The Chamblee Bulldogs ran their record to 5-0 on the season with a 21-7 victory over the Redan Raiders at North DeKalb Stadium on Friday night.
Chamblee under rookie head coach Allen Johnson moved to 5-0 on the season for the first time since their Class AAA playoff semifinal run in 2007.
The Bulldogs jumped out to a 14-0 and held of the Raiders for the win with three rushing touchdowns, including Dezmin Reid's seventh rushing touchdown of the season.
The Raiders were trailing 21-7 in the fourth quarter as they drove to the Chamblee three yard line, but the Bulldog defense rose up and kept Redan
(1-4) from scoring.
Chamblee is now 1-0 in Region 6-AAAA play.
The Columbia Eagles (2-3) battled the No. 2 ranked Marist War Eagles toe-to-toe before falling 16-0. Columbia held Marist (4-1) to a lone field goal in the second half.
The Eagles had an opportunity to pull within six following a 92 yard kickoff return by Sederick Jefferson to open the second half. But Marist's defense was able to force Columbia to turn the ball over downs to preserve the 13-0.
The Lithonia Bulldogs got into the win column with a 34-20 victory over the Stone Mountain Pirates. Lithonia (1-4) opens Region 6-AAAA action with a 1-0 record following the victory while Stone Mountain fell to 1-4 overall and 0-1 in the region.
Week 7 Results
Friday, Oct. 5
Cedar Grove (4-2) 66, Towers (0-6) 6
Chamblee (5-0) 21, Redan (1-4) 7
Marist (4-1) 16, Columbia (2-3) 0
St. Francis (2-4) 48, Cross Keys (0-5) 24 Luella (1-5) 49, Druid Hills (2-3) 7 Lithonia (1-4) 34, Stone Mountain (1-4) 20 St. Pius (5-1) 34, McNair (3-2) 0
Open: Arabia Mountain (1-4), Clarkston (2-4), Dunwoody (0-5), Lakeside (1-4), M.L. King (5-0), Miller Grove (4-1), Southwest DeKalb (3-2), Stephenson (4-0), Tucker (5-0)
DeKalb Co. Schools