Every few years the GHSA executive committee is required to ratify a proposal offered forward by the reclassification committee, grouping member schools into various regions within classes based upon geographic location and enrollment size.
West Forsyth upended Hillgrove 40-28 after scoring 26 unanswered points in the third quarter. Hillgrove star running back Kenyan Drake was held to 19 carries for 39 yards and a touchdown. Drake also had five receptions for 44 yards and two scores as well as a kickoff return for a touchdown..
Kell ended Marist's 28-game home playoff winning streak with a dominant 30-7 win in the first round of the Class AAAA playoffs. The Longhorns raced to a 23-0 second-quarter lead, as three different players players scored. Early in the second quarter, quarterback Clay Dodson threw a backward pass to receiver Brendan Langley, who then tossed a 55-yard touchdown pass to Devon Williams. The double-pass score gave Kell a commanding 16-0 lead. The Kell defense held Marist to just one first-half first down.
It was the final night of regular season football for many programs in metro Atlanta as region titles and playoff spots were fought over. St. Pius clinched a region title against cross-town rival Woodward Academy while Walton clinched an undefeated regular season.
In an important Region 2-AAAAA clash Brandon Addison preserved the victory for undefeated Stephenson on the game’s final play, as the Jaguars defeated East Coweta 24-17. With East Coweta inside the Stephenson 10-yard line, Addison sacked the Indians' quarterback.
Fourth-seeded North Cobb upset top-seeded Camden County in a 6-2, 5-4 sweep in the first round of the state playoffs. In Game 2, the visiting Warriors needed two sacrifice flies in the bottom of the eight to win - one to tie the game and the other for the win. After giving up two runs to trail 4-2 in the bottom half of the inning, North Cobb scored on Casey Page's bunt single, followed by Rachel Bartoe and Kaitlyn Lawrence's sacrifice flies.