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Thomasville - 1988  State Champion GHSA  AAA

AAA Ė THOMASVILLE (15-0) Coach: Mike Hodges; key players: Mike Jones DB (all-state, Defensive Player of the Year), Charles Bostick QB (all-state), Lance Palmer LB (all-state), Shawn Austin RB, James Williams RB, Mark Futch K
Sept. 2 Colquitt Co. 21-14 W A team not ranked, Stephens Co. #1 (all year)
Sept. 9 Lowndes Co. 35-6 W H Bostick 2 TDís
Sept. 16 Cairo 33-7 W A to #6
Sept. 23 Albany 30-13 W H to #5
Oct. 7 Central Tíville 27-0 W H to #4
Oct. 15 Monroe 27-6 W A
Oct. 21 Lee Co. 21-7 W A
Oct. 28 Westover 28-7 W H
Nov. 4 Dougherty 31-12 W A
Nov. 11 Worth Co. 21-10 W H
Nov. 18 Central Tíville 21-3 W H
Nov. 25 Albany 21-0 W H Bostick 2 TDís, Austin 1
Dec. 2 Crisp Co. 23-8 W A Futch 3 FGís
Dec. 9 Thomson 43-8 W H Bostick and Williams 2 TDís each
Dec. 17 Stephens Co. 12-7 W A miracle finish, Stephens County was ahead 7-6 with 1:50 left and had the ball. An interception at the 41 gives Thomasville another chance. Bostick threw 11 yards to Jerome Williams at 0:30 for the win.

FINAL RANKING
1. Thomasville 15-0
2. Stephens Co. 14-1 (beat Gainesville 22-0, Hart Co. 15-3, Lakeside 21-7, and Dalton 22-21 OT)
3. Thomson 12-2 (beat Washington Co. 51-6, Westside 35-9, and Wayne Co. 30-6; lost to Tíville)
4. Dalton 13-1 (beat Cent. Carrollton 35-6, Carrollton 14-7, and Marist 6-3; lost to Stephens Co.)
5. Marist 10-3 (beat Westminster 35-19 and Clarkston; lost to Dalton 6-3)
6. Clarkston 11-1 (beat Woodward 28-3 and lost to Marist)
7. Crisp Co. 11-2 (beat Dodge Co. 27-7 and Jones Co. 24-7; lost to Thomasville 23-8)
8. Lakeside ?-? (beat Tucker 29-0 and Harper 45-0; lost to Stephens Co. 21-7)
9. Carrollton 10-2 (beat NW Whitfield 19-14 and lost to Dalton 14-7)
10. Tucker 9-2 (lost to Lakeside 29-0)

AJC All-State: Eldorado Cochran (Stephens Co. RB, Offensive Player of the Year, 1665 yards on 250 carries), Mike Jones (Thomasville DB, Defensive Player of the Year), Charles Bostick (Thomasville QB), Hugh Swilling (Murray Co. QB), Chad Wilson (Wayne Co. QB), Dexter Reese (Thomson RB), Steve Fleming (Central Thomasville RB), Ricky Harris (Elbert Co. RB), Dana Gadsden (Appling Co. RB), Walter Dunson (Central Carrollton E), Clay Ware (Stephens Co. E), George Brewer (Troup Co. L), Mike Fellows (Hart Co. L), Steven Roberts (Dalton L), Ricky Sutton (Tucker L), Jon Helton (Dublin L), Reggie Elder (Carrollton L), Bubba Winter (Dalton LB), Lance Palmer (Thomasville LB), Forrie Tate (Stephens Co. LB), Earl Fouch (Hart Co. DB), Robert OíNeal (Clarkston DB)

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