Tucker, Gainesville Bring Impressive Credentials to Football Semifinals

Class 5A semifinal matches recent state champions

Tucker hosts Gainesville in the state Class 5A semifinals.
Tucker hosts Gainesville in the state Class 5A semifinals.

One of the more notable matchups in the Georgia High School Association Football semifinals this week matches recent state champions Tucker and Gainesville.

Gainesville, the defending Class 5A champion, plays at Tucker, winners of the Class 4A title in 2008 and 2011. Game time is 7:30 p.m. Friday, Dec. 6.

The winner will face either Kell or Creekside in the Class 5A final next weekend.

According to the Georgia High School Football Daily, Tucker is in the semifinals for the fifth time in seven years. Gainesville is playing in its third straight final four, and fourth time in five seasons.

Georgia High School Association Football Playoffs

Semifinal Matchups

Class 6A

  • Colquitt County at Norcross
  • North Gwinnett at McEachern

Class 5A

  • Gainesville at Tucker
  • Kell at Creekside

Class 4A

  • Carrollton at Marist
  • Wayne County at Griffin

Class 3A

  • Callaway at Buford
  • Ringgold at Washington County

Class 2A

  • Benedictine at Lamar County
  • Brooks County at Lovett

Class 1A (Public Schools)

  • Charlton County at Irwin County
  • Hawkinsville at Marion County

Class 1A (Private Schools)

  • Aquinas at Mount Pisgah
  • Calvary Day at ELCA


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