The state playoffs are just a few weeks away and the usual suspects - as well as a few new faces - are in the running of area teams that are hoping for postseason success.
For nearly three quarters, what was supposed to be a celebratory homecoming crowd was nothing but nervous energy.
BROOKLET - The Yellow Jackets' playoff chances were dealt a major blow Friday night as Southeast Bulloch suffered a 27-7 loss at the hands of region foe Beach High School.
PERRY - Evans Williams threw two touchdown passes and rushed for another as the Westfield Hornets pounded Bulloch Academy 38-14 on Senior Night at Marvin Arrington Field Friday night.
PORTAL - Heys McMath spoiled Portal's homecoming game. The Savannah Country Day quarterback passed for 205 yards and rushed for another 152, accounting for three touchdowns and leading the Hornets to a 40-22 win Friday at the Portal Athletic Complex.
With just three sub-region games to shape how the region will play out, there is no room for a letdown from the Statesboro Blue Devils.
BROOKLET - One week after a big region win over Brantley County, Southeast Bulloch faces another crucial matchup tonight as they host the Beach Bulldogs with both teams battling for a playoff spot.
Around this time in the high-school football season, coaches tend to cast a fleeting glance toward the post-season.
PORTAL - The Portal Panthers remain mired in a winless season, but spirits are still high as homecoming week culminates with a showdown against Savannah Country Day tonight at 7:30 p.m.
The Southeast Bulloch football team is having a competitive season for the first time in quite awhile. For senior linebacker James Cato, it's all been worth the wait.
Another softball season has come to a close and - as has been the case recently - it was another year of highs and lows for area schools.
CLAXTON - Heading down the home stretch of the regular season, the Claxton Tigers are once again in position to make a run at the state playoffs. The Tigers have fallen just one win shy of the postseason in each of the last four years, but they now have a weapon in junior running back Zachaeus Grant that is breaking many games in Claxton's favor.
CHULA - Bulloch Academy rolled up a 20-0 first-half lead and never looked back as the Gators notched their first region victory with a 40-7 beat down of Tiftarea Academy here Friday night.
SYLVANIA - In what was supposed to be a meeting of region powers, one team had its lights knocked right out.
CLAXTON - Zachaeus Grant ran for 246 yards and four touchdowns on only seven carries - all in the first half - and added an interception return for a touchdown as Claxton rolled past Savannah Country Day 54-0 on the Tigers' homecoming night.
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