WITH ONE WEEK left in the class A, 2A, and 3A regular season, the playoff picture is far from clear.
In the Midlands, Batesburg-Leesville, Fairfield Central, and Swansea have clinched region crowns. Each receives a top seed.
In Region 5-3A, Swansea will face an “at large” team in round one. A win over the at-large would probably leave it hosting Marlboro County in the second round, and win there might bring Myrtle Beach to Swansea for round three.
A win in the first round would put the Eagles on the road against, more than likely, Berkeley or Hanahan.
In Region 4-3A, A.C. Flora should get the crown regardless of what happens against Dreher this week. That will put the Falcons at home throughout the playoffs. They might face a tough first-round opponent in Seneca, then Broome.
Class 4A has two weeks to play regular season but this week’s match up between Westwood and Dutch Fork in will produce the Region 4 winner.
Region 5-4A is up for grabs, but White Knoll is in the driver’s seat. The Timberwolves must play River Bluff and Lexington.
Lexington is not out of contention, but must win against South Aiken and White Knoll. Irmo is in contention but must beat North Augusta and River Bluff, and get some help from White Knoll’s opponents.