Football Playoff Preview: Round 2 at Landmark

MACON, Ga.- After a 49-33 win over Brookstone in round one of the Georgia High School Association (GHSA) Class A Football State Playoffs on November 23, the First Presbyterian Day School Vikings (7-4) will travel to take on the 2011 State Runner-Up Landmark Christian War Eagles on Friday, November 30.

Below is a preview of the second round game for the Vikings.

Landmark Christian War Eagles (8-3, 5-1)

City: Fairburn, Ga.

Region: 5-A

Colors: Navy/Vegas Gold/White

Coach: Wayne Brantley

Stadium: Bill Thorn Stadium

Scouting Landmark: The 2011 Class A Runners-Up will look to advance to the semi-finals for a second straight year with what has become a lethal rushing attack. The War Eagles average nearly 265 yards per game on the ground. Over 77 percent of Landmark’s offense this season has come via the rush.

Key Wins: Mt. Paran (9/14) & Holy Innocents (11/2). Both teams made the playoffs in 2011.

Key Players: RB- Jeremiah Kirkland, Jr. (159.5 yards per game, 8.2 yards per carry); WR- Josh Nobles, Sr. (9.3 rushing yards per game, 13.97 yards receiving per game, 39 receptions for 545 yards in 2012)


First Presbyterian Day School Vikings (7-4, 4-3)

City: Macon, Ga.

Region: 7-A

Colors: Red and Black

Coach: Greg Moore

Stadium: George S. Johnson Memorial Stadium

Scouting FPD: The Vikings accomplished a first in school history by winning its first round playoff game at Brookstone on November 23. The Vikings have made the GHSA Class A Playoffs the past two seasons. FPD presents a balanced scoring attack, averaging over 200 yards on the ground and over 135 via the pass.

Key Wins: Pike County (9/7), Pace Academy (9/21), Georgia Military College Prep (10/5) and Brookstone (11/23)

Key Players: QB- Brooks Stroud, Sr. (68-125, .544 completion percentage, 10 TD, 1,088 yards); RB- Darron Moore, Sr. (112 carries for 876 yards, 79.6 yards per game, 7.82 yards per carry, 12 TD); WR- Scott McCormick, Sr. (36 receptions for 800 yards, 22.2 yards per reception, 72. 6 yards per game, 8 TD)


Kickoff: 7:30 p.m. et


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