Dooly County at Lincoln County
When, where: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Buddy Bufford Field, Lincolnton
Records, rankings: Dooly County is 10-2, the No. 5 seed and unranked; Lincoln County is 11-1, the No. 1 seed and ranked No. 4.
Last meeting: Lincoln County won 34-8 in the 1998 Class A quarterfinals.
Three things to know: 1. Lincoln County RB Mike McIntire is the focus of his team’s offense with 1,315 yards rushing and 18 touchdowns, the most for a Red Devil since 2008, but QB Ben Jones had a big game in the quarterfinal victory over Wilkinson County, passing for 232 yards. He has thrown for 1,348 yards on the season. WR Jalen Franklin caught eight passes for 128 yards against Wilkinson. 2. Dooly County QB A.J. Smith threw for a season-high 291 yards and four touchdowns in the 34-27 victory over Seminole County last week. Smith has thrown for 1,920 yards on the season. Other players to watch are sophomore RB Chanin Hamilton (1,288 yards rushing), junior WR Cortney Clark (38