Tomorrow high school football returns to Bartow County with three local schools in action. The 9-0 Cartersville Purple Hurricanes will enjoy their bye week before they play Troup County for the Region 7-AAAA Championship next Friday tonight.
While the Adairsville Tigers have dropped three in a row, their playoff hopes are still alive but are on the line. Adairsville will host Haralson County in a game Friday night that will determine the fourth seed in the South subregion of Region 6-AAA. The Tigers and Rebels are both 2-6 on the season and 0-3 in region play in 2016. Haralson County is ranked as the 376th best team in the state and Adairsville is ranked as the 325th best team in the state. Haralson County’s defense averages about 36.5 points allowed on the season, while Adairsville allows an average of 37.8 points allowed per season. Both teams average less than 18 points scored per game. Both teams are fighting for the postseason and would be eliminated with a loss Friday night. You can hear the game live online by going to www.bartowsportszone.com
The Cass Colonels, which are 3-5 on the season and 2-4 in region play, will travel to Villa Rica to play the Wildcats, which are 4-5 on the season and 3-4 in region play. While the Colonels were eliminated from playoff contention last week, they can still play spoiler for the remainder of the season. With a loss, Villa Rica would be eliminated from postseason play. According to MaxPreps, Cass is ranked as the 218th best school in the state, while Villa Rica is ranked as the 199th best school in the state.
The game you will hear live on AM 1450 WBHF and FM 100.3 Friday night will be the Woodland Wildcats taking on the Kell Longhorns on the road. Woodland is 0-8 on the season but has shown improvement recently. Kell is 6-2 on the season is ranked as the 33rd best team in the state, according to MaxPreps.