Many of the same teams in the boys Class 5A rankings are the same in the girls rankings. Norcross is at the top with Milton at No. 3 and Campbell at No. 6. Also, like the boys rankings, the girls Class 5A rankings are dominated by metro Atlanta squads.
Milton's win over perennial national power Oak Hill (Va.) on Saturday was the talk of the national high school basketball scene. Oak Hill was ranked No. 1 in the nation prior to the game, but the loss has cleared a path for another Georgia team to potentially take the top ranking.
Now that hoops season is in full gear, it is time for us to choose the Score 44 Hoops Edition! We went through the best senior basketball players in the state and chose only the top 44 boys and girls players for this list.
We’re a third of the way home in the 2010-2011 Regions Directors Cup race. The Georgia Athletics Directors Association has presented the award since 1999-2000 to recognize the very best athletics programs in Georgia.
Redan took over the No. 1 spot in Class 4A after SW DeKalb and Madison County lost games this past week. In Class 5A, Bradwell Institute is now ranked No. 9, while in Class 3A, Sandy Creek and Grovetown debuted.
In this week's Class 5A rankings, Walton and Newton each were ranked for the first time this season. Brunswick made the list in Class 4A while Murray County, LaFayette and Henry County debuted in Class 3A.
Saturday at the Junior Bowl, some very talented young men will go at it on the gridiron to show their stuff against the best in the state of Georgia. Several of those players have been preceded by family members who have made it to the ultimate level of their chosen sport.