The Hawthorne Hornets are one game away from returning to the Class 1A state championship. Only a Friday night matchup with the Chipley Tigers stands in their way.
Last year, the Hornets (9-0) fell to Baker, 27-14, in the title bout. Now Hawthorne will be facing a Chipley team that went on the road and knocked Baker out of the playoffs last Friday, 22-7. The Tigers enter the contest with a 9-3 record.
Click here to listen to Zach Cohen and Cam Parker call the Stephenson’s Septic Tank Services Game of the Week featuring Gainesville at Eastside at Citizens Field. Pre-game begins at 7:15 p.m., with kickoff set for 7:30 p.m.
The Hawthorne-Chipley winner will advance to the Class 1A state championship game against either Chiefland or Madison County on Saturday, Dec. 11, at 7 p.m. at Gene Cox Stadium in Tallahassee.
Throughout the night, check out our automated scoreboard for regular updates and briefs from around North Florida. Enjoy the games!