Football Weekend Recap: Tigers Beat Rams

Tigers improved to 3-0 overall and 2-0 in region play.

Tucker fans at Hallford Stadium on Friday, Sept. 13. Photo Credit: Kevin Madigan
Tucker fans at Hallford Stadium on Friday, Sept. 13. Photo Credit: Kevin Madigan
By Mark Brock

The No. 1 ranked Tucker Tigers rolled up 288 yards of total offense in the first half on the way to a 46-12 Region 6-AAAAA victory over the Arabia Mountain Rams at Hallford Stadium on Friday night.

Elijah Sullivan scored a pair of touchdowns and had 71 yards receiving in the first half for the Tigers as they built a 32-0 lead heading into the half. Dominick Sanders had a 75-yard touchdown run and Devin Towns went 39 yards for another score in the big first half for the Tigers who improved to 3-0 overall and 2-0 in region play.

The Rams (1-2, 0-2) managed just 107 yards of offense in the first half, 93 yard coming from quarterback Trevous Reynolds who was 9 of 13 passing. Arabia Mountain managed to reach Tiger territory twice in the first half, but never advanced deeper than the Tiger 41.

Stockbridge 18, Columbia 7
Malik Bryan scored three second half touchdowns to lead the Stockbridge Tigers (3-0) to an 18-7 over the Columbia Eagles (1-2) at Panthersville on Friday night.

The Eagles took a 7-0 lead at the half, but Stockbridge took the second half kickoff and drove 60 yards with Bryan scoring the first of his three touchdowns from 19 yards out to close the gap to 7-6 as the point after kick was short.

Stockbridge took the lead for good as Bryan scored from 20 yards out for a 12-7 advantage. He iced the game with 2:54 to play with his third touchdown of the game.

Mays 36, M.L. King 28
The No. 4 ranked Martin Luther King Jr. Lions fell behind 21-6 to Mays and was unable to rally in falling 36-28 in a Region 6-AAAAA game at Lakewood on Saturday night.

The Lions (2-1, 1-1) suffered their first loss in region play since the 2011 season spanning 22 games.

Cedar Grove 39, Redan 7
The Cedar Grove Saints won their third consecutive game after a season opening loss to Tucker with a 39-7 victory over Redan on Saturday at Hallford Stadium.

The Saints roll into an open week 3-1 with victories over Columbia, Douglass and Redan as they prepare for Region 6-AAA play in two weeks.

Week 4 Results
Friday, Sept. 13
Tucker (3-0) 46, Arabia Mountain (1-2) 12
Greater Atlanta Christian (3-0) 45, Chamblee (2-1) 0
Towers (3-0) 26, Clarkston (1-3) 7
Stockbridge (3-0) 18, Columbia (1-2) 7
Hebron Christian (2-0) 36, Cross Keys (0-3) 20
Stephenson (3-0) 62, Dunwoody (0-3) 6
SW DeKalb (1-2) 14, Lakeside (1-2) 7
Miller Grove (2-1) 34, North Atlanta (0-3) 0
Stone Mountain (2-1) 36, Wesleyan (0-3) 35

Saturday, Sept. 14
Cedar Grove (3-1) 39, Redan (0-3) 7
Druid Hills (2-1) 34, Therrell (0-3) 28
Douglass (1-2) 26, McNair (1-2) 14
Mays (2-1) 35, M.L. King (2-1) 28

Open: Lithonia (1-2)


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