SWAINSBORO, Ga. - Michael Howell rushed for 148 yards on 13 carries and scored four touchdowns to lead Swainsboro to its first Region 2-AAA victory of the season, 44-3 over South Effingham.
Howell, a senior, scored on runs of 3, 38 1 and 27 yards as Swainsboro scored two touchdowns in each of the final three quarters.
Mitch Nobles scored two touchdowns for Swainsboro, returning a punt for 65 yards and a score and catching a 27-yard TD pass from Gerald Parker.
South Effingham 0 3 0 0-3
Swainsboro 2 14 14 14-44