Whitwell-Sale Creek winner likely to earn home game in playoffs

Staff photo by Robin Rudd / Sale Creek quarterback Khari Escobar (4) gives the play to the offense in the huddle between snaps during a jamboree quarter against Tyner on Aug. 10 at Finley Stadium. The Panthers will host Whitwell on Friday night in a TSSAA Region 3-1A game between state-ranked teams.

Built similarly, and off to similarly impressive starts this prep football season, a pair of state-ranked small schools will meet Friday night with big-time ramifications for Region 3-1A.