New power ratings out, playoff pairings announced later today

The final Georgia High Schools Association/MaxPreps Power Ratings are out but the playoff seedings won’t be announced until later today, after all of the appeals are reviewed.

The Greenforest and Treutlen boys, and the St. Francis and Telfair County girls are the No. 1 private and public teams, respectively, in the latest rankings. All four won their region tournaments, and will be the top seeds in the state tournament when play begins this weekend.

Here are the top four seeds in the private and public divisions, based on the fact that they won their respective region tournaments.

BOYS
Private
1. Greenforest.
Beat No. 6 Southwest Atlanta Christian Academy 67-55 in the Region 5 finals.
Likely first round opponent: No. 24 Mt. Pisgah

2. Lakeview Academy. Beat No. 7 Athens Christian 43-42 in the Region 8 finals.
Likely first round opponent: No. 23 Riverside Military

3. North Cobb Christian. Beat No. 4 St. Francis 69-57 in the Region 6 finals.
Likely first round opponent: No. 22 Prince Avenue Christian

4. Aquinas. Beat No. 8 Tattnall Square 47-40 in the Region 7 finals.
Likely first round opponent: No. 21 Landmark Christian

Public
1. Treutlen.
Beat No. 6 Montgomery County 73-47 in the Region 3 finals.
Likely first round opponent: No. 24 Dooly County

2. Calhoun County. Beat No. 9 Quitman County 66-63 in the Region 1 finals.
Likely first round opponent: No. 23 Jenkins County

3. Clinch County. Beat No. 11 Wilcox County 65-55 in the Region 2 finals.
Likely first round opponent: No. 22 Twiggs County

4. Taylor County. Beat No. 8 Macon County 76-68 in the Region 4 finals.
Likely first round opponent: No. 21 Terrell County


GIRLS
Private
1. St. Francis.
Beat No. 9 Pinecrest Academy 91-40 in the Region 6 finals.
Likely first round opponent: No. 24 Savannah Country Day

2. Wesleyan. Beat No. 2 Holy Innocents’ 59-50 in the Region 5 finals.
Likely first round opponent: No. 23 Athens Christian

3. Lakeview Academy. Beat No. 10 Prince Avenue 41-34 in the Region 8 finals.
Likely first round opponent: No. 22 Athens Academy

4. Stratford Academy. Beat No. 7 First Presbyterian Day 33-31 in the Region 7 finals.
Likely first round opponent: No. 21 Eagle’s Landing Christian Academy


Public
1. Telfair County.
Beat No. 16 Turner County 54-35 in the Region 2 finals.
Likely first round opponent: No. 24 Calhoun County

2. Wheeler County. Beat No. 4 Calvary Day 50-46 in the Region 3 finals.
Likely first round opponent: No. 23 Hawkinsville

3. Pelham. Beat No. 11 Terrell County 54-20 in the Region 1 finals.
Likely first round opponent: No. 22 Greene County

4. Marion County. Beat No. 8 Taylor County 43-40 in the Region 4 finals.
Likely first round opponent: No. 21 Manchester


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