December 12, 2018

Round 2 GHSA Class AA Playoff Preview: Heard County vs. Douglass

Heard Co. Braves vs. Douglass Astros

WHEN: Friday, November 16 @ 7:30 PM

WHERE: Staples Stadium @ Heard County High School

ADDRESS: 545 Main St., Franklin, GA 30217

RECORDS: Braves (9-2, 5-0 in Region 5-AA), Astros (10-1, 6-1 in Region 6-AA)

AT STAKE: The winner will advance to the quarterfinals of the GHSA Class AA State Playoffs and face the winner between Thomasville (No. 3 seed Region 1-AA) and Dublin (No. 1 seed Region 3-AA). The Braves would host Thomasville or a coin flip would decide the location of a match-up with Dublin.

HEAD COACHES: Braves – Tim Barron (138-59 in his 17th season with the Braves), Astros — Rodney Cofield (35-39 in his 8th season with the Astros)

RANKINGS: Braves (AJC No. 3 in Class AA), Astros (Unranked in Class AA)

SERIES: This is the first ever meeting between the two teams.

NEXT WEEK: Quarerfinals of the GHSA Class AA State Playoffs

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

SCHOOL WEBSITES: Douglass High SchoolHeard County High School

ADMISSION: $10 at the gate as mandated by the GHSA (Note: Only babies in arms don’t need a ticket/GHSA passes only)

WEATHER: Mostly cloudy with temperatures in the low 40’s

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