Carrollton’s 10 consecutive semifinal appearances is state’s top mark

Buford is in the semifinals for the sixth consecutive time, the longest current streak and tied for the second-longest streak in state history. Colquitt County is in the semifinals for the fourth straight time, the longest streak in the highest class since 1971. Here are streaks of four or longer:

10 – Carrollton (1959-68)

6 – Buford (2007-12)

6 – Decatur (1948-53)*

6 – Lincoln County (1982-87)

6 – Monticello (1962-67)

5 – Buford (2000-04)

5 – Calhoun (2008-12)

5 – Dalton (1975-79)

5 – Palmetto (1981-85)

5 – Rossville (1958-62)

5 – Thomasville (1955-59)

4 – Carrollton (1971-74)

4 – Charlton County (2003-06)

4 – Clinch County (2001-04)

4 – Colquitt County (2009-12)*

4 – Davis (1962-65)

4 – Lincoln County (1974-77)

4 – Lincoln County (1997-00)

4 – Lincoln County (2003-06)

4 – Lincolnton (1960-63)

4 – Manchester (1994-97)

4 – Northside-Atl. (1954-57)*

4 – Richmond Acad. (1959-62)*

4 – Rockmart (1954-57)

4 – Valdosta (1950-53)

4 – Valdosta (1968-71)*

4 – Wash.-Wilkes (1966-69)

4 – West Rome (1982-85)

*Highest classification. Decatur entered the highest classification in 1950. No school has reached the semifinals in the highest class five straight seasons.

Note: Lanier of Macon made the semifinals in 1948, 1949 and 1950 after winning the first Class AA championship in 1947, when there were no semifinals held.

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Go Trojans!

December 6th, 2012
11:45 am

Wish we could do that now!