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Football: 2 Forsyth teams to play in Corky Kell Classic
Wolverines to host, play Mays; Denmark will face Tucker in Dacula
Shawn Cahill
West Forsyth head coach Shawn Cahill looks on Aug. 9 during a scrimmage against Central Gwinnett.

The Corky Kell Classic will begin in Forsyth County next year.

The annual high school football showcase will add a fourth day in 2020, with West Forsyth hosting the first two games on Aug. 19, including an 8:30 p.m. matchup between the Wolverines and Mays. Cherokee will play Carver-Atlanta at 5:30 p.m. in the first game.

Denmark will face Tucker at 5:30 p.m. Aug. 20 in Dacula. 

Other host sites include Rome and Mercedes-Benz Stadium in Atlanta. 

The Corky Kell Classic will also feature an out-of-state team for the first time in its 29-year history, as Hoover (Ala.) will play Lowndes at 6 p.m. Aug. 22 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

"This is the most extensive lineup that we had ever had," Corky Kell executive director Dave Hunter said in a release. "It is inclusive of several metro counties and championship programs, including Lowndes and Hoover, in addition to playing in Forsyth County, Gwinnett County, Rome and downtown Atlanta. The Corky Kell staff is extremely excited about the 2020 year."

2020 Metro by T-Mobile Corky Kell Schedule

(Home teams on left)

Wednesday, Aug. 19 (At West Forsyth)

Cherokee vs. Carver-Atlanta (5:30 p.m.)

West Forsyth vs. Mays (8:30 p.m.)


Thursday, Aug. 20 (At Dacula)

Denmark vs. Tucker (5:30 p.m.)

Dacula vs. Archer (8:30 p.m.)


Friday, Aug. 21 (At Rome’s Barron Stadium)

Cedartown vs. Carrollton (5:30 p.m.)

Rome vs Rockmart (8:30 p.m.)


Saturday, Aug. 22 (At Mercedes-Benz Stadium)

Kell vs. Walton (9 a.m.)

Brookwood vs. Collins Hill (11:45 a.m.)

Mill Creek vs. Parkview (3 p.m.)

Lowndes vs. Hoover (6 p.m.)

North Gwinnett vs. McEachern (9 p.m.)