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DeKalb Schools Football: Week Eight Recap

Stephenson shuts down Tucker for key region win.

The No. 4 ranked Stephenson Jaguars shut down the No. 2 Tucker Tigers’ vaunted rushing attack for a 13-6 win in a key Region 6-AAAAA game at Hallford Stadium on Friday.

The Jaguars jumped out to a 13-0 lead on a second quarter five-yard touchdown run by Austin Tevin and a third quarter 15-yard pass from Justin Holman to Taylor Henry in the first regular season meeting between the two teams.

Tucker rallied to within 13-6 in the fourth quarter on a shovel pass from Juwaan Williams to Dallas Rivers that covered 21 yards.

The Tigers were driving late in the game when the Jaguars forced a turnover and ran out the clock to seal the win.

Stephenson (5-0, 5-0) kept pace with No. 3 ranked Martin Luther King Jr. atop the Region 6-AAAAA standings as the Lions remained undefeated at 6-0 overall with its 40-17 win over Dunwoody on Thursday night.

Chamblee 34, Columbia 0
The Chamblee Bulldogs ran its record to 6-0 for the first time since its 12-2 Class AAA semifinal appearance in 2007 when they won seven straight to open the season.

Southwest DeKalb 42, North Atlanta 7
The Southwest DeKalb Panthers moved closer to a possible playoff berth with a 42-7 victory over North Atlanta at the Georgia Dome on Saturday.

The Panthers (4-2, 3-2) needed a win to stay in the playoff hunt with Miller Grove sitting at 4-1 in Region 6-AAAAA action.

Week 8 Schedule
Thursday, October 11
Mays (3-3) 30, Arabia Mountain (1-5) 15
M.L. King (6-0) 40, Dunwoody (0-6) 17
Miller Grove (5-1) 62, Lakeside (1-5) 17

Friday, October 12
Cedar Grove (5-2) 41, McNair (3-3) 7
Chamblee (6-0) 34, Columbia (2-4) 0
Lakeview Academy (3-2) 44, Cross Keys (0-6)
Newton (2-4) 19, Druid Hills (2-4) 3
Marist (5-1) 40, Lithonia (1-5) 14
Stephenson (5-0) 13, Tucker (5-1) 6
Woodward Academy (5-2) 62, Towers (0-6) 6

Saturday, October 13
Johnson-Gainesville (4-3) 31, Clarkston (2-5) 27
Stone Mountain (2-4) 41, Redan (1-5) 15
Southwest DeKalb (4-2) 42, North Atlanta (0-6) 7


Mark Brock is the Information Officer/Statistician/Web Manager for DeKalb County Schools Athletics

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