October 27, 2020

Sweet 16 Playoff Preview: Lady Braves vs. Bleckley Co.

Heard County Lady Braves vs. Bleckley Co. Royals

kimberly PreviewWHAT: Second Round of the GHSA Class AA Basketball Playoffs

WHEN: Friday Night @ 6:00 PM

WHERE: Gymnasium @ Heard County High School

ADDRESS: 545 Main St., Franklin, GA 30217

RECORDS: Royals (17-6, 11-1 in Region 4-AA), Lady Braves (22-5, 10-2 in Region 5-AA)

SEEDINGS: Royals (#3 seed in Region 4-AA), Lady Braves (#1 seed in Region 5-AA)

WHAT’S ON THE LINE: The winner will advance to the GHSA Elite 8 and face the winner between Wesleyan (#2 seed in Region 6-AA) and Vidalia (#1 seed in Region 2-AA)

HEAD COACHES: Royals — Jenny Manning  (30-18 over the last two seasons with the Tigers), Lady Braves – Helen Akins (32-22 in her 2nd season with the Lady Braves)

RANKINGS: Royals (#10 in Class AA/AJC), Lady Braves (Unranked in Class AA)

LAST GAME: Royals defeated Thomasville 33-23, Lady Braves defeated Washington-Wilkes 27-25 (OT)

LAST YEAR’S GHSA PLAYOFFS: Royals lost 68-20 to Holy Innocence in Round 2, Lady Braves lost 45-36 to Lovett in Round 1

COLORS: Royals (Purple and Gold), Lady Braves (Maroon and Gray)

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

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