It's official: and will remain region rivals.
The Georgia High School Association’s State Executive Committee approved on Tuesday , which includes the creation of the 6A class for the biggest high schools in Georgia. The vote was 47-1, with one pass.
Reclassification was based on this year’s enrollment of ninth- to 11th-graders for each of its member schools.
Also on Tuesday, the GHSA voted to have separate 1A championships for private and public schools, according to the Marietta Daily Journal.
The Hawks and Indians, now in 5A, are among the 63 schools out of the 65 originally proposed that will make up 6A for 2012-14. With the addition of Marietta High School, here's how the new Region 4-6A will look:
- South Cobb
- Kennesaw Mountain
- North Cobb
Meanwhile, will stay in the second-highest classification, going from 4A to 5A. Here's how Region 5-5A will look:
- East Paulding
- North Paulding
- Lithia Springs
- New Manchester
- South Paulding
- Villa Rica
The full reclassification chart is attached.