The Lamar County Trojans host the Cook County Hornets tonight in a first round game in the GHSA Class AA state playoffs.The game has been tabbed as the first round’s best matchup. Here’s what they are saying…From Georgia High School Football Daily:Cook (7-3) at Lamar County (9-0-1)- Lamar County is 9-0 since a 3-3 tie in its opening game, which was the debut of former Tucker coach Franklin Stephens. Lamar County is 19-0-1 the past two years in the regular season.- Lamar’s best state finishes are the quarterfinals in 2000 and 2011.- Cook has won 10 road playoff games since 2000. Only Lovett, also with 10, can match that record. Four of Cook’s road wins have come in the first round.- Cook beat Lamar County 27-26 in the 2000 Class AA quarterfinals in the only prior meeting between these schools.- Cook is 15th in scoring offense (30.9) and 12th in scoring defense (14.0) against a schedule that is ranked 13th among 62 teams in Class AA. Lamar County is fifth in scoring (37.2) and second in scoring defense (7.4) against a schedule that is 27th.Both Todd Holcomb and Chip Saye of GHSFD pick Lamar to win.From the Macon Telegraph:Lamar County (9-0-1)Head coach: Franklin Stephens.Region seed: No. 1 in Region 4-AA.Playoff opponent: vs. Cook (7-3).Key wins: Bleckley County, Northeast, Pike County.Key players: RB Lawrence Austin, Jr. (970 yards, 10 touchdowns); QB Lance Austin, Jr. (434 rushing yards, 6 touchdowns; 475 passing yards, five touchdowns); WR/DB Quay Searcy, Jr. (314 receiving yards, two touchdowns, three interceptions); LB Trey Evans, Sr.; K Tyler Scandrett, Jr.Scouting report: Stephens brought his version of the wing-T offense to Barnesville, and the Trojans have been really explosive on offense since scoring just three points in a tie against Spalding to open the season. The Trojans have scored fewer than 35 points in a game just once since the season opener. All of the Lamar County standouts on offense also play in the secondary on defense and are especially good at forcing turnovers.