Richmond Hill High School will take on Liberty County High School at 7:30 p.m. Friday night in Flemington in a non-region football game.
The Panthers are 2-0 and ranked No. 9 in Class AAA, according to the Atlanta Journal Constitution’s most recent poll.
Richmond Hill is 1-2 after a 21-14 loss to New Hampstead last week at home. The Wildcats led 14-0 at halftime before the Phoenix (2-2) scored 21 unanswered points. The Plantation Lumber & Hardware Player of the Game for RHHS was Jalen Rouse. Rouse had 206 all purpose yards (73 rushing, 44 receiving, 90 kick returns) and a touchdown.
Stats: Final Score: RH 14 (0,14,0,0) New Hampstead 21 (0,0,14,7) RH Leading Passers: Isaiah Allen 8/17 67 yds RH Leading Rushers: Jalen Rouse 17 for 73 yds 1td RH Leading Receivers: Jalen Rouse 5 for 44yds RH Leading Tackles: Nathan Vickers 6 tackles, 1 sack, 2 QB Hurries, Alex Jefferies Int returned for td RH Special Teams: Tyler Coleman 4 Punts avg 37 yds, Britton Williams fg 0/3 2/2pat/.
Bryan County High School (0-3) will look to pick up a much needed win Friday when the Redskins travel to Vidalia to take on the Indians in a Region 2-AA contest.
It won’t be easy.
Traditional Class AA power Vidalia is 3-1 after a 36-0 win over Long County High School.
Bryan County High School’s Lady Redskins swept St. Vincent’s 11-0 and 9-1 in a softball doubleheader Monday in Pembroke.
The Lady Redskins are 17-5 overall and 10-4 in Region 2-AA, putting them third in the region standings.
Richmond Hill High School (7-12, 6-3) is currently second in 2-AAAAAA, trailing only Effingham County (19-3, 10-0) in the race for a trip to postseason play.
The Lady Wildcats, who played host to Effingham County on Wednesday, finish out the regular season at Effingham on Thursday and at Bradwell Institute on Monday, according to MaxPreps.
Richmond Hill High School (21-7, 6-1) will play host to Savannah’s The Habersham School at 5:30 p.m. Thursday.
Richmond Hill High School’s Kayla Gholar still has the state’s best time in the 3,200 this year, regardless of classification.
Gholar, a senior, ran an 11:35.20 on Aug. 13 in the XC Time Trial Classic in Richmond Hill.