Statesboro enters its final non-region game of the regular season looking to ride the momentum of last week's 40-0 win over Butler, but will have a much larger hurdle standing in the way of another victory.
PORTAL - The Portal Panthers head out in search of their first win of the season once again tonight with a trip to Millen to take on Jenkins County.
BROOKLET - On a day when Southeast Bulloch hoped to advance to the Region 1-AAA finals, Pierce County's Jennifer Jernigan stole the show.
As a linebacker, Andrew Taylor is usually a sworn enemy of running backs. Friday night, Taylor ran a few miles - or at least a few yards - in their shoes as he scored a pair of touchdowns in the Blue Devils' 40-0 victory over Butler.
SYLVANIA - After enduring a regular season with plenty of ups and downs, the Screven County Gamecocks are on the verge of a region title.
BROOKLET - The Southeast Bulloch softball team has spent the last two months battling for a chance to make some noise in the postseason.
Halloween is still nearly a month away, but it was tough to tell with all of the Statesboro Blue Devils masquerading around in different positions.
BROOKLET - Antonio McMillan, Corey McCollum and Tyler Epps combined for 48 carries for 350 yards, but Southeast Bulloch's offense couldn't find the end zone until the fourth quarter.
Bulloch Academy junior fullback Matt Sheppard rushed for 147 yards and scored three touchdowns to lead the Gators to a 27-10 win over Brentwood Friday night at Gator Alley.
SYLVANIA - The Screven County Gamecocks celebrated homecoming Friday with a dominant, 54-13 win over Harlem.
Statesboro's hot start came crashing down last week in Waynesboro, but the Blue Devils now return to the comfort of Womack Field and will attempt to get back into the win column tonight when they square off against Butler.
BROOKLET - Southeast Bulloch is the first area team to kick off region play as the Yellow Jackets host Johnson of Savannah tonight at Fred Shaver Field.
Bulloch Academy puts its four-game win streak on the line tonight as the Gators host a very strong Brentwood War Eagle team from Sandersville.
PORTAL - The Portal Panthers got a much-needed rest last week, but jump right back into the fire tonight as they travel to Twin City to take on No. 8 Emanuel County Institute.
Bulloch Academy had just three hits but took advantage of six Pinewood errors to take a 5-0 victory in a key GISA Region 4-AAA softball game Thursday.
The third time's a charm for the Portal Panthers girls' golf team.
By HORACE HOLLOMAN
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