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Region 5-AA Softball Championship Tournament Preview

WHEN: Thursday, October 3, 2019 (12:00 PM – 8:00 PM)

WHERE: Heard County High School

ADDRESS: 545 Main Street, Franklin, GA 30217

TEAMS: Heard County Lady Braves, Bremen Blue Devils, Lamar County Trojans, Callaway Lady Cavaliers

RECORDS: Lady Braves (20-6, 9-1), Blue Devils (17-9, 8-2), Trojans (15-8, 7-3), Lady Cavaliers (14-12, 4-6)

HEAD COACHES: Lady Braves — Matt Hornsby, Blue Devils — Mickey Harper, Trojans — Jessica Evans, Lady Cavaliers — Robyn McCann

STATE RANKINGS: Lady Braves (No. 2 in Class AA), Blue Devils (No. 8 in Class AA), Trojans (No. 9 in Class AA), Cavaliers (Unranked in Class AA)

GAME 1 — Region Semifinal: No. 1 Lady Braves vs. No. 4 Lady Cavaliers (12:00 NOON)

GAME 2 — Region Semifinal: No. 2 Blue Devils vs. No. 3 Trojans (2:00 PM)

GAME 3 — Region 3rd Place Game: Loser of Game 1 vs. Loser of Game 2 (4:00 PM)

GAME 4 — Region 5-AA Championship: Winner of Game 1 versus Winner of Game 2 (6:00 PM)

AT STAKE: All four teams have qualified for the GHSA State Playoffs. Thursday’s Region 5-AA Tournament will determine State Playoff Seedings. Region 5-AA takes on Region 7-AA in round one of the State Playoffs October 9-12.

LAST YEAR: The Lady Braves won Region 5-AA in 2018 and the Trojans finished in second place. The Blue Devils finished third and Callaway fourth.

COLORS: Lady Braves (Maroon and Gray), Blue Devils (Blue and White), Trojans (Navy, White, and Red), Lady Cavaliers (Black and Red)

ADMISSION: $10 at the gate as determined by the region (includes admission to all four games)

CONCESSIONS: Concessions including Hot Dogs, Hamburgers, and BBQ Sandwiches will be served throughout the day

WEATHER: Mostly Sunny Skies with Temperatures in the mid 90’s

(Photo: Heard County Lady Braves Softball on Facebook)