*Newnan (2-3, 0-0) plays at McEachern (3-4, 1-0) in a game between Region 2 contenders. Their records aren’t pretty, but both are capable of winning titles in a region turned on its head last week when Pebblebrook (6-0-1, 1-0) upset then-No. 1 East Coweta (5-2, 0-1), the defending champion. Pebblebrook hasn’t won a region title since 2006. Newnan beat McEachern 46-27 last season.
*Newton (4-1, 1-0) plays at Brookwood (4-2, 0-0) in a critical Region 4 game. Brookwood was 7-0 and ranked No. 4 in 2020 when Newton beat the Broncos 28-16, sending their season into a spiral. Both have been ranked for at least a week this season and can be dangerous. Newton has wins over Hughes, McEachern and Parkview but lost to Houston County 20-13. Brookwood has beaten Marietta but lost to Collins Hill and North Paulding.