HERALD PREP FOOTBALL PACKAGE: Mitchell stays No. 1 in Fab Five, Herald Heisman Watch, Schedule, Quote of the Week, Dynamite Drop in

Photo by Mike Phillips

Photo by Mike Phillips

Fab Five:

1. Mitchell County (8-1)

They Eagles have wrapped up the region title and look ready for a run at state. Next: Friday vs. Terrell County, 7:30 p.m.

2. Lee County (7-2)

The Trojans clinched a playoff spot with the sixth winning season in the school's history. Next: Thursday at Warner Robins, 7:30 p.m.

3. Americus-Sumter (6-3)

The Panthers are unbeaten in Region 1-AAA and meet state-ranked Cairo for the title on Friday. Next: Friday vs. Cairo, 7:30 p.m.

4. Deerfield-Windsor (9-0)

The Knights can wrap up a perfect season with a win against rival Southland Next: Fridayat Southland, 7:30 p.m.

5. Seminole County (6-3)

After a big win against rival Miller County the Indians, who have a loss out of state and a forfeit, land in the Fab Five with only one loss on the field in Georgia. Next: Friday at Randolph-Clay, 7:30 p.m.


Quote of the Week:

"We're the best. I will go ahead and say it, we're the best defense in GISA.''

Quentin Heard

Deerfield Windsor's two-way star who had a big night on both sides of the ball, after DWS beat Westfield, 21-7, in a showdown between the top two ranked GISA teams in the state.


Dynamite Drop-in:

WHO: Justin Walker, QB, Lee County.

WHY: Walker completed 27 of 45 passes for 294 yards and two TDs, and also ran for a 10-yard TD to help Lee County clinch a playoff berth with a 28-27 win against Bainbridge.


Herald Heisman Watch:

Charles Strafford, QB, Monroe: Strafford, a freshman, has looked good every time he has played. He completed 4-of-4 passes and two touchdowns in a 34-14 win against Dougherty.

Cardaryle Ccurry, rb, randolph-clay: Curry rushed for 140 yards on 19 carries and scored four touchdowns in a 41-6 win against Calhoun County.

Terrance Burnette, QB, SHERWOOD: Burnette completed 7 of 8 passes for 221 yards and two touchdowns in a 42-10 win against Tiftarea.

Justin Walker, QB, Lee County: Walker is one of the leading passers in Georgia, and added 294 yards and two TD passes last week in a 28-27 win against Bainbridge.


Week 11 schedule:

(All games at 7:30 p.m. unless noted.)

Thursday's games

Lee County at Warner Robins

Friday's games

Early County at Brooks County

Cook County at Albany

Stewart County at Miller County

Terrell County at Mitchell County

Cairo at Americus-Sumter

Baconton at Glascock

Bainbridge at TCC

Pelham at Calhoun County

Terrell Academy at Randolph Southern

Sherwood at Westfield

Deerfield at Southland

Brookwood at SGA

SeminoleCounty at Randolph-Clay, 8 p.m.

Worth County at Crisp County

Saturday's game

Monroe vs.Westover, 7 p.m.