December 4, 2020

State Playoff Preview (Round 1): Lady Braves vs. Washington-Wilkes

Heard Co. Lady Braves vs. Washington-Wilkes Tigers

Madi KatieWHEN: Wednesday/Thursday October 14-15

GAME TIMES: Doubleheader @ 3:00 PM on Wednesday, Game 3 if necessary @ 4:00 PM on Thursday

WHERE: Heard High School

ADDRESS: 545 Main St., Franklin, GA 30217

RECORDS: Lady Braves (18-10), Tigers (20-12)

SEEDINGS: Lady Braves #1 in Region 5-AA, Tigers #4 in Region 8-AA

HEAD COACHES: Lady Braves — Matt Hornsby, Tigers — Rob Jackson

RANKINGS: Lady Braves (Unranked in AA), Blue Devils (#10 in AA – AJC)

PROJECTED STARTING PITCHERS: Lady Braves — Senior Jordan Watson, Tigers — TBD

AT STAKE: The winner will earn a spot in the Sweet 16 Round of the GHSA Class AA State Playoffs. The winner of the series will meet Crawford Co. (#3 seed in Region 4-AA) or Berrien Co. (#2 seed in Region 1) in round 2.

SERIES: This is the first meeting between the Braves and Tigers

LAST YEAR: Lady Braves won the Class AA State Title, Tigers did not make the state playoffs

COLORS: Lady Braves (Maroon and Gray), Tigers (Blue and Gold)

SCHOOL WEBSITES: Washington-Wilkes High School , Heard County High School

ADMISSION: $7 at the gate for Wednesday’s DH, $5 at the gate for Thursday’s single game (*if necessary)

WEATHER: Sunny Skies, 76 Degrees at first pitch

(Photo: Madison Whitehead (L) and Katie Minix (R) courtesy of Becky Brazil)


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