Prince Avenue Christian at Athens Academy
When, where: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Slaughter Field, Athens
Records, rankings: Prince Avenue Christian is 9-2, the No. 9 seed and unranked; Athens Academy is 11-0, the No. 1 seed and ranked No. 3.
Last meeting: Athens Academy won 14-7 on Oct. 5 in the regular season.
Three things to know: 1. Prince Avenue nearly had three runners over 100 yards in the 42-21 first-round victory over Darlington in RB Carl Mattox (162, two TDs), Conner Sibley (114, one TD) and Bryce Huff (91, three TDs). Mattox also had 11 tackles. 2. Athens Academy trailed Mount Pisgah 13-0 in the fourth quarter before winning 17-13. In what might stand up as the gutsiest call in the state this season, Athens Academy had a fourth-and-1 at its 39-yard when QB Austin Schulte threw deep to sophomore Eric Williams for a 61-yard TD pass to make it 13-7. 3. These schools are sometimes called cross-town rivals because they are associated with Athens, but they actually are merely