•Who: Jackson County Panthers (2-0) @ Fannin County Rebels (1-1)
•When: Friday, 7:30 p.m
Jackson County's Trey PettyJohn goes after a loose ball during last week's game against Walnut Grove.
•Where: Rebel Stadium, Blue Ridge
•What: Region cross-over game: Fannin County plays in the 8-AA North subregion and Jackson County plays in the south. This game could be used as a tie-breaker if needed in the subregion standings at year’s end.
•Last week: Jackson County 21, Walnut Grove 3; Pickens Co. 14, Fannin Co. 10
•Fannin County’s key players: Lukas Garren (Sr., DE), D.J. Kolacz (Sr., DE), Jamey Taylor (Sr., RB), John Kenser (Sr., OL/DL), A.J. Resendiz (Jr., OL/DL), Travis Thigpen (Jr., OL/DL), Brian Thomas (Sr., DB), Blake Henry (Jr., RB/LB)
•Fannin County’s X’s and O’s: Multiple on offense. The Rebels have shown everything from the spread to the wishbone to the power I this year.
•What else?: After winning just nine games from 2000 to 2008, Jackson County is 6-6 over its last 12 games. The Panthers are shooting for their second consecutive 3-0 start ... Fannin County comes into this game with a 32-12 record since 2006 ... Fannin County has an astroturf playing surface.