Mays Football in the Spotlight for Big Game to Help Decide Region Champion

The Mays Raiders will look to take a big step toward winning their second consecutive Class AAAAAA-Region 6 championship with a win Friday night over Alexander (Douglas County).


All eyes will be on Mays tonight as the Raiders host Alexander (Douglas County) at 8 p.m. at Lakewood Stadium, in a game that will go a long way toward deciding the Class AAAAAA-Region 5 champion.

The Raiders (7-1, 6-0 in Class AAAAAA-Region 5) have moved up to No. 4 in the Atlanta Journal Constitution (AJC)/Georgia High School Football Daily (GHSFD) Class AAAAAA Top 10 poll, while Alexander (8-0, 6-0) is undefeated and has risen to No. 5. The game is so big that it was selected as the CBS46 High School Game of the Week, and all four local channels will show highlights of the game during their news broadcasts at 11 p.m. Additionally, the game was selected as the ScoreATL/Atlanta Falcons Game of the Week and will be televised online at

In other games involving APS teams (all games are Friday, unless otherwise noted):

Maynard Jackson got the weekend started right for Atlanta Public Schools teams with a 35-0 win over Decatur, Thursday night at Grady Stadium.

Riverwood (Fulton County) at Grady, 5:30 p.m., at Grady Stadium

B.E.S.T. Academy at South Atlanta, 5:30 p.m., at Lakewood Stadium

Johns Creek (Fulton County) at North Atlanta, 8 p.m., at Grady Stadium

Therrell at Hapeville Charter (Fulton County), 7:30 p.m., at Hapeville Recreation Center in Hapeville

KIPP Atlanta Collegiate at Douglass, 4 p.m., Saturday at Grady Stadium

Lithia Springs (Douglas County) at Carver, 4 p.m., Saturday at Lakewood Stadium


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