December 8, 2021

Class AA Quarterfinal Preview: Heard County Braves @ Dublin Fighting Irish

Heard Co. Braves @ Dublin Fighting Irish

WHEN: Friday, November 23 @ 7:30 PM

WHERE: Shamrock Stadium @ Dublin High School

ADDRESS: 207 Shamrock Dr., Dublin, GA 31021

RADIO: The game will be broadcast live on Carrollton’s B92.1 Country

RECORDS: Braves (10-2, 5-0 in Region 5-AA), Irish (11-1, 6-1 in Region 3-AA)

SEEDINGS: Braves (No. 1 in Region 5-AA), Irish (No. 1 in Region 3-AA)

AT STAKE: The winner will advance to the semifinals of the GHSA Class AA State Playoffs and face the winner between Rabun County (No. 1 seed Region 8-AA) and Fitzgerald (No. 2 seed Region 1-AA). The Braves would host the semifinal versus Fitzgerald as the higher seed and would host Rabun County as result of a universal coin flip held this week by the GHSA.

HEAD COACHES: Braves – Tim Barron (139-59 in his 17th season with the Braves), Irish — Roger Holmes (147-57-1 in his 18th season with the Irish)

RANKINGS: Braves (AJC No. 3 in Class AA), Irish (AJC No. 6 in Class AA)

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

NEXT WEEK: Semifinals of the GHSA Class AA State Playoffs

COLORS: Braves (Maroon and Gray), Irish (Green and Gold)

SCHOOL WEBSITES: Dublin High SchoolHeard County High School

ADMISSION: $12 at the gate as mandated by the GHSA (Note: Only babies in arms don’t need a ticket/GHSA passes only)

WEATHER: Chance of rain with temperatures in the low 50’s at kickoff

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