High School Football Package: Includes Fab Five, Herald Heisman Watch, Quote of the Week and playoff schedule.

Photo by Daniel Kay

Photo by Daniel Kay

Fab Five

1. Mitchell County (9-1)

They Eagles haven't lost to a Class A team all year but face a big test against state-ranked Savannah Christian in the first round of the playoffs. Next: Friday vs. Savannah Christian, 7:30 p.m.

2. Lee County (7-3)

It has been a memorable season for the high-flying Trojans, who will have to rebound after a loss at Warner Robins in the season finale. Next: Friday at Griffin, 7:30 p.m.

3. Americus-Sumter (6-4)

The Panthers will be at home in playoffs for only the second since consolidation after a remarkable season of surprises and a second place region finish to Cairo. Friday vs. Washington County 7:30 p.m.

4. Deerfield-Windsor (10-0)

The Knights are home throughout the playoffs with a chance to become the first perfect DWS team in history. Next: Friday vs. Griffin Christian, 7:30 p.m.

5. Seminole County (7-3)

Chris Brown is back and the Indians, who will be at home this week, look ready to make a run in the playoffs. Next: Friday vs. Emanuel County Institute, 7:30 p.m.


Quote of the Week

"It looks like we re playing the Who's Who of Georgia powerhouse football programs.''

Dean Fabrizio

Lee County coach whose team faces Griffin in the playoffs after facing powers Northside, Warner Robins and Thomas County Central this season.


Dynamite Dozen Drop-In

WHO: Taylor Tabb RB, SGA

WHY: Tabb rushed for 140 yards on 12 carries and three touchdowns and also returned a fumble for a 36-yard TD to help SGA beat Brookwood, 41-14.


Herald Heisman Watch

Chris Brown, RBb, Seminole: Brown, who missed the first nine games with a dislocated hip, returned to gain 188 yards and rush for a TD. He also scored on a 66-yard reception in a 49-17 win against Randolph-Clay.

Justin Walker,QB, Lee County: Walker set a state record with 591 yards in the air, completing 42 of 70 passes and five TDs in a 48-35 loss to Warner Robins.

Sanford Seay, WR, Lee County: Seay caught 14 passes for 209 yards and scored three touchdowns in Lee's 48-35 loss to Warner Robins.

g quentin heard, rb deerfield-windsor: Heard rushed for 169 yards and two touchdowns, and also returned an interception for a TD in Deerfield's 40-7 win against rival Southland. .

Quentin Heard, RB, Deerfield-Windsor: Heard rushed for 169 yards and two touchdowns, and also returned an interception for a TD in Deerfield's 40-7 win against rival Southland.

Playoff schedule

Friday's Games

LEE COUNTYat Griffin

Washington County at AMERICUS-SUMTER

WORTH at Thomson

Griffin Christian at DEERFIELD-WINDSOR

Sherwood at Tattnal Square

Savannah Christian at MITCHELL

Emanuel County Inst. at SEMINOLE

Thomas Jefferson at TERRELL ACADEMY

TERRELL COUNTY at Johnson County

MILLER at Calvary Day

Robert Tooms at SGA


Saturday's game

David Emanuel at WESTWOOD