Leading 33-20 after Woodland scored on the opening drive of the second half, Griffin put the game away scoring on its next three possessions. The final quarter was played with a running clock as Griffin (4-0) remained undefeated and Woodland (1-3) lost its third in a row.
Freeman, who ended the night with a team-high 137 yards on 13 carries, had touchdown runs of 5, 19 and 50 yards. Parks, who ended the night passing for 164 yards, threw touchdown passes of 3 and 14 yards to Fuller.
Griffin opened the Region 4-AAAA crossover game connecting on a 33-yard halfback option pass from Anforne’ Stroud to Quay Mangham to end a four-play, 80-yard drive and set the tone for a shootout. Woodland matched the score on a 5-yard run by Malcolm Miller two drives later and momentarily took the lead on an extra point by Khai Ngo.
But Griffin then scored on a 50-yard run by Freeman, a 14-yard shuffle pass from Parks to Fuller and a 5-yard run by Fuller to take a 20-7 lead with :31 to play in the first quarter.
Woodland cut into Griffin’s lead by scoring on the first play of the second quarter, a 72-yard pass from Taylor Poff to Darrow Ramsey, but Griffin answered the score with a 5-yard TD run by Freeman and a 3-yard pass from Parks to Fuller to carry a 33-14 lead into the half.
Poff tossed a 5-yard pass to Justin Stozier to end the opening drive of the second half, but Griffin answered with a 21-yard touchdown run by Malik Miller, a 19-yard touchdown run by Freeman and a 5-yard touchdown run by Stroud on successive drives to put the game away.