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UPDATED: First round pairings announced

2:54 pm Feb. 15, 2017

The first round playoff pairings are out and listed below.

Also, this morning’s post inaccurately had the top four seeds playing in the first round. The top eight seeds will in fact have a bye through the first round. Class A Blog regrets the error. We’ll do better next time!

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Private

Top Eight Seeds (Bye through Round 1)
1. Greenforest
2. Lakeview Academy
3. North Cobb Christian
4. Aquinas
5. St. Francis
6. Southwest Atlanta Christian
7. Athens Christian
8. Tattnall

New power ratings out, playoff pairings announced later today

10:09 am Feb. 15, 2017

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

All four teams with No. 1 power ratings advance to region semifinals

9:27 am Feb. 10, 2017

Here’s a look at this tonight’s region tournament semi-finals. The number in parenthesis is the team’s Georgia High Schools Association/MaxPreps Power Rating. The four teams at the top of the power ratings (Lakeview Academy, boys private; Treutlen boys public; Holy Innocents, girls private; Telfair County, girls public) are still alive.

The final power ratings will be assigned after the completion of the region tournaments this weekend. The first round of the

Class A Girls Region Tournament Results

10:01 am Feb. 6, 2017

GIRLS

Region 1

At Stewart County

Monday

4W Stewart Co vs Forfeit

5W Randolph-Clay 21, 6W Chattahoochee Co 16

Tuesday

4W Stewart Co 42, 5W Randolph-Clay 21

At Baker Co

4E Baker Co 38, 5E Miller Co 53

Wednesday

At Albany State West Campus

1E Pelham 62, 4W Stewart County 18

3E Seminole Co 46, 2W Calhoun County 39

2E Mitchell Co 57, 3W Quitman Co 37

1W Terrell Co 50, 5E Miller Co 22

Friday

Pelham 67 , Seminole County 20

Terrell County 50, Mitchell County 49

Saturday

Mitchell

Class A Boys Region Tournament Results

10:00 am Feb. 6, 2017

Region 1

At Stewart County

Monday

4W Terrell Co 71, 7W Chattahoochee Co 32

5W Webster 51, 6W Stewart Co 49

Tuesday

At Stewart County

Terrell Co 72, Webster 45

At Baker Co

4 Miller 86, 5E Baker Co 28

Thursday

At Albany State West Campus

1E Pelham 50 vs 4W Terrell 51

2W Quitman Co 64, 3E Seminole 55

3W Randolph-Clay 74, 2E Mitchell Co 68

1W Calhoun Co 49 vs 4E Miller 46

Friday

2W Quitman 61 , 4W Terrell 58

Calhoun Co. 77, 3W Randolph-Clay 60

Saturday

Consolation:

Prince Avenue, Tallulah Falls boys and Greeforest, Landmark best regular season’s final weekend

3:30 am Feb. 3, 2017

As the regular season comes to a close this weekend, here are some games to watch before region tournament play begins next week, as well as the new Georgia High Schools Association/Max Preps Power Ratings.

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Game to watch:

Prince Avenue Christian at No. 8 Tallulah Falls (Friday).  This is a significant game for both teams heading into the Region 8 tournaments. At No. 22 in the Power Ratings, Prince Avenue is clinging

Greenforest falls three spots in latest power ratings; Calhoun County boys, Holy Innocents’ and Pelham girls hold firm

4:27 am Jan. 25, 2017

The Greenforest Christian boys kept their top ranking in the AJC Top 10 but lost their hold on the No. 1 spot in the latest Georgia High Schools Association/MaxPreps Power Ratings for private schools.

The Eagles fell to No. 4 despite going 2-1 last week, victimized by the rules of the power ratings. Greenforest’s two wins were over two teams with a combined record of 14-24 – Our Lady of Mercy

No. 2 SACA boys step way up in classification for big non-region matchup

2:58 am Jan. 20, 2017

Here are a few of the top games coming up this weekend:

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Friday
Macon County at No. 3 Taylor County. This is a huge regular season game for both teams, as they head for the home stretch in Region 4 play. Taylor, which holds down the No. 3 spot in the public school power ratings, won the first meeting on Dec. 22 (76-60). The Vikings are led by senior guard John Corbin

Greenforest, Treutlen boys and St. Francis, Telfair County girls atop season’s first power ratings

12:48 am Jan. 19, 2017

The first Georgia High School Association/MaxPreps Power Ratings are out. As is the case with football, the top 24 teams – after the region tournaments – will advance to the state tournament.

Here are the Power Ratings for this week. The Atlanta Journal Constitution Top 10 ranking is in parenthesis.

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Rank
School
 
 
 

1
Greenforest Christian (1)
5-A
 
 

2
St. Francis (4)
6-A
 
 

3
Lakeview Academy (7)
8-A
 
 

4
North Cobb Christian (3)
6-A
 
 

5
Darlington (10)
6-A
 
 

6
Holy Innocents’ (9)
5-A
 
 

7
Tallulah Falls (8)
8-A
 
 

8
Southwest Atlanta Christian (2)
5-A
 
 

9
Athens Christian
8-A
 
 

10
Aquinas (5)
7-A
 
 

11
Tattnall Square Academy
7-A
 
 

12
Eagle’s