Lancaster joins the family fray with a major challenge Friday night.
The Bruins, 5-1, will kick off Region IV-AAAA play as they venture to Rock Hill to battle the 4-2 South Pointe Stallions, the defending Class AAAA Div. II state champions.
Lancaster’s clash with the Stallions marks its 2009 region opener.
The rest of the county teams have already launched league play this season.
Andrew Jackson, fresh off a 21-18 comeback victory over Eau Claire of Columbia in its region opener, hosts Keenan High of Columbia for the Vols’ homecoming game.