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Football: West Forsyth to host Corky Kell Classic
West Forsyth will host two Corky Kell Classic games to kick off the 2021 season. Photo by Mitchell Martin Photography

West Forsyth will open Georgia's 2021 high school football season.

West is scheduled to host two games in the annual Corky Kell Classic on Aug. 18, including the nightcap between the Wolverines and Carver-Atlanta. Cherokee will face Mays in the first game.

West beat Mays last year, 42-6, in the Corky Kell Classic.

The 2021 season will mark the Corky Kell Classic's 30th year, with five host sites. Dacula, Gainesville and North Cobb will each host at least one game, while the final five games will be played at Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

“This is our 30th anniversary,” Corky Kell Classic executive director Dave Hunter said in a release. “I don’t know that we’ve ever had a more competitive lineup in any of the previous years. Particularly the games at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. After all we have been through in 2020, we are so excited to be able to continue the Corky Kell in a normal environment.”

All games will air live on PeachtreeTV and digitally on and the National Federation High School Network.

Wednesday, August 18 at West Forsyth

5:30 p.m. Cherokee vs. Mays

8:30 p.m. West Forsyth vs. Carver-Atlanta

Thursday, August 19 at Dacula

5:30 p.m. Westlake vs. Archer

8:30 p.m. Dacula vs. Tucker

Friday, August 20 at Gainesville

5:30 p.m. Gainesville vs. Johns Creek

Friday, August 20 at North Cobb

8:30 p.m. North Cobb vs. Buford

Saturday, August 21 at Mercedes-Benz Stadium

9:00 a.m. McEachern vs. Kell

11:45 a.m. Parkview vs. Mill Creek

2:45 p.m. Lowndes vs. Walton

5:45 p.m. North Gwinnett vs. Hoover (Ala.)

8:45 p.m. Brookwood vs. Collins Hill