Class A Blog:  A look at Round 1

The power ratings have been certified and the playoff brackets have been set for the first round of the state playoffs, which will be played Friday and Saturday.

The top 24 teams are in the tournament, with the region tournament champions getting a first round bye. Here are the region champs:

BOYS: Terrell County (Region 1), Wilcox County (Region 2), Treutlen (Region 3), Dooly County (Region 4), Greenforest Academy (Region 5), St. Francis (Region 6), Hancock Central (Region 7), Riverside Military (Region 8)

GIRLS: Calhoun County (Region 1), Clinch County (Region 2), Wheeler County (Region 3), Central-Talbotton (Region 4), Holy Innocents’ (Region 5), St. Francis (Region 6), Stratford Academy (Region 7), Hebron Christian (Region 8)

Here are the tournament brackets:


Upper Left Bracket

No. 24 Holy Innocents’ at No. 9 Hebron Christian
No. 8 Savannah Country Day (Bye)

No. 17 First Presbyterian at No. 16 Calvary Day
No. 1 St. Francis (Bye)

Lower Left Bracket

No. 21 W.D. Mohammed at No. 12 Wesleyan
No. 5 Mt. Pisgah

No. 20 Mt. Bethel at No. 13 Mount Paran
No. 4 Walker (Bye)

Upper Right Bracket

No. 23 Tallulah Falls at No. 10 Pinecrest Academy
No. 7 Providence Christian

No. 18 Whitefield Academy at No. 15 Galloway 
No. 2 Greenforest (Bye)

Lower Right Bracket

No. 22 Athens Christian at No. 11 Trinity Christian
No 6 Christian Heritage (Bye)

No. 19 St. Anne-Pacelli at No. 14 North Cobb Christian
No. 3 Riverside Military (Bye)


Upper Left Bracket

No. 24 Wheeler at No. 9 Lanier County
No. 8 Lincoln County (Bye)

No. 17 Warren County at No. 16 Taylor County
No. 1 Treutlen (Bye)

Lower Left Bracket

No. 21 GMC at No. 12 Towns County
No. 5 Dooly County (Bye)

No. 20 Clinch County at No. 13 Drew Charter
No. 4 Terrell County (Bye)

Upper Right Bracket

No. 23 Jenkins County at No. 10 Manchester
No. 7 Wilkinson County (Bye)

No. 18 Schley County at No. 15 Macon County
No. 2 Wilcox County (Bye)

Lower Right Bracket

No. 22 Miller County at No. 11 Mitchell County
No. 6 Calhoun County (Bye)

No. 19 Marion County at No. 14 Turner County
No. 3 Hancock County (Bye)


Upper Left Bracket

No. 24 Our Lady of Mercy at No. 9 Darlington
No. 8 Mount Paran (Bye)

No. 17 Paideia at No. 16 Tallulah Falls
No. 1 St. Francis (Bye)

Lower Left Bracket

No. 21 Prince Avenue at No. 12 Trinity Christian
No. 5 Wesleyan (Bye)

No. 20 Brookstone at No. 13 Savannah Country Day
No. 4 Stratford Academy (Bye)

Upper Right Bracket

No. 23 Aquinas at No. 10 Eagle’s Landing Christian 
No. 7 Calvary Day (Bye)

No. 18 Savannah Christian at No. 15 Galloway
No. 2 Holy Innocents’ (Bye)

Lower Right Bracket

No. 22 Mount Pisgah at No. 11 Lakeview Academy
No. 6 Greenforest (Bye)

No. 19 Athens Academy at No. 14 Christian Heritage
No. 3 Hebron Christian (Bye)


Upper Left Bracket

No. 24 Claxton at No. 9 Lake Oconee Academy
No. 8 GMC (Bye)

No. 17 Quitman County at No. 16 Dooly County
No. 1 Central-Talbotton (Bye)

Lower Left Bracket

No. 21 Montgomery County at No. 12 Macon County
No. 5 Greenville (Bye)

No. 20 Mitchell County at No. 13 Emanuel County Institute
No. 4 Calhoun County (Bye)

Upper Right Bracket

No. 23 Wilkinson County at No. 10 Turner County
No. 7 Pelham (Bye)

No. 18 Telfair County at No. 15 Marion County
No. 2 Clinch County (Bye)

Lower Right Bracket

No. 22 Lanier County at No. 11 Wilcox County
No. 6 Bowdon (Bye)

No. 19 Elite Scholars Academy at No. 14 Trion
No. 3 Wheeler County (Bye)

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