Playoff Time: Region 8-A Action Begins Tonight
Meantime, the North Oconee High Titans hope for another post-season win.
The North Oconee Titans (10-1, 7-0) head to round two of the AAA playoffs following last week's 37-14 victory over the Ringgold Tigers. Tonight, the Titans face 7-AAA champs, the Buford Wolves, who are 8-3 on the season and advance after beating Cedar Grove (Ellenwood, Ga) 41-27.
The Monroe Area Purple Hurricanes (10-1, 6-1) advance to round two in the AAAA playoffs with a 21-14 win last week against Shaw High School (Columbus, Ga). They will face AAAA-6B champs The Grady Knights (Atlanta). Grady is 9-2, and advanced by defeating River Ridge (Woodstock) last week by a score of 27-17.
Four local private schools from region 8-A start their playoffs tonight.
The undefeated Athens Academy Spartans (10-0) will face Region A-6B Mt Pisgah Christian School from (Johns Creek).
Prince Avenue Christian School's Wolverines (8-2) will face A-6B's Darlington Tigers (Rome).
Athens Christian Academy's Eagles (4-6) will also face an A-6B team, the Walker Wolverines of Marietta.
The George Walton Academy Bulldogs (7-3) seek redemption as well as a continued playoff berth tonight against the Aquinas Fightin' Irish.
The Bulldogs travelled to Augusta to face the Region A-7 team on Sept. 7, but lost by a touchdown, 21-28.
Region 8-AAAAA's Clarke Central Gladiators' post season was short-lived. The Gladiators travelled to Dallas, Ga last week but lost 31-23 to an undefeated East Paulding team.
Who will advance? Who will go home tonight? Send us your predictions, highlights and pictures! Check for the final scores on the Saturday Scorecard!
Scores provided via a network of Facebook friends and patch readers, then cross-cheked via maxpreps.com