December 8, 2019

GHSA Class AA State Playoff Preview: Heard County @ Pepperell

Heard Co. Braves @ Pepperell Dragons

WHEN: Friday, November 15 @ 7:30 PM

WHERE: Pepperell High School

ADDRESS: 3 Dragon Dr SE, Lindale, GA 30147

DIRECTIONS: http://mapq.st/33NVo5V

RADIO: The game will be broadcast live with Casey Bass and Clay Harden on Great Classics 98.9 from Carrollton. Doug Stephens will have the play-by-play on WTRP 620 AM Lagrange.

RECORDS: Braves (4-6, 4-2 in Region 5-AA), Dragons (8-2, 6-1 in Region 7-AA)

AT STAKE: The winner will advance to round two of the GHSA Class AA State Playoffs and face the winner between Thomasville (No. 1 seed Region 1-AA) and Dodge County (No. 4 seed Region 3-AA). The Braves would travel to Thomasville for round two but would host Dodge County at Staples Stadium.

HEAD COACHES: Braves – Tim Barron (146-65 in his 18th season with the Braves), Dragons — Rick Hurst (39-17 in his 5th season with the Dragons)

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

LAST MEETING: The Braves defeated Pepperell 41-28 at home in round two in 2017

SERIES: The Braves lead the all-time series 2-0

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

COLORS: Braves (Maroon and Gray), Dragons (Gold and White)

SCHOOL WEBSITES: Pepperell High SchoolHeard County High School

ADMISSION: $8 at the gate

PARKING: $3 General admission parking in front of the high school, additional parking at the primary school near the entrance to Dragon Drive.

WEATHER: Mostly Cloudy Skies with temperatures in the mid 40’s

(Photo courtesy of Jeff Napier)

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