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Augusta Prep advances to title game

Augusta Prep 56, Crown 7

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In Atlanta, Nolan Brandon scored six touchdowns to lead Augusta Prep past Crown 56-7 in the Glory of Christ league semifinals at St. Pius X High School on Saturday.

Brandon, a senior running back, now has 27 touchdowns this season after scoring on runs of 4, 2, 12, 10, 18 and 35 yards. He had 170 yards on 25 carries, giving him 1,543 yards this season.

Kevin Huggins scored on runs of 2 and 45 yards and also kicked eight PATs.

The Cavaliers will play for the state title on Saturday at 1 p.m. against Johnson Ferry at St. Pius X.

 

AUGUSTA PREP 56, CROWN 7

Crown 0 7 0 0 – 7

Augusta Prep 14 14 28 0 – 56

Glory of Christ Semifinals

St. Pius X, Atlanta

First Quarter

AP–Nolan Brandon 4 run (Kevin Huggins kick), 7:01

AP–Brandon 2 run (Huggins kick), :11

Second Quarter

C–Daniel Matteson 40 pass from Hamilton Armour (Aaron Redlinger kick), 11:00

AP–Huggins 2 run (Huggins kick), 2:48

AP–Huggins 45 run (Huggins kick), :00

Third Quarter

AP–Brandon 12 run (Huggins kick), 11:00

AP–Brandon 10 run (Huggins kick), 8:00

AP–Brandon 18 run (Huggins kick), 7:18

AP–Brandon 35 run (Huggins kick), 4:57

  C AP
First Downs 6 20
Rushes-Yards 22-87 55-433
Passing Yards 49 0
Comp.-Att.-Int. 5-13-2 0-3-0
Fumbles-Lost 4-2 2-0
Punts-Yards 2-45 2-45
Penalties-Yards 12-130 7-55

INDIVIDUAL STATISTICS

RUSHING–Augusta Prep: Brandon 25-170, Huggins 11-160. Crown: Jonathan Emmons 6-49.

PASSING–Augusta Prep: Michael Downing 0-3-0. Crown: Armour 5-13-2-33.

RECEIVING–Crown: Matteson 1-40

Records: Augusta Prep 10-1. Next: Augusta Prep vs. winner of Johnson Ferry-North Georgia semifinals, for Glory of Christ League state championship, 1 p.m., Saturday, at St. Pius X, in Atlanta.


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