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Week 5 Top 10 Class 7A Football Scores

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Staff Writer

Here’s how the new top-10 high school football teams in Class 7A fared in Week 5:

Class 7A

1. (1) Buford (4-0)

Last week: Beat Carver-Atlanta 44-16. Buford trailed 16-15 at halftime but outscored Carver 22-0 in the third quarter. Justice Haynes had 216 all-purpose yards and three touchdowns of 53 yards or more. Next: Friday at Marietta (1-4)

2. (2) Grayson (4-0)

Last week: Off. Next: Friday at Lowndes (2-2)

3. (3) Colquitt County (4-0)

Last week: Off. Next: Friday vs. Cedar Grove (3-1)

4. (4) Mill Creek (4-0)

Last week: Beat Cedar Grove 52-36. Donningtun Walters blocked a punt that Justin Content returned 10 yards for a 7-0 lead three minutes into the game, and Mill Creek never trailed. Jaiden Patterson returned a kickoff 92 yards for a 28-14 lead in the second quarter. Caleb Downs scored two touchdowns and intercepted the 17th pass of his career, a school record. Next: Friday vs. Parkview (4-0)

5. (6) Carrollton (5-0)

Last week: Beat Jenkins 48-0. Carrollton led 41-0 at halftime. Julian Lewis was 23-of-33 passing for 340 yards and five touchdowns. Caleb Odom had eight receptions for 106 yards and three touchdowns. Montreze Smith had 2.5 tackles for losses. Next: Friday vs. Hillgrove (2-3)

6. (7) Walton (3-1)

Last week: Beat Marietta 30-17. Ayden Jackson had four receptions for 111 yards and intercepted two passes. Makari Bodiford caught a 27-yard TD pass that put Walton up 17-3 late in the first half. Next: Sept. 30 vs. North Paulding (4-1)

7. (8) Parkview (4-0)

Last week: Beat St. Pius 38-21. Khyair Spain rushed for 267 yards on 17 carries. Nolan Marshal had two sacks and three tackles for losses. Next: Friday at Mill Creek (4-0)

8. (9) Valdosta (5-0)

Last week: Beat Coral Glades (FL) 56-0. Valdosta led 49-0 at halftime. Next: Friday vs. McEachern (3-2)

9. (10) Milton (2-2)

Last week: Beat Alpharetta 36-21. Milton won despite being outgained 445-229. Luke Nickel was 9-of-18 passing for 179 yards. Milton scored their final touchdowns on a 60-yard punt return by Wyatt Nave and a 67-yard fumble return by Will Parton. Next: Friday at North Cobb (2-2)

10. (NR) Kennesaw Mountain (4-0)

Last week: Beat Harrison 45-23. Cayman Prangley was 18-of-24 passing for 311 yards and four touchdowns, three to Cayden Lee, who had 11 receptions for 175 yards. Tyshon Jenkins rushed for 97 yards and a touchdown. Next: Friday at South Cobb (0-4)

Out: No. 5 North Cobb (2-2)

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