In the losers bracket, Greenbrier will face Effingham County, Stephenson will meet Dalton, Habersham Central will challenge Forest Park and Heritage is pitted against Chattahoochee. Following the second round
, the losers bracket bye teams will be decided.
Buford defeated Miller Grove 77-6 to earn a second-round berth against Carrollton in Class AAAAA. The Trojans, who defeated Ware County to earn the matchup against Buford, lost to the Wolves in the second round. Locust Grove was not challenged against Riverwood, 64-10, as it advanced to face Veterans in Round 2. Veterans moved past Whitewater 69-9 to advance. Ola defeated Statesboro 69-3, which sets up a second-round bout against Clarke Central after it moved past Southwest DeKalb. Harris County sent Starr’s Mill to the losers bracket following a 48-15 defeat. Harris will face Cass after it handled Decatur 66-9.
In the losers bracket, Miller Grove will face Ware, Riverwood will meet Whitewater, Statesboro will challenge Southwest DeKalb and Starr’s Mill will meet Decatur.
In Class AAAA, Jefferson moved past Luella 64-12 to move to the second-round match against Marist where Jefferson won 64-10. Marist outscored Cairo 51-28 to advance to the second round. Heritage-Catoosa's victory against Cross Creek set up a second-round matchup versus West Laurens after it beat Central-Carroll 52-25. West Laurens moved past Heritage 47-27 and will face Jefferson
. Troup County wasn't challenged in its victory over Columbus, 75-6, to advance to a second-round meeting with Woodward Academy where Troup County won 47-18. Blessed Trinity moved past Perry to face Gilmer in the second round. The Titans fell to Gilmer 45-19 in Round 2, which set up a matchup against Troup County.
For the losers bracket, Luella will face Cairo, Cross Creek will face Central-Carroll, Columbus will face Baldwin and Perry will meet North Oconee. Blessed Trinity, Woodward, Heritage and Marist each await the winners of the first round of the losers bracket.