Photo by Derrick Mahone
Lovejoy junior quarterback Alejandro Bennifield led the Wildcats on a game-winning drive with under two minutes remaining against Tri-Cities on Saturday.
Adam Baxley, Eagle’s Landing: He accounted for the Golden Eagles only score with a 43-yard field goal in a loss to Spalding in a Region 4-AAA game.
Alejandro Bennifield, Lovejoy: The junior quarterback passed for 220 yards on 14 of 24 passing, including a 21-yard scoring pass with 1:36 remaining to cap a 70-yard game-winning drive over Tri-Cities.
Ti’Keem Cooper, Riverdale: The junior running back had 118 yards and a touchdown on 30 carries in the Raiders’ 31-30 overtime loss to Jonesboro.
Quinton Edwards, Jonesboro: The junior linebacker had 14 tackles in the Cardinals 31-30 overtime win over Riverdale.
Taurean Ferguson, Jonesboro: The junior cornerback returned an interception 81 yards for a touchdown, he also had a 69-yard fumble recovery for a score and forced another fumble in the Cardinals overtime win over Riverdale.
Keyante Green, ELCA: The junior running back had 166 yards rushing and two touchdowns on 14 carries in a region win at Whitefield. He also had 10 tackles on defense as a linebacker.
Steve Harris, Riverdale: The junior quarterback passed for two touchdowns in the Raiders’ Region 4-AAAA overtime loss to Jonesboro. He also had 133 yards rushing on 17 carries.
Sebastian Hicks, ELCA: The senior had an interception return for touchdown. He also had a fumble recovery for a touchdown. On offense, he had a 40-yard reception for a touchdown.
Jonathan Jean-Bart, Henry County: The senior running back had 76 yards rushing on 17 carries, including one for a touchdown. He also had a 99-yard kickoff return in a 49-7 win over Locust Grove.
Donovahn Jones, Dutchtown: The junior quarterback accounted for all three of the Bulldogs’ scores in their Region 3-AAAA Div. A loss to Jones County. He had a combined 179 yards rushing and passing.
Rico McWilliams, Lovejoy: The senior defensive back/wide receiver had three receptions for 125 yards in a Region 4-AAAA win over Tri-Cities. He defended a final pass, drawing an incompletion to secure the 24-20 win at Twelve Oaks Stadium.
Chris Moody, Henry County: The senior quarterback had 114 yards rushing on nine carries and was 7 of 11 for 73 yards passing and a touchdown in a Region 4-AAA win over Locust Grove.
Cedric Nettles, Jonesboro: On offense, the senior quarterback passed for 127 yards on 10 of 17 passing, including two touchdowns in a Region 4-AAAA win over Riverdale. As a free safety on defense, he had three tackles.
Delvin Randolph, Dutchtown: The sophomore outside linebacker had 14 tackles, including three tackle for losses, in a loss at Jones County.
Aaron Spratlin, ELCA: The senior quarterback threw for 155 yards and two touchdowns on 10 of 12 passing in a Region 5-A South win over Whitefield Academy.
Tyler Teknipp, Eagle’s Landing: Despite the Golden Eagles’ 7-3 loss to Spalding, the senior quarterback had 104 yards rushing on 11 carries. He also completed eight passes for 82 yards.