PREP FOOTBALL ROUNDUP: Lee County, Worth County post victories

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Aug. 27—LEESBURG — The No. 2-ranked Lee County Trojans rolled past Hapeville Charter 37-0 Friday night in their home football opener at Lee County High School.

Sophomore running back Ousmane Kromah rushed for 150 yards on 16 carries and scored two touchdowns to lead the Trojans.

On defense, Nemo McCloud picked up a fumble and raced into the end zone for a touchdown. The Trojans sacked the Hapeville quarterback five times and seven tackles for loss. Justin Tanksley led the team with six tackles including a sack. The defense pressured the Hapeville punter to the one-yard line twice in the second quarter on back-to-back series to break the game open.

The Trojans led 30-0 at the half and officials used a running clock in the second half.

The Trojans will be at home again next Friday against Lithia Springs.

Worth County 16,

Mitchell County 14

CAMILLA — Jaylen Fluellen's 4-yard TD run with four minutes left in the fourth quarter was the game-winner as Worth County defeated Mitchell County 16-14 on Friday.

Fluellen's TD tied the score and Chip Cooper's two-point conversion pass to Parker Weaver put the Rams up by two, a lead they held onto the rest of the way to improve to 2-0 on the season.

Cooper also had a TD run and a two-point conversion pass in the first quarter for an 8-0 lead, but Mitchell put up TDs in the second and third quarters for a 14-8 lead.

Cooper completed 21 of 35 passes for 241 yards. His top targets were Weaver (nine catches, 97 yards), D'ontae Fulton (seven catches, 65 yards) and Quan Frier (four catches, 61 yards). Kaden Chester led the Worth ground game with 15 rushes for 73 yards, and he also added an 18-yard catch.


Dougherty 32 Randolph-Clay 14

Cairo 28 Monroe 3

Sumter Co. 26 Westover 21

Sherwood Christian 50 Baker Co. 32

Worth Co. 16 Mitchell Co. 14

Colquitt Co. 29 Stockbridge 0

Pelham 27 Chattahoochee Co. 26

Bainbridge 24 Coffee 21

Thomas County Central 31 Thomasville 0

Westlake 47 Crisp Co. 7

Miller Co. 80 Talbotton Central 0

Southland Academy 21 Marion Co. 14