(Franklin) — Each week during the sports season, HeardCitizen.com brings you a weekly wrap-up of Brave Nation sports including news, notes, a weekly schedule, and the Brave Nation Player of the Week.
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NEWS AND NOTES
Girl’s State Basketball Playoffs — The Lady Braves will host the Pepperell Dragons Friday night at 7:00 PM at Heard High School. Admission is $10 which includes the boys game at 8:30 PM.
Boy’s State Basketball Playoffs — The Braves will host the Dade County Wolves at 8:30 PM Friday night at Heard High School immediately following the girl’s playoff game. Admission for the doubleheader is $10 as determined by the GHSA.
Brave Nation Player of the Week
The Brave Nation Player of the Week is senior basketball player Mr. Dekari Brewer.
Dekari’s outstanding performance on both offense and defense last week helped propel the Braves to the school’s first region title since 1960. Dekari scored 15 in the championship win over Callaway.
Congratulations to Dekari for being named this week’s Brave Nation Player of the Week! (Photo: Melanie Boyd/Times-Georgian)
Signing Day — Several Braves will sign collegiate offers next Wednesday morning, February 22 at HHS including Kimberly Harris (Southern Union Basketball), Mike Holmes (Shenandoah University Football), Drew Hopkins (Millsaps College Football), DayVin Troy (University of the Cumberlands Football), and Trey Wiggins (University of West Georgia Football).
Tennis Results — The HHS season kicked on Monday. The Boys defeated Troup 5-0 and the Girls dropped a close one to Troup 2-3. Winners for the boys were Trey Wiggins 8-0, Jackson Templeton 8-0, John Helton 8-2, Hunter Clark 8-2, and Michael Cadwell 8-6. Winners for the girls were Melissa Collins 8-6 and Makayla Red 9-8 in a tie break set.
Thursday, Feb. 16
~ HHS Varsity Baseball @ Troup (5:30 PM)
Friday, Feb. 17
~ Class AA State Girl’s Basketball Playoffs First Round vs. Pepperell @ HHS (7:00 PM)
~ Class AA State Boy’s Basketball Playoffs vs. Dade County @ HHS (8:30 PM)
Saturday, Feb. 18
~ JV Baseball @ Pace Academy (11:00 AM)
~ HHS Varsity Baseball @ Pace Academy (2:00 PM)
Monday, Feb. 20
~ HHS Varsity Baseball vs. Coosa (3:00 PM)
Tuesday, Feb. 21
~ HHS Tennis @ Carrollton (4:00 PM)
~ HHS Tennis vs. Mount Zion (4:00 PM)
~ JV Baseball vs. Troup (5:30 PM)
Thursday, Feb. 23
~ HHS Varsity Baseball vs. Central (5:30 PM)
~ JV Baseball @ Callaway (5:30 PM)