Five area schools are represented in the latest South Carolina Prep Media Poll released this week, including Barnwell at No. 4 in Class AA.
In the regular season region finale Tuesday night, Lakeside and Greenbrier extended their match to three sets.
The three state-ranked area teams held firm in the latest Georgia Sports Writers Association High School Football Poll released Tuesday.
Harlem picked up two key wins this past week to clinch home-field advantage in the upcoming Region 4-AA tournament.
Harlem sophomore pitcher Skyler Wiggins is the fall sports player of the week after throwing five scoreless innings against Screven County on Sept. 20.
When South Aiken visits Aiken at Hagood Stadium on Friday night at 7:30 p.m., The Augusta Chronicle's Game of the Week will have region implications for the first time since 2013.
North Augusta's dramatic four-overtime win over Strom Thurmond on Friday night came as a relief to the Yellow Jackets and it showed in the postgame celebration.
Greenbrier focused on its ground game in the second half, scoring 28 unanswered points to roll to a 35-7 win over Cross Creek.