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High school scoreboard: Drayton scores four touchdowns as Flowery Branch beats Walnut Grove, 49-13
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Flowery Branch running back Malik Drayton (7) runs with the ball during the football game against Jefferson on Friday in Jefferson. - photo by David Barnes

Malik Drayton racked up four touchdowns (three rushing, one receiving) to help Flowery Branch improve to 3-0 in Region 8-5A play with a 49-13 win against Walnut Grove at Falcon Field in Flowery Branch. 

Jalin Strown hauled in a 20-yard touchdown for the Falcons, while teammate Malik Damons had a 13-yard touchdown. Blake McCoy also had a receiving score for Flowery Branch, which visits Loganville on Friday in Loganville.

BUFORD 70, JOHNSON 0: Aaron Mclaughlin threw three touchdowns for Buford on Friday at Billy Ellis Memorial Stadium in Gainesville. Will Westmoreland added two touchdowns in the air for the Wolves (4-1, 2-0 Region 8-5A), while teammate Isaiah Isaac added a 55-yard touchdown run. 

Buford’s Anthony Grant contributed a rushing touchdown.

DAWSON CHRISTIAN ACADEMY 58, LANIER CHRISTIAN ACADEMY 10: Daniel Eppling was 6 of 10 with a touchdown pass to Tommy Wandrum for Lanier Christian Academy. 

Roderick Collins contributed 52 rushing yards for the Lightning. Trayvon Marshall led Lanier Christian Academy’s defense with eight tackles.

High School scores can be reported by 10:30 p.m. each night by calling 770-718-3415 or email