The Oconee County Warriors will face the Pierce County Bears in Georgia High School Football 2020 GHSA Class 3A State Championship Game on Wednesday 30th December 12 p.m. ET at Georgia State Stadium. Oconee County reached the finals for the second consecutive season, the Warriors want a title. Pierce County is searching for the program’s first title and does not want to go home to Blackshear without crown.
The Pierce County (Blackshear, GA) varsity football team has a neutral playoff game vs. Oconee County (Watkinsville, GA) today @ 12pm at Georgia State Stadium. This game is a part of the “2020 Georgia High School Football Playoff Brackets: GHSA – AAA” tournament.
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How they got there: Oconee County def. Westminster 21-7, def. Dawson County 42-7, def. Peach County 31-13, def. Greater Atlanta Christian 21-20 OT. Pierce County def. Burke County 59-14, def. Central Macon 42-0, def. Carver-Atlanta 51-18, def. Crisp County 25-13.
Previous meeting: Pierce County won the only meeting 49-6 in second round of playoffs in 2014.
Top players for Oconee County: RB C.J. Jones, QB Jacob Wright, WR Jake Johnson, WR Darius Johnson, DB Justin Coleman, DB West Weeks. Top players for Pierce County: RB D.J. Bell, QB Jermaine Brewton, WR Maleek Chandel, OL Patch Bennett, LB Austin Jernigan, LB Donelius Johnson, DB Ty Miles.
Pierce County: The Bears made a semifinal exit in 2018 under head coach Jason Strickland, the program’s deepest run into the playoffs until this season. Ryan Herring has led Pierce County for two seasons and has compiled a 23-2 record.
Pierce’s had a semifinal victory against 2019 3A runner-up Crisp County at home to earn the program’s first-ever finals appearance. It has been dubbed the “Miracle in Bearsville,” and it was miraculous. Trailing 13-9 entering the fourth quarter and 13-12 in the final minutes, Pierce forced two fumbles one returned 60 yards for a touchdown and one recovered in the end zone to stun the Cougars.