GADA Directors Cup standings update for local schools
With only six GHSA football state championship games remaining this weekend before the end of calendar year 2017, Fall sports competitions for the 2017-18 school year are nearing completion.
The upcoming holiday break allows for a time to reflect on the competitions for the first part of the school year.
The Regions Bank GADA Directors Cup recognizes athletic departments in all GHSA classifications who have excelled and shown superior performance. The scoring structure awards points for twenty-five GHSA sports utilizing each school’s eight highest scoring sports for each gender with co-ed sports categorized based on majority number of participants. The Fall season includes seven of the twenty-five sports (girls cross country, boys cross country, softball, cheerleading, co-ed cheerleading, volleyball, and football).
Following, is a look at the Georgia Athletic Directors Association’s Directors Cup standings presented for GHSA regions involving local schools.
Rome leads the nine schools in Region 7-5A with at least 280 points and is in the top five in the classification led currently by McIntosh, Starr’s Mill, and Buford. Rome will accumulate either 90 or 100 points this weekend following the Wolves’ Class 5A state championship football game.
Woodland is third in Region 7-5A with 225 points. Cass is seventh with 57 points.
Woodland has 90 points for girls cross country, 80 for co-ed cheerleading, 30 for boys cross country, and 25 for softball. The Wildcats are 12th in Class 5A.
Cass scored its 57 points in cheerleading and the Colonels are 40th in the 5A classification.
Chapel Hill leads the seven schools in Region 5-4A with 303 points and is fifth in the classification currently led by Marist, St. Pius X, and West Laurens.
Cartersville is 13th in Class 4A and second in Region 5-4A.
The Hurricanes have 273 points with 70 points for volleyball, 69 for cheerleading, 53 for football, 45 for girls cross country, and 36 for boys cross country.
Region 6-3A is led by Calhoun which is also the top school in Class AAA with 483 points. North Hall and Westminster are currently second and third behind the Yellow Jackets in the classification.
Adairsville is eighth in their region with 110 points — 85 for cheerleading and 25 for football. The Tigers are 26th in their classification.
The other current classification leaders are Gordon Lee (1A), Armuchee (2A), Harrison (6A), and South Forsyth (7A).