Lanier will continue their play in Class AAAAAA for 2022 but with an all new head coach at the helm of its program. Former Norcross assistant coach Tyler Maloof was announced in January as the new head coach for the Longhorns. There are high hopes for Maloof to be able to come in and turn the program around after a dismal 2021 season. Lanier was 4-6 last year under interim head coach David Willingham who took over for Korey Mobbs after he left for another job in Tennessee.

The Longhorns remain in Region 8-AAAAAA but their opponents have changed a good deal after reclassification. They no longer have to play Buford, Central Gwinnett or rival Dacula. Lanier’s 2022 region opponents are Apalachee, Gainesville, Habersham Central, Jackson County, North Forsyth and Shiloh. They begin their region play on Sept. 23 at Habersham Central.

Aug. 19 at South Forsyth

Aug. 26 Peachtree Ridge

Sept. 2 Johns Creek

Sept. 16 at Mountain View

Sept. 23 at Habersham Central

Sept. 30 Gainesville

Oct. 7 at North Forsyth

Oct. 14 Apalachee

Oct. 21 at Jackson County

Oct. 28 Shiloh

North Gwinnett

North Gwinnett remains in Class AAAAAAA but have been reassigned to Region 7 instead of Region 8 for the 2022 season. There has been no change in the top job for the Bulldogs with Bill Stewart remaining as the head coach. The Bulldogs fellow Region 7-AAAAAAA opponents include Berkmar, Discovery, Duluth, Meadowcreek, Norcross and Peachtree Ridge.

Their season kicks off at the Corky Kell Classic held at the Mercedes Benz Stadium on Aug. 20 with McEachern as their opponent. They travel to Archer on Aug. 26 and then finally hold their home opener on Sept. 2 as they host Winter Park (Fla.). The Bulldogs begin their region play on Sept. 16 as they host Duluth.

Aug. 20 McEachern at Corky Kell Classic

Aug. 26 at Archer

Sept. 2 Winter Park (Fla.)

Sept. 9 Parkview

Sept 16. Duluth

Sept. 23 at Berkmar

Sept. 30 Meadowcreek

Oct. 14 at Peachtree Ridge

Oct. 28 Discovery

Nov. 4 at Norcross


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