Senior QB had his best game of the year with 144 yards passing and 2 TDs to lead Lincoln County to a Region 7-A win over Social Circle. Jeremy Wright led the ground attack with 95 yards on 8 carries. Sanchez Jones scored three times in a balanced attack.
In other region games of interest, Athens Academy beat GMC 42-14 and Warren County defeated Aquinas 19-6. Lincoln must win over GMC next Friday and in Warrenton the following week to finish second in Region 7-A. Athens Academy will be the 7-A Champion in 2001.
In other state-wide Class A action, the Hawkinsville Red Devils pulled a major upset with a 28-2 drubbing of #2 Johnson County. This puts Hawkinsville in the driver's seat for the 4-A title, with Johnson County as the #2 seed. The AP incorrectly reported the Taylor County score; Taylor beat Calhoun Co. 36-6. Clinch whipped Atkinson Co. 42-7 in Region 1, and Miller County won by forfeit.