Officials of the Corky Kell Classic have announced the line-up for this year’s event that will be play over three-days in August. While the dates and match-ups have been set, the location of the games is still up-in-the-air, except for Thursday’s games that will be played at Mercer University.
Officials are hoping that the Friday and Saturday games will be played in the new Mercedes-Benz Stadium, which is currently being built next to the Georgia Dome. According to GwinnettPrepSports.com, event officials say they won’t know until May if the new stadium will be available for the seven games on Friday and Saturday.
This year’s field includes two teams that finished in the 2016 High School Football America National Top 50.
Roswell, which has had two straight state runner-up finishes in the state’s largest classification and finished No. 11 in the nation in 2016, will play South Forsyth on Friday, August 18th. Earlier this week, Roswell found-out its head coach John Ford was leaving to take the head job at Buford.
On Saturday, August 19th, Mill Creek, which finished No. 32 in our national rankings last year, will play McEachern.
The full for the 26th annual Corky Kell Classic is below.
Thursday, Aug. 17
5:30 p.m. — Lee County vs. Mary Persons
8:30 p.m. — Houston County vs. Jones County
Friday, Aug. 18
5:30 p.m. — Roswell vs. South Forsyth
8:30 p.m. — Buford vs. Hillgrove
Saturday, Aug. 19
9 a.m. — Kell vs. Tucker
11:45 a.m. — Archer vs. Brookwood
2:45 p.m. — Norcross vs. Colquitt County
5:45 p.m. — Mill Creek vs. McEachern
8:45 p.m. — North Gwinnett vs. Walton