It’s a big weekend in Region 5-4A basketball.
Entering Friday’s full slate of games, there is a three-way tie for first place between the Dutch Fork, Aiken and North Augusta boys teams with Lexington just one game off the pace.
In the key games, North Augusta hosts Dutch Fork tonight, and travels to face Lexington on Saturday afternoon (1:30 p.m.). Lexington travels to face archrival White Knoll on Friday. The Wildcats need a sweep to stay relevant in the championship trace.
On the girls side, Dutch Fork and North Augusta square off Friday with first place on the line. Both teams stand at 4-0. The Silver Foxes are riding an 18-game region winning streak.