Gators Open Region Schedule At Statesboro

Gators Open Region Schedule At Statesboro

The Ware County Gators (3-3) will open up their Region 2AAAAA Schedule on the road against the Statesboro Blue Devils (3-3) on Friday in a game that could set the stage for post season play. The Gators are coming off an open date following al loss to top ranked Lowndes while the Blue Devils are coming off a 21-7 road loss to Region foe Wayne County. This is the first Region game for the Gators, but the Blue Devils are 0-1 in Region play and playoff hopes hinge on a victory against Ware.

The Gators are 8-9-1 all time against Statesboro having won 7 out of the last 10 meetings and 5 in a row over the Blue Devils. The Gators are averaging 19 points per game while Statesboro is averaging 21.6. The Gator defense is allowing 23.66 points per game while the Blue Devils are surrendering 18 points per game. The two teams have one common opponent thus far in the season. The Gators defeated Burke County 23-10 early in the season while the Bears defeated Statesboro 47-21 last week in Waynesboro.

The Blue Devils find themselves in a must win situation as another region loss would make it very difficult for the Blue Devils to overcome. The Gators control their own desitiny with two of the next three region games in the Swamp.

Click HERE for stats and roster for Statesboro

Click HERE for Georgia Football Historians information on Statesboro

Click HERE for ONLINE Game tickets for Statesboro vs. Ware County

 

Current Region 2AAAAA Standings

School Name *W-L *Pct. *PF *PA W-L Pct. PF PA Strk
Wayne County 1-0 1.000 21 7 5-1 0.833 220 106 3 W
South Effingham 1-0 1.000 48 47 6-1 0.857 288 213 2 W
Statesboro 0-1 0.000 7 21 3-3 0.500 129 108 3 L
New Hampstead 0-1 0.000 47 48 3-4 0.429 244 224 1 L
Ware County 0-0 0.000 0 0 3-3 0.500 114 142 1 L

 

Click HERE for Directions to Statesboro High School from Waycross, Ga.

Please see map below for parking and stadium entrance instructions:

 

Directions for buses: As you enter Statesboro, turn on Lester Road. Continue down Lester Road past Statesboro High School. Turn left on Fletcher Drive. Football buses will continue past the field house then turn left into the parking lot and will drop players & coaches by the visitor entrance on the far left of the fieldhouse (blue arrows & dot on the map). Football buses may park in that designated area. 
 
Band and cheer buses will continue that same path then turn at the back entrance to the school and park in those parking areas noted with the red marked area on the map. All Ware band and cheer will enter through the gate behind the visitor stands. SHS JROTC will be available for assistance. No trucks or equipment trailers will be allowed on the track.   
 
Parents and fans will continue down Hwy 80 and turn at Blue Devil Alley. There are two parking lots adjacent to the school and stadium. This is noted on the map in green. The main ticket booth, entrance, and pass gate are on the east end of the stadium.  
 
There are no special events planned for this game, so the band will have their regular halftime. 

 

 

 

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