Top stars, best performances in Saturday’s Round 1 Georgia high school football playoff games

Here are some stars from Saturday night’s first-round games across Georgia.

If you know of a top performance we should include, please let us know in the comments.

Pictured above is Langston Hughes quarterback Prentiss “Air” Noland (photo by Macen Howells), who threw three touchdown passes in Hughes’ Round 1 win over Glynn Academy.

Jack Marlow, Cambridge RB

Marlow started at running back in place of the injured Christian Isibor and rushed for 150 yards and three touchdowns.

Michael Grandy, Savannah Country Day DB

Grandy intercepted a Hail Mary attempt at the buzzer to seal Savannah Country Day’s 21-19 win over Stratford Academy.

Prentiss “Air” Noland, Langston Hughes QB

Noland threw touchdown passes of 34, 25 and 54 yards to three different receivers in leading Langston Hughes past Glynn Academy 42-14.

Eddrick Houston, Buford DE

Houston had two sacks and multiple tackles for loss in Buford’s 38-14 win over Kell.

Rob Brown, Trion RB

Brown had over 400 yards rushing and five touchdowns in Trion’s 55-21 win over Social Circle.

Jamie Tremble, Wesleyan WR

Tremble caught a 51-yard touchdown and had 147 yards receiving in Wesleyan’s 21-14 win over Christian Heritage.

Joshua “The Jet” Thompson, Johns Creek WR

Thompson had touchdown catches of 39, 24 and 82 yards as Johns Creek knocked off top-seeded Rome 31-27.

Zina Mulbah, Westlake RB

Mulbah had just six carries, but they went for 96 yards and three touchdowns in Westlake’s 45-3 win over Effingham County.

Jailen Taylor, Kennesaw Mountain WR

Taylor had three catches for 108 yards and a 79-yard touchdown, plus a 2-yard touchdown run in Kennesaw Mountain’s first-ever playoff win.

Cameran Brown, Northside QB

Brown completed 9 of his 10 pass attempts for 136 yards and added 57 on the ground with two touchdowns in Northside’s 35-3 win over Lakeside.

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