps
What a night! Some big games were on tap, and here’s what happened around the area in Week 8!
The Most Dramatic – N/A
The Biggest Blowout – #1 Rabun over Banks, 63-0
The Biggest Upset – N/A
#1 Rabun County Wildcats 63, Banks County Leopards 0
From the opening kick, Rabun set the tone. Cory Keller went 79-yards on the opening kickoff, and Gunner Stockton had a career high in passing yards with 454 along with tying a career high of 6 TD passes. He threw 3 to Baxley O’Brien and 2 to Jaden Gibson, who had 260 yards. The Cats were up 42-0 at the half and played the second half with a running clock.
Commerce Tigers 30, Franklin County Lions 0
Commerce rolled up yet another impressive win, as the Tigers led 16-0 at the half behind Jaiden Daniels’ 3 TD performance. He is quickly becoming one of the state’s top rushers. Daniels’ second TD of the night capped an awesome 80-yard, 6-minute drive to open the second half and put Commerce up 23-0.
Dawson County Tigers 51, West Hall Spartans 0
Dawson County moves to 3-0 in region play with another high-scoring output. The Tigers had many explosive plays, including a long Conley Dyer TD run to go up 23-0, and a Zach Holtzclaw 32-yd TD pass to Bailey Dameron to make it 30-0.
#7 Cherokee Bluff Bears 55, Lumpkin County Indians 8
Lumpkin got an 80-yard TD run by Will Wood in the first to pull within 14-8, but Cherokee Bluff went up 48-8 at the half on the way to a 55-8 win.
Lanier Longhorns 28, Habersham Central Raiders 10
The Raiders were able to hold Lanier at least in check, but as the final horn sounded, Lanier held on for a 28-10 win.
Elbert County Blue Devils 52, Union County Panthers 29
The Panthers went to the Granite Bowl and came out with a tough 52-29 loss.
South Forsyth 17, Gainesville 9
#1 Buford 37, Shiloh 0
Flowery Branch 34, Cedar Shoals 14
North Oconee 56, East Hall 0
Apalachee 42, Johnson 0
Madison County 24, Chestatee 21
North Hall 47, Gilmer 6
Lakeview vs Mt. Pisgah (No Score Reported)