13 region "championship games" to be held this week

by: GHSF Daily Updated:

September 6, 2013 Gainesville - Gainesville's Deshaun Watson (4) prepares to pass against the Buford in the first half at City Park Stadium in Gainesville on Friday, September 6, 2013. HYOSUB SHIN / HSHIN@AJC.COM

Until 1990, when the GHSA expanded the state playoffs to two teams from each region, it was common for regions to hold two rounds of playoffs after the regular season with a true region championship. Those days are gone, but there are 13 games this week in which the winner is the region champion.


Alcovy-Lovejoy (R2)

Etowah-Lassiter (R5)


Mays-Tucker (R6)

Flowery Branch-Gainesville (R8)

Class AAAA

Burke Co.-Wayne Co. (R3)

Marist-Caver, Atlanta (R6)

Dalton-Gilmer (R7)

Class AAA

Cartersville-Ringgold (R5)

Class AA

Bowdon-Heard County (R5)

GAC-Lovett (R6)

Class A

Mitchell Co.-Seminole Co. (R1)

Calvary Day-Johnson Co. (R3)

ELCA-Landmark Christian (R5)