Alpharetta High School and Chattahoochee High School join together with Northside Hospital for a PINK OUT in the fight against breast cancer today, Oct. 19 at 7 p.m.
Alpharetta High School hosts the Second Annual Pink Out Football game benefitting Susan G. Komen and Northside Breast Care Center This year's event will highlight “Two Teams, One Cause” as the Raiders and the Cougars join together to raise funds for a cure.
Both schools are selling T-shirts for the event and collecting donations during the football game. Proceeds will go to the Susan G. Komen foundation and Northside Hospital Breast Care Program.
The game starts at 7:30 p.m., but the "Pink Out" ceremony begins at 7 p.m. So get to the game extra early, because the Cougars are bound to bring plenty of fans in many cars. And bring some cash – parking is $5 at Alpharetta High on game night.
Alpharetta is coming off a two-game winning streak, having beaten North Forsyth 55-28 last week, and South Forsyth on Sept. 28, posting a 21-0 shutout. The Raiders are 3-3 on the season, and 2-1 in league play.
Chattahoochee is 4-2, also with a 2-1 league record heading into tonight's contest. But the Cougars had a tougher time with South Forsyth, defeating them 28-24 last week. Another common opponent, North Forsyth, gave them little trouble in a 47-20 win. But sandwiched between those two games was a difficult 30-16 loss to Johns Creek.
Alpharetta has scored more points against its opponents than Chattachoochee – 208 for the Raiders to 178 for the Cougars. But the Raiders also have allowed more points – 171 – than the Cougars, who have allowed only 93 points in six games.