October 25, 2020

State Playoff Preview: Braves vs. South Atlanta

South Atlanta Hornets @ Heard Co. Braves

WHAT: First Round GHSA Class AA Football State Playoffs

WHEN: Friday Night @ 7:30 PM

WHERE: Staples Stadium

ADDRESS: 545 Main St., Franklin, GA 30217


RADIO: B92.1 Country with play-by-play Mitch Gray, color commentary Clay Harden, and sideline reporter Dan Harden

RECORDS: Braves (9-1, 5-0 in Region 5-AA), Hornets (5-5, 3-3 in Region 6-AA)

PLAYOFF BRACKET: Click here to view the Class AA State playoff bracket

HEAD COACHES: Braves – Tim Barron (126-56 in his 16th season with the Braves), Hornets — Brad Stephens  (8-12 in his 2nd season with the Hornets)

RANKINGS: Braves (No. 8 in Class AA by AJC), Hornets (Unranked in Class AA)

SERIES: The Braves lead the all-time series 4-0

LAST WEEK: Braves defeated Spencer 34-20 at home, South Atlanta defeated BEST Academy 35-34 (OT) on October 27

ON THE LINE: If the Braves win they will host either Pepperell or Banks County next week in the second round. If South Atlanta wins they would travel to either Pepperell or Banks County.

COLORS: Braves (Maroon and Gray), Hornets (Purple and Teal)

LAST MEETING: The Braves defeated the Hornets 42-15 at home on August 18

SCHOOL WEBSITES: South Atlanta High School, Heard County High School

ADMISSION: $8 at the gate as mandated by the GHSA (Only babies in arms don’t need tickets)

WEATHER: Clear skies with temperatures in the mid to upper 40’s


  1. Dianne Chambers says

    Very informative 🙂 thank you !!

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