A pair of local teams will be playing for state championships next Friday. One of them won a nail biter, the other cruised to victory.
At Mount Pisgah, the Aquinas Fighting Irish kept the best season in school history going for one more week. They rallied with a late touchdown from Liam Welch to John Morris to beat Mount Pisgah 17-16. They will play for their first state title in the GHSA 1-A Private title game next Friday at 2:30 in the Georgia Dome. Their opponent will be Calvary Day.
In Sandersville, WACO just kept it rolling into the finals. They hammered Ringgold 37-0 in the GHSA 3-A semifinals. WACO will face Buford in the 3-A championship game next Friday at 5:30 at the Georgia Dome. WACO is trying to win their first title since 1997.