By Mark Brock
The Arabia Mountain Rams defeated Southwest DeKalb 41-6 in Region 6-AAAAA action on Saturday at Panthersville Stadium to set a new mark for wins for the fifth year program.
Arabia Mountain has five wins for the first time in the history of the program surpassing the four win total of a year ago. It also evened the series with Southwest DeKalb at 1-1 after two years in the same region.
The Rams are also 4-3 in the Region 6-AAAAA standings with the opportunity to possibly play their way into the state playoffs with wins in the final two weeks of regular season play and a little help from Stephenson and Tucker against Mays. Arabia has Dunwoody this week and Lakeside to wind up the regular season.
Dunwoody 28, North Atlanta 0
Aaron Alexander scored three touchdowns to power the Wildcats (2-6) to the Region 6-AAAAA victory over North Atlanta on Friday at Grady Stadium in Atlanta. Alexander ran for 95 yards and two of his three touchdowns and returned an interception 67 yards for his third score of the game.
Tucker 55, Miller Grove 12
The No. 1 ranked Tucker Tigers got three rushing touchdowns from Elijah Sullivan on the way to the 55-12 Region 6-AAAAA win over Miller Grove.
The Tigers (8-0) jumped out to a 34-6 halftime lead behind Sullivan’s three first half touchdowns and go scores from four other players in the win. Joseph Proby had an interception return for a touchdown while Dominick Sanders, Joseph Farrar and Myles Donaldson all added rushing touchdowns.
Stephenson 10, M.L. King 6
The Stephenson Jaguar defense kept its DeKalb County scoring defense lead by shutting down a potent Martin Luther King Jr. offense on the way to a 10-6 victory in Region 6-AAAAA play at Hallford Stadium on Friday. The No. 4 ranked Jaguars (7-1) remain in a second place tie with Mays in the region standings as the two head into their clash on Saturday night at Hallford Stadium.
The Lions (6-2) take on Tucker on Friday at Hallford Stadium in a key playoff standings game.
Columbia 42, Redan 6
The Columbia Eagles (5-3, 3-1) continue to hold onto their second place spot in Region 6-AAAAA Sub Region A standings following a 42-6 victory over Redan (0-8) at Hallford Stadium last Saturday night.
The Eagles are in a good position to host a region play-in game with a state playoff berth on the line next week.
Lithonia 12, Chamblee 7
Lithonia (3-5, 2-2) played spoiler and also put itself into a region playoff berth possibility with a 12-7 upset of Chamblee (5-3, 2-2) at Avondale on Saturday night. A win against Redan this Saturday could put Lithonia into third place with the opportunity to play for a state playoff berth in region play-in action next week.
Week 10 Results
Thursday, Oct. 24
Alcovy (6-2) 33, Druid Hills (3-5) 6
Friday, Oct. 25
Blessed Trinity (5-3) 53, McNair (1-7) 20
Dunwoody (2-6) 28, North Atlanta (0-8) 0
Clarkston (3-5-1) 40, Cross Keys (1-8) 6
Stephenson (7-1) 10, M.L. King (6-2) 6
Marist (6-2) 49, Stone Mountain (3-5) 7
Decatur (6-2) 49, Towers (4-5) 20
Tucker (8-0) 55, Miller Grove (3-5) 12
Saturday, Oct. 26
Arabia Mountain (5-3) 41, SW DeKalb (2-6) 6
7 Lithonia (3-5) 12, Chamblee (5-3) 7
Columbia (5-3) 42, Redan (0-8) 6
Mays (6-2) 40, Lakeside (1-7) 8
Open: Cedar Grove (6-2)