Atlanta Public Schools (APS) Department of Athletics will host the 2015 High School Classic Saturday, Aug. 22 at Lakewood Stadium, 70 Claire Dr. S.W., Atlanta, GA 30315.
The following high school football teams are scheduled to compete:
11:00 a.m. – Tri Cities vs. Hardaway-Columbus
2:00 p.m. – Grady vs. Washington
5:00 p.m. – Carver-Atlanta vs. Carver-Columbus
8:00 p.m. – Mays vs. Langston Hughes
Mays High School is back this weekend after a historic 2014 season, advancing to the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) Class AAAAA state championship game for the first time in the school’s history.
Grady High School boasts the district’s only female player, Jayla Shropshire offensive and defensive line player.
Carver High School will play their fellow namesake Carver of Columbus, GA, for only the second time since 1963.
Washington High School hits the field after receiving inspirational words from UGA’s Vince Dooley earlier this week.
Tickets for the Classic are $10 in advance and $12 at the door. For more information regarding the Classic, please visit www.atlantapublicschools.us/athletics.