Wayne County (3-6, 2-4) at Evans (6-3, 4-2)
The Knights must forget about Friday's blowout loss at Baldwin.
Evans needs a victory to gain some momentum heading into the playoffs.
Brad Freeman is the key here. He has been efficient this season, and he must also get the rest of the team focused on Wayne County to avoid a letdown.
Wayne County has averaged only nine points per game in region play.
If the Knights play well, they should be able to pick up their seventh win of the season.
Wayne County 13
Statesboro (9-0, 6-0) at Greenbrier (3-6, 3-3)
The Wolfpack kept their faint playoff hopes alive with a win over Jones County this past week.
A victory over region champion Statesboro will earn Greenbrier a playoff berth.
If the 'Pack are unable to pull off the upset, they will undoubtedly spend the holidays kicking themselves over their one-point road loss at Effingham County two weeks ago.
For the 'Pack to win, they must control the line of scrimmage and cause some turnovers.
Statesboro is very good, but it is by no means unbeatable. However, it will take a supreme effort from Mickey Derrick's squad.
Harlem (3-6, 1-4) at Hephzibah (3-6, 1-4)
The Bulldogs had a bye week Friday night, so they should be prepared for this one.
The teams will do a lot of similar things offensively. It comes down to which team can execute. A victory would put Harlem into fourth place in the subregion. ahead of Cross Creek, Hephzibah and ARC.
You can flip a coin on this one. But Hephzibah has lost four straight, scoring only 13 points in the past four games. I'll take Harlem.
Baldwin (4-5, 4-2) at Lakeside (2-6-1, 0-6)
The Panthers came up short in their attempt to pick up their first region victory last week. I have a feeling the outcome would have been different had injured starting quarterback Jimmy Johnson been in the lineup.
Unfortunately for Lakeside, they must end the season against Baldwin, one of the hottest teams in Georgia. I would also argue that they are the best 4-5 team in the Southeast. The Panthers will have their hands full.
Robert E. Lee Academy (5-5) at Augusta Christian (5-4, 2-2)
The Lions took one on the chin Friday, falling to Hammond 28-7. Robert E. Lee limps into this one after back-to-back losses.
Head coach Bruce Lane's young Lions team has looked great at times, but like most young teams they have been inconsistent. I think ACS will get it done in this one.
R.E. Lee 16
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