No. 1 Baldwin, Fayette County, Spencer, McDonough and Monroe lead the Class 4A poll and Sandy Creek debuts at No. 1 in Class 3A after falling just short of the state crown last season in the finals.
Class 2A is led by reigning state champion Pace Academy, with Columbia, Thomasville, Butler and Chattooga solidifying the top 5. In Class A-Private, Mt. Pisgah returns at No. 1, but the field looks wide open and Providence Christian, Greenforest Christian, Christian Heritage and Galloway round out the top 5. Finally, in Class A Public Drew Charter debuts at No. 1 ahead of Towns County, Hancock Central, Dublin and Chattahoochee County in the top 5.