5 South Georgia football teams are Atlanta-bound

5 South Georgia football teams are Atlanta-bound

WALB - South Georgia football squads went 5-1 in the GHSA State Semifinal matches Friday night.

There will be at least two champions from the area.

Colquitt County won its 4th straight road playoff game over Brookwood 31-14. They advance to the 7A state title game and will play North Gwinnett Saturday night at 8 p.m. in Mercedes Benz Stadium.

Lee County and Coffee High will have a rematch of the region title game for the 6A State championship Friday night at 8  in Atlanta. Lee County defeated Glynn Academy 42-38 at home, and Coffee ousted Tucker 14-3 on the road in the semifinals.

Clinch County and Irwin County will also have a region championship rematch, but for the A-Public State title. Clinch defeated Mt. Zion 23-20 in Homerville, while Irwin took down ECI 38-35 in Ocilla. Their game kicks off at 10 a.m. Saturday. It's also a rematch of the 2015 state championship where the Panthers captured the crown.

Full schedule at Mercedes Benz Stadium:

Fri., Dec. 8
10:00 am A Pri. - ELCA (13-0) vs. Athens Acad. (13-0)
1:00 pm 3A - Peach Co. (13-1) vs. Calhoun (13-1)
4:30 pm 5A - Rome (14-0) vs. Warner Robins (14-0)
8:00 pm 6A - Coffee (10-3) vs. Lee County (13-1)
Sat., Dec. 9
10:00 am A Pub. - Clinch Co. (11-2) vs. Irwin Co. (12-1)
1:00 pm 2A - Rabun Co. (14-0) vs. Hapeville Charter (13-1)
4:30 pm 4A - Marist (14-0) vs. Blessed Trinity (12-2)
8:00 pm 7A - Colquitt Co. (11-3) vs. North Gwinnett (13-1)

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