Photos: Athens Academy vs. SCD football

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Athens Academy’s football team celebrates the win against Savannah Country Day in the quarterfinals of the Class A private school state tournament on Friday, November 24, 2017 at Slaughter Field (photo by Matthew Caldwell)

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Athens Academy head coach Joshua Alexander talks to his team after the win against Savannah Country Day in the quarterfinals of the Class A private school state tournament on Friday, November 24, 2017 at Slaughter Field (photo by Matthew Caldwell)

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Athens Academy’s football team celebrates the win against Savannah Country Day in the quarterfinals of the Class A private school state tournament on Friday, November 24, 2017 at Slaughter Field (photo by Matthew Caldwell)

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Athens Academy’s football team celebrates the win against Savannah Country Day in the quarterfinals of the Class A private school state tournament on Friday, November 24, 2017 at Slaughter Field (photo by Matthew Caldwell)

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Athens Academy’s football team celebrates the win against Savannah Country Day in the quarterfinals of the Class A private school state tournament on Friday, November 24, 2017 at Slaughter Field (photo by Matthew Caldwell)

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Athens Academy’s Henry Trapnell celebrates the win against Savannah Country Day in the quarterfinals of the Class A private school state tournament on Friday, November 24, 2017 at Slaughter Field (photo by Matthew Caldwell)

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Athens Academy’s Payton Bowles (5) and Barrett McLanahan (12) in the fourth quarter against Savannah Country Day in the quarterfinals of the Class A private school state tournament on Friday, November 24, 2017 at Slaughter Field (photo by Matthew Caldwell)

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Athens Academy’s Trey Willis (13) is congratulated after making a tackle in the fourth quarter against Savannah Country Day in the quarterfinals of the Class A private school state tournament on Friday, November 24, 2017 at Slaughter Field (photo by Matthew Caldwell)

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Athens Academy’s Trey Willis (13) is congratulated after making a tackle in the fourth quarter against Savannah Country Day in the quarterfinals of the Class A private school state tournament on Friday, November 24, 2017 at Slaughter Field (photo by Matthew Caldwell)

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Athens Academy’s Jack Thomas reacts after a touchdown in the fourth quarter against Savannah Country Day in the quarterfinals of the Class A private school state tournament on Friday, November 24, 2017 at Slaughter Field (photo by Matthew Caldwell)

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Athens Academy’s Jack Thomas reacts after a touchdown in the fourth quarter against Savannah Country Day in the quarterfinals of the Class A private school state tournament on Friday, November 24, 2017 at Slaughter Field (photo by Matthew Caldwell)

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Athens Academy’s Lenneth Whitehead carries the ball in the fourth quarter against Savannah Country Day in the quarterfinals of the Class A private school state tournament on Friday, November 24, 2017 at Slaughter Field (photo by Matthew Caldwell)

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Athens Academy’s Lenneth Whitehead carries the ball near the goal line in the fourth quarter against Savannah Country Day in the quarterfinals of the Class A private school state tournament on Friday, November 24, 2017 at Slaughter Field (photo by Matthew Caldwell)

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Athens Academy’s Jack Thomas hands off to Kurt Knisely in the fourth quarter against Savannah Country Day in the quarterfinals of the Class A private school state tournament on Friday, November 24, 2017 at Slaughter Field (photo by Matthew Caldwell)

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Athens Academy’s Lenneth Whitehead carries the ball in the third quarter against Savannah Country Day in the quarterfinals of the Class A private school state tournament on Friday, November 24, 2017 at Slaughter Field (photo by Matthew Caldwell)

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Athens Academy’s Jackson Reynolds records a tackle against Savannah Country Day in the quarterfinals of the Class A private school state tournament on Friday, November 24, 2017 at Slaughter Field (photo by Matthew Caldwell)

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Athens Academy’s Lenneth Whitehead carries the ball in the third quarter against Savannah Country Day in the quarterfinals of the Class A private school state tournament on Friday, November 24, 2017 at Slaughter Field (photo by Matthew Caldwell)

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Athens Academy’s Jack Thomas before a play against Savannah Country Day in the quarterfinals of the Class A private school state tournament on Friday, November 24, 2017 at Slaughter Field (photo by Matthew Caldwell)

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Athens Academy’s Tae Clay on defense against Savannah Country Day in the quarterfinals of the Class A private school state tournament on Friday, November 24, 2017 at Slaughter Field (photo by Matthew Caldwell)

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Athens Academy’s John Bostwick records a tackle against Savannah Country Day in the quarterfinals of the Class A private school state tournament on Friday, November 24, 2017 at Slaughter Field (photo by Matthew Caldwell)

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Athens Academy’s Jack Thomas hands off to Henry Trapnell in the second quarter against Savannah Country Day in the quarterfinals of the Class A private school state tournament on Friday, November 24, 2017 at Slaughter Field (photo by Matthew Caldwell)

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Athens Academy’s Deion Colzie returns an interception in the second quarter against Savannah Country Day in the quarterfinals of the Class A private school state tournament on Friday, November 24, 2017 at Slaughter Field (photo by Matthew Caldwell)

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Athens Academy’s Deion Colzie returns an interception in the second quarter against Savannah Country Day in the quarterfinals of the Class A private school state tournament on Friday, November 24, 2017 at Slaughter Field (photo by Matthew Caldwell)

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Athens Academy’s William McLanahan (61) and Kurt Knisely make a tackle in the second quarter against Savannah Country Day in the quarterfinals of the Class A private school state tournament on Friday, November 24, 2017 at Slaughter Field (photo by Matthew Caldwell)

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Athens Academy’s Payton Bowles against Savannah Country Day in the quarterfinals of the Class A private school state tournament on Friday, November 24, 2017 at Slaughter Field (photo by Matthew Caldwell)

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Athens Academy’s Payton Bowles against Savannah Country Day in the quarterfinals of the Class A private school state tournament on Friday, November 24, 2017 at Slaughter Field (photo by Matthew Caldwell)

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Athens Academy’s Drew Byus kicks a 31-yard field goal in the first quarter against Savannah Country Day in the quarterfinals of the Class A private school state tournament on Friday, November 24, 2017 at Slaughter Field (photo by Matthew Caldwell)

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Athens Academy’s Barrett McLanahan (12) and Owen Roberts celebrate after a tackle in the second quarter against Savannah Country Day in the quarterfinals of the Class A private school state tournament on Friday, November 24, 2017 at Slaughter Field (photo by Matthew Caldwell)

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Athens Academy’s Drew Byus kicks a 31-yard field goal in the first quarter against Savannah Country Day in the quarterfinals of the Class A private school state tournament on Friday, November 24, 2017 at Slaughter Field (photo by Matthew Caldwell)

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Athens Academy’s Lenneth Whitehead carries the ball in the first quarter against Savannah Country Day in the quarterfinals of the Class A private school state tournament on Friday, November 24, 2017 at Slaughter Field (photo by Matthew Caldwell)

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Athens Academy’s Owen Roberts gains yards after making a catch in the first quarter against Savannah Country Day in the quarterfinals of the Class A private school state tournament on Friday, November 24, 2017 at Slaughter Field (photo by Matthew Caldwell)

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Athens Academy’s defense makes a tackle in the first quarter against Savannah Country Day in the quarterfinals of the Class A private school state tournament on Friday, November 24, 2017 at Slaughter Field (photo by Matthew Caldwell)

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Athens Academy’s Jackson Reynolds makes a tackle in the first quarter against Savannah Country Day in the quarterfinals of the Class A private school state tournament on Friday, November 24, 2017 at Slaughter Field (photo by Matthew Caldwell)

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Athens Academy’s Deion Colzie carries the ball in the first quarter against Savannah Country Day in the quarterfinals of the Class A private school state tournament on Friday, November 24, 2017 at Slaughter Field (photo by Matthew Caldwell)

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Athens Academy’s Lenneth Whitehead scores in the first quarter against Savannah Country Day in the quarterfinals of the Class A private school state tournament on Friday, November 24, 2017 at Slaughter Field (photo by Matthew Caldwell)

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Athens Academy’s James Williams kicks off to start the game against Savannah Country Day in the quarterfinals of the Class A private school state tournament on Friday, November 24, 2017 at Slaughter Field (photo by Matthew Caldwell)

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Athens Academy’s Jalen Huff on defense against Savannah Country Day in the quarterfinals of the Class A private school state tournament on Friday, November 24, 2017 at Slaughter Field (photo by Matthew Caldwell)

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Athens Academy hosted Savannah Country Day in the quarterfinals of the Class A private school state tournament on Friday, November 24, 2017 at Slaughter Field (photo by Matthew Caldwell)

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Athens Academy’s football team runs down the hill before the game against Savannah Country Day in the quarterfinals of the Class A private school state tournament on Friday, November 24, 2017 at Slaughter Field (photo by Matthew Caldwell)

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Athens Academy’s Jalen Huff before the game against Savannah Country Day in the quarterfinals of the Class A private school state tournament on Friday, November 24, 2017 at Slaughter Field (photo by Matthew Caldwell)

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Athens Academy’s football team before the game against Savannah Country Day in the quarterfinals of the Class A private school state tournament on Friday, November 24, 2017 at Slaughter Field (photo by Matthew Caldwell)

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Athens Academy’s football team runs down the hill before the game against Savannah Country Day in the quarterfinals of the Class A private school state tournament on Friday, November 24, 2017 at Slaughter Field (photo by Matthew Caldwell)

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Athens Academy’s Logan Payne before the game against Savannah Country Day in the quarterfinals of the Class A private school state tournament on Friday, November 24, 2017 at Slaughter Field (photo by Matthew Caldwell)

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Athens Academy’s Jackson Reynolds (27) and Henry Trapnell (8) before the game against Savannah Country Day in the quarterfinals of the Class A private school state tournament on Friday, November 24, 2017 at Slaughter Field (photo by Matthew Caldwell)

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