The Liberty County Recreation Department 8 and under football all-star team will play Carrollton for the Georgia Recreation & Parks Association (GRPA) Class B State Championship this Saturday in Effingham. The team is comprised of the top players from each of the four 8 and under teams in the LCRD 2019 football program.
The team has won five straight GRPA games, starting with the District 2 tournament held in Liberty County, where Liberty defeated Wayne County 13-0, Coffee County 27-6, and Glynn County 13-0.
As the District 2 Champ, the team advanced to the GRPA South Regionals. where Liberty defeated host Effingham County 13-0 and District 1 Champ Swainsboro, 26-0.
Carrollton advanced to the North Regionals as the District 4 Champ and defeated District 6 Champ Jones County, 21-12 in Walton County on Dec. 7-8 to advance to the State Championship.
Game time is 9:30am at the Effingham Recreation Field in Springfield. For more info. call LCRD at (912)876-5359.