Dutch Fork (6-5) at T.L. Hanna (10-1)
Series record: Dutch Fork leads 2-0, both coming in state championship games (2018, 2020).
Last week: Dutch Fork beat Boiling Springs 56-7; Hanna defeated Fort Mill 53-9
Radio/TV/Internet: Hanna – WABB 105.1 FM, 1390 AM, spirit1051.com/listen
Location: Jim Fraser Field at Memorial Stadium, 2600 North Highway 81, Anderson
Who to watch for Dutch Fork: RB Maurice Anderson, DE Josh Smith, S Peyton Betts
Who to watch for Hanna: HB KD Patterson, FB Vashun Burton, RB Josh Donald
What’s at stake: The winner faces Clover or Gaffney. Hanna would host either one, while Dutch Fork would play at Clover or host Gaffney.
Gaffney (8-3) at Clover (9-2)
Series record: Gaffney leads 9-1 with Clover’s lone win coming in 2008. This is the first time the teams have met in the playoffs.
Last week: Gaffney beat Lexington 47-14; Clover defeated Woodmont 31-14
Radio/TV/Internet: Gaffney – WZZQ 104.3 FM, onlineradiobox.com/us/wzzq/; Clover – radio.securenetsystems.net/cirruspremier/WRHI
Location: Clover Memorial Stadium, 300 State Route 151, Clover
Who to watch for Gaffney: RB Jaiden McDowell, WR Emazon Littlejohn, DL Jarriel Jeffries
Who to watch for Clover: RB Landon Stone, DL Jayden Bryant, CB Deontae Star
What’s at stake: The winner faces Dutch Fork or T.L. Hanna. Clover would host Dutch Fork or travel to Hanna. Gaffney would travel to either. Stone has rushed for more than 2,100 yards and 15 touchdowns for the Blue Eagles.
Spartanburg (6-5) at J.L. Mann (9-2)
Series record: Spartanburg leads 6-0. The teams last met in 2015.
Last week: Spartanburg won at Rock Hill 31-7; J.L. Mann blanked Blythewood 44-0
Radio/TV/Internet: Spartanburg – Fox Sports Spartanburg 1400 AM/98.3 FM
Location: Slaton Field, 158 Ridge Rd, Greenville
Who to watch for Spartanburg: LB Cam’Rich Smith, DB Demario Bookhart, RB Trenton Lynch
Who to watch for Mann: WR Mikel McClellan, QB Ethan Anderson, DE Jacari Bennett
What’s at stake: The winner faces Byrnes or Hillcrest. Mann would travel to Byrnes or host Hillcrest. Spartanburg would travel to either one.
Hillcrest (9-2) at Byrnes (10-1)
Series record: Byrnes leads 20-2 with Hillcrest’s lone wins coming in 1995 and 1965. In last season’s opening round of the playoffs, the Rebels held on for a 31-28 win at Hillcrest.
Last week: Hillcrest won at Nation Ford 37-29; Byrnes beat Dorman 44-17
Radio/TV/Internet: Hillcrest – facebook.com/HHSRamAthletics (Facebook Live stream); Byrnes – The Fan Upstate 97.1/97.7 FM, audacy.com/stations/thefanupstate
Location: Nixon Field, 150 E Main St, Duncan
Who to watch for Hillcrest: WR Avery McFadden, RB Thomas Stanley, LB Tyson Moses
Who to watch for Byrnes: WR Armoni Weaver, RB Tre Segarra, LB James Oates
What’s at stake: The winner faces Spartanburg or J.L. Mann. Byrnes would host either one. Hillcrest would travel to Mann or host Spartanburg.
Greenville (8-3) at Greer (6-5)
Series record: Greer leads the “Battle of the G” rivalry 28-17, including 4-1 in the playoffs.
Last week: Greenville beat South Aiken 63-7; Greer defeated Indian Land 29-28
Radio/TV/Internet: Greer – WGYT 92.1 FM, yellowjacketsports.net
Location: Dooley Field, 301 Chandler Rd, Greer
Who to watch for Greenville: ATH Mazeo Bennett, DL Jayden Wilson-Abrams, DL Bruce Knauber
Who to watch for Greer: RB LaDainnian Martin, WR Chase Byrd, QB Chris Hall
What’s at stake: The winner faces Northwestern or Greenwood. Greer would host either. Greenville would travel to Northwestern or host Greenwood.
Greenwood (6-5) at Northwestern (10-1)
Series record: Northwestern leads 6-1, with all but two of those meetings in the playoffs. Greenwood’s lone win came in the 2012 state championship.
Last week: Greenwood avenged a regular season loss with a 17-16 win at North Augusta; Northwestern hammered Laurens 57-0
Radio/TV/Internet: Greenwood – Sunny 103.5 FM; Northwestern – WRHI 100.1 FM, 1340 AM, radio.securenetsystems.net/cirruspremier/WRHI
Location: District Three Stadium, 211 S Cherry Rd , Rock Hill
Who to watch for Greenwood: RB Deterrious Gary, QB Tristan Lewis
Who to watch for Northwestern: RB Turbo Richard, QB Finley Polk, DL Andre Pickett
What’s at stake: The winner faces Greenville or Greer. Greenwood would travel to either. Northwestern would host Greenville or travel to Greer.
York (8-3) at Westside (10-1)
Series record: York leads 1-0, a 44-28 win in the opening round of the 2014 playoffs
Last week: York won at Riverside 26-17; Westside defeated Airport 42-0
Radio/TV/Internet: York – radio.securenetsystems.net/cirruspremier/WRHI; Westside – WANS 1280 AM
Location: Westside High School, 806 Pearman Dairy Rd, Anderson
Who to watch for York: RB Javarus Guthrie, LB Trey Wanger, DB Debo Hall
Who to watch for Westside: QB Cutter Woods, WR Joshua Williams, RB Sharode Richardson
What’s at stake: The winner faces Midland Valley or South Pointe. York would travel to either one. Westside would travel to Midland Valley or host South Pointe.
Wren (6-5) at Daniel (11-0)
Series record: Daniel leads 25-12, including 3-0 in the playoffs.
Last week: Wren beat Woodruff 49-32; Daniel topped Blue Ridge 49-2
Location: Singleton Field, 1861 Six Mile Hwy, Central
Who to watch for Wren: QB Colten Bagwell, RB Reese Price, OLB Ethan Moody
Who to watch for Daniel: RB Ja’Kari Bennett, QB Kolton Chapman, OL Watson Young
What’s at stake: The winner faces Chapman or Chester. Daniel would host either one. Wren would travel to Chapman or host Chester.
Chester (9-2) at Chapman (10-1)
Series record: Chester leads 3-1. This is the third consecutive meeting to take place in round two of the playoffs.
Last week: Chester beat Powdersville 54-32; Chapman blanked Crescent 45-0
Radio/TV/Internet: Chapman – upstateprepcast.net/chapman
Location: Panther Stadium, 1420 Compton Bridge Rd., Inman
Who to watch for Chester: RB Elijah Coleman, ATH Reggie Heath, LB Antonio Hopkins
Who to watch for Chapman: QB Coleman Gray, WR Shawn Cunningham, LB Reese Lynch
What’s at stake: The winner faces Daniel or Wren. Chapman would travel to Daniel or host Wren. Chester would travel to either.
Pendleton (9-2) at Belton-Honea Path (11-0)
Series record: BHP leads 12-0. This will be the teams’ first meeting in the playoffs.
Last week: Pendleton beat Travelers Rest 41-16; BHP beat Emerald 63-7
Radio/TV/Internet: BHP – WHQA 103.1 FM, thelife1031.com/listen
Location: Marlee Gambrell Field, 11000 Belton Honea Path Hwy A, Honea Path
Who to watch for Pendleton: QB Luke Gray, WR Kory Jones, WR Abijah Webb
Who to watch for BHP: RB Marquise Henderson, RB Shaheem Robbs, QB Noah Thomas
What’s at stake: The winner faces Clinton or Broome. BHP would host either. Pendleton would host Broome or travel to Clinton.
Broome (9-2) at Clinton (9-2)
Series record: Clinton leads 17-13, including a 3-1 mark in the playoffs. They last met in the postseason in 1994.
Last week: Broome beat Seneca 42-35; Clinton topped Palmetto 42-18
Radio/TV/Internet: Broome – coxsportsbroadcasting.com; Clinton WPCC – 96.5 FM, radio.securenetsystems.net/cirruscontent/WPCC
Location: Wilder Stadium, 800 N Adair St, Clinton
Who to watch for Broome: QB Kamajay Brackett-Brannon, RB Jaylen McGill, DT D.T. Thompson
Who to watch for Clinton: QB Tushawan Richardson, ATH Kadon Crawford, WR/DB/KR Zay Johnson
What’s at stake: The winner faces Pendleton or BHP. Clinton would host Pendleton or travel to BHP. Broome would travel to either.
Newberry (6-5) at Abbeville (10-1)
Series record: Abbeville leads 9-8-1 thanks to a 49-7 win in last year’s second round of the playoffs.
Last week: Newberry defeated Saluda 24-15; Abbeville beat Columbia 46-6
Radio/TV/Internet: Abbeville – WZLA 92.9 FM, wzlaradio.com/listen-live/
Location: Hite Stadium, 701 Washington St, Abbeville
Who to watch for Newberry: RB Kenton Caldwell, ATH Bryce Satterfield, WR/DB Jamel Howse
Who to watch for Abbeville: RB Karson Norman, QB Demarcus Leach, FB Altavious Patterson
What’s at stake: The winner plays Silver Bluff or Fairfield Central. Abbeville would host either one, while Newberry would travel to either.
Chesnee (6-5) at Gray Collegiate (12-3*)
*six wins by forfeit
Series record: First meeting.
Last week: Chesnee won at Batesburg-Leesville 21-10; Gray beat Pelion 62-0
Radio/TV/Internet: Chesnee – upstateprepcast.net/chesnee
Location: Gray Collegiate Academy, 3833 Leaphart Rd, West Columbia
Who to watch for Chesnee: RB Austin Bigford, QB KJay Proctor, ATH Adonis Burgess
Who to watch for Gray: RB Caleb Ford, WR Jamarious Lockett, OLB Michael Boulware
What’s at stake: The winner plays Strom Thurmond or Keenan. Chesnee would host Keenan or travel to Thurmond. Gray would host either one.
McBee (7-4) at Christ Church (9-2)
Series record: McBee leads 4-2. This will be the fifth consecutive playoff meeting in the series.
Last week: McBee beat Dixie 49-12; Christ Church defeated Ridge Spring-Monetta 49-0
Location: Gray Collegiate Academy, 3833 Leaphart Rd, West Columbia
Who to watch for McBee: RB Devarius Ponds, WR Darrell Harper, LB Evan Talbert
Who to watch for Christ Church: RB Dashun Reeder, QB Tucker Hendrix, WR Jackson Repp
What’s at stake: The winner plays Blackville-Hilda or Wagener-Salley. McBee would travel to Blackville-Hilda or host Wagener-Salley. Christ Church would host either.
Southside Christian (7-3) at Calhoun County (10-1)
Series record: Southside Christian leads 1-0, a 28-6 win in the state quarterfinals two years ago.
Last week: Southside Christian beat Denmark-Olar 49-6; Calhoun County crushed Whitmire 62-0
Location: Calhoun County High, 150 Saints Ave, St. Matthews
Who to watch for Southside Christian: WR Ethan Chandler, RB Christian Kaiser, DL Micah McGowin
Who to watch for Calhoun County: ATH Ahmir Smith, RB Marquez Davenport
What’s at stake: The winner plays Lewisville or St. Joseph’s. Calhoun County or Southside Christian would either host St. Joseph’s or travel to Lewisville.
St. Joseph’s (9-2) at Lewisville (10-1)
Series record: St. Joseph’s 1-0, a 57-56 win in the opening round of the 2012 playoffs.
Last week: St. Joseph’s beat Hunter-Kinard-Tyler 38-24; Lewisville defeated Calhoun Falls 52-0.
Radio/TV/Internet: Lewisville – radio.securenetsystems.net/cirruspremier/WRHI
Location: Lewisville High, 3971 Lewisville High School Rd, Richburg
Who to watch for St. Joseph’s: FB Brayden Johnson, RB Lucas Salgado, LB Johnny Jaraczewski
Who to watch for Lewisville: LB Joaquan Howze, DB Jakarri Strong, QB Ian Grissom
What’s at stake: The winner plays Southside Christian or Calhoun County. Lewisville would host either one. St. Joseph’s would travel to either.