May 22, 2019

GHSA State Playoff Preview: Braves @ Elbert Co.

Heard Co. Braves @ Elbert County Blue Devils

WHEN: Saturday Night, February 16 (7:30 PM TIP-OFF)

WHERE: The Inferno, College Ave., Elberton, GA 30635

DIRECTIONS: Click here for directions

RECORDS: Devils (25-3, 13-1 in Region 8-AA), Braves (9-14, 6-6 in Region 5-AA)

COACHES: Devils – Don Hurlburt (3rd season with Elbert Co.), Braves – Keith Simmons (3rd season with Heard)

SEEDINGS: (Devils #1 seed in Region 8-AA), Braves (#4 seed in Region 5-AA)

RANKINGS: Irish (No. 5 in Class AA — AJC), Braves ( Unranked in Class AA)

COLORS: Devils (Blue/White), Braves (Maroon/Gray)

WHAT’S ON THE LINE: Winner will advance to meet the winner of Rockmart (No. 2 Region 7-AA/Hapeville No. 3 Region 6-AA)

LAST YEAR: Devils lost to Therrell in Sweet 16, Braves lost to KIPP Therrell in the first round

ADMISSION: $7 at the gate as determined by the GHSA

(Photo: Jeff Napier)

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