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Football Set to Play Calvary Day in Rd. 1 of State Playoffs

MACON, Ga. – The FPD football team (6-4) will travel to Savannah on Friday, Nov. 22, taking on the Calvary Day School Cavaliers at 7:30 p.m. in the first round of the GHSA Class-A Private State Playoffs.

The Vikings have now advanced to the postseason for a third consecutive season.

FPD will look for another first round victory on Friday night. FPD defeated Brookstone last year for its first playoff win in school history as a member of the GHSA.

Below is a preview for Vikings fans.

FPD Football at Calvary
FPD Information Calvary Day School
Nov. 22 – 2013 Game Date Nov. 22 – 2013
M.C. Anderson Field Complex Game Site Savannah-GA
Vikings Mascot Cavaliers
Red and Black School Colors Purple and White
7:30 p.m. Kickoff 7:30 p.m.
6-4 (5-2 Reg. 7A) Records 8-2 (5-0 Reg. 3A)
3-1/3-3/na Home/Away/Neutral Records 3-1/4-1/1-0
L 33-32 at Aquinas (Nov. 8) Last Game W 44-14 at Johnson Co. (Nov. 8)
#13 Playoff Seed #4
#13 Class-A Private Latest Power Ranking #7 Class-A Private
Greg Moore (14th) Head Coaches (year) Mark Stroud
FPD leads 6-0 Series History Calvary trails 0-6
1985 (GISA) Last State Title n/a
$7 Admission $7
GHSA Football Page GHSA Football Page GHSA Football Page
FPD Roster Rosters Calvary Day Roster
George S. Johnson Stadium Home Stadium M.C. Anderson Field Complex
Will McCormick(QB)-Reggie Gantt(RB)-O'Showen Williams(WR)-Will Black(LB) Key Players Michael Peterson(QB)-Derek Kirkland(RB)-Robert Heyward(RB)-Jordan Walker(WR)

Quotes From…

Head Football Coach Greg Moore:

On making the playoffs…

“We were excited to learn that we got in. We had a couple of games that didn’t go our way. It’s going to be a tough battle, but the alternative is to not have a battle at all. It’s a great reward for our kids after what they did to turn our season around after the first couple of weeks.

On having a week off to prepare…

“Everyone this time of year is banged up and bruised up. We will do our best to get some rest.”

On practice leading up to Friday’s game vs. Calvary…

“It’s been very good. I think this past Thursday was one of the best practices we’ve had. We’ve been able to focus on some fundamentals the past three or four days that we have to be good at going into the playoffs.”

Links:

Directions to Calvary Day School

Updates on FPD’s Sports Twitter Feed

Live Broadcast

GHSA Class-A State Playoff Brackets

Macon Telegraph Article

Interview with Head Coach Greg Moore on “The Morning Show”

Video:

Head coach Greg Moore and sr. Caleb Samuel preview FPD’s Rd. 1 matchup against Calvary Day.