Corky Kell Classic heading to Turner Field

Jones County hits the field to take on Lee County at Mercer's Five Star Stadium on August 18, 2016. /(Mason Prince, WGXA)

ATLANTA, GA -- For the second straight year, the Corky Kell Classic find a new home.

Considered the official kickoff of Georgia High School Football, the Classic will play seven games on August 18 and 19 at Georgia State's new football stadium, formerly the Braves' Turner Field.

This will be the second time in the Classic's history it will introduce football to a new stadium (1992 Georgia Dome). The Classic eventually settled on Turner Field after plans fell through to play seven games in the new Mercedes Benz Stadium.

Here is the lineup for the 2017 Corky Kell Classic.

Thursday, August 17 @ Mercer University's Five Star Stadium

Lee County vs. Mary Persons @ 5:30 p.m.
Houston County vs. Jones County @ 8:30 p.m.

Friday, August 18 @ Turner Field

South Forsyth vs. Roswell @ 5:30 p.m.
Buford vs. Hillgrove @ 8:30 p.m.

Saturday, August 19 @ Turner Field

Tucker vs. Kell @ 9:00 a.m.
Brookwood vs. Archer @ 11:45 a.m.
Colquitt County vs. Norcross @ 2:45 p.m.
McEachern vs. Mill Creek @ 5:45 p.m.
North Gwinnett vs. Walton @ 8:45 p.m.

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