End of Regular Season Softball Power Rankings

With the postseason starting Monday, we bring you the official End of Regular Season Softball Power Rankings.

#1 LUMPKIN COUNTY

RECORD: 19-8 (16-2)
LAST RANKING: #4
PLAYOFFS: #2 seed vs Rockmart

The Lady Indians finished blistering hot down the stretch, and earn the top spot in the final regular season rankings due to that overall body of work. Lumpkin finished as the Region Runner-Up, and among the local wins are three against White County and Dawson County, and one each against Banks and Union. State tournament play opens with Lumpkin at home against Rockmark.


#2 JEFFERSON

RECORD: 14-7 (10-6)
LAST RANKING: #1
PLAYOFFS: #3 seed @ Luella

Jefferson stumbled just a bit at the finish line, but still earned a #2 spot in our rankings. The Lady Dragons are forced to go on the road to start the playoffs, going in as a #3-seed. That takes them to Luella. Jefferson’s wins includes a pair over Banks County.


#3 COMMERCE

RECORD: 15-10-1 (10-0)
LAST RANKING: #3
PLAYOFFS: #1 seed vs Chattahoochee County

Commerce had a fantastic regular season, and finished on a high note with a region championship (again!). Among the many wins includes beating Towns twice and splitting with Union. State starts with Commerce at home against Chattahoochee County.


#4 BANKS COUNTY

RECORD: 13-13 (5-4)
LAST RANKING: #7
PLAYOFFS: #1 seed vs Callaway

Banks County takes a giant leap after finishing extremely well, including rolling to another region title despite being the underdogs going in against Union County. The Lady Leopards host Callaway to open state playoff play. The season wins include beating Rabun and Stephens twice each, Union, and Lumpkin. They were also defeated twice each by Jefferson and Union, and once by Lumpkin.


#5 UNION COUNTY

RECORD: 12-7 (5-3)
LAST RANKING: #2
PLAYOFFS: #3 seed @ Heard County

The Lady Panthers won the regular season region title, but stumbled in the tournament, finishing third in 8-AA. That forces Union on the road at Heard County to start. Throughout the season, the girls beat Lumpkin and Banks twice each, as well as Commerce, White, and Rabun. They also fell to Banks, Lumpkin, Rabun, and Commerce too.


#6 STEPHENS COUNTY

RECORD: 11-16 (6-5)
LAST RANKING: #8
PLAYOFFS: #4 seed @ Sandy Creek

The Lady Indians finished as a 4-seed, and travel to Sandy Creek to open the playoffs. Stephens beat Habersham and Rabun both twice this season, and dropped two to Banks and one to Hab Central.


#7 HABERSHAM CENTRAL

RECORD: 16-12 (7-8)
LAST RANKING: #5
PLAYOFFS: #4 seed @ Alexander

The Lady Raiders got back to state, and travel as a 4-seed to Alexander. Habersham Central earned wins over Stephens and White this year, and dropped a pair to Stephens as well.


#8 WHITE COUNTY

RECORD: 12-9 (11-7)
LAST RANKING: #6
PLAYOFFS: #3 seed @ Sonoraville

The Lady Warriors closed as the #3 seed from 7-AAA, and travel to Sonoraville in that first round. White County beat Dawson three times and Rabun once this season, and fell three times to Lumpkin, and once to Habersham and Union.


#9 RABUN COUNTY

RECORD: 8-13 (1-6)
LAST RANKING: #10
PLAYOFFS: #4 seed @ Bremen

The Lady Cats finished as a 4-seed and travel to Bremen in the first round of state. Rabun beat Towns twice and once to Union, and dropped two each to Banks and Stephens, and one each to White, Dawson, and Union throughout the season.


#10 DAWSON COUNTY

RECORD: 6-12 (5-12)
LAST RANKING: #9
PLAYOFFS: N/A

The Lady Tigers just missed making state, and did earn a win this season over Rabun, but fell three times to both White and Lumpkin.


#11 TOWNS COUNTY

RECORD: 8-12 (3-7)
LAST RANKING: #11
PLAYOFFS: N/A

Towns County missed making the playoffs, and fell this season to Commerce and Rabun twice each.

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