Washington and KIPP Atlanta Collegiate (KAC) shut out their fellow Atlanta Public Schools opponents this weekend and are now tied for first place in their region.
Washington (2-3, 1-0 in Class AA-Region 6) defeated B.E.S.T. Academy (1-5, 1-1), 7-0, in a hard-fought defensive battle Friday night at Lakewood Stadium. Earlier that evening at Lakewood, KAC (4-1, 1-0) continued its best start in school history when the Warriors blanked Therrell (2-3, 0-1), 15-0.
Here’s how the other APS teams faired over the weekend:
Carver 32, North Springs (Fulton County) 21
The Panthers (4-1, 2-0 in Class AAAAA-Region 6) warmed up for their big showdown with Grady next week by defeating North Springs (2-2, 1-1) in the first ever meeting between the two schools.
Grady 54, Decatur 0
The Grey Knights (4-1, 2-0 in Class AAAAA-Region 6) flexed their muscles on offense once again by routing the Bulldogs (1-4, 0-2). Grady has scored at least 50 points in three of its five games thus far this season.
Douglass 52, Osborne (Cobb County) 7
In a rare Thursday night varsity game at Lakewood, the Astros (2-2, 1-1 in Class AA-Region 6) blasted the Cardinals (0-5).
Hapeville Charter (Fulton County) 35, South Atlanta 13
In a battle between two Hornets, South Atlanta (2-4, 0-2 in Class AA-Region 6) had its two-game winning streak snapped.
Pope (Cobb County) 48, North Atlanta 7
The Warriors (1-4, 0-3 in Class AAAAAA-Region 7) lost their third consecutive game, while the win for the Greyhounds (1-4, 1-2) snapped a 16-game losing streak.
Banneker (Fulton County) 53, Maynard Jackson 12
The Jaguars (1-4, 0-2 in Class AAAAA-Region 6) dropped their first ever meeting with the Trojans (3-2, 2-0) from College Park.