Atlee, Douglas Freeman meet in playoff rematch

Atlee, Douglas Freeman meet in playoff rematch

MECHANICSVILLE, VA (WWBT) - Douglas Freeman and Atlee are not exactly neighbors. The two schools in different counties and they were in separate districts. After splitting two match-ups last year, however, both teams are entering Friday's match-up with a little more intensity.

Freeman handed the Raiders their only defeat of the 2013 regular season, but Atlee would avenge that loss in the 5A-South regional semifinal, ending the Rebels' season. Both teams finished last season with just two losses, and with a good number of players returning on each side, both have deep postseason runs as goals once again.

Atlee comes in with a 2-0 record with victories over Deep Run and Patrick Henry. Douglas Freeman is also 2-0, topping Midlothian and James River.

Friday's kickoff is set for 7:00pm at Atlee High School.

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