Friday night at Lakewood featured a double header in Mundy’s Mill vs. South Atlanta and Hughes vs. Mays in the night game. Both games resulted in huge wins for South Atlanta and Hughes.
The 5:30 game which featured The Mundy’s Mill Tigers and South Atlanta Hornets resulted in a 60-30 win in favor of the Hornets. The Hornets jumped all over the Tigers early on with a 30-0 lead thanks to the play of their All-State running back Keyjuan Brown.
Brown finished the game with five touchdowns on 17 carries for 225 yards which also included a 90 yard touchdown run in the second quarter.
While the Tigers were able to put up points in the second quarter and late, they had no answer for Brown and the Hornets passing game. Quarterback John Lawton finished 9-10 passing with 226 yards and two touchdowns. Hornets receiver Nick Brown had three receptions for 121 yards and one touchdown.
The Hornets will host Lovett next Friday at home beginning at 5:30 p.m.
Hughes dominant in 34-6 win over Mays
A known rivalry between APS and Fulton County renewed Friday as the Mays Raiders hosted the Hughes Panthers.
The Raiders were seeking their first win after starting the season 0-2 with losses to Cherokee and Riverdale while the Panthers looked to build on their season with another win.
The Panthers were the ones jumping out front in this game. On the second play of the game, quarterback Xavier Smith ran in form 40 yards out to put the Panthers outfront 7-0 early in the first quarter.
On the Panthers second offensive drive, they finished the drive with a rushing touchdown from runningback Antonio Martin Jr. The Panthers were up 14-0 and in control.
The Mays defense held the Panthers in check early in the second quarter but the Panthers opened the game up with less than two minutes to go until halftime.
The Panthers offense managed to reach the endzone twice as they went into the locker room up 26-0 at halftime.
The Panthers added one more score in the third quarter to increase their lead to 34. A late score by the Raiders made the final score 34-6.
The Raiders will head to the South Fulton to battle the Westlake Lions while the Panthers will travel to Lithonia to battle M.L.K.