August 18, 2019

GHSA State Playoff Preview: Lady Braves @ Rabun Co.

Heard County Lady Braves @ Rabun Co. Wildcats

WHAT: Opening Round of the GHSA Class AA Girl’s Basketball Playoffs

WHEN: Friday Night, February 15, 2019 @ 6:30 PM

WHERE: Gymnasium @ Rabun County High School

ADDRESS: 230 Wildcat Hill Dr, Tiger, GA 30576

DIRECTIONS: Click here for directions

RECORDS: Wildcats (26-1, 14-0 in Region 8-AA), Lady Braves (11-13, 4-8 in Region 5-AA)

SEEDINGS: Wildcats (#1 seed in Region 8-AA), Lady Braves (#4 seed in Region 5-AA)

WHAT’S ON THE LINE: The winner will advance to the GHSA Sweet 16 and face the winner between Chattooga (#2 seed in Region 7-AA) and Therrell (#3 seed in Region 6-AA)

HEAD COACHES: Wildcats DeeDee Dillard — Nakia Brinson  (9th season with the Wildcats), Lady Braves – Helen Akins (5th season with the Lady Braves)

RANKINGS: Wildcats (Ranked No. 2 in Class AA by the AJC), Lady Braves (Unranked in Class AA)

LAST YEAR’S GHSA PLAYOFFS: Wildcats lost to Fitzgerald in the Elite 8, Lady Braves lost to KIPP Atlanta in the first round

COLORS: Wildcats (Red and White), Lady Braves (Maroon and Gray)

ADMISSION: $7 at the gate (As mandated by the GHSA)

(Photo: Jeff Napier)

 

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