August 4, 2021

GHSA State Playoff Preview: Lady Braves @ Fannin County

Heard Co. Lady Braves vs. Fannin Co. Rebels

WHAT: Sweet 16 Round of the 2020-2021 GHSA Class AA Girl’s State Basketball Playoffs

WHEN: Friday Night, February 26, 2021 @ 6:00 PM

WHERE: Gymnasium @ Fannin County High School

ADDRESS: 360 Rebel Circle, Blue Ridge, GA 30513


COVID-19 POLICY: Mask required for entry, no fan limits

RECORDS: Rebels (20-4, 12-0 in Region 8-AA), Lady Braves (20-5, 8-2 in Region 5-AA)

SEEDINGS: Rebels (#1 seed in Region 7-AA), Lady Braves (#2 seed in Region 5-AA)

WHAT’S ON THE LINE: The winner will advance to the GHSA Class AA Elite 8 and next face the winner between No. 2 Early Co. (#1 seed in Region 1-AA) and Swainsboro (#3 seed in Region 2-AA). The Lady Braves would travel to Early County or host Swainsboro

HEAD COACHES: Rebels — Ryan Chastain (3rd season with the Rebels), Lady Braves – Helen Akins (7th season with the Lady Braves)

RANKINGS: Rebels (No. 5 in Class AA), Lady Braves (Unranked in Class AA)

LAST YEAR’S GHSA PLAYOFFS: Rebels did not make the state playoffs, Lady Braves lost to Chattooga in the first round

COLORS: Rebels (Blue and Silver), Lady Braves (Maroon and Gray)

ADMISSION: $7 at the gate (As mandated by the GHSA), or $7 at (possible availability Friday)

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