Posted On: 01/18/19 8:05 AM

On a day where the country takes time to commemorate one of the greatest leaders in its long history, high school basketball seasons are entering their home stretch of games as teams prepare to make deep postseason runs. In the 2019 preview of the MLK Dream Challenge we take a look at some of those games, player and position battles that will make Grady and Maynard Jackson high school’s the place to be in the city where Martin Luther King had such an impact during the Civil Rights Movement.

Teams / Match-ups

Location: Grady HS

  1. Henry County vs. Riverwood (11:30am)
  2. Westside (Augusta) vs. Grady (1:00pm)
  3. Mill Creek vs. Tri-Cities (2:30pm)
  4. Morgan County vs. Langston Hughes (4:00pm)
  5. Shiloh vs. GAC (5:30pm)
  6. Greenforest vs. Meadowcreek (7:00pm)

Location: Maynard Jackson HS

  1. Lakeside vs. Brookwood (11:00pm)
  2. Aquinas vs. Maynard Jackson (12:30pm)
  3. Whitfield vs. Mays (2:00pm)
  4. Grayson vs. Berkmar (3:30pm)
  5. Campbell vs. South Atlanta (5:00pm)
  6. Mt. Bethel vs. Woodward (6:30pm)

 

Superlatives

 

Best Team Overall Team Match-Up

Winner: Berkmar vs. Grayson

Inside the Game: Both teams have had impressive seasons thus far, coming in with a combined record of 32-7 on the year. Grayson, led by junior guard Deivon Smith,

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