ICYMI (In Case You Missed It): Washington, KAC Shut Out APS Rivals

After an 0-2 start, Washington has won two of its last three games, including a 7-0 shutout of B.E.S.T. Academy last Friday.

Washington and KIPP Atlanta Collegiate (KAC) shut out their fellow Atlanta Public Schools opponents this weekend and are now tied for first place in their region.

Washington (2-3, 1-0 in Class AA-Region 6) defeated B.E.S.T. Academy (1-5, 1-1), 7-0, in a hard-fought defensive battle Friday night at Lakewood Stadium. Earlier that evening at Lakewood, KAC (4-1, 1-0) continued its best start in school history when the Warriors blanked Therrell (2-3, 0-1), 15-0.

Here’s how the other APS teams faired over the weekend:

Carver 32, North Springs (Fulton County) 21
The Panthers (4-1, 2-0 in Class AAAAA-Region 6) warmed up for their big showdown with Grady next week by defeating North Springs (2-2, 1-1) in the first ever meeting between the two schools.

Grady 54, Decatur 0
The Grey Knights (4-1, 2-0 in Class AAAAA-Region 6) flexed their muscles on offense once again by routing the Bulldogs (1-4, 0-2). Grady has scored at least 50 points in three of its five games thus far this season.

Douglass 52, Osborne (Cobb County) 7
In a rare Thursday night varsity game at Lakewood, the Astros (2-2, 1-1 in Class AA-Region 6) blasted the Cardinals (0-5).

Hapeville Charter (Fulton County) 35, South Atlanta 13
In a battle between two Hornets, South Atlanta (2-4, 0-2 in Class AA-Region 6) had its two-game winning streak snapped.

Pope (Cobb County) 48, North Atlanta 7
The Warriors (1-4, 0-3 in Class AAAAAA-Region 7) lost their third consecutive game, while the win for the Greyhounds (1-4, 1-2) snapped a 16-game losing streak.

Banneker (Fulton County) 53, Maynard Jackson 12
The Jaguars (1-4, 0-2 in Class AAAAA-Region 6) dropped their first ever meeting with the Trojans (3-2, 2-0) from College Park.


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