MOULTRIE -- The Colquitt County sub-varsity teams will begin their seasons this week with the seventh-graders opening against Tift County at 5 p.m. today at Mack Tharpe Stadium at Tom White Field.

On Thursday, the ninth-grade team also will open its season at home when it plays host to Lowndes.

The B-team will play its first game of the season at Valdosta on Thursday. The eighth-grade team will travel to Tift County on Thursday.

The ninth-graders are under the direction of head coach Craig Pitts. His staff includes Greg Tillery, Daniel Dalton and John Redmond.

The seventh- and eighth-grade teams each will play six regular-season games.

The seventh-grade team will dress 62 players for its game against the Blue Devils today.

The roster includes Derhyan Arnold, C.J. Bateman, Damien Bentley, Garrett Brewer, Carlton Brooks, David Brown, Tyler Brown, Will Burt, Zach Cannon, Will Carroll, Eric Chafin, Caleb Cobb, Daylon Connell, David Contreras, Quan Corbin, Bruce Crane, Alec Daniels, Quan Daniels, Stevie Daniels, Tre DeBruce, John Hunter DeMott, Blake Eunice, Cameron Fuller, Brandon Garrett, Matt Garrett, Zach Goodno, Vandell Gordon, Ryan Grant, Jeffrey Graves, Dillon Harrington, Tyler Hart, Tommy Hudson, Rashawn Hunt, Ben James, Cornelius James, Walter Johnson, Tony Jones, Cody Jordan, Tevin King, Richard Kinsey, Mark Lindsey, Darius Love, Thomas Marshall, Jonah Meister, Jamel Melvin, Preston Mobley, Stephen Moore, Payne Newsome, Tre Rhymes, Tay Spivey, Blake Stamps, Demetri Suggs, Thomas Terry, Kyler Thelisme, Gary Thomas, Latrelis Thompson, Kyle Tolbert, Rich Tyndall, Jackson Wells, Tanner White, Dominique Wiley and Ricky Williams.

The seventh-grade team is under the direction of head coach Tim Kelshaw. His staff includes Jimmy Whitfield, Brad Gregory, Clark Harden and Tyree King.

The eighth-grade team's roster includes 59 players. They are Whit Benton, Isiah Carson, Jonathan Cauthen, Shavinsky Collins, Tyler Dismuke, Jeremy Downs, Davis Durham, Cameron Irving, Robert Fuller, Demetrius Grant, Jamari Grier, Aaron Hall, Drayton Hampton, Raven Hooks, Blake Jenkins, Nyneson Jeudy, Chris Johnson, Mason Jones, Heath Lamb, Nate Lewis, Nester Lozano, Amel Magwood, Dontez McNeal, Willie McRoy, Tyler Merritt, Dylan Miller, Walter Mitchell, Josh Nunes, LeJerin Peacock, Akeem Peterson, Ken Pierce, Audrick Ponder, Dillon Potter, Dominique Pressley, J.J. Prince, Kenneth Rayburn, Trenton Rhodes, Quin Roberson, Theo Sailor, LeDarian Simpson, Marcus Spradley, Darrell Thomas, Miles Thompson, Dillon Underwood, Lee Veasey, Matthew Walker, Chris Walker, Darrell Ward, Ryan Ward, Beau Weathers, Emory Wheeler, Chris Williams, Lawhe Wingfield, Terrell Wright, Russ DeMott, Wesley Barnett, William Davis, Richard Sprayberry and T.J. Ray.

Steven Warnock is the eighth-grade team's head coach. His staff includes Mark Bullard, Andy Chapura, Steven Reynolds and Cliff Willis.

Warnock is pleased with the number of players who came out for the team and have remained.

"We are up from last year," he said of the number of players.

"We've got a lot of running backs who can step and play any position," Warnock said. "I don't know good we are, but we are ready to find out."

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