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Class A-Public playoff roundup

Class A-Public

Commerce 35, Taylor County 20

How the game was won: Heading into the fourth quarter up just a point at 21-20, Commerce chipped away in the final frame to seal the deal 35-20. Cole Chancey’s second touchdown of the game, a 46-yarder with 1:17 remaining, put the game away.

Top Performers: Cole Chancey scored on a 1-yard run and a 46-yarder. Will Thomas scored on touchdown runs of 15 and three yards. Lane Sorrow broke through for a 4-yarder. Taylor County received two short touchdown runs from Lyn-J Dixon. Gunnar Watson tossed a 1-yard touchdown to Tri-Kevion Hadley as time expired heading into the half.

Clinch County 54, Mitchell County 14

How the game was won: This second round match was over soon after it began. Clinch County got on the scoreboard first with an 11-yard touchdown by Charles McClelland. Mitchell County responded with a 62-yard touchdown run by Kentravius Williams. To take the lead for good Clinch’s Trezman Marshall scored on a 4th and 1. Clinch County would score five more touchdowns to Mitchell’s one before the final buzzer.

Top performers: Clinch County’s McClleland ran for two touchdowns and threw a 7-yard touchdown pass to Jerrod Jones. Trezman Marshall had seven tackles and three touchdowns while also completing a 40-yard touchdown pass to Jones. Mitchell County’s Kentravius Williams had six carries for 98 yards and a touchdown.

Irwin County 34, Mt. Zion 17

How the game was won: This game saw lots of action with no score until deep into the second quarter when Mount Zion scored on a 73-yard touchdown pass from Jordan Akin to Jace Jordan. Irwin County would score before the quarter ended and Mt. Zion clung to a 10-7 halftime lead. Irwin County outscored the Eagles 27-7 in the second half.

Greene County 55, Pelham 40

How the game was won: Greene County took a 27-14 lead into the half before outscoring Pelham 28-26 in a competitive second half.

McIntosh County 14, Lincoln County 7

How the game was won: McIntosh County Academy took a 14-0 lead at the half before sealing the road win.

Emanuel County Institute 49, Miller County 14

How the game was won: Host Emanuel County Institute outscored Miller County 14-8 in the second half after jumping out to a 35-6 lead.

#8 Manchester 39, #9 Twiggs County 18

#1 Macon County 47, #17 Turner County 37

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