Sevaughn Clark rushed for 260 yards and three touchdowns as Dawson County topped Hart County 49-14 in the first round of the Class 3A playoffs Friday in Dawsonville.
With the win, the Tigers will visit No. 1 Cedar Grove (11-0) in the second round next Friday in Ellenwood.
Also for Dawson County, senior quarterback Coey Watson threw for 123 yards and rushed for three touchdowns. Ryan Glass led all Tigers receivers with 74 yards and a touchdown.
The Tigers last beat a top-10 ranked opponent when they defeated No. 10 Athens Academy in 2002.
Cedar Grove won its opening round playoff game Friday, 48-13, against Adairsville. The Saints are the defending Class 3A state champions.