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Syrupmakers ready for playoff tested Eastside

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CAIRO, GA (WALB) - It is round two of the Georgia High School Association state football playoffs Friday night.The unbeaten and third ranked Cairo Syrupmakers host Eastside-Covington in the second round of the AAA playoffs.om Fallaw said. "We have to capitalize a little bit more on mistakes other teams are making. The last couple of weeks we have not been as good on the short field as we need to be. It is something we definitely need to improve upon."
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This is the second meeting in three years between these two teams.

The Eagles lost to Peach County in the semifinals last year and almost derailed Cairo's state championship run two years ago.

Cairo coach Tom Fallaw says both teams are similar in they don't often beat themselves with mistakes.

The coach also says his team has struggled to capitalize on miscues by their opponents.

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Cairo is trying to reach the AAA quarterfinals for a third straight year.

Game time is 7:30 Friday night at West Thomas Stadium.