LAST WEEK: The Hawks built a lead at halftime and owned the second half in a 40-7 victory over Henderson. Pleasant Grove shut out the Lions, 20-0, in the second half.
THIS WEEK: Pleasant Grove (2-0) hosts Atlanta (1-1).
OFFENSIVE STANDOUTS: QB Ben Harmon threw for 105 yards and a TD. WR Sergio Rodriguez caught two passes for 86 and a touchdown, while WR Grayson Taylor caught a 42-yard TD pass from QB Jalen Whiteside. RB Bruce Garrett led the Hawks' rushing attack with 62 yards on 13 carries. Harmon rushed for 40 yards on 11 totes and a pair of touchdowns. KJ Hicks and Nick Martin each had one rushing touchdown.
DEFENSIVE STANDOUTS: DE Landon Jackson had eight tackles, including three for a loss, and two sacks. Jackson caused a fumble and recovered a fumble, while teammate Andrew Legrand also recovered a fumble. OLB Nick Martin led the Hawks in tackles with eight, while Cameron Weekly had eight tackles, including two for a loss. CB Riley Durmon had two big pass break-ups and made an interception.
COACH JOSH GIBSON'S COMMENTS: "We are getting better each week, and I was really proud of the team. The kids are playing with confidence and belief.
"Durmon had a great game. He was cleared to play, but was in some pain; he came up big for us. I am proud that we had so many different kids contribute on offense. Several kids ran the ball, and they did a great job. I was proud that we held them to just seven points."