Here's The Augusta Chronicle's midseason report card.
Butler: In a matter of weeks, the Bulldogs have gone from a 41-game losing streak to a five-game winning streak.
Silver Bluff: The Bulldogs (5-1) have a few quality wins and are poised to claim another region championship.
North Augusta: The Yellow Jackets (5-1) have positioned themselves for a strong playoff seeding with four quality wins. Two of those victories came with starting quarterback Loranzo Hammonds on the bench with a shoulder injury.
Lincoln County: The Red Devils (5-1) appear locked in to win another region title.
Aquinas: It should make the playoffs for the first time since 2005.
Fox Creek: Yes, the schedule is weaker, but the Predators (6-1) will likely secure their first-ever state playoff spot.
Williston-Elko: The Blue Devils (6-1) have rattled off six consecutive wins with an average of 59 points per game.
Thomson: Despite the loss to Washington County, the Bulldogs (4-1) have since won two in a row.
Burke County: The Bears (3-2) have dominated area schools, scoring at least 57 points in their three wins.
Swainsboro: The 5-0 Tigers have scored at least 33 points in three of their past four games.
Midland Valley: The Mustangs (3-3) knocked off region rival Airport, putting themselves in the driver's seat as region frontrunner.
Josey: The Eagles (3-2) have already matched the victory total of the past two seasons combined.
Laney: The Wildcats (4-2) are just four points away from being undefeated in the region.
Washington County: After a slow start, the Golden Hawks (3-1-1) have rebounded to look like one of the Region 3-AAA favorites.
Jefferson County: A tie and a one-point overtime loss are the only blemishes for the Warriors (4-1-1).
Edmund Burke: The Spartans (4-1) are on their way to another winning season.
Evans: The Knights (4-1) are on pace to win at least eight games for fourth season in a row.
Blackville-Hilda: The Hawks (4-2) are 4-0 at home.
Aiken: The 3-0 start has been overshadowed by the current three-game losing streak.
Strom Thurmond: Back-to-back losses have wiped away any momentum the Rebels (4-2) had.
Grovetown: The Warriors (2-3) are a few breaks away from being unbeaten.
Warren County: The Screaming Devils (4-2) will be in the mix to make the Class A playoffs again.
Briarwood: The Bucs (2-3) have won two region games after opening with three losses against teams that are a combined 12-3-1.
Thomas Jefferson: Running back Michael Bridges has been outstanding as the Jaguars (3-2-1) are riding a three-game winning streak.
Wagener-Salley: The War Eagles (1-6) still have a long way to go, but they snapped a 19-game losing streak earlier this year.
Westminster: The Wildcats won their first game in the opening contest in program history but haven't won since.
Augusta Christian: The Lions (3-3) have struggled on defense at times this year.
Ridge Spring-Monetta: T he Trojans (2-4) are once again facing the possibility of a losing season.
Westside: The Patriots (1-4) have been overmatched a few times under coach Steve Hibbitts.
Harlem: The Bulldogs (1-4) opened the season against three tough foes but have looked better lately.
Glenn Hills: Andrew Young is in his first year and has only one win (1-4), but it was a blowout against Westside.
Richmond Academy: The Musketeers (2-3) have taken their hits the past two weeks, but the offense remains dangerous.
Brentwood: A win over Robert Toombs started off region play right for the War Eagles (2-2-1).
Screven County: Offense has been a concern for the Gamecocks (2-4).
Barnwell: The Warhorses have won two of their past three to rebound from an 0-3 start.
Wardlaw: The Patriots (2-3) have a habit of participating in high-scoring contests.
Cross Creek: Under first-year coach Travis Nixon, the Razorbacks (0-5) have been close to victory.
Lakeside: Injuries to key Panthers (2-4) derailed the team's chances of getting off to a good start.
Greenbrier: The Wolfpack (1-4) saw their season take a turn for the worse when quarterback Scott Reeder broke his collarbone in Week 3.
Washington-Wilkes: The Tigers (1-4) are allowing almost 29 points per game.
Curtis Baptist: The Crusaders (0-5) have lost four games by seven or fewer points.
South Aiken: The Thoroughbreds (0-6) had a difficult non-region schedule and face the possibility of a winless season.
Hephzibah: It's been a rough three weeks for the Rebels (1-4), as the offense has struggled.
Jenkins County: Two of the five losses have been by seven points or less.
McCormick: The Chiefs (2-4) have allowed 34 or more points in their losses.
Glascock County: The Panthers are 2-3 against a non-region schedule.