Lowndes Viking 2016 Varsity Football Schedule
After moving up to Georgia Class 7A the Lowndes Vikings have a final schedule for 2016. The 2016 schedule features seven (7) regular season home games and one (1) preseason contest for a total of eight (8) games at home.
The Vikings will open the 2016 season with a preseason game vs Bainbridge (Region 1 5A) on August 5, 2016.
The regular season will open two weeks later on August 19 when the Vikings travel to cross county rival Valdosta (Region 1 - 6A) for a game at Cleveland Field. Bayside out of Palm Bay, FL returns once again on August 26. The rest of the non-region schedule consists of Parkview (Region 7 - 7A), Shiloh (Region 8 - 7A), Newton (Region 2 - 7A), Mt Zion of Jonesboro (Region 4 - 6A), and Ware (Region 2 - 5A).
The Parkview game will be on the road in 2016 with Parkview coming to Lowndes in 2017. Ware will visit Lowndes on September 30 and the Viking will go to Waycross in 2017.
Lowndes will be open on October 7 before beginning region play on October 14 with Tift followed by Camden and Colquitt. Tift and Camden are home games with the Vikings traveling to Moultrie to play Colquitt on October 28.
November 4 is an open date before the state playoffs begin on November 11. The top three teams from Region 1 7A will go to the playoffs. The fourth playoff slot will go to the highest ranked 7A team in the state not making the playoffs.