Week 8 games
SOUTH POINTE STALLIONS VS. FAIRFIELD CENTRAL GRIFFINS
Where: Fairfield Central HS, Winnsboro
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Coaches: South Pointe, Bobby Carroll; Fairfield Central, Reggie Kennedy
Records: South Pointe 2-0 region, 6-1 overall; Fairfield Central 2-0 region, 7-0 overall
Last week: South Pointe 55, Nation Ford 7; Fairfield Central 41, York 21
Last meeting: South Pointe won 43-12 in 2008
Radio: FM107.1-HD2, wrhi.com; (playback) AM 1340, FM 94.3, 9:45 p.m.
Directions: Take S.C. 72 to Chester and go left onto Cochran Bypass at the red light on this side of town. Follow the bypass to 321 and turn left. Follow 321 to Winnsboro and stay on 321 toward Columbia. Before leaving Winnsboro, the school and stadium will be on the right.
NORTHWESTERN TROJANS VS. LANCASTER BRUINS
Where: Memorial Stadium, Lancaster
Coaches: Northwestern, Jimmy Wallace; Lancaster, Bennie McMurray
Records: Northwestern 1-0 region, 7-0 overall; Lancaster 1-0 region, 4-3 overall
Last week: Northwestern 35, Spartanburg 12;; Lancaster 17, Rock Hill 7
Last meeting: Northwestern won 31-0 last year
Radio: FM 107.1, FM107.com, 6 p.m.
Directions: Take S.C. 21 to the S.C. 5 exit toward Lancaster. S.C. 5 will run into 521, which goes into Lancaster. After crossing the overpass bridge, go to the second traffic light and turn right onto Woodland Drive. Go to Roddey Drive and take another right, then turn left on Colonial Avenue, which leads to Memorial Stadium.
ROCK HILL BEARCATS VS. GAFFNEY INDIANS
Where: The Reservation, Gaffney
Coaches: Rock Hill, Joe Montgomery; Gaffney, Dan Jones
Records: Rock Hill 0-1 region, 2-5 overall; Gaffney 1-0 region, 5-2 overall
Last week: Lancaster 17, Rock Hill 7; Gaffney 41, Clover 27
Last meeting: Gaffney won 20-7 in 2007
Radio: AM 1340, FM 94.3, 6 p.m.
Directions: Get on I-85 south toward Spartanburg. In Gaffney (past the big peach) get off 85 at exit 90. Go left and cross over the Interstate. The school and stadium will be straight ahead on the right. Parking is limited.
SPARTANBURG VIKINGS VS. CLOVER BLUE EAGLES
Where: Municipal Stadium, Clover
Coaches: Spartanburg, Freddie Brown; Clover; Jet Turner
Records: Spartanburg 0-1 region, 3-4 overall; Clover 0-1 region, 6-1 overall
Last week: Northwestern 35, Spartanburg 12; Gaffney 41, Clover 27
Last meeting: No record found of ever having played
Radio: wrhi.com, 6 p.m.
Directions: Take Heckle Boulevard to Newport and turn right on S.C. 274. Stay on 274 and take S.C. 55 and to Clover. Turn off 55 just inside Clover onto Clinton Street and the stadium is down the road on the right.
FORT MILL YELLOW JACKETS VS. YORK COUGARS
Where: York Stadium, York
Coaches: Fort Mill, Ed Susi; York, Mike Propst
Records: Fort Mill 0-2 region, 3-4 overall; York 0-2 region, 1-6 overall
Last week: Chester 41 Fort Mill 21; Fairfield Central 39, York 22
Last meeting: York won 24-0 last year
Directions: Take I-77 to Rock Hill and get off at the York exit and onto SC 161. Go to York and before reaching town, turn right onto SC 5 (York Bypass). The school will be on the left at the corner of 5 and Lincoln Road.
NATION FORD FALCONS VS. CHESTER CYCLONES
Where: Cyclones Stadium, Chester
Coaches: Nation Ford, Rusty Jester; Chester, Anthony Sterling
Records: Nation Ford 0-2 region, 3-4 overall; Chester 2-0 region, 5-2 overall
Last week: South Pointe 55, Nation Ford 7; Chester 41, Fort Mill 21
Last meeting: Chester won 26-6 in 1999
Radio: 90.3 WRBK-FM, 6 p.m.; wrhi.com, 6 p.m.
Directions: Take US 21 to Rock Hill and stay on it to reaching S.C. 72to the right past York Technical College. Take 72 to Chester. At the first stop light before reaching town, turn left onto the J.A. Cochran Bypass. Follow the bypass around Chester and across 321. The high school and stadium will be at the top of the hill on the left.
CENTRAL EAGLES VS. INDIAN LAND WARRIORS
Where: The Reservation, Indian Land
Coaches: Central, Joey Mangum; Indian Land, Mike Mayer
Records: Central 2-0 region, 7-0 overall; Indian Land 2-0 region, 7-0 overall
Last week: Central 47, Lee Central 0; Indian Land 28, Cheraw 14
Last meeting: Central won 42-6 last year
Directions: Take U.S. 21 north to Fort Mill. Go through town and take a right at Tom Hall Street. At the stoplight, fork to the right onto Doby Bridge Road which runs into S.C. 521. The stadium is located behind the high school which is on 521 in Indian Land.
MCBEE PANTHERS VS. GREAT FALLS RED DEVILS
Where: Pride Valley, Great Falls
Coaches: McBee, Terry Sowell; Great Falls, Kenny Schofield
Records: McBee 2-0 region, 3-4 overall; Great Falls 2-0 region, 5-2 overall
Last meeting: McBee won 40-12 last year
Directions: Take I-77 to exit 55 and take the ramp. Turn left onto S.C. 97 and follow the signs to Great Falls. When the road forks just before reaching town, go right. Look for the high school and stadium signs and turn right on Sunset Road. The high school is located on Sunset Road. The stadium is behind the school.
NORTH CENTRAL VS. LEWISVILLE LIONS
Where: Lions Den, Richburg
Coaches: North Central, Louis Clyburn; Lewisville, Marvin Burke
Records: North Central 0-2 region, 1-6 overall; Lewisville 0-2 region, 0-7 overall
Last week: Great Falls 35, North Central 7; Chesterfield 43, Lewisville 0
Last meeting: Lewisville won 41-0 last year
Directions: Take 1-77 South toward Columbia. Get off at the Fort Lawn-Chester exit (S.C. 9) and turn left back over the bridge. The school is located on Highway 9, which runs through Richburg.
WESTMINSTER CATAWBA INDIANS VS. HICKORY GROVE LIONS
Coaches: Westminster Catawba, Dan Devine
Records: Hickory Grove 3-3; Westminster Catawba 7-0
Regions: NCISAA Carolina Piedmont Conference
Last week: First Assembly 49, Hickory Grove 0; Westminster Catawba 64, High Point Academy 14
Last meeting: Westminster Catawba won 37-0 last year
Directions: Take I-77 to Charlotte and get off at exit 9 to merge onto I-277. Take a slight right at US 74. Continue onto Albemarle Road. Turn left at North Sharon Amity Road, take a light right at Hickory Grove Road and look for the school.