Wesleyan Wolves (5-A North)
Coach: Franklin Pridgen
Record: 6-2, 4-1 subregion
Last week: Beat Pinecrest 42-14
Mount Pisgah Patriots (5-A North)
Coach: Doug Dixon
Record: 4-4, 3-2 subregion
Last week: Lost to King's Ridge 20-14 in OT
The Wolves have clicked in recent weeks since the return of quarterback Will Anderson from injury, which they hope continues in a road matchup with Mount Pisgah. Wesleyan still must beat Landmark Christian in next Friday's region play-in game at home to make the state playoffs, but up first is a dangerous Mount Pisgah team.
The Patriots, who lost a tough overtime game last Friday, are heavy on offensive talent, including 6-foot-5, 200-pound quarterback Kyle Sloter, a Tulane commitment.
"They're going to put it together and score a lot of points on somebody," Wesleyan head coach Franklin Pridgen said of Mount Pisgah. "I just want to make sure it's not Wesleyan."
Wesleyan has played well of late on defense, holding five of its past six opponents to 14 points or less. Middle linebacker Rhett Delk and his teammates have to keep that going against Sloter and the Patriots' offense.
Anderson and the offense has put up some pretty big numbers during that span, too, averaging more than 41 points the past three games since his return to the lineup. A group of impressive receivers has put up big numbers, as has versatile playmaker Zander Yost.
Last meeting: Wesleyan won 41-0 last year
Directions to Mount Pisgah Christian School: Peachtree Parkway north to Old Alabama Road, turn left and school is on the left.