Posted On: 11/18/20 12:27 PM

Two undefeated teams. Second round of the playoffs. What’s more to ask?

When T.L. Hanna heads to Gaffney on Friday to see who gets a spot in the Class 5A Upper State title game, the contrasting offensive styles will meet head on. The Yellow Jackets run almost exclusively out modified wings sets; the Indians are a bit more traditional, distributing it pretty evenly between the run and pass.

Their schemes work for them more often than not. So, which offensive players should we be tracking?

Here’s a good start.

J.J. HUDSON, RUNNING BACK, T.L. HANNA

The trick with Hudson is getting him into open field, and that’s why the wing offense feeds into his strength. The senior is usually taking handoffs coming from a lateral spot behind the tackles, and his first move with the ball is almost always a cut between defenders. It’s led him to a team-leading 547 yards and six touchdowns so far.

KAMREN JOHNSON, RUNNING BACK, T.L. HANNA

If Hudson is the stabilizing force, Johnson proved he could bring the electric flair. Take last week against Ridge View in the 28-20 win. In that game, his best of the season, he had 13 carries fo 164

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