The Hornet Football team enters week # 14 with a stiff challenge versus Gwinnett County’s undefeated Grayson Rams from Region 7 in the AAAAAA State Semi-Finals playoff. Grayson and Roswell have been on a collision course all season with both Grayson and Roswell ranked as one of the top 3 teams in the State in AAAAAA with both sporting perfect 13 – 0 records. The Hornets and the Rams tangled in 2009 in the Second Round of the AAAAAA playoffs. After a scoreless first half, Grayson prevailed 24-14 ending the Hornets season in the first and only meeting between the schools. Grayson is a relatively new school compared to Roswell. Grayson opened in 2000 and won their first Football State Championship defeating Walton in 2011. Roswell opened in 1949 and appeared in it’s first State Championship in 1956 vs. Monticello. The Hornets most recent State Championship appearance was in 2006 vs. Peachtree Ridge.
Game time is 7:30PM at Grayson Community Stadium. Adult and Student Ticket prices are $15.00 at the Gate with a Student Pre-Sale on Thursday and Friday December 3 and 4 of $13.00 a ticket. Each Student may only purchase one ticket during the pre-sale.
The winner of the Grayson v. Roswell matchup will play the winner of the Mill Creek v. Colquitt County game for the AAAAAA State Championship in the Georgia Dome on Saturday December 12 at 8pm.