Thomson coach Luther Welsh goes for his 300th career win Friday night in Washington to headline other games of interest.
Coach Welsh's career record of 299-161-5 is eighth most in Georgia prep history, and third most among active coaches. Coach Welsh should improve to sixth all-time by the end of the 2006 season. Welsh holds the Peach State record for games coached with a total of 465. Larry Campbell is second in games coached with 461, and is the all-time leader in wins with a 390-68-3 mark. For more info on Coach Welch, visit ThomsonFootball.com.
Thomson and Washington-Wilkes won their opening games of 2006. This game will certainly be intense, although not quite as much as W-W's next game.
Around Class A, Clinch County, coming off a great effort agains AA Charlton County, travels to play Class AAAAA Coffee County. Monticello hosts Putnam County, and Commerce hosts AAA Franklin County.
Twiggs County may have the toughest task of the night as the Cobras welcome Dublin to The Pit.