After winning their first round games last week, both Benjamin E. Mays and Henry Grady High School will compete in the second round of the Georgia High School Association state football playoffs Friday night.
Both games start at 7:30 p.m., and tickets are $10 at the gate. Certified employees from each school may show proper school identification free admission.
— Mays, the No. 2 seed from Region 6, will travel south to Warner Robins today to take on Houston County (10-1), the No. 1 seed from Region 2 in the second round of the Class AAAAA state playoffs. The Raiders (10-1) defeated Creekview (Cherokee County) 31-0 last week to advance to Round 2. Houston County defeated South Effingham 56-6 last week.
Where: McDonnell-Talbert Stadium | 400 South Davis Drive, Warner Robins
— Grady, the No. 3 seed from Region 6 in Class AAAA, will head south as well to face Thomson (McDuffie County), the No. 1 seed from Region 3. The Grey Knights (7-4) rallied to defeat Northwest Whitfield (Whitfield County) 28-27 last week, while Thomson defeated Veterans 49-35.
Where: The Brickyard | 105 Springfield Street, Thomson