HIGH SCHOOL FOOT­BALL STATE TI­TLE GAMES

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All games Fri­day. CLASS A

Green Sea Floyds (10-3) vs. Lamar (11-1), 5 p.m.

Where: Charles W. John­son Sta­dium at Bene­dict Col­lege

Top play­ers: Lamar: RB Jac­quez Lu­cas (1,041 rush­ing yards, 17 TDs, 3 INTs), RB/WR Ma­lik John­son (761 rush­ing yards, 9 TDs), LB Kegan Sparks (64 tack­les, 5 ½ sacks). GSF: RB Jaquan Dixon (1,552 rush­ing yards, 21 TDs), RB An­wain Gra­ham (772 rush­ing yards, 15 TDs), Tayquan Ger­alds (12 sacks, 3 INTs) Did you know? Green Sea Floyds is mak­ing its first ti­tle game ap­pear­ance. Prior to this sea­son, GSF never made it past the se­cond round of the play­offs. … Lamar is mak­ing its 10th state ti­tle ap­pear­ance and look­ing for its third cham­pi­onship in last four sea­sons. … Gray Col­le­giate was the only team to beat Lamar this sea­son.

CLASS 2A

Abbeville (13-0) vs. Barn­well (13-0), 8 p.m.

Where: Charles W. John­son Sta­dium at Bene­dict Col­lege

Top play­ers: Abbeville: QB JD Moore (1,291 rush­ing yards, 20 TDs), Cort­ney Jackson (916 rush­ing yards, 16 TDs). Barn­well: QB Craig Pen­der (2,215 yards pass­ing, 35 TDs), RB Dal­lyon Creech (680 rush­ing yards, 32 catches, 673 yards, 25 to­tal TDs), De­shawn Wat­son (86 tack­les, 15 sacks) Did you know? Barn­well coach Dwayne Gar­rick was an as­sis­tant at River Bluff in 2014. … Abbeville is go­ing for its fourth straight state ti­tle and is 41-1-1 in last three sea­sons.

CLASS 3A

Dillon (12-0) vs. Ch­ester (14-0), 4 p.m.

Where: Wil­liams-Brice

Sta­dium

Top Play­ers: Dillon: QB Jay Lester (1,651 pass­ing, 16 TDs), RB Nemo Squires (914 rush­ing yards, 12 TDs), WR Ah­mari Hug­gins-Bruce (37 catches, 675 yards, 9 TDs), DE Shamar Mc­Col­lum (61 tack­les, 7 ½ sacks). Ch­ester: RB Pha’Leak Brown (1,508 rush­ing yards, 27 TDs), QB Zan Dun­ham (1,613 to­tal yards, 16 TDs), OL Wy­att Tu­nall

Did you know? Ch­ester coach Victor Floyd’s first coach­ing job was at C.A. John­son, where he coached from 1998-2000. … Dillon has won 27 games in a row and is go­ing for its sixth ti­tle in last seven years. … Ch­ester has 3 play­ers to rush for 1,000 yards or more this sea­son — Zan Dun­ham, Pha’Leak Brown and Stan Mills.

CLASS 4A

Myr­tle Beach (11-1) vs. Greer (13-1), 1 p.m.

Where: Wil­liams-Brice Sta­dium

Top Play­ers: Myr­tle Beach: QB Luke Doty (2,793 pass­ing yards, 651 rush­ing yards, 40 to­tal TDs), RB Jer­mani Green (1,126 rush­ing yards, 19 TDs); WR Mar­cus Gris­sett (64 catches, 903 yards, 11 TDs), DL JB Fa­vorite (53 tack­les, 14 sacks). Greer RB Dre Wil­liams (2,365 rush­ing yards, 31 TDs), QB Matthew Huff (1,006 pass­ing yards, 17 TDs), DL Quack Co­hen (70 tack­les, 5 sacks, 35 QB hur­ries) Did you know? Myr­tle Beach ju­nior QB Luke Doty is a South Carolina com­mit. … Greer’s Dre Wil­liams has 3,130 all-pur­pose yards this sea­son. … Myr­tle Beach is go­ing for its eighth state ti­tle and first since 2013.

CLASS 5A

Dutch Fork (12-0) vs. T.L. Hanna (14-0), 7:30 p.m.

Where: Wil­liams-Brice Sta­dium

Top Play­ers: Dutch Fork: QB Ty Olenchuk (3,509 pass­ing yards, 46 to­tal TDs), RB Ron Hoff (1,027 yards, 23 TDs), Gage Zirke (74 catches, 1,504 yards, 14 TDs), Jalin Hy­att (66 catches, 1,230 yards, 19 TDs), DL Josiah Com­man­der (104 tack­les), DB Hugh Ryan (82 tack­les, INT). TL Hanna: RB/DL Zacch Pick­ens (834 rush­ing yards, 22 to­tal TDs, 82 tack­les, 14 tack­les for loss, 5 sacks); QB Alex Mered­ith (708 pass­ing yards, 20 to­tal TDs), RB Isaiah Nor­ris (1,123 to­tal yards, 17 TDs, 35 tack­les, 4 INTs)

Did you know? TL Hanna is mak­ing its first ti­tle ap­pear­ance since 1974. … Dutch Fork is go­ing for its third straight cham­pi­onship and has won 24 straight games. … The Sil­ver Foxes are ranked No. 17 in USA To­day’s Su­per 25 poll. … Dutch Fork has outscored op­po­nents 712-111 this sea­son.

Myr­tle Beach ju­nior quar­ter­back Luke Doty throws a pass against North Myr­tle Beach ear­lier this sea­son. The Sea­hawks will face Greer for the Class 4A cham­pi­onship.

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