PREP FOOTBALL: Eastside's next opponent finds spot in Class AAAA top 10
Eastside will test its undefeated record against No. 8 Woodward Academy Friday. A win for the Eagles could thrust them into the Class AAAA top 10 rankings. - photo by File Photo

Check out the latest Georgia Sports Writers Association High School football poll:



Class AAAAAAA

School Points Last Week

(First place votes in parentheses)

1. Grayson (17) 170 1

2. Lowndes 151 2

3. Archer 126 3

4. Tift County 116 4

5. South Forsyth 92 5

6. Colquitt County 86 6

7. Walton 70 7

8. McEachern 55 8

9. North Gwinnett 34 9

10. Brookwood 16 NR

Others receiving votes: Mill Creek 8, North Cobb 3, Parkview 3, Milton 2, Mountain View 1

Dropped out: North Cobb (10)


Class AAAAAA

School Points Last Week

(First place votes in parentheses)

1. Lee County (15) 168 1

2. Tucker (1) 150 2

3. Mays (1) 135 3

4. Northside-Warner Robins 117 4

5. Dalton 92 5

6. Harrison 82 6

7. Coffee 61 8

8. Winder-Barrow 53 9

9. Alexander 34 10

10. Douglas Co. 15 7

Others receiving votes:  Brunswick 11, Glynn Academy 8, Langston Hughes 3, Richmond Hill 3, Sequoyah 2, Allatoona 1, Stephenson 1

Dropped out: None


Class AAAAA

School Points Last Week

(First place votes in parentheses)

1. Rome (16) 168 1

2. Stockbridge 147 2

3. Buford (1) 136 3

4. Warner Robins 119 4

5. Jones County 108 5

6. Carrollton 78 6

7. Griffin 56 7

8. Carver-Atlanta 45 8

9. Starr’s Mill 35 9

10. Flowery Branch 24 10

Others receiving votes:  Kell 5, Ware County 4, Wayne County 4, Bainbridge 3, Banneker 2

Dropped out: None


Class AAAA

School Points Last Week

(First place votes in parentheses)

1. Cartersville (17) 170 1

2. Thomson 153 2

3. Jefferson 119 3

4. Ridgeland 114 4

5. Blessed Trinity 92 5

6. Marist 84 6

7. Burke County 74 7

8. Woodward Academy 43 8

9. Troup 39 9

10. Cedartown 16 10

Others receiving votes:  Mary Persons 15, Heritage-Catoosa 14, Eastside-Covington 2

Dropped out: None


Class AAA

School Points Last Week

(First place votes in parentheses)

1. Cedar Grove (17) 170 1

2. Greater Atlanta Christian 144 2

3. Peach County 138 3

4. Jenkins-Savannah 119 4

5. Calhoun 100 5

6. Bremen 79 t6

7. Crisp County 66 t6

8. Monroe Area 55 8

9. Morgan County 31 9

10. Lovett 18 10

Others receiving votes: Windsor Forest 8, Pike County 5, Dawson Co. 1, Westside-Macon 1

Dropped out: None


Class AA

School Points Last Week

(First place votes in parentheses)

1. Benedictine (17) 170 1

2. Callaway 139 2

3. Screven County 113 3

4. Hapeville Charter 110 4

5. Thomasville 95 6

6. Rabun County 89 5

7. Brooks County 71 7

8. Jefferson County 61 8

9. Dodge County 28 10

10. Heard County 25 9

Others receiving votes: Toombs County 5, Swainsboro 4

Dropped out: None


Class A

School Points Last Week

(First place votes in parentheses)

1. Eagle’s Landing Christian (17) 170 1

2. Prince Avenue Christian 145 2

3. Manchester 132 3

4. Irwin County 102 4

5. Tattnall Square 92 5

6. Mount Paran Christian 78 6

7. Macon County 60 7

8. Emanuel County Institute 51 9

9. Clinch County 48 8

10. Wesleyan 26 10

Others receiving votes:  Stratford Academy 13, Athens Academy 4, Mt. Zion-Carroll 4, Commerce 3, Charlton County 2, Calvary Day 1

Dropped out: None


Publications participating: Albany Herald; Athens Banner-Herald; Augusta Chronicle; Brunswick News; Times-Georgian, Carrollton; Cherokee Tribune, Canton; Columbus Ledger-Enquirer; Covington News; CowetaScore.com; Douglas County Sentinel, Douglasville; Forsyth County News, Cumming; Gwinnett Daily Post, Lawrenceville; Macon Telegraph; Marietta Daily Journal; Savannah Morning News; Tifton Gazette; Walker Co. Messenger, LaFayette.