List: Coaches who led three schools to semifinals

Jefferson head coach T. McFerrin is carried onto the field by Jordan Tyler (left) and Conner Nations.

Credit: Brant Sanderlin/bsanderlin@ajc.com

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Jefferson head coach T. McFerrin is carried onto the field by Jordan Tyler (left) and Conner Nations.

Credit: Brant Sanderlin/bsanderlin@ajc.com

Credit: Brant Sanderlin/bsanderlin@ajc.com

Fellowship Christian coach Tim McFarlin became the ninth coach in GHSA history to lead three schools to the semifinals when his Paladins beat No. 2 Calvary Day 24-14 in the Class A Private quarterfinals last week. McFarlin previously coached state champions at Roswell and Blessed Trinity. Below are the nine, with the number of schools they’ve put into the semis.

5 - T. McFerrin (Elbert County, Forest Park, Jefferson, Lithonia, Peachtree)

4 - Jeff Herron (Camden County, Grayson, Oconee County, Prince Avenue Christian)

4 - Mike Hodges (Cairo, Miller County, Thomasville, West Rome)

4 - Charlie Winslette (Greene-Taliaferro, Statesboro, Tift County, West Rome)

3 - Charlie Brake (Morgan County, Warrenton, Westminster)

3 - Tim McFarlin (Blessed Trinity, Fellowship Christian, Roswell)

3 - Dexter Poss (Claxton, Evans, North Habersham)

3 - Franklin Stephens (Lamar County, Tucker, Ware County)

3 - Rodney Walker (Peach County, Stephens County, West Rome)

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