Gwinnett County Week 1 Scores/Results

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Jefferson 48, Discovery 0

How the game was won: Preseason all-state running back Colby Wood ran in a pair of first quarter touchdowns and a Hayden Kilgore 27-yard field goal to give visiting Jefferson a 17-0 lead. Kilgore booted a 28-yard field goal to extend the lead in the second quarter and Bryce Moore found Wood through the air for an 8-yard touchdown pass with 8:38 left in the half. Zac Corbin recovered a fumble for a touchdown after a botched Discovery snap.

Top Performers: Jefferson’s Colby Wood rushed for 116 yards and two touchdowns off of 13 carries and also hauled in a second quarter touchdown pass.

South Gwinnett 54, Central Gwinnett 21

How the game was won: The tables were turned in Gwinnett County as South Gwinnett blasted Central Gwinnett to make a season opening statement. The Comets, coming off a 2-8 record in 2015, blew past the Black Knights who come off an 8-5 campaign. Transfer Josh Samuel tagged on touchdown runs of 66 yards and 13 yards for Central Gwinnett but Seth Johnston powered the Comets. The quarterback scored on a 1-yard sneak to take a 14-7 lead in the second quarter before hitting Trevor Ward on an 11-yard touchdown strike. Johnson also tagged on a 13-yard score and tossed a five-yard touchdown. Trevor Ward piled on another score in the second half.

Top Performers: Seth Johnston accounted for five touchdowns, passing for three and rushing for two.

Greater Atlanta Christian 31, Lovett 6

Roswell 24, Buford 7

Alcovy 27, Duluth 19

Hebron Christian 17, East Jackson 7

Carver-Atlanta 41, Lithonia 7

Miller Grove at Clarkston

Lanier 34, Northview 13

Shiloh 27, Collins Hill 14

Wesleyan 41, Therrell 6

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