Brookwood won the overall by 53 points.
Winning state championships at volleyball, cross country and track and field put Walton atop of the girls standings by seven points over Brookwood. With football taking second to Grayson and the tennis team making the state semifinals, the Raiders finished second to Brookwood by 60 points in the boys standings.
“We were watching it closely this year with us having won three state championship and another playing for a fourth,” Walton athletics director Christian Suttle said. “We thought we had good opportunity to win it but we’re not disappointed at all. It shows once again that the coaches are committed to success across the board. I’m pleased with them and am pleased with the athletes.”
Lassiter took fifth overall in AAAAA with Harrison taking sixth and North Cobb finishing ninth.
Allatoona took third overall in Class AAA behind Woodward Academy and St. Pius X. Allatoona took first in the girls standings by 28 points. The boys took fourth overall behind Woodward, St. Pius X and Carrollton.
Pope was also third overall in Class AAAA with the boys taking second and the girls finishing sixth, and Kell was ninth in the overall standings. In Class A, Mount Paran Christian was the only top 10 finisher overall, but Whitefield Academy finished third among the boys and 11th overall.
Both Walton volleyball and girls cross country defended their respective titles while track and field while track and field clinched its inaugural title.
Allatoona, which opened its doors in 2008, captured the schools first state championship in girls soccer and came close to getting another in girls tennis. The girls cross country team took third overall and both volleyball and girls basketball teams made the state quarterfinals.
The Allatoona boys scored the bulk of their points with football, boys basketball and baseball each making the state quarterfinals and cross country placing fifth overall.
“We’re real excited and had been watching all year,” Allatoona coach Benji Morrell said. “We were hoping that we’d finish first overall, but we knew our girls program is so strong and had a chance to win the girls overall for sure. The coaches have done a good job building these programs from nothing.”
Pope wrestling winning state for the second straight year propelled the Greyhounds in the boys standings. The boys track and field team helped by taking fourth overall while baseball made a return trip to the quarterfinals. The Pope girls were sixth with help from volleyball winning its third straight title.
Kell’s state title in track and field lifted the boys to fourth overall in the standings behind Marist, Pope and Chattahoochee. The boys taking sixth in golf also helped.
The Mount Paran Christian boys and girls took ninth in their respective standings. Both golf teams took fifth in at state. The girls competitive cheerleading team ended up state runner-up second while the girls tennis team advanced to the state quarterfinals.
The Whitefield boys got a boost with the basketball team winning its third state title in the last decade while the boys tennis program clinched its first following three-straight undefeated regular season performances.
Lassiter’s year was highlighted by both swimming teams taking second as well as competitive cheerleading, and Lassiter’s football team advanced to the state semifinals as the region’s No. 4 seed.
Both Harrison volleyball and girls cross country teams posted runner-up finishes while the girls soccer team and boys basketball team advanced to the state semifinals. North Cobb’s volleyball and boys tennis team also advanced to the state semifinals.