Gainesville’s Walt Dixon scored on a 30-yard touchdown pass from Gionni Williams in the third quarter and withstood allowing a late touchdown to beat Apalachee 7-6 on Friday in Winder. With the win, the Red Elephants (2-7, 2-2 Region 8-6A) remain in the playoff hunt with one regular season game remaining.
Makius Scott and Rassie Littlejohn both blocked field goals for the Red Elephants.
Apalachee scored on a long punt return in the fourth quarter but missed the extra point.
On Friday, Gainesville faces Lanier in Sugar Hill.