Allatoona at East Paulding
When, where: 7:30 p.m. Friday, Raider Stadium/The Boneyard, Dallas
Records, rankings: Allatoona is 9-0 overall, 9-0 in Region 5-AAAAA and No. 5; East Paulding is 9-0, 9-0 and No. 3.
Last meeting: This is the teams’ first meeting.
Three things to know: 1. Allatoona and East Paulding are the only remaining unbeaten teams in 5-AAAAA, and the winner of this game will claim the region championship while the loser will settle for the No. 2 seed. This is the only game in the state this week matching undefeated teams. Allatoona is seeking its second consecutive region title, and East Paulding is seeking its first title since 2007 and its second overall. 2. Allatoona’s offense is tied for sixth in Class AAAAA with an average of 37.6 points per game. The Buccaneers have two 1,000-yard rushers in senior T.J. Herron (1,038 yards, 166 carries) and sophomore Josh Bettistea (1,103 yards, 103 carries). Bettistea rushed for 344 yards on 26 carries in a 56-27 victory
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