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Maxwell Season Summary: Rome dominates playoff run to finish on top

8:00 am Dec. 18, 2017

The Maxwell Ratings will rank the Georgia High School Association’s 418 teams throughout the 2017 season. The ratings are based entirely on historical performance and on field results and do not consider personnel changes on the roster or coaching staffs.

Interesting results:
– Rome added to their impressive playoff run by dominating a previously undefeated Warner Robins team 38-0 in the Class AAAAA finals at the Demons home field.  This pushed Rome

Maxwell playoff projections after the Semifinals

8:10 am Dec. 6, 2017

Below are the current Maxwell Ratings’ playoff projections for each class.

The Maxwell Ratings playoff projections are based on a Monte Carlo simulation of the 2017 season. The simulation completed 1,000,000 seasons.

While the Maxwell Ratings reflect each team’s strength, the simulation highlights the impact of the season’s structure as defined by the games, region alignments, and playoff brackets.

Class AAAAAAA
Playoff Projections by Team

Each team is shown with its region, rating, the number

Maxwell Semifinal Summary: Rome plows over Buford en route to the top

8:10 am Dec. 4, 2017

The Maxwell Ratings will rank the Georgia High School Association’s 418 teams throughout the 2017 season. The ratings are based entirely on historical performance and on field results and do not consider personnel changes on the roster or coaching staffs.

Interesting results:
– Rome is the latest team to lead the state in the ratings. The Wolves dominated Buford, the previously highest rated team, by a score of 45-7 in the Class

Maxwell playoff projections after the Quarterfinals

8:10 am Nov. 29, 2017

Below are the current Maxwell Ratings’ playoff projections for each class.

The Maxwell Ratings playoff projections are based on a Monte Carlo simulation of the 2017 season. The simulation completed 1,000,000 seasons.

While the Maxwell Ratings reflect each team’s strength, the simulation highlights the impact of the season’s structure as defined by the games, region alignments, and playoff brackets.

Class AAAAAAA
Playoff Projections by Team

Each team is shown with its region, rating, the number

Maxwell Quarterfinal Summary: Parity defines the postseason

8:00 am Nov. 27, 2017

The Maxwell Ratings will rank the Georgia High School Association’s 418 teams throughout the 2017 season. The ratings are based entirely on historical performance and on field results and do not consider personnel changes on the roster or coaching staffs.

Interesting results:
– Benedictine and Manchester became the latest favorites to fall, joining Lowndes and Cartersville as teams that were once pegged to take home the title but are no longer playing.

Maxwell playoff projections after Round 2

8:10 am Nov. 22, 2017

Below are the current Maxwell Ratings’ playoff projections for each class.

The Maxwell Ratings playoff projections are based on a Monte Carlo simulation of the 2017 season. The simulation completed 1,000,000 seasons.

While the Maxwell Ratings reflect each team’s strength, the simulation highlights the impact of the season’s structure as defined by the games, region alignments, and playoff brackets.

Class AAAAAAA
Playoff Projections by Team

Each team is shown with its region, rating, the number

Maxwell Round Two Summary: McEachern, Blessed Trinity throw brackets into chaos

8:10 am Nov. 20, 2017

The Maxwell Ratings will rank the Georgia High School Association’s 418 teams throughout the 2017 season. The ratings are based entirely on historical performance and on field results and do not consider personnel changes on the roster or coaching staffs.

Interesting results:
– Buford takes over as Georgia’s highest rated team. Lowndes and Cartersville, in spite of their losses, both retain their position as the highest rated team in their classification

Maxwell playoff projections after Round 1

8:10 am Nov. 15, 2017

Below are the current Maxwell Ratings’ playoff projections for each class.

The Maxwell Ratings playoff projections are based on a Monte Carlo simulation of the 2017 season. The simulation completed 1,000,000 seasons.

While the Maxwell Ratings reflect each team’s strength, the simulation highlights the impact of the season’s structure as defined by the games, region alignments, and playoff brackets.

Class AAAAAAA
Playoff Projections by Team

Each team is shown with its region, rating, the number

Maxwell Round One Summary: Favored teams roll

7:50 am Nov. 13, 2017

The Maxwell Ratings will rank the Georgia High School Association’s 418 teams throughout the 2017 season. The ratings are based entirely on historical performance and on field results and do not consider personnel changes on the roster or coaching staffs.

Interesting results:
– The opening round was smooth sailing for the favorites as the computer picked 98 of the 112 first round games correctly (87.5%), including 16-0 in AA and 15-1 in

Grayson 31, Norcross 14

1:39 am Nov. 11, 2017

Grayson did what dominant teams do. It controlled the line of scrimmage on both side of the football en route to a victory in the opening round of the GHSA Class AAAAAAA Playoffs.

The Rams offense line blew the defense backwards to open gaping holes for their backs and the Rams defense line closed off any opening to shut down the opposing offense. When the clock hit zero, Grayson head coach