December 12, 2018

‘Maroon Mania’ Playoff Preview: Braves at Rockmart

Heard Co. Braves @ Rockmart Yellow Jackets

Emory PreviewTHEME: “Maroon Mania” — All Brave fans are encouraged to wear Maroon

WHEN: Friday, Nov. 11 @ 7:30 PM

WHERE: Rockmart High School

ADDRESS: 990 Cartersville Hwy, Rockmart, GA 30153

DIRECTIONS/MAP: Click here for directions

RECORDS: Braves (7-3, 3-2 in Region 5-AA), Jackets (8-2, 6-1 in Region 7-AA)

SEEDINGS: Braves (No. 3 seed in Region 5-AA), Jackets (No. 2 seed in Region 7-AA)

HEAD COACHES: Braves – Tim Barron (117-54 in his 15th season with Heard County), Jackets — Biff Parson (8-2 in his 1st season with Rockmart)

RANKINGS: Braves (Composite Ranking No.15 in Class AA), Jackets (Composite Ranking No.13 in Class AA)

SERIES: This is the first meeting between the two schools

LAST WEEK: Braves defeated Spencer 16-13 in OT, Jackets defeated Model 39-28

WHAT’S ON THE LINE: The winner of the game will face the winner between Fitzgerald (No. 1 seed Region 1-AA) and Dublin (No. 4 seed Region 3-AA) in round two next week. The Braves or Jackets would travel to Fitzgerald or host Dublin.

STATE CHAMPIONSHIPS: The Braves have not won a title, The Jackets were Class A State Champs in 1950

COLORS: Braves (Maroon and Gray), Jackets (Black and Gold)

ADMISSION: $8 at the gate

WEATHER: Partly cloudy skies with temperatures in the mid to upper 50’s

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