TV24 Sports caught up with the Piedmont Bulldogs who are one of just four teams on the practice field during Thanksgiving week. After knocking off three time defending state champion Madison Academy on the road in the quarterfinals, the Bulldogs are set for another big road test against Colbert County in the semis.
The matchup is between two teams peaking at just the right time. Piedmont has won nine straight games and the team is averaging 44 points per game in the first three contests of the postseason. Meanwhile the Indians have also rolled off nine consecutive wins after starting the season with a 1-2 record. Colbert County is averaging 32 points per game and the defense is giving up 19 points per contest. In the featured video, you'll hear from head coach Steve Smith about the team's preparation for the big matchup.
Other local semifinal pairings:
5A - Mortimer Jordan at Alexandria
4A - Munford at Leeds
3A - Piedmont at Colbert County
2A - Fyffe at Randolph County
1A - Decatur Heritage at Cedar Bluff