Richmond Hill High School and Bryan County High School will look to bounce back after gridiron losses last week.
The Wildcats will take on Bluffton (S.C.) High in a non region football game Friday in Bluffton.
The Bobcats are 2-3. Richmond Hill is 1-3 after falling 21-12 to Class AAA Liberty County on Sept. 21.
The game was the first start for Wildcats quarterback Isaiah Allen, a sophomore and the younger brother of former RHHS standout Dominique Allen.
Isaiah Allen completed 6 of 9 passes for 29 yards, for Richmond Hill, which struggled offensively against the Panthers (3-1) and managed only 127 total yards and six fi st downs. Jamal Polite led the way with 62 yards and a touchdown on 14 carries. Anthony Salazar kicked a pair of field goals for RHHS.
But Richmond Hill’s defense kept the Wildcats in the game. Richmond Hill recorded a safety in the first quarter and rang up five sacks, two by Ruii Hernandez. Avion Smith had an interception, and Shaquan Brooks had nine total tackles and a tackle for loss.
Bryan County High School (1-3, 0-1) fell 54-8 to Vidalia in a Region 2-AA game in Pembroke on Sept.21.
The Redskins’ scored on a 22-yard pass from Tyler Stewart to Terron Dixon in the second quarter. BCHS was trailing 34-0 at the time.
The Redskins face Jeff Davis in Hazelhurst on Friday. The Yellowjackets are 4-1 and 0-1 in region play.
Area teams ranked in the GPB’s Top 10: Wayne County (5-0) is No. 7 in Class AAAAA; Ware County (4-1) is No. 8 in AAAAA. Benedictine (2-1) is No. 6 in AAA. Pierce County (5-0) is No. 8.
Vidalia (5-0) remains No. 9 in Class AA. Savannah’s Calvary Day (4-0) and Savannah Country Day (40) are ranked No. 6 and No. 8, respectively.