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Class 6A Preview: Harrison vs. Allatoona

Allatoona vs. Harrison
Friday, 8 p.m., Georgia State Stadium
 
Allatoona Buccaneers
 
School location: Acworth
 
Record, ranking: 11-2-1, No. 10 in GPB rankings
 
Coach: Gary Varner (13th season, 106-37-1)
 
How they got there: def. Gainesville 49-7; def. Stephenson 23-13; def. Coffee 24-0; def. Richmond Hill 17-14. 
 
Top players: TE Bennett Christian, RB Alex Wilson, WR Asante Das, OL Nick Lundeberg, DE Eric Carty, LB Calvin Rucker, DB Brett Bloomquist, K Jude Kelley
 
Playoff history: Allatoona won the state championship in 2015. 
 
Harrison Hoyas
 
School location: Kennesaw
 
Record, ranking: 14-0, No. 2 in GPB rankings
 
Coach: Matt Dickman (Eighth season, 57-24)
 
How they got there: def. Winder-Barrow 45-25; def. Brunswick 51-19; def. Houston County 28-7; def. Dacula 38-7. 
 
Top players: LB Ryan Smith, QB Gavin Hall, RB David Roberts, W Marques Owens, OL Cole Storey, DE Micaiah Bell, LB Caleb Williamson, LB Marcus Bleazard, DB Victor Pless, DB Tommy Pollack, ATH Mason Babay.
 
Playoff history: Harrison has never won a state championship 
 
Series, last meeting: Harrison leads the series 3-1. Harrison won 21-17 on Oct. 11 when the two teams met during the regular season.