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      Lee County hopes to stay in 5-A


      A few weeks ago, the GHSA reclassified Lee County High School from 5-A to 6-A. Now, the school is fighting to stay.

      Athletic director Rob Williams presented the Trojan's case to the reclassification committee earlier this week. A decision is expected sometime in January.

      If Lee County is forced to stay in 6-A, it'll likely be in Region One along with Valdosta, Lowndes, Colquitt County and others. For the football program, that's a tall order for a team fresh off a region championship.

      But coach Dean Fabrizio said his kids would embrace the change.

      "It would be a lot of fun for our kids to go play in those atmospheres," Fabrizio said. "Now it'd be a big challenge, but I think it'd be a fun challenge also."

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