How the new top 10 teams fared in Week 5

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*1. (1) Roswell (3-0)

Last week: Off. Next: Friday at Archer (1-3)

*2. (2) Mill Creek (4-0)

Last week: Off. Next: Friday at Collins Hill (0-4)

*3. (3) Grayson (2-1)

Last week: Beat Deerfield Beach, Fla. 39-14. Chase Brice (12-of-16 passing, 160 yards) threw three TD passes, two to DeAngelo Gibbs (four catches, 77 yards). RB Kurt Taylor had 69 yards rushing and caught a 43-yard TD pass. Jamyest Williams returned an interception 29 yards for a touchdown. Next: Friday vs. Ramsay, Ala. (4-0)

*4. (4) McEachern (3-1)

Last week: Beat Westlake 6-2. Giovanni Dominguez kicked field goals of 25 and 24 yards after McEachern trailed 2-0 late in the third quarter. Bailey Hockman was 4-of-15 passing for 62 yards. McEachern has allowed 32 points in four games. Next: Friday at Camden County (1-3)

*5. (5) Norcross (4-0)

Last week: Beat Archer 35-16. Baron Radcliffe was 21-of-30 passing for 330 yards and three touchdowns. Norcross scored on its first three possessions to lead 21-0 and held Archer to 172 yards of total offense. Next: Friday vs. Central Gwinnett (1-3)

*6. (6) Lassiter (4-0)

Last week: Beat Marietta 21-14. Lassiter trailed 14-0 late in the third quarter but scored three touchdowns in the final 15 minutes, including the game-winner on a 22-yard pass from Brandon Riopelle to Taz Holt with 3:37 left. Riopelle was 18-for-29 passing for 224 yards. Lassiter held Marietta to 7 yards rushing on 26 carries. Next: Friday vs. South Forsyth (3-1)

*7. (8) Lowndes (4-1)

Last week: Beat Newton 42-34. Lowndes led 35-14 but was minus-three on turnovers and let Newton within 35-34 before driving for a decisive touchdown. Michael Barrett was 15-of-18 passing for 248 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for 112 yards and a score on 10 carries. Travis Tisdale rushed for 109 yards and two touchdowns on 17 carries. Xavier Jenkins had seven catches for 108 yards. Next: Friday vs. Mount Zion, Jonesboro (2-2)

*8. (9) South Forsyth (3-1)

Last week: Off. Next: Friday at Lassiter (4-0)

*9. (NR) Parkview (3-1)

Last week: Beat Tift County 34-15. Parkview trailed 9-7 at halftime but dominated from there, allowing points only on a kickoff return. Caleb Mitchell was 22-of-29 passing for 242 yards and two touchdowns. Parkview had more than 400 yards of total offense. Next: Sept. 30 vs. Norcross (4-0)

*10. (NR) Colquitt County (1-4)

Last week: Beat Brookwood 52-14. QB Jay Saunders was 21-of-30 passing for 376 yards and three touchdowns. Colquitt had 29 first downs and never punted. Next: Friday at Valdosta (5-0)

Out: No. 7 Brookwood (2-2), No. 10 South Gwinnett (3-1)


*1. (1) Houston County (5-0)

Last week: Beat Warner Robins 63-28. Jake Fromm was 18-of-40 passing for 394 yards and six touchdowns. Eli Watson had four catches for 164 yards. Warner Robins put up 439 yards, 141 of it rushing from Javian Bradford-Jackson. Next: Friday at Spalding (3-1)

*2. (2) Northside-Warner Robins (5-0)

Last week: Beat Ware County 48-7. QB Tobias Oliver rushed for 200 yards on 14 carries and was 10-of 15 passing for 98 yards and two touchdowns. Four Northside defenders were credited with sacks. Northside led 472-153 in total offense. Next: Sept. 30 vs. Macon County (2-1)

*3. (3) Valdosta (5-0)

Last week: Beat Thomas County Central 56-39. Hunter Holt was 13-of-15 passing for 193 yards and three touchdowns. Valdosta returned a kickoff 95 yards for a touchdown and a 49-39 lead with about five minutes left. Next: Friday vs. Colquitt County (1-4)

*4. (4) Lee County (4-0)

Last week: Beat Luella 49-0. Jase Orndorf was 14-of-18 passing for 229 yards and three touchdowns in the first half. Ty Terrell had five catches for 146 yards and two touchdowns. J.T. Harris intercepted two passes. Lee County outgained Luella 421-29. Next: Friday vs. Thomas County Central (4-1)

*5. (6) Northgate (4-0)

Last week: Beat Creekside 61-48. Turner Hughes returned the opening kickoff 75 yards for a Northgate touchdown to set the stage for a wild Region 5 game. Hughes also caught a 67-yard TD pass from Kyle McLaren. Northgate’s Kyle Cater scored five touchdowns. Next: Friday at South Paulding (0-4)

*6. (7) Dalton (4-0)

Last week: Beat Sprayberry 45-16. Ahmaad Tanner rushed for 117 yards on 11 carries. J.P. Tighe was 13-of-26 passing for 260 yards. Maddux Houghton intercepted two passes that Dalton converted into scores. Next: Sept. 30 at Creekview (2-2)

*7. (8) Harrison (4-0)

Last week: Beat River Ridge 55-14. Justin Fields was 10-of-14 passing for 187 yards and a touchdown and rushed for 114 yards and a TD. Steven Peterson had five catches for 108 yards and returned a punt 50 yards for a score. Darius Clark had 74 yards and two TDs rushing and 48 yards receiving. Next: Friday vs. Allatoona (1-3)

*8. (9) Glynn Academy (4-1)

Last week: Beat East Jackson 34-14. Randon Jernigan and Tre Sailem each returned kickoffs for touchdowns. Jernigan also had 60 yards rushing on two carries. Glynn Academy had 284 yards rushing, led by Matt Rivers’ 68 on seven carries. Next: Sept. 30 vs. Wayne County (0-4)

*9. (10) Tucker (3-1)

Last week: Beat Jonesboro 58-0. Taurean Taylor rushed for 110 yards and scored two touchdowns on just four carries. Chris Broadwater scored three touchdowns and rushed for 78 yards on seven carries. Joshua Vann had four receptions for 104 yards and returned a punt 55 yards for a score. Antonio Showers returned an interception for a TD and had two sacks. Next: Friday at M.L. King (2-2)

*10. (NR) Alexander (3-0)

Last week: Off. Next: Friday vs. New Manchester (0-4)

Out: No. 5 Creekside (3-1)


*1. (1) Buford (2-1)

Last week: Beat Jefferson Davis, Ala. 38-30. Buford led 31-7 in the fourth quarter and recovered an onside kick with 27 seconds left to end the comeback. Mic Roof was 9-of-16 passing for 172 yards and two touchdowns for Buford. Anthony Grant rushed for 115 yards and two touchdowns on 19 carries. Next: Friday vs. International School, Fla. (0-3)

*2. (2) Stockbridge (4-0)

Last week: Beat Ola 37-0. Kenderick Duncan was 10-of-12 passing for 171 yards and a touchdown and rushed fo 178 yards on 14 carries. Stockbridge held Ola to 15 yards rushing, 14 by preseason all-state RB Chris Rodriguez. Next: Sept. 30 at Locust Grove (3-1)

*3. (3) Carrollton (3-0)

Last week: Beat East Paulding 45-7. Carrollton led 31-0 at halftime and ran just 39 plays in a mercy-shortened game. Mark Wright was 11-of-19 passing for 190 yards and three touchdowns. Carrollton had 16 tackles behind the line, 3.5 by Jeremiah Pierce. Next: Friday at Woodland-Cartersville (0-4)

*4. (5) Kell (3-1)

Last week: Beat Paulding County 35-7. Josiah Futral rushed for 153 yards and four touchdowns. Kell held Paulding County to 106 total yards. Next: Friday at Cass (3-1)

*5. (4) Thomas County Central (4-1)

Last week: Lost to Valdosta 56-39. Central lost despite 503 yards in total offense. Central got within 42-39 with 5:38 left, when Valdosta returned the kickoff 95 yards for a touchdown. QB Kelias Williams rushed for 231 yards on 26 carries and was 4-for-10 passing for 124 yards. Next: Friday at Lee County (4-0)

*6. (8) Arabia Mountain (4-0)

Last week: Off. Next: Friday at East Coweta (3-1)

*7. (NR) Griffin (4-0)

Last week: Beat Baldwin 42-0. QB Tylan Morton was 23-of-35 passing for 287 yards and four touchdowns. Malik Route had nine receptions for 95 yards and two touchdowns. Santo Dunn rushed for 102 yards on 13 carries and had 37 yards receiving. Next: Friday at Whitewater (3-1)

*8. (9) Rome (1-2)

Last week: Off. Next: Friday vs. Paulding County (2-2)

*9. (7) Ware County (2-2)

Last week: Lost to Northside, Warner Robins 48-7. Ware County QB Jemar Lincoln rushed for 69 yards and was 6-of-9 passing for 67, but Northside jumped to a 21-7 first-quarter lead and led 41-7 by the third quarter. Next: Sept 30 at Lowndes (4-1)

*10. (10) Grady (3-1)

Last week: Beat Lithia Springs 74-14. Caylin Newton had another big game, completing 18 of 22 passes for 364 yards and five touchdowns. He also rushed for 53 yards and a touchdown. TE Kemari Averett and WR Aaron Hudson had two TD receptions each. WR Jacquez Sloan had 112 yards receiving. Next: Friday vs. Decatur (1-3)

Out: No. 6 Jones County (2-2)

Class AAAA

*1. (1) Cartersville (4-0)

Last week: Beat Hapeville Charter 38-7. Trevor Lawrence was 20-of-30 passing for 233 yards and four touchdowns. Cartersville led 24-7 at halftime despite being outgained in total yards, according to the Cartersville Daily Tribune News. Next: Friday at Cedartown (3-1)

*2. (2) Thomson (4-0)

Last week: Off. Next: Sept. 30 vs. Clarkston (0-5)

*3. (3) Sandy Creek (3-1)

Last week: Beat Starr’s Mill 35-21. Sandy Creek won its 200th game in its 25th varsity season and extended its winning streak against Fayette County opponents to 19. Sandy Creek led in total yards 458-188. Jaelen Green rushed for 133 yards, Drezyn Parson for 109, and Marvin Hubbard for 70, each on 10 carries. Next: Sept. 30 vs. Troup (3-1)

*4. (4) Blessed Trinity (4-1)

Last week: Beat Hart County 43-0. QB Jake Smith was 10-of-15 passing for 168 yards and three touchdowns, two to Ryan Davis (3-44) and one to Colin Davis (5-111). Blessed Trinity had three sacks and three interceptions. Next: Friday at McCallie, Tenn. (3-2)

*5. (5) Woodward Academy (3-1)

Last week: Beat Marist 32-0. QB Ryan Glover was 15-of-27 passing for 271 yards and four touchdowns and rushed for 53 yards. Jalen Polk ran for 103 yards and a touchdown on 13 carries WR Josh Johnson had seven catches for 132 yards and a touchdown. SS Darien Wiggins had 12 tackles. Next: Friday vs. Salem (3-1)

*6. (6) Mary Persons (3-2)

Last week: Lost to Peach County 20-19. Mary Persons failed to hold a 19-0 fourth-quarter lead. Mary Persons RB Zach Harvey rushed for 130 yards on 22 carries. Next: Sept. 30 vs. Spalding (3-1)

*7. (7) Burke County (4-0)

Last week: Off. Next: Friday vs. Effingham County (2-2)

*8. (8) Oconee County (4-0)

Last week: Beat Cedar Shoals 28-10. Oconee County scored on two long plays – a 53-yard pass from Sam Middlebrooks to Roques Dowdy and a 50-yard run by Jared Hood – and shut down Cedar Shoals’s offense, allowing only a kickoff return touchdown and a field goal off a turnover. Both teams entered 3-0. Next: Friday vs. Eastside (2-1-1)

*9. (9) Jefferson (3-1)

Last week: Beat Flowery Branch 33-0. Colby Wood rushed for 156 yards and two touchdowns on 20 carries. Jefferson led 24-0 at halftime and ran 80 offense plays, according to the Gainesville Times. Next: Friday vs. Gainesville (2-1)

*10. (NR) Cairo (3-1)

Last week: Beat Hardaway 46-13. QB Michael Owens was 14-of-20 passing for 202 yards. Cairo scored on six of its firsrt eight possessions and held Hardaway to negative yardage and no first downs in the first half, according to the Times Enterprise of Thomasville. Next: Thursday at Shaw (1-3)

Out: No. 10 Marist (2-2)

Class AAA

*1. (1) Greater Atlanta Christian (3-1)

Last week: Beat St. Pius 37-7. GAC led only 9-7 at halftime but scored four touchdowns in the third quarter. QB Davis Mills was 13-of-16 passing for 169 yards and three touchdowns. RB Kyler McMichael rushed for 146 yards and a touchdown on 17 carries. His 59-yard run to open the second half set the blowout in motion. Next: Friday vs. Union County (4-0)

*2. (2) Pace Academy (3-1)

Last week: Beat Stone Mountain 44-20. Next: Friday vs. Redan (1-3).

*3. (3) Cedar Grove (3-1)

Last week: Beat Lovett 28-21. His team down 21-20, Jelani Woods threw a 42-yard TD pass to Dennis Bell with 4:17 left, then ran in a conversion. Grant Walker rushed for 227 yards on 29 carries, more than half of Cedar Grove’s 363 total yards. Next: Friday at Westminster (2-2)

*4. (4) Peach County (3-1)

Last week: Beat Mary Persons 20-19. Peach County scored three touchdowns in the fourth quarter after training 19-0. QB Antonio Gilbert was 16-of-34 passing for 227 yards. Kearis Jackson had 43 yards rushing on nine carries and 89 yards receiving on six catches. Next: Friday vs. Westside-Macon (2-2)

*5. (5) Liberty County (3-0)

Last week: Off. Next: Friday vs. New Hampstead (1-3-1)

*6. (6) Calhoun (2-2)

Last week: Beat Coahulla Creek 57-12. Gavin Gray, subbing for starter Baylon Spector, was 7-of-8 passing for 142 yards and three touchdowns. Olico Dennis rushed for 141 yards and two touchdowns on 10 carries. Next: Friday at North Murray (3-1)

*7. (8) Westminster (2-2)

Last week: Beat Redan 45-13. Zay Malcome scored four touchdowns in the first half and finished with 203 yards rushing on 15 carries. QB Ward Croft was 7-of-12 passing for 113 yards and a touchdown after starter J.D. Falconer went down in the first quarter. Next: Friday vs. Cedar Grove (3-1)

*8. (7) Lovett (2-2)

Last week: Lost to Cedar Grove 28-21. Brady Tindall was 20-of-32 passing for 191 yards but was sacked five times. Next: Friday at Towers (2-2)

*9. (9) Crisp County (4-0)

Last week: Beat Rutland 49-14.Freshman Dakevian Thomas, one of 12 Crisp County ball carriers, rushed for 102 yards on two carries. D.J. Smith ran for 88 on two carries. Crisp led 35-0 at halftime. Next: Friday at Spencer (3-1)

*10. (NR) Appling County (2-1)

Last week: Beat Wayne County 39-38. Appling County blew a 31-20 lead with less than four minutes to go and trailed 38-31 but won on a two-yard TD run by QB Kelan Crosby and a conversion run by Devon Moore to win it in the final seconds. Crosby hit Ricky Carter on a 55-yard pass to the 4 to set up the winning score. Appling suffered five turnovers, including a fumbled kickoff return and bad punt snap in the closing minutes. Next: Friday vs. Statesboro (0-4)

Out: No. 10 North Hall (3-1)

Class AA

*1. (1) Fitzgerald (3-0)

Last week: Beat Rockdale County 41-14. J.D. King rushed for 145 yards and two touchdowns on 18 carries. Fitzgerald had 383 yards rushing and 102 passing. Next: Friday vs. Smiths Station, Ala. (1-4)

*2. (2) Benedictine (4-0)

Last week: Beat Swainsboro 47-8. John Wesley Kennedy had five catches for 133 yards and scored three touchdowns. Nick Iannone was 8-of-10 passing for 103 yards and a touchdown. Benedictine used three passers, 12 rushers and four receivers. Friday vs. Vidalia (3-1)

*3. (3) Brooks County (3-0)

Last week: Beat Pierce County 33-28. Brooks County trailed 28-14 in the third quarter and took the lead on Deon Fountain’s 49-yard pass to Khalid Humphreys. Mac Perry was 13-of-19 passing for 185 yards and a touchdown. Brooks trailed in total yards 401-389 and survived four turnovers. Next: Friday at Monroe (2-1)

*4. (4) Jefferson County (4-0)

Last week: Beat Laney 24-8. Jefferson County’s QB rotation was effective again. Jaden Jenkins was 4-of-8 passing for 57 yards and a touchdown and rushed for 59 yards. C.J. Hales was 7-of-13 for 91 yards and a touchdown. Jefferson County’s defense held Laney to 10 first downs and forced five turnovers. Next: Friday vs. Westside-Augusta (1-3)

*5. (5) Callaway (4-0)

Last week: Beat Upson-Lee 34-7. Callaway led 27-0 just 15 minutes into the game. Dylan Johnson threw three TD passes, and D.J. Atkins rushed for more than 100 yards. Next: Friday at Harris County (3-1)

*6. (6) Rabun County (2-0)

Last week: Off. Next: Friday at West Hall (4-1)

*7. (7) Model (4-0)

Last week: Beat Dade County 35-13. Chris Dublin rushed for 180 yards and three touchdowns on 19 carries. He had a team-leading five solo tackles and intercepted a pass. Next: Friday at Armuchee (1-3)

*8. (8) Dublin (4-0)

Last week: Off. Next: Friday vs. East Laurens (1-3)

*9. (9) Vidalia (3-1)

Last week: Beat Metter 28-6. RB/DE Lakia Henry rushed for 117 yards and a touchdown on 14 carries and had seven tackles on defense. RB/ILB Nate McBride rushed for 54 yards and two touchdowns on five carries and had 20 tackles. Next: Friday at Benedictine (4-0)

*10. (NR) Screven County (3-1)

Last week: Beat Butler 35-6. Screven County held Butler to six first downs and recorded seven sacks for 60 yards in losses. Kim Hunter intercepted a pass and recovered a fumble. Armani Bunbury was 7-of-12 passing for 164 yards and three touchdowns. Next: Friday vs. Laney (0-4)

Out: No. 10 Dodge County (1-3)

Class A (private)

*1. (1) Eagle’s Landing Christian (4-0)

Last week: Beat Holy Innocents’ 49-0. Led by MLB Johnathan Youngblood, ELCA held Holy Innocents’ to 10 yards rushing and 64 passing. Josh Mays rushed for 130 yards and two touchdowns on seven carries. Brayden Rush was 4-of-5 passing for 93 yards and a touchdown to Sean Queen. Next: Friday vs. Fulton Leadership Academy (0-4)

*2. (2) Wesleyan (4-0)

Last week: Beat Our Lady of Mercy 59-14. Banks Ramsey was 19-of-25 passing for 282 yards. Harrison Cook had eight catches for 133 yards and two touchdowns. Wesleyan led 49-8 at halftime. Next: Friday at Holy Innocents’ (1-3)

*3. (3) Landmark Christian (4-0)

Last week: Beat Strong Rock Christian 34-12. Landmark held Strong Rock to minus-17 yards rushing and 101 total yards. Lofton Tidwell and Dalton Colburn each rushed for 100 yards. Landmark survived five turnovers. Next: Friday vs. Mount Vernon Presbyterian (4-0)

*4. (4) Prince Avenue Christian (4-0)

Last week: Off. Next: Friday at George Walton Academy (3-0)

*5. (5) Calvary Day (4-0)

Last week: Beat Montgomery County 37-0. Calvary Day played without three-year starting QB Sal Calderon, who left the team and school last week amid pending discipline for breaking team rules. Freshman QB Thomas Carver was the starter and was 3-of-5 passing for 60 yards. Sophomore RB Jalen Leary rushed for 130 yards and a touchdown. Shannon Wieczorek returned a punt 70 yards for a score. Next: Sept. 30 vs. Claxton (0-4)

*6. (6) Darlington (3-1)

Last week: Beat Gordon Lee 42-20. Tijai Whatley rushed for 209 yards and two touchdowns and scored on a 9-yard pass. Gordon Lee’s Drew Cobb, the state’s third-leading rusher entering the game, ran for 105 yards on 27 carries. Next: Friday vs. Bowdon (3-1)

*7. (7) Stratford Academy (2-1)

Last week: Off. Next: Friday vs. Lincoln County (2-0-1)

*8. (8) Mount Pisgah Christian (3-0)

Last week: Off. Next: Friday vs. Pinecrest Academy (2-1)

*9. (9) First Presbyterian (4-0)

Last week: Beat Warren County 13-6. Robert Johnson returned an interception 48 yards for a touchdown in the fourth quarter to break a 6-6 tie. FPD was outgained 238-182, according to the Macon Telegraph. Next: Sept. 30 at Twiggs County (3-1)

*10. (10) Fellowship Christian (4-0)

Last week: Beat St. Francis 46-7. Fellowship ground out 322 yards rushing, led by Andrew Johnson’s 105 on 13 carries and Andrew Minkert’s 97 on 14. Twenty-four Paladins were credited with at least one tackle. Next: Sept. 30 at Walker (0-4)

Class A (public)

*1. (1) Commerce (3-0)

Last week: Off. Next: Friday at Athens Christian (1-2)

*2. (2) Macon County (2-1)

Last week: Off. Next: Friday vs. Taylor County (3-0)

*3. (3) Clinch County (3-1)

Last week: Beat Irwin County 39-19. Clinch County overcame a 13-0 deficit and scored five unanswered touchdowns, three by Shannon Young (68 yards rushing, 13 carries) and two by Trezman Marshall (91 yards rushing, 11 carries). Next: Friday at Wilcox County (1-3)

*4. (4) Emanuel County Institute (4-0)

Last week: Beat Claxton 59-7. Rhett Gay was 13-of-16 passing for 321 yards and four touchdowns playing only the first half. ECI led 49-0 at halftime and rolled up 547 yards in total offense. Next: Friday vs. Treutlen (2-2)

*5. (7) Mount Zion (4-0)

Last week: Beat North Cobb Christian 49-14. Mount Zion had 456 yards rushing, 92 passing. Jace Jordan rushed for 186 yards and a touchdown on eight carries. Cole Helton had 10 tackles. Next: Sept. 30 vs. Darlington (3-1)

*6. (8) Lincoln County (2-0-1)

Last week: Off. Next: Friday at Stratford Academy (2-1)

*7. (9) Manchester (4-0)

Last week: Beat Jordan 38-12. Tre Gamble rushed for 138 yards and two touchdowns, and his 30-yard TD run early in the third quarter made the score 26-6. Manchester is 4-0 for the first time since 2006. Next: Friday at Marion County (3-1)

*8. (10) Bowdon (3-1)

Last week: Beat Trion 37-18. Aaron Beasley rushed for 176 yards on 16 carries and scored on runs of 39, 62 and 6 yards. Next: Friday at Darlington (3-1)

*9. (NR) McIntosh County Academy (3-1)

Last week: Friday vs. Jenkins County 38-0. QB Major Robinson was 8-of-11 passing for 157 yards and a touchdown. He also scored a touchdown. Barry Jackson had six tackles, two sacks and a 50-yard and fumble return for a touchdown. Christian Wright had 11 tackles, three for losses. It was MCA’s second consecutive shutout. Next: Sept. 29 at Savannah Christian (3-1)

*10. (5) Marion County (3-1)

Last week: Lost to Lamar County 27-0. Travon Mathews rushed for 94 yards on 18 carries for Marion County, which was shut out for the first time since 2009 (Greenville). Next: Friday vs. Manchester (4-0)

Out: No. 6 Irwin County (1-3)

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