No. 5 Landmark Christian (1-0) at Class AA No. 5 Pace Academy (2-0). Landmark Christian preseason all-state RB Lofton Tidwell has rushed for 399 yards in two games and returned a kickoff 90 yards for a touchdown. QB Stockton McGuire has passed for 259 yards and six touchdowns and rushed for 157 yards and two touchdowns. CB Payton Hayes has made 10 solo tackles and broken up eight passes. Pace Academy RB Jordan Payne has rushed for 190 yards, caught five passes for another 61 yards and returned an interception for a touchdown. QB Gunnar Faulk is 21-of-31 passing for 304 yards. WR Trey Blount (three SEC offers) has five catches for 101 yards. DL Anthony Trinh had four tackles for losses in the 34-3 win over Our Lady of Mercy last week. PK Samuel Sloman has three field goals and nine touchbacks. Pace is coached by former NFL DE Chris Slade. Landmark won 27-21 last season.
No. 1 Eagle's Landing Christian Academy (1-1) at Class AA No. 3 Greater Atlanta Christian (1-1). ELCA has rushed for 500 yards in its first two games, led by Trevor Gear (191 yards, two touchdowns) and Josh Mays (147, one). Tackle Chandler Reeves graded out at 96 percent last week, spending much of the night going up against Stockbridge's Charles Wiley, an AJC Super 11 player. LB Chase Burdette (committed to Clemson) leads the team with 18 tackles. GAC QB Davis Mills was 7-for-8 for 135 yards and three touchdowns in one half during the Spartans' 55-21 victory last week over North Oconee, a game the Spartans led 34-0 at the end of the first quarter. Mills, who has a reported 20 offers from Division I schools, passed for 270 yards in a season-opening loss to Benedictine. Markus Young had 90 of the team's 149 rushing yards against North Oconee. GAC won 23-16 last season.