Five regional football championship games will feature teams from Hampton Roads this week in some intriguing matchups.
In the Class 5 Region B title game, Warwick’s vaunted defense takes on Maury’s powerful offense on Friday at Powhatan Field in Norfolk. The Raiders (11-1) have allowed just three touchdowns all season, while Maury (12-0) has scored more than 34 points in 11 of their 12 wins.
In Class 5 Region A, Indian River visits undefeated Green Run, while Warhill plays Phoebus in a battle of undefeated teams in Class 4 Region A.
The Class 3 Region A championship pits fifth-seeded Heritage, coming off an upset of No. 1 seed Hopewell, against Lafayette at Wanner Stadium in Williamsburg.
Poquoson hosts Amelia County for the Class 2 Region A championship.
A look at all the regional championship games across the state, with game days and times listed on the Virginia High School League site. Days and locations will be finalized early this week.
Region A: Manchester at Highland Springs, Friday at 1:30 p.m.
Region B: Battlefield at Freedom, Saturday at 3 p.m.
Region C: Fairfax at Lake Braddock, Saturday at 1 p.m.
Region D: Westfield at James Madison, Saturday at 1 p.m.
Region A: Indian River at Green Run
Region B: Warwick vs. Maury at Powhatan Field, Friday at 7 p.m.
Region C: William Fleming in Matoaca, Friday at 6 pm
Region D: Briar Woods at Stone Bridge, Friday at 1:00 p.m.
Region A: Warhill vs. Phoebus at Darling Stadium
Region B: Varina at King George, Saturday at 1 p.m.
Region C: John Champe in Tuscarora, Friday at 1 p.m.
Region D: EC Glass in Salem (in Salem), Fridays at 7 p.m.
Region A: Heritage vs. Lafayette at Wanner Stadium, Saturday at 1 p.m.
Region B: Brentsville District in Armstrong, Friday at 7 p.m.
Region C: Turner Ashby at Liberty Christian
Region D: William Byrd in Magna Vista, Friday at 7 p.m.
Region A: Amelia vs. Poqouson in Poquoson MS, Friday at 7 p.m.
Region B: Riverheads at Central of Woodstock, Friday at 7 p.m.
Region C: Glenvar at Radford, Friday at 7 p.m.
Region D: Graham in the Union
Region A: Northumberland in Essex, Saturday at 1:00 p.m.
Region B: Altavista at Sussex Central, Friday at 7 p.m.
Region C: Rye Cove in Honaker, Saturday at 1 p.m.
Region D: Galax at George Wythe in Wytheville, Saturday at 1 p.m.