By EDDY GIFFORD
The Dade County High School Wolverine football team is headed to the state playoffs for the third year in a row after picking up a 28–7 win over the Armuchee Indians last Friday.
Dade County got off to a slow start, dropping five of their first six games and starting 0-2 in region play.
Their two region losses were to Darlington by six points and Trion, who finished the season 10-0, by seven points.
They are now on a four-game winning streak and ended in a three-way tie for second place in the region with Darlington and Pepperell.
Dade County won the tiebreaker and are the second seed for the playoffs and will host Mount Pisgah Christian on Friday.
The Patriots come in with a 4-6 record and are the third seed from region six, which had only four teams, where they finished with a 1-2 region record.
Tickets for Friday’s game are $8 and must be purchased online at gofan.com. No tickets will be sold at the gate.
Dade County High School’s Facebook page and website will also provide the link to purchase tickets.