2017-12-07 / Sports

Things you need to know

AT MERCEDES-BENZ

Former Washington-Wilkes Tigers from the legendary decade ot the 1960s during which W-W won four state championships will be recognized on the field at the GHSA state championship games this Saturday. W-W was chosen by the GHSA as the “Team of the Decade” for the 60s. Representing the Tigers on the field at Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta around 4:30 (between games 3 and 4) will be Johnny Gresham, Tom Nash, Jack Leard, Jimmy Echols, and Mike Davidson (standing in for his father, Coach Charlie Davidson).

ALL-REGION PLAYERS

Five Tiger football players have been named to the Class A, 7A All-Region football team including senior defensive back No. 3 Gian Davis, senior defensive lineman No. 35 DeVonta Owens, senior offensive lineman No. 50 Bailey Brock, junior wide receiver No. 2 Deondre Lester, and sophomore quarterback No. 13 Donovan Anthony.

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