Landmark Christian Academy (Fulton County: Population – 1,099,181; Cases – 4,004; Deaths - 196; Cases per 100K residents – 364.3; Deaths per 100K residents – 17.8)
Once one of the most consistent programs in the state, the War Eagles have fallen on hard times the past three seasons, where they have gone a combined 4-26. Prior to this three-year playoff drought, Landmark had failed to advance to the state playoffs just twice since 2000.
Our Lady of Mercy (Fayette County: Population – 117,544; Cases - 220; Deaths - 11; Cases per 100K residents – 187.2; Deaths per 100K residents – 9.4)
The school is located on the south Fulton County-north Fayette County border. Since the program's inception in 2002, the Bobcats have only made the state playoffs three times – twice during the six-year run of 200-game winning coach Mike Earwood (2012, 2013) and once during the two seasons Jamie Aull was head coach (2017). OLM has lost 21 consecutive games.
Whitefield Academy (Cobb County: Population – 790,588; Cases – 2,696; Deaths - 142; Cases per 100K residents – 341; Deaths per 100K residents – 18)
The Wolfpack advanced to the state playoffs for the second time in three seasons last year. It was just the eighth time in the program's 19-year history that Whitefield made it to the post season. Realignment moved the Wolfpack to Region 2 from Region 6, where they had competed the last eight seasons.
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