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Weekend Sports Recap: BEST Academy Pulls Major Upset

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BEST vs LCS (8-18017)

Katerian Legron of B.E.S.T. Academy hauls in a long pass on Friday vs. Landmark Christian School. B.E.S.T. defeated Landmark 53-7.

B.E.S.T. was definitely “best” Friday night.

B.E.S.T. Academy lead the way for Atlanta Public Schools football teams over the weekend, as the Eagles trounced Landmark Christian School 53-7, Friday night at Lakewood Stadium. Landmark, located in Fairburn, was ranked as the No. 4 Class A private school in the Atlanta Journal Constitution Top 10 poll last week. Last season, Landmark beat B.E.S.T 34-24.

B.E.S.T. was led by senior running back/defensive back Blaine Gibson (10 carries, 125 yards, 1 touchdown, 2 tackles, 1 fumble recovery for a touchdown), senior athlete Katerian Legrone (5 catches, 103 yards, 1 touchdown), senior quarterback Nakia Davis Jr. (106 yards passing, 1 touchdown, 39 yards rushing, 1 touchdown), junior defensive end Richard Benton (6 tackles, 1 sack) and junior safety Sanchez Banks (3 sacks).

Here are the other results for APS schools:

Carver 50, Lithonia 14
North Atlanta 21, Grady 7
Calhoun 17, Douglass 14
Heard County 42, South Atlanta 16
Wesleyan 63, Therrell 14

Also over the weekend:

The South Atlanta softball team won in a forfeit over Drew Charter on Friday. Drew did not have enough players to start the game. The Hornets are the defending Region 6-Class AA champions.

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