Atlanta High School Sports news from the AJC

Maxwell Round 2 Projections

7:50 am Nov. 16, 2017

Each game is listed showing the game rate, favorite, the expected winning percentage of the favored team, the projected margin, and the opponent.
The game rating is the rating required to win 50% of all games in an infinite round robin competition against the expected rating of the loser of the game, which favors games with highly rated and closely matched opponents.

All data is courtesy of the

Four Questions with Marist coach Alan Chadwick

7:10 am Nov. 16, 2017

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

Alan Chadwick, Marist

1. What is the real difference-maker in winning and losing in Georgia high school

McEachern tops preseason basketball rankings for boys and girls

10:25 am Nov. 15, 2017

In boys hoops, McEachern owns the top spot in Class AAAAAAA and solidified its hold on No. 1 with a 71-59 win over Wheeler to start the season. Norcross and Meadowcreek earned quality wins on Saturday to start their seasons off strong, including the Mustangs’ blowout win over defending champion Tift County.

Gainesville returns every major player from a year ago and has exceptional depth atop Class AAAAAA. Defending champ Langston

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.

Playoff Projections by Team

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