October 21, 2020

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

Heard County Lady Braves vs. Washington-Wilkes Tigers

Lady Braves featureWHAT: Opening Round of the GHSA Class AA Basketball Playoffs

WHEN: Tuesday Night @ 6:00 PM

WHERE: Gymnasium @ Heard County High School

ADDRESS: 545 Main St., Franklin, GA 30217

RECORDS: Tigers (8-17, 4-7 in Region 8-AA), Lady Braves (21-5, 10-2 in Region 5-AA)

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

WHAT’S ON THE LINE: The winner will advance to the GHSA Sweet 16 and face the winner between Bleckley Co. (#3 seed in Region 4-AA) and Thomasville (#2 seed in Region 1-AA)

HEAD COACHES: Tigers — Nakia Brinson  (22-28 over the last two seasons with the Tigers), Lady Braves – Helen Akins (31-22 in her 2nd season with the Lady Braves)

RANKINGS: Tigers (Unranked in Class AA), Lady Braves (Unranked in Class AA)

LAST GAME: Tigers lost to Social Circle 37-33, Lady Braves defeated Manchester 43-42 (OT)

LAST YEAR’S GHSA PLAYOFFS: Tigers did not make the State Playoffs, Lady Braves lost 45-36 to Lovett in Round 1

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

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


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