December 8, 2021

Pulpwood Classic IX Preview: Heard Co. Braves @ Callaway Cavaliers

Heard Co. Braves @ Callaway Cavaliers

WHAT: The 9th Edition of the Pulpwood Classic

WHEN: Friday, Nov. 20 @ 7:30 PM

WHERE: Callaway Stadium, 801 Dallis St., Lagrange, GA 30240

TICKETS: Advance tickets are $10 each and available at Go Fan (Limited to 1250 per team), remaining tickets will be sold at the gate


RADIO: Live broadcast on B92.1 Country with Casey Bass and Clay Harden

RECORDS: Braves (6-3, 2-1 in Region 5-AA), Cavs (6-1, 2-1 in Region 5-AA)

HEAD COACHES: Braves – Tim Barron (152-69 in his 19th season with the Braves, 1 State Title, 7 Region Titles), Cavs — Pete Wiggins (144-48 in his 16th season with the Cavaliers, 7 Region Titles)

STATE RANKINGS: Braves (Unranked in Class AA), Cavs (Ranked No. 9 by the AJC)

SERIES: The Cavs lead the all-time series 13-9

LAST MEETING: The Cavs defeated the Braves 34-0 in 2019

REGION 5-AA CHAMPIONSHIP IMPLICATIONS: A Braves win over the Cavs would secure the Region 5-AA Championship for the Braves and the No. 1 seed in the State Playoffs, A Cavs win over the Braves coupled with a Bremen win over Haralson County would secure the Region 5-AA Title for the Cavaliers

PULPWOOD TROPHY: The winner of the game will take possession of the official Pulpwood Classic Trophy until the teams meet again next year. The Cavs hold a 5-3 edge in Pulpwood Classic matchups. The Braves held the Pulpwood Trophy after wins in 2012, 2017, and 2018. The Cavs held the Pulpwood Trophy after wins in 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, and 2019.

NEXT WEEK: First Round of the 2020 GHSA Class AA State Playoffs vs. Region 8-AA

COLORS: Braves (Maroon and Gray), Cavs (Black and Red)

SCHOOL WEBSITES: Callaway High SchoolHeard County High School

ADMISSION: $10 at the gate

WEATHER: Clear skies with temperatures in the low to mid 50’s

(Photo Courtesy of Jeff Napier)

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