Hunter Ware had touchdown runs of 32 and 13 yards to lead the Trojan offense, while Tre Chivers added a 15-yard touchdown run, Dan Harris had a five-yard touchdown run and Wil Garrett had a 1-yard quarterback sneak.
Defensively, B.J. Addison had a 15-yard interception return for a score and Sam Turner had a 40-yard interception return for a touchdown, while Javarious Jackson scored on special teams with a 35-yard punt return for a score. Also defensively, Cade Crawford had a fumble recovery and Ty Wood recorded an interception.
Spencer Hines knocked through four extra points, while Zach Breed connected on two PATs. Garrett also converted a two-point conversion pass to Wood.
The Trojans stay on the road with a trip to Villa Rica on tap for next Thursday.
In other prep football action from Thursday:Villa Rica JV 16, Chapel Hill 14: The Wildcats (2-0) were led by Kevin Martin offensively in the two-point victory.
Villa Rica 9th grade 30, Chapel Hill 22: VR quarterback Nigel Watts led the offense with rushing touchdowns of 60, 50 and eight yards. Watts also threw for a 30-yard touchdown pass to Sean Hardeman. Lamont Guess tacked on a 60-yard touchdown run for the Cats (2-0).
Chris Bailey and Jarrod Weaver led the Villa Rica defense.
Carrollton 9th grade 47, Lithia Springs 14: The Trojans (3-0) got touchdown runs of five and 40 yards from Jarvis Terrell, while B.J. Williams added touchdown runs of 15 and eight yards in the home win. Carrollton quarterback Clay Marlar also accounted for a pair of scores, hooking up with Lance Waldrop on a 15-yard touchdown pass and sneaking in from one yard out. Glenzel Cooper had the Trojans’ other touchdown on a five-yard run.
Defensively, Rhett Fulbright forced a fumble and Devonte Cade recorded an interception.
Evante Cofield was the Defensive Player of the Game, while Terrell took Offensive Player of the Game honors.
Carrollton 8th grade 46, Bay Springs 14: The Trojans (3-0) got started with a 40-yard touchdown pass from Jack Garrett to Jarel Rowe, then added a six-yard touchdown run by Angelo Osario and a five-yard touchdown run by Conrad Jackson in the opening half. A pair of Mitch McClendon PATs gave Carrollton the early 20-0 edge heading into the locker room.
In the second half, Jackson added a 35-yard touchdown run, which was followed by a 10-yard touchdown pass from Garrett to Parker Roach, a 60-yard kickoff return for a score by Rowe and a 30-yard touchdown run from Damarious Owensby.
Central 8th grade 28, Mt. Zion 8: Lion quarterback Damarcas Mitchell rushed for 14 yards and a pair of touchdowns and was also 2-for-2 passing for 47 yards and a touchdown, hooking up with Kyle Bailey on a 15-yard touchdown strike. Tyler Perry had the other reception of 32 yards for the Lions (3-0).
Joe Simpkins led the Central ground attack, rushing for 70 yards on eight carries, including a touchdown and a two-point conversion, while Byron Brown also had a strong day, rushing for 74 yards on three carries. Christopher Holliday added 37 yards on three carries, as well as a two-point conversion.
Defensively, Simpkins recorded five tackles, including one for a loss, while Austin Roddy and Justin Nichol had five tackles apiece and Maxwell Whitlock had two tackles and a fumble recovery.
Prep Softball: Bowdon 7, Walker 4: The Red Devilettes (14-6, 6-1 Region 6B-A) bounced back from their first sub-region loss of the season with the home win over the Lady Wolverines, getting multiple-hit performances from Anna Teague (2-for-3, 2B, BB, run, 2 RBI) and Jacole Stephens (2-for-4, HR, run, 2 RBI), while Lyric Maze (1-for-1, 3 BB, 2 runs, RBI), Libby Brock (1-for-1, run), Trinity Strickland (1-for-2, 2B, BB, run) and Katlyn Buchanan (1-for-3, RBI) also had productive days at the plate.
Madison Runyan got the win in the circle, yielding three hits and one earned run in six innings of work with three strikeouts, while Strickland tossed the seventh inning for the save, allowing one hit with one strikeout.
Temple 18, Kendrick 2 (3 innings): Hits were aplenty for the Lady Tigers (7-11, 3-0 Region 5-AA), who got a combined one-hitter from hurlers Jennifer Pope and Candace Thompson in Columbus.
In Wednesday evening’s contest, the Lady Tigers dropped an 8-4 decision at Lithia Springs, getting multiple-hit efforts from Destiny Dailey (2-for-3), Dru Groves (2-for-4) and Pope (2-for-4).
Kacey Ray took the loss in the circle, working five innings, allowing eight runs — three earned — on seven hits with five walks and one strikeout.
Central 5, Haralson County 0: Freshman hurler Taylor Funk got the win in the circle for the Lady Lions (10-9, 4-4 Region 6-AAA) in the road contest, while the bats came alive for the visitors.
“It was just a good overall night. We started hitting the ball a little bit better, and hopefully that’s a sign of good things to come,” Central coach Jimmy LeBlanc said. “It was just a good, solid performance all the way around.”
The Central JV also won, 9-6.
The Carrollton High School softball team, which dropped a 3-0 Region 6-AAA contest at LaGrange on Thursday evening, will play host to the 14-team Trojan Tournament at the East Carrollton Softball Complex over the next two days.
Action begins at 4:30 p.m. today and resumes on Saturday morning at 10.
Local competitors include host Carrollton, Central, Villa Rica, Bowdon and Bremen.