PEACHTREE CORNERS, Ga. - The Mount Vernon varsity football team closed out the 2020 regular season on Friday, Nov. 20, falling to the Wesleyan School Wolves 24-0 at Henderson-Robinson Field.
The Mustangs will now turn their attention to the GHSA Class-A Private State Playoffs, scheduled for Friday, Nov. 27.
After falling to Wesleyan, the Mustangs will be the no. 3 seed from Region 5-1A.
Mount Vernon will travel to take on Athens Academy on Friday night.
The Spartans (8-1) are the no. 2 seed from Region 8-1A.
Kickoff for Friday's first round playoff game is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. at Slaughter Field.
The Spartans and Mustangs (5-5) last met on Nov. 16, 2018 in the second round of the state playoffs with Athens Academy winning 27-13.
The game will be streamed live on the NFHS Network (subscription required).
Go to https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/events/athens-academy-athens-ga/gam0ad9f88c15 (copy and paste the link) to watch the Mustangs take on the Spartans live on Friday night.
Score updates will be available on Mount Vernon's Athleics Twitter page as well (@MV_Athletics).
The Mount Vernon Athletic Department strives to build the student-athlete by providing a five-star experience built on community, courage, development, hospitality and professionalism. As a school of inquiry, innovation and impact grounded in Christian values, we prepare all students to be college-ready, globally competitive, and engaged citizen leaders. For more information on Mount Vernon athletics, visit www.mountvernonathletics.com and follow @MV_Athletics on Twitter for up-to-the-minute news on the Mustangs.