A.C. Flora (3-4, 1-0) at Lower Richland (0-7, 0-2)
Players to watch – ACF: QB Carlton Andrews, DB Lane Botkin; LR: QB Tevaughn Higgins, WR Keyon Hair
Notes: A.C. Flora has won seven straight in series with last four coming by 26 points or more. … A.C. Flora picked off four passes last week against Midland Valley. ACF quarterback Carlton Andrews threw for 142 yards and rushed for 120 with 3 TDs last week.
Airport (3-4, 2-0) at South Aiken (6-1, 2-0)
Players to watch – A: RB/DB Jamir Robinson, WR/DB Kerryon Richardson; SA: RB/DB Tancey Richardson, QB Cody Boynton
Notes: Airport leads all-time series 12-4 but was won last four games. … Airport’s Kerryon Richardson and SA’s Tancey Richardson are cousins and both were selected to Shrine Bowl. … Airport QB Brett Burnett needs 14 yards to go over 1,000-yard mark for the season.
Blythewood (6-2, 3-1) at White Knoll (4-3, 1-2)
Players to watch – B: QB Jordyn Adams, WR Kenny Benton; WK: QB Jacob Jeffcoat, LB Brandon Serio
Notes: First meeting between the two teams. … Blythewood LB Micah Byrd and DL Nate Brunson combined for 45 tackles last week against Lexington. … The Bengals scored two defensive touchdowns last week against Lexington. … Maurice Jones leads WK with 765 yards rushing.
Chester (7-1, 2-0) at Fairfield Central (5-2, 2-0)
Players to watch – C: QB Malik Williams, DB/RB Pha’Leak Brown; FC: LB Daryl Camack, QB Stanley McManus
Notes: Fairfield Central has won last seven in series with five straight by more than 10 points. … Winner takes over Region 4-3A lead. … Fairfield Central allowing just 15.7 points a game.
Dutch Fork (7-0, 3-0) at Spring Valley (5-2, 2-1)
Players to watch – DF: Reese Nichols, WR Bobby Irby; SV: QB Quincy Hill, LB Channing Tindall
Notes: Dutch Fork has won eight straight in series. Spring Valley’s last win came in 2006. … Dutch Fork is No. 2 in Class 5A in points allowed with 95. … DF receiver Bobby Irby has four 100-yard receiving games this season. … Trevon Duckett leads SV with four interceptions.
Pinewood Prep (6-2, 3-1) at Hammond (6-1, 4-1)
Players to watch – PP: RB Matthew Latham, QB Sammy Casey; H: QB Corbett Glick, WR Lucas Prickett
Notes: Rematch of last year’s SCISA 3A championships, won by Hammond, 29-13. … Hammond is outscoring opponents, 289-75, this season. … Hammond’s Henry Locke tied a school record with four sacks last week against Wilson Hall.
Richland Northeast (4-3, 0-2) at South Pointe (6-1, 2-0)
Players to watch – RNE: RB Tyquandre Davis, DL Daquan Holley; SP: DE Eli Adams; Sr. RB Voshon St. Hill
Notes: Rematch of last year’s second-round playoff game won by South Pointe, 34-24. … South Pointe leads all-time series, 3-1. … SP quarterback Derion Kendrick has thrown for 1,148 yards this season and is completing 61 percent of his passes. … RNE’s Tyquandre Davis rushed for 154 yards last week in his return to lineup after missing time with an injury.
Ridge View (6-1, 1-1) at Westwood (2-5, 0-2)
Players to watch – RV: DE Damani Staley, WR Tre’ High; W: QB Elijah Heatley, LB Darieus McCaskill
Notes: Westwood leads all-time series, 3-1, including 37-16 victory last year. … Ridge View quarterback Jalen Smith was starting QB at Westwood last year before transferring to RV this season. … Four of Ridge View’s six wins are by seven points or less.
River Bluff (1-7, 0-2) at Irmo (2-5, 1-2)
Players to watch – RB: QB Stephen Kight, RB Antonio Gantt; I: RB Jeffrey Tharp, QB Mason Lassiter
Notes: Third meeting between two teams, and series is tied 1-1. … River Bluff has lost seven in a row since opening win over Chapin. … Irmo is averaging 393.3 yards per game on offense. … River Bluff is yet to score in the first quarter this season.