The Varsity Football team is hosting the first round of the 2018 State Class AAAAA Playoffs on Friday evening, November 9.
Kick off is 7:30pm in Hoskyn Stadium vs. Carrollton.*
The Raiders face the Carrollton Trojans, the #3 seed from Area 7-AAAAA. The Trojans were also 8-2 during the regular season and finished 6-2 in their region.
The Raiders finished the regular season with an 8-2 record (6-1 in Region 6-AAAAA). As the Region 6-AAAAA Runner ups, the Raiders earned a #2 seed in the State Playoffs. Although the Raiders last played in the State Playoffs in 2016, this year marks the first time in 17 years for the Raiders to host a State playoff game.
(Notes: In 2016, the Raiders played at Loganville and lost in the first round of the Class AAAAA playoffs. In 2001, Riverwood beat Hiram at Hoskyn Stadium 30-26 to advance to the second round of the Class AAA playoffs. The 2001 season ended with a loss to North Forsyth in the second round.)
*NOTE: per GHSA policy, Riverwood Athletic Association (RAA) family passes are NOT valid for admission to GHSA State Tournament events