July 24, 2021

GHSA Class AA State Playoff Preview: Braves vs. Union Co.

Heard Co. Braves vs. Union Co. Panthers

WHEN: Saturday, November 28 @ 1:00 PM

WHERE: Heard County High School

ADDRESS: 545 Main St, Franklin, GA 30217

ADMISSION: Tickets are $8 each and may be purchased at the gate Saturday. Click here to purchase advance tickets at Go Fan. (NOTE: Per GHSA, only “babies in arms” don’t need a ticket)

RADIO: The game will be broadcast live with Casey Bass and Clay Harden on B92.1 Country from Carrollton.

RECORDS: Braves (6-4, 2-2 in Region 5-AA), Panthers (4-5, 1-2 in Region 8-AA)

AT STAKE: The winner will advance to round two of the GHSA Class AA State Playoffs and face the winner between Fannin County (No. 1 seed Region 7-AA) and Pace Academy (No. 4 seed Region 6-AA). The Braves would travel to Fannin County for round two but would host Pace Academy at Staples Stadium.

HEAD COACHES: Braves – Tim Barron (152-70 in his 19th season with the Braves), Panthers — Brian Allison (146-112 in his 19th season with the Panthers)

RANKINGS: Braves (Unranked in Class AA), Panthers (Unranked in Class AA)

BRACKET: Click here to view the full GHSA Class AA State Playoff bracket

SERIES: This is the first meeting between the Braves and Panthers

NEXT WEEK: Round 2 of the GHSA Class AA State Playoffs

COLORS: Braves (Maroon and Gray), Panthers (Purple and Vegas Gold)

SCHOOL WEBSITES: Union County High SchoolHeard County High School

ADMISSION: $8 at the gate

WEATHER: Partly Cloudy Skies with temperatures in the mid 60’s

(Photo courtesy of Jeff Napier)

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