Friday June 14th, 2024 6:54PM

Football: Rabun rolls over Elbert County; Gibson breaks receiving records

By AccessWDUN Staff

ELBERTON, Ga. — Jaden Gibson broke the Georgia high school receiving touchdowns and yards records Friday night as Rabun County took care of business against Elbert County, 41-21.

Gibson would finish the night with 13 catches for 285 yards and four touchdowns. He scored his first touchdown of the night on an 8-yard catch from Keegan Stover with 5:47 left in the first quarter. After a Nicholas Baloga pick-six midway through the second quarter made the score 14-0 at halftime. Gibson opened the third quarter with an 80-yard catch to take a 21-0 lead.

The Blue Devils cut the lead to 21-7 midway through the third quarter before Gibson scored from 24 yards out. Gibson scored the fourth touchdown of the night early in the fourth from 10 yards out to break the records.

Lang Windham also scored for the Wildcats in the third quarter on a 35-yard scamper, capping off a 108-yard night for the running back. Stover finished 21-for-28 through the air for 366 yards.

The Wildcats will take on Athens Christian at home next week.

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