Ridgeland-Hardeeville took care of business against Barnwell, pulling onto a three-way tie for first in Region 5-AA with a big 37-16 victory.
The Jaguars (6-3, 3-1) were led by Gavin Bush and Craven Howard.
Bush carried 17 times for 117 yards and had a catch for 17 yards. He scored on runs of 22 and 32 yards.
Howard scored on a 3-yard run and returned an interception for a score, as well.
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Aaron Deveax returned an interception for a score, as well, and the Jaguars added a field goal.
Trey Robinson got the start at quarterback for RHHS and carried five times for 89 yards and attempted just two passes, completing one.
Barnwell (6-3, 3-1) suffered its first region loss and dropped in to a stalemate with Ridgeland-Hardeeville and Woodland, which beat RHHS earlier this season.
“We will take care of what we can,” Jaguars head coach Jahmaal Nelson said. “We will take care of what we can and try to get ready for Edisto.