(Private) No. 1 Prince Avenue rolls; (Public) No.1 Marion falls

5:06 am Nov. 28, 2015

Here’s what went down Friday night in the quarterfinals.

PRIVATE – Top Bracket
No. 1 Prince Avenue Christian 30, No. 8 Savannah Christian 10.  Kevon Hudson scored on touchdown runs of 70 and 50 yards, while Jordan Hightower scored on a 6-yard run and a 43-yard pass to lift the undefeated Wolverines (12-0) into the semifinals. Demetris Robertson scored on a 25-yard run for Savannah Christian, which finished the season 9-3.


ECI best in Class A and AA?; Marion’s Swaney explains near upset; Marion’s Smothers talks injury; Quarterfinal previews

2:11 pm Nov. 25, 2015

Happy Thanksgiving, Class A Heads!

Thanks for sticking with the Class A Blog all season. We consistently are just as popular as the 6A Blog – ably handled by the great Todd Holcomb – and that is due to your passion for Class A. Thanks and let’s keep it going through the rest of the year!

Now to the update. We check in with Emanuel County Institute head coach Chris Kearson to

Four Questions with Turner County coach Ben Simmons

7:10 am Nov. 25, 2015

GHSF Daily asked Georgia head coaches to answer these four questions. We’ll report from a different head coach each day.

Ben Simmons, Turner County

1. What is the most memorable game you’ve been a part of

Christian Heritage pulls the upset; A better plan for Class A?

4:16 am Nov. 21, 2015

We’ll go over what went down in the first round of the playoffs. But first let’s revisit a bit of a hot topic from last week – the reclassification of the Class A school population cap to 520, which will increase the number of football-playing schools in the classification to a total of 89, 53 public and 36 private.

This puts the public schools at a disadvantage next season, if the

(Jason Getz/AJC File)

Clinch County 30, Dooly County 8

10:17 pm Nov. 20, 2015

By Score Atlanta

Class A-Public

Clinch County 30, Dooly County 8

How the game was won: The Panthers plowed away at the ground and scored four rushing touchdowns to power past the Bobcats. Clinch only led 8-0 at the

First-round preview: Class A

7:30 am Nov. 20, 2015


GHSF Daily’s Best: Commerce at Charlton County

When, where: 7:30 p.m. today, Indian Field, Folkston

Records, rankings: Commerce is 7-3, the No. 9 seed and unranked; Charlton County is 7-2, the No. 8 seed and unranked.

Last meeting:

Coaches talk about their playoff teams; Public gets 14 new teams in reclassification

9:41 am Nov. 19, 2015

As the four-game race for the championships begins Friday, we’ll get some perspective from three of the coaches involved.  Jimmy Hughes talks about how Dooly County, seeded No. 12 on the public side, righted their ship after a slow start; Matt Burleson talks about getting Telfair County, No. 15 on the public side, back into the playoffs after a long absence; and Mark Stroud of Calvary Day talks about being

A look at the first round, a week from Friday

9:03 am Nov. 12, 2015

The appeals have been heard and now the playoff pairings are set for Round 1 of the Class A playoffs. The teams will take this week off before the private and public school tournaments begin Nov. 20.

Here’s a look at the brackets with a factoid about each contest.


Upper Bracket

No. 1 Prince Avenue Christian (10-0) vs.
No. 16 First Presbyterian Day (6-4)
Skinny:  The teams met for the first and only time in

Eight teams earn automatic playoff berths with region titles, Pinecrest pulls off the shocker of the night

4:26 am Nov. 7, 2015

Here’s a quick rundown of how the region championships played out Friday night. Now it’s time to wait on the Georgia High School Association/MaxPreps Power Ratings, which will be made official on Wednesday, to see the playoff pairings.

Updated GHSA Playoff Brackets

Region 1
Randolph-Clay claimed its second region crown in school history with a 28-20 win over Mitchell County and Terrell County – were tied for first with 3-1 records. The


Walker 42, King’s Ridge 21

12:59 am Nov. 7, 2015

By Score Atlanta

Class A

Walker 42, King’s Ridge 21

How the game was won: Visiting Walker got two touchdown runs each from Lawson Ashby and Thomas Rath to pull away from King’s Ridge. The Wolverines scored 21