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Friday September 4th, 2015 12:42PM

Football: Area representatives stay the same despite some jockeying in rankings

By staff, wire reports
Buford, Gainesville, Jefferson, Mill Creek, North Gwinnett and North Hall each kept their places in the latest Georgia Sports Writers Association prep football rankings, released Tuesday.

Gainesville, Mill Creek and North Hall all moved up in their respective classifications, while Jefferson fell and Buford and North Gwinnett remained at No. 1.

The Hawks (3-0) made the biggest jump, climbing to No. 5 in Class AAAAAA after a 42-3 defeat of Mountain View. Mill Creek faces No. 4 Peachtree Ridge (3-0) on Friday.

Meanwhile, North Hall (3-0) moved up one spot to fifth in Class AAA after a 41-34 defeat of Jefferson (2-1) on Friday. The Trojans are off this week, as are the Dragons, who dropped three spots to No. 7 after the defeat.

Gainesville (2-1) also climbed one position to No. 5 in Class AAAAA after a 68-0 blowout of Winder-Barrow. The Red Elephants travel to face Apalachee (1-1) this Friday.

Meanwhile, Buford (3-0) is also off this week after a 63-0 shutout of Hancock Central last week, while North Gwinnett (3-0) faces Meadowcreek (0-2).

Georgia Prep Football Poll, Sept. 17

The Top Ten teams in the Georgia Sports Writers Association Prep Football Polls of the 2013 season with first-place votes in parentheses and win-loss record, total points and position last week at right:

Class A
1. Eagle's Landing Christian (19) 3-0 190 1
2. Landmark Christian 4-0 169 2
3. Savannah Christian Prep. 1-0-1 144 3
4. Aquinas 2-0 110 5
(tie) Prince Avenue Christian 2-1 110 4
6. Lincoln County 1-1 88 6
7. Irwin County 2-0-1 79 7
8. George Walton 2-1 55 8
9. Seminole County 3-0 22 9
10. Marion County 2-0 17 NR
Others receiving votes: Pace Academy 12, Johnson County 7, Trion 5, Athens Academy 3, Mt. Paran 3, Emanuel County Institute 1.
Dropped out: Wilcox County (10).

Class AA
1. Greater Atlanta Christian (13) 4-0 182 2
2. Lamar County (6) 3-0 176 3
3. Lovett 3-0 150 5
4. Calhoun 2-1 109 1
5. Vidalia 3-0 108 6
6. Washington-Wilkes 3-0 98 7
7. Jefferson 2-1 88 4
8. Brooks County 2-1 57 8
9. Benedictine Military 3-0 47 9
10. Cook 2-1 14 NR
Others receiving votes: Manchester 10, Westminster 2, Bremen 1, Pelham 1, Thomasville 1, Westside-Augusta 1.
Dropped out: Thomasville (10).

Class AAA
1. Buford (18) 3-0 189 1
2. St. Pius X 3-0 167 2
3. Cartersville (1) 3-0 156 3
4. Washington County 3-0 130 5
5. North Hall 3-0 116 6
6. Jefferson County 3-0 87 7
7. Carver-Columbus 2-1 60 4
8. North Oconee 1-1 49 9
9. Callaway 2-0 35 10
10. Hart County 3-0 25 NR
Others receiving votes: Pierce County 13, Peach County 10, Ringgold 3, Woodward Academy 3, Decatur 1.
Dropped out: Peach County (8).

Class AAAA
1. Sandy Creek (19) 2-0-1 190 1
2. Carrollton 3-0 171 3
3. Griffin 3-0 145 4
4. Stockbridge 3-0 128 5
5. Monroe Area 3-0 105 7
6. Burke County 1-1 93 2
7. Statesboro 3-0 78 9
8. Wayne County 3-0 38 10
9. Westside-Macon 2-1 36 8
10. Mary Persons 3-0 27 NR
Others receiving votes: Marist 17, Cedartown 7, Riverdale 7, Grady 3.
Dropped out: Marist (6).

Class AAAAA
1. Northside-Warner Robins (13) 3-0 183 1
2. Tucker (5) 3-0 173 2
3. Stephenson (1) 3-0 153 3
4. Kell 3-0 127 4
5. Gainesville 2-1 110 6
6. Thomas County Central 3-1 92 7
7. Warner Robins 2-0 79 8
8. Allatoona 3-0 61 9
9. Ware County 2-1 22 10
10. Lee County 3-0 19 NR
(tie) M.L. King 2-1 19 5
Others receiving votes: Creekside 4, Union Grove 2, Bainbridge 1.

Class AAAAAA
1. North Gwinnett (19) 3-0 190 1
2. McEachern 3-0 171 2
3. Colquitt County 3-1 147 3
4. Peachtree Ridge 3-0 123 5
5. Mill Creek 3-0 101 8
6. Lovejoy 2-1 91 6
7. Hillgrove 3-0 65 9
8. Camden County 2-1 30 NR
(tie) Lowndes 2-1 30 NR
10. Valdosta 3-0 29 NR
Others receiving votes: Coffee 22, North Cobb 22, Norcross 19, Marietta 4, Walton 1.
Dropped out: North Cobb (4), Norcross (7), Marietta (10).
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