Photo by Terance Johnson
Mundy’s Mill junior running back Rodney Smith averaged 11.9 yards per carry in the Tigers win over Mount Zion last week at Tara Stadium.
Mario Atkinson, Jonesboro: The junior quarterback passed for 252 yards and a touchdown. It was the third time this season that he has passed for more than 200 yards.
Travis Custis, Lovejoy: The senior running back scored four touchdowns and rushed for 98 yards on 10 carries in a Region 2-AAAAAA win over Rockdale at Twelve Oaks Stadium.
Drew offensive line: The combined effort of the offensive line helped the Titans set a single-game record of 617 yards of offense in a win over Forest Park. Members of the line include tackles Demarko Hill and Chiaza Nwadike and guards Darrion Bell and LaDarius Bright. The center is Chris Robinson.
Mike Davis, Lovejoy: Had eight tackles, including two tackles for loss of a total of 14 yards in a region win over Rockdale. He also had two sacks and four quarterback pressures in only three quarters.
Rodricous Gates, Mundy’s Mill: The sophomore quarterback was 8 of 11 for 121 yards passing and a touchdown in the Tigers region win over Mount Zion.
Zane Fields, Lovejoy: The senior defensive end had 10 tackles, including four tackles for a total loss of 22 yards in a Region 2-AAAAAA win over Rockdale. He also had three quarterback pressures.
Nate Norwood, Lovejoy: The senior noseguard/linebacker had nine tackles and two quarterback sacks in the region win over Rockdale. He also had three quarterback pressures while only playing in three quarters.
Patrick Petty, Jonesboro: The senior running back had two touchdowns of 1 and 2 yards in a win over North Clayton. He also had six catches for 80 yards and a touchdown.
Garrett Rodriguez, Forest Park: The senior scored the Panthers’ lone touchdown in a loss to Drew when he returned a kickoff 70 yards for a score.
Rodney Smith, Mundy’s Mill: The junior running back had 274 yards rushing and two touchdowns as the Tigers won their first game of the season with a victory over Mount Zion. He had 23 carries for an 11.9 yards per carry average.
Raleek Taylor, Mundy’s Mill: The defensive lineman intercepted a screen pass and returned it 20 yards for a touchdown in the Tigers win over Mount Zion at Tara Stadium.
Brandon Williams, Forest Park: The senior linebacker/fullback had seven solo tackles on defense and three catches for 50 yards on offense in the Panthers’ region loss to Drew.