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PREP FOOTBALL NOTEBOOK: Region 8 playoff seeding will shake out this Friday

Region 8-AAAAAA knows what teams will represent the region in the state playoffs next week. What order they are in is still unclear.

The four playoff teams will play each other this Friday -- Brookwood is at Grayson and Parkview is at South Gwinnett. The last two Region 8 champions have gone on to win the state title.

Here's a look at the playoff seeding scenarios based on the possible outcomes of Friday's games.

-- If Parkview and Grayson win: 1. Parkview, 2. Grayson, 3. South Gwinnett, 4. Brookwood

-- If Parkview and Brookwood win: 1. Parkview, 2. Grayson, 3. South Gwinnett, 4. Brookwood

-- If South Gwinnett and Grayson win: 1. Grayson, 2. South Gwinnett, 3. Parkview, 4. Brookwood

-- If South Gwinnett and Brookwood win: 1. South Gwinnett, 2. Parkview, 3. Brookwood, 4. Grayson

Parkview's Carson out for playoffs

Parkview will have to try and win a Region 8-AAAAAA championship and make a deep playoff run without running back Chris Carson.

The senior injured his leg in Friday's game against Berkmar and is not expected to play this week against South Gwinnett or in the playoffs.

"He won't play," Parkview head coach Cecil Flowe said. "It's unfortunate. This time of year you get a lot of injuries."

Carson rushed for 1,037 yards and 11 TDs this season. He missed Parkview's game against Central Gwinnett, a triple overtime loss, and carried the ball only three times in the win over Berkmar.

"Chris is a big part of our offense," Flowe said. "It's hard to replace a runner like Chris. We'll have to have others pick it up."

Junior Justis Rosser is Parkview's second-leading rusher with more than 500 yards this season.

Wesleyan's Jones sets receptions record

Wesleyan receive Jahmai Jones had 11 catches in Friday's 42-20 loss to Greater Atlanta Christian, tying a school record for catches in a game.

That gives the sophomore 67 receptions for the year and more than 1,000 yards receiving. Jones' 67 catches breaks the old school record of 62 in a season by Andy Merlino in 2005.

Jones' older brother Malachi, a Central Gwinnett grad, set the Gwinnett County single-season receptions record a year ago with 82.

Hawks get another goose egg

Mill Creek's 49-0 win over Habersham Central on Friday gave the Hawks their third shutout of the season, a school record. The Hawks also have shutouts over Dacula and Mountain View.