Georgia Elite Classic picks head coaches for December All-Star showdowns at McEachern

The Georgia Elite Classic locked down its head coaches for the four games on Dec. 28 at McEachern High School. The Senior Game will be coached by Daniel Brunner from Walton and Bill Stewart from North Gwinnett. The Bulldogs have clinched Region 6 in Class AAAAAAA while the Raiders are undefeated at 9-0 and can lock down Region 4 in Class AAAAAAA with a win Friday night over Woodstock. Brunner and Stewart, both in their first year as head coaches at their respective schools, opened the season against each other at the Metro PCS Corky Kell Classic with Walton winning 31-28 in a game that could have gone either way. Both teams have been undefeated since their meeting at Georgia State Stadium. The Junior Game will be led by Shane McQueen of North Cobb and Stockbridge’s Kevin Whitley. The Tigers are undefeated at 9-0 and have won their fourth straight region title while the Warriors are 5-4 and still have a shot at the playoffs. The Sophomore Game will be coached by Jackson’s Dary Myricks and Adam Clack from Milton. The Eagles will make the Class AAAAAAA playoffs and are 7-2 while the Red Devils clinched a spot in the Class AAA playoffs. The freshman game will feature Tucker Pruitt from Fitzgerald and Villa Rica’s Rico Zachery. In Class AAAAA, the Wildcats finished their season at 5-5 in one of the toughest regions in the state while the Purple Hurricanes are still fighting for a playoff spot and region title at Class AA. To be considered for the games, click here. Another way to get into the games is to sign up the Elite Showcase, which will be held Dec. 17 at McEachern High School. A group of players form the Showcase will be chosen to play in the games. To sign up for the Showcase, click here. For more info on the Georgia Elite Classic, go to or call Graham David ( at Score Atlanta at 404-256-1572 or Rusty Mansel of 247Sports at