Syrupmakers headed to GA 3A Semifinals!

L to R: Parley Phillip Johnson, Jr., #55 Offensive Guard Spencer Brady Johnson, Offensive Line Coach David Henry Johnson and Seth Herbert Johnson after the Cairo vs St. Pius X Catholic football game. The Cairo Syrupmakers won that Georgia 3A Quarter Final game 21-0.

Here's a winning football team we can all get behind. We're proud to report that the Cairo (GA) Syrupmakers are continuing their winning ways in 2011! Parley Phillip Johnson, Jr., sent the news that on Friday night, 25 November 2011, ...

Cairo won against St. Pius X Catholic and will now play Peach County High School this Friday night in the GA 3A SEMIFINALS…. [T]he Syrupmakers will head to Fort Valley, GA to play the Peach County Trojans for an 8:00 p.m. Eastern Time  kickoff Friday.

Why is this such great news for the Johnson Family? For those of you who do not know, David Henry Johnson is Offensive Line Coach of the Cairo Syrupmakers and his son Spencer Brady Johnson is #55, an Offensive Guard and one of the team's star players! See the Syrupmakers' victories thus far and follow their future progress on this GA 3A Championship bracket.
As seen in this photo on Parley's Facebook page (thanks, Parley!), both of David's brothers, Seth Herbert Johnson & Parley Phillip, Jr. went to the Cairo-St Pius X Catholic game this past Friday night to cheer the Syrupmakers to victory. Parley, David and Seth Herbert are sons, and Brady is grandson, of Parley Philip, Jr., and Edith Christine Fail Johnson (Uncle Philip and Aunt Christine).

If you live within driving distance of Fort Valley, GA, why not take a road trip this Friday evening to support David, Brady and the Syrupmakers?! Here're the details:

In the 3A State Semi-Finalist Game the Peach County Trojans  will take on the CAIRO Syrupmakers on Friday, December 2, 2011 at 8:00 pm at Anderson Football Stadium located at the Peach County High School 900 Campus Dr., Fort Valley, GA. 31030. All tickets are $10.00,  Reserved tickets will be on sale Tuesday and Wednesday night from 6:00 – 7:30 pm in the Field House. … The winner of the [Cairo - Peach County game] will compete on 10 Dec in the GA Dome 3A Championship Game against the winner of the [Burke County-Gainesville game]."

Congratulations, David and Brady, and the very best of luck in the coming gameS!!! Family Members, email
Dave at d(dot)johnson(at)grady(dot)k12(dot)ga(dot)us
Brady at b(dot)johnson5593(at)yahoo(dot)com
with your personal congratulations and good luck wishes.

We look forward to hearing about the Syrupmakers' continued journey to the Georgia Dome and the 3A Championship!