Wilkinson County topped Wilcox County 25-21 after a see-saw battle in Irwinton.
Both teams were ranked in the Class A top 5 by most pollsters. Lincoln County travels to Irwinton next month.
Top-ranked Wesleyan all-but-shutout Holy Innocents 28-2. Savannah Christian continued its roll, this week whipping Wheeler County 46-19.
Clinch County got its first win of 2009 with a 27-15 over the southern Red Devils from Randolph-Clay. Hawkinsville again failed to score, losing 28-0 to AAA Perry. Bowdon whipped Temple 42-13.
In other games involving 7-A teams, Aquinas gave a great effort in a 14-9 loss to AAA Westside [game story]. Hancock Central lost to Greene County 44-8. Warren County lost to Eagles Landing Christian Academy 49-26. Washington-Wilkes defeated Social Circle 29-14.
In other games of interest, Commerce fell to Franklin County 21-14 in a nail-biter, with the Tigers at the Lions 6 when the game ended [game story]. Our Red Devils next opponent, always tough Abbeville, lost to Woodruff 36-35 when the home team scored with 1:20 remaining and passed for 2 to take the lead [game story].