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Corky Kell Classic adds fourth day, announces 11-game 2020 lineup

Colquitt County wide receiver Lemeke Brockington (17) is tackled by North Gwinnett's Jack Mcgill (5) and Jared Ivey (15) in the second half of  the Corky Kell Classic Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.
Colquitt County wide receiver Lemeke Brockington (17) is tackled by North Gwinnett's Jack Mcgill (5) and Jared Ivey (15) in the second half of the Corky Kell Classic Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

Credit: Hyosub Shin

Credit: Hyosub Shin

The Corky Kell Classic is adding a fourth day, meaning Wednesday night football, and including West Forsyth and Dacula as host sites for 2020, the event announced Wednesday.

Another first is the inclusion of an out-of-state team as Hoover of Alabama is slated to take on Lowndes at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

Hoover, Alabama’s most prominent football program, has won 11 state titles since 2000. Lowndes is the No. 1 team currently in Georgia’s Class AAAAAAA.

The Corky Kell Classic has been played on the first weekend of the high school football regular season since 1992, initially with two games. The 2020 lineup of 11 games will be the largest ever.

Wednesday, Aug. 19, at West Forsyth

Cherokee vs. Carver (Atlanta), 5:30 p.m.
West Forsyth vs. Mays, 8:30 p.m.

Thursday, Aug. 20, at Dacula

Denmark vs. Tucker, 5:30 p.m.
Dacula vs. Archer, 8:30 p.m.

Friday, Aug. 21, at Barron Stadium, Rome

Cedartown vs. Carrollton, 5:30 p.m.
Rome vs. Rockmart, 8:30 p.m.

Saturday, Aug. 22, at Mercedes-Benz Stadium, Atlanta

Kell vs. Walton, 9 a.m.
Brookwood vs. Collins Hill, 11:45 a.m.
Mill Creek vs. Parkview, 3 p.m.
Lowndes vs. Hoover (Ala.), 6 p.m.
North Gwinnett vs. McEachern, 9 p.m.

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