Week five of high school football in South Georgia has plenty of intriguing matchups on hand. Both GICAA schools are off, but there are nearly 30 games between the GHSA and GISA including the game of the week in Homerville which will be a rematch of the Single-A Public State Championship from 2017.
The Lee County offense has been firing on all cylinders.The undefeated Trojans have scored over 30 points in each of their first 4 games.And the young man leading the charger, Kyle Toole has played a huge role.
It wasn’t enough for the Berrien Rebels to open their new football stadium with a win.They also delivered the community a thrilling 2nd half comeback, earning them the high school football team of the week.
One way to win the Albany-Area player of the week, is to have a great performance against the last week's winner. That's what Westover's defense did, thanks in no small part to cornerback Cameron Bergeron.
Down in Thomasville a quarterback who's not even old enough to get his learner's permit is driving national attention to the football team. It's only taken Chad Mascoe Jr. two varsity starts to receive offers from the likes of UGA, Miami and Florida State.
Berrien High School's home football game Friday night is being relocate to play at their week three opponent Bacon County. Berrien looks to have Raymond Jones Memorial Stadium ready by September 7th when they're scheduled to host Wilcox County.
The next stop on Lee County's State title defense come against a peer, that's not from around here. The Trojans are hosting Dr. Phillips out of Florida. The Panthers may be from another state, but they share several things in common with Lee County.
Monday's big fact from week one of high school football comes from the inaugural Hamp Smith Classic. Lee County took down Dougherty High 47-6 in the first ever high school football game at the Albany State Coliseum.
Hamp Smith doesn't care who wins the football game between Lee County and Dougherty Friday night. He's just happy to see his vision of bringing high school football to the Albany State coliseum fulfilled.
Five South Georgia football teams will be competing for GHSA state championships Friday night after six of the eight title matches were postponed due to the snowstorm in Atlanta. Below is the schedule for the games. Final scores will be added as they come in.