Greenbrier (2-4, 2-1) at Baldwin (1-5, 1-2)
Last Week: Greenbrier beat Wayne County 15-9; Baldwin beat Effingham County 7-2.
Key Players: Greenbrier-WR Eugene Rogers, LB Reggie Rice, LB Erik Smith, DL Edward Curtis, CB Charlie Kupar. Baldwin-WR Jarvis Kyles, WR Nick Kyles.
Key Matchup: Greenbrier cornerbacks vs. Baldwin receivers.
Outlook: The Braves' twins, Jarvis and Nick, are legitimate Division I prospects. Mickey Derrick will have his hands full trying to shut them down.
Statesboro (6-0, 3-0) at Lakeside (2-2-1, 0-2)
7:30 Panther Stadium
Last Week: Lakeside fell to Jones County and Statesboro beat Evans.
Key Players: Statesboro-RB Charles Rock, RB Nick Wedlow, LB Tommy Watkins, DL Alex Dekle, QB David Cone, Lakeside-QB Jimmy Johnson, LB/RB Reggie Porter, RB Carl Burrow, OL Donovan Lowe, DB Chris Drayton.
Key Matchup: Lakeside defensive front vs. Statesboro backfield.
Outlook: Statesboro, the No. 1 team in AAAA, doesn't do anything fancy but will play a fundamentally perfect game.
Butler (2-4, 1-1) at Harlem (2-5, 0-3)
Last Week: Harlem lost to Glenn Hills and Butler shut out Cross Creek.
Key Players: Butler-Tyrese Harris, RB D'Vante Lee, FB/LB Damien Bell, LB Stanley Dumas, Harlem-RB Gabe Greer, WR Jeremy Larson, QB Alex Hintz, RB Chris Newsome, OL Mark Boiter.
Key Matchup: Butler's defensive line vs. Harlem's option offense.
Outlook: Harlem lost 12-6 to Glenn Hills but created five turnovers. Harlem probably will have a tough time matching that effort
Effingham County (3-3, 1-2) at Evans (4-2, 2-1)
7:30 Blanchard Stadium
Last Week: Evans and Effingham County lost region games to Statesboro and Baldwin, respectively.
Key Players: Evans-QB Brad Freeman, WR Ryan Crislip, RB Cheng Ho, DB Jay Acree, LB Jonathan Amerson.
Key Matchup: Evans defensive line vs. Effingham County offensive line.
Outlook: The Rebels have dropped two region contests after winning their region opener against Lakeside. They should have a tougher time with Evans and the Knights running game.
Augusta Christian (3-3) at Cardinal Newman (4-2)
Last Week: The Lions beat Porter Gaud, while Cardinal Newman lost big to Heathwood Hall.
Key Players: Augusta Christian-QB Lee Banks, TE/LB Toby Brown, OL/DL William Lyon, WR/DB James Hawes, RB Dillon Quick.
Key Matchup: Cardinal Newman defense vs. Augusta Christian's option offense.
Outlook: These two teams are familiar as they practiced in passing camps against each other during the summer.
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