Lake Marion at Dillon
PLAYERS TO WATCH — LM: Deriante Jenkins, Nekye Fields ; D: Damu Ford, Avery McCall
NOTES: Winner advances to Class 2A Division I lower state title game. … Wildcats defeated Gators 57-0 last year in the playoffs. … Anthony Blue went over 1,000-yard mark in rushing for the second straight season. … Eri’Reon Hayes leads Dillon with 31 catches for 629 yards and 12 touchdowns.
Pelion at Cheraw
PLAYERS TO WATCH — P: Zach Hawkins; C: Robert Pitts, Randall Watson
NOTES: Winner advances to Class 2A Division I upper state title game. … First meeting between two teams. … Cheraw has won seven games in a row. … Braves running back Khalil Newton needs 166 yards to go over 1,000 for the season. … Cheraw has been outscored 94-58 in the third quarter.
Christ Church at Lamar
PLAYERS TO WATCH — CC: Demtrius Anthony, Quan White; L: Labradford Abson, Norman Robinson
NOTES: Winner advances to Class A Division I state title game. … First meeting between the two teams. … Christ Church has a 38-game winning streak. … Third straight week Lamar has faced a private school from Greenville. … Christ Church has outscored its opponents 600-112 this year. … Lamar quarterback Quan Brown needs three yards to go over 1,000 for the season. He also has thrown for 1,392 yards.
Allendale-Fairfax at Carvers Bay
PLAYERS TO WATCH — AF: Brandon Jordan, Richard Garvin; CB: Devin Cuttino, Naquez Pringle
NOTES: Winner advances to Class A Division I state title game. … Second meeting between two teams. Carvers Bay won 29-8 in 2008. … Devin Cuttino leads Carvers Bay with 1,051 yards and 18 touchdowns. … Bears have 47 rushing touchdowns this season.
Timmonsville at Lake View
PLAYERS TO WATCH — T: Tyquez Young, Jalen Moore; LV: Christian McDaniel, Weston Rogers
NOTES: Lake View leads all-time series 14-7. … Only second meeting between schools since 1999 with last coming in the Class A Division II lower state title in 2011. Lake View won that game 24-22. … Both teams have 6-6 records. … Lake View has won nine state titles, fifth most in state history.
Hilton Head Christian vs. Florence Christian
WHERE: Benedict College, noon (SCISA 2A championship)
PLAYERS TO WATCH — HHC: Deo'Vonte Doe, Brad Meccariello FC: Gordon Washington, Alex James
NOTES: Florence Christian is making first title trip, while Hilton Head is playing in its fifth straight. … Hilton Head running back Deo’Vonte Deo has rushed for 1,705 yards and 25 touchdowns, and quarterback Brad Meccariello has accounted for 1,981 yards and 18 touchdowns. … FC running back Gordon Washington has rushed for 2,358 yards and 30 touchdowns. … Taylor Lee leads FC with 15 sacks
Colleton Prep vs. Williamsburg
WHERE: Benedict College, 3:30 p.m. (SCISA Class A championship)
PLAYERS TO WATCH — CP: Will Carter, WA: Robbie Heathcott, Tripp Ward
NOTES: Second straight title game for Williamsburg Academy. Stallions lost to Bible Baptist last year. … Will Carter is the seventh different Colleton Prep running back to rush for more than 1,000 yards since the year 2000. CPA has had at least one player rush for 1,000-plus yards for 14 consecutive seasons. … Williamsburg offensive coordinator Brock Miller was the head coach at Colleton Prep from 2000-2009, leading Colleton Prep to an 80-48 record over that 10-year period, which included five trips to the state title game and two state titles.