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Terrell Academy wins team of the week award

By Robert Hydrick - bio | email

DAWSON, GA (WALB) - The Terrell Academy Eagles are this week's Colony Bank Team of the Week.

Colony Bank's Bob Crew made the presentation to coach Bill Murdock and the team at practice this week.

Terrell Academy shut out Briarwood in the class A semifinals last week.

The Eagles are now preparing to play Thomas Jefferson in the state championship game on Friday night.

Terrell Academy beat Thomas Jefferson in last year's state championship game in Louisville.

The Eagles are glad this year's game is in Dawson.

Bill Murdock said. "It is a long way and I hope the outcome is different for the traveling team as far as that goes. They have got a good football. Team this is the fifth year in a row they have played for it. They have got a great program and it is going to be a big a challenge."

Cole Phillips said. "We are going to have a big crowd. a lot of people are going to be around and it is going to feel real good."

J.B. Jones said. "I think we are ready to play. Thomas Jefferson will be ready to play. It should be a real good game."

Terrell Academy hosts Thomas Jefferson for the GISA A state football title Friday at 7:30 p.m. in Dawson.

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