By S. Thomas Coleman
For the AJC
Here are four games of note on Friday, along with four more to pay attention to.
Athens Christian (2-2) at No. 6 Prince Avenue Christian (3-1). It’s the Region 8 opener for both teams. Both were involved in blowouts last week. PAC is coming off of a 55-6 win over Glascock County (1-4) while Athens Christian was blasted 56-0 by Class AAA No. 9 North Oconee (2-1).
Holy Innocents (2-2) at No. 1 Eagle’s Landing Christian Academy (3-0). After taking a week off, the top-ranked team in Class A will begin Region 5 competition at home in McDonough against the Bears. ELCA rolled to a 68-6 win over Class AA Hapeville Charter back on Sept. 13, while the Bears are trying to reverse a two-game skid, having lost to Class AAAAA Riverwood (35-21) and George Walton Academy (35-14) the past two weeks.
No. 9 Johnson County (4-0) at No. 4 Savannah Christian (2-0-1). In what many believe is the best game of the weekend, the Trojans will visit Savannah for a Region