List: Preseason rankings of the 32 semifinalists

Cameron Robinson runs the ball for Mill Creek during the Westlake vs. Mill Creek High School Football game on Friday, Nov. 25, 2022, at Mill Creek High School in Hoschton, Georgia. (Jamie Spaar for the Atlanta Journal Constitution)

Credit: Jamie Spaar

Credit: Jamie Spaar

Cameron Robinson runs the ball for Mill Creek during the Westlake vs. Mill Creek High School Football game on Friday, Nov. 25, 2022, at Mill Creek High School in Hoschton, Georgia. (Jamie Spaar for the Atlanta Journal Constitution)

Five of the 32 semifinal teams were unranked in preseason. Six were ranked No. 1.

Class 7A

3. Colquitt County

5. Mill Creek

10. Milton

UN. Carrollton

Class 6A

1. Hughes

3. Rome

4. Roswell

UN. Gainesville

Class 5A

1. Warner Robins

3. Cartersville

7. Ware County

UN. Dutchtown

Class 4A

1. Benedictine

2. North Oconee

3. Cedartown

8. Troup

Class 3A

1. Cedar Grove

4. Carver (Atlanta)

5. Oconee County

7. Sandy Creek

Class 2A

2. Fitzgerald

3. Appling County

5. Fellowship Christian

UN. Thomson

Class A Division I

1. Prince Avenue Christian

4. Irwin County

6. Swainsboro

UN. St. Francis

Class A Division II

1. Schley County

5. Bowdon

8. Lincoln County

10. Johnson County

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