Bracket breakdown for Class 1A football playoffs
CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- Everythingin the 2013 high school football season now comes down to filling in blanklines on a bracket.
Last Friday night, teams inClass 1A, 2A, 3A and SCISA kicked off their playoff schedules while 4A schoolswill begin their playoff runs this week. Here is how the teams are paired inClass 1A for the second week.
Class 1A, Division 1 games:
In the upper state Division 1bracket, Lamar is coming off a 53-6 rout of Southside Christian to face St. Joseph's Catholic. St. Joseph's beat WareShoals 28-14 last week. Lamar racked up a 9-2 season this year, losing only to Hartsvilleand Darlington in September. St. Joseph's put together a 10-1 season.Their only loss came on Oct. 25 against Christ Church,52-22.
Williston-Elko faces Christ Churchthis week. Williston-Elko beat Johnson 58-6 last week while Christ Churchcontinued their dominating roll through the season, beating Lewisville, 66-0. They have only allowed 81points in 11 games, but are averaging nearly 56 points per game. Williston puttogether a 9-2 season this year, only losing to Edisto and Chesterfield in the first two games of theseason, so there are two long win streaks on the line this Friday.
After winning 48-20 overBaptist Hill, Carvers Bay moved on to playEstill this week. Estill is coming off a 26-7 win over Johnsonville. CarversBay only loss this year came Sept. 13 against Andrews while Estill has twolosses to their record, Wade Hampton and Allendale-Fairfax.
And in the final game of thedivision, Hemingway takes on Allendale-Fairfax. Hemingway is coming off a 27-12win over St. John'sin the first round and a 9-1 season. Their loss came against Carvers bay.Allendale-Fairfax beat Latta last week and is riding a four-game win streak toclose out the regular season.
Class 1A, Division 2 games:
Hunter-Kinard-Tyler beatBlackville-Hilda 22-14 last week to move into their game against McCormick onFriday. McCormick is coming off a 20-0 shutout of Dixie.The Trojans are sitting on a 9-2 record and closed out the season with afour-win streak. McCormick fought through a 5-6 record this year, a season thatshowed they could put big points on the board - and they could allow a lot ofpoints, too. They allowed 330 points in their 11-game season.
Last week, Ridge Spring-Monettaput together a 34-13 win over Wagener-Salley while Great Falls pulled off a 29-22 win againstMcBee to put the two winners through to the second round. Both teams have 6-5records on the season with similar points for and against statistics. Thiscould be one of the most evenly matched games in the division.
Last week, Cross blanked Lincoln, 69-0 andTimmonsville beat up on Branchville, 58-6, setting up the possibility of ahigh-scoring game in the second round. Cross comes in at 6-5 and Timmonsvilleis 5-6, but Timmonsville is much stingier on defense, only allowing 18 pointsper game to Cross' 22.5.
And in the final game of the 1Adivision, Military Magnet (5-6) takes on Lake View.The North Charleston school is coming off a38-12 win over Creek Bridge last week, turningaround four losses in six weeks to finish the regular season. Lake Viewis also 5-6 and has four wins in the last six weeks, including a 30-12 win overMilitary Magnet.