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Evans has slight edge on Effingham

Posted: October 18, 2011 - 4:01pm  |  Updated: October 18, 2011 - 10:08pm

Last week: 6-0

Season Total: 31-10

This week's games

Evans (2-5, 0-3) at Effingham County (1-7, 0-4)

Last week: Evans lost to Statesboro 34-0; Effingham was beaten by Greenbrier 35-28.

Last meeting: Effingham County won last year 38-31.

All-time: Evans holds a 7-5 series lead.

Evans has scored 18.3 points per game and allowed 27.6. Effingham County has scored 14.4 and allowed 27.4.

Evans has lost four straight and desperately needs a victory. I give them a slight edge.

Evans 19, Effingham County 17

Greenbrier (4-3, 2-1) at
South Effingham (3-5, 2-2)

Last week: Greenbrier beat Effingham County 35-28. South Effingham lost to Lakeside 33-14.

Last meeting: Greenbrier won 10-0.

All-time: Greenbrier leads 1-0.

Greenbrier has scored 17.4 points per game and allowed 22.4; South Effingham has scored 22.1 and allowed 28.6.

This is a complete toss-up with two teams that I feel are evenly matched. Plus, it is a huge region game for Greenbrier. I hate to do it, but I have to go with my gut.

South Effingham 26, Greenbrier 23

Grovetown (6-1, 3-0) vs.
Richmond Academy
(3-4, 2-1)

Last week: Grovetown won 42-14 over Josey; ARC beat Harlem 34-14.

Last meeting: ARC won 31-7 last year.

All-time: ARC leads 1-0.

Grovetown has scored 29 points per game and allowed 14.6. ARC has scored 18.9 and allowed 25.9.

Last year, Grovetown's season turned on a disappointing performance at ARC. It was a huge loss that curtailed their playoff hopes. You can bet the kids are hearing about that this week.

Grovetown 31, ARC 16

Harlem (0-7, 0-3) at
Westside (3-4, 1-2)

Last week: Harlem lost to ARC 34-14; Westside lost to Thomson 63-6.

Last meeting: Harlem won last year 33-13.

All-time: Harlem leads 5-4.

Harlem has scored an average of 4 points per game and allowed 44.9; Westside has scored 12.1 and allowed 33.3.

Westside 20, Harlem 13

Augusta Christian (6-2) at
Pinewood Prep (2-6)

Last week: ACS beat Orangeburg 41-25; Pinewood lost to Heathwood Hall 29-0.

Last meeting: Augusta Christian won last year 9-7.

All-time: Augusta Christian leads 5-1.

Augusta Christian has scored 27.4 points per game and allowed 20.5. Pinewood Prep has scored 9.1 and allowed 27.9.

Augusta Christian 38, Pinewood Prep 10

 

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