NORTHVIEW 42, NORTH SPRINGS 7

Titans play Sequoyah for second after easy victory over Spartans

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JOHNS CREEK, Ga. – Running backs Nathan Phillips, Jay Mays and Devan Johnson combined for 200 yards rushing and three touchdowns to lead Northview to a 42-7 win last Friday night, Oct. 18, over North Springs.

Quarterback D.J. Pearson passed for 109 yards and two touchdowns, a 16-yarder to Matt Biondich and a 14-yard scoring toss to Connor Segraves that concluded the scoring.

The Titans tallied two touchdowns in each of the first two quarters, with Biondich scoring twice in the second period, including a 42-yard punt return.

Biondich caught eight passes for 75 yards, with Phillips the team’s leading rusher with 15 carries for 77 yards. Mays had 62 yards rushing and Johnson added 59 yards on the ground and scored twice.

Matt Ferguson led the Titans’ defensive effort with two interceptions, two pass break-ups and five tackles. Johnson also contributed defensively from his linebacker position.

The only North Springs touchdown came in the second period after the Spartans completed a long pass to the Northview 1. The Titans led 28-7 at the half.

The Titans are 2-1 in their 7-AAAAA sub-region and 4-3 overall, and play Friday night at Sequoyah (2-1, 5-2), with the winner taking over second place behind Creekview.