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Class A Blog:  All four top teams stay the same in new power ratings

The second power ratings of the season are out, and with one week left in the regular season, all four No. 1’s stayed the same. Here is a look at each list:

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Rank School (AJC Rank) Record Points

  1. St. Francis (2) 16-4 12.84
    2. Mt. Bethel Christian (1) 15-4 12.45 
    3. Christian Heritage 15-4 12.05
    4. Riverside Military 15-4 11.27
    5. Eagle’s Landing Christian (3) 13-7 11.23
    6. Greenforest Academy (4) 12-5 10.98
    7. Athens Academy 12-1 10.54
    8. Lakeview Academy (7) 15-4 10.38
    9. Darlington 11-8 10.05
    10. Savannah Country Day 14-6 9.82
    11. Wesleyan (8) 14-6 9.70
    12. Walker (6) 12-5 9.67
    13. Holy Innocents’ (5) 11-10 9.54
    14. Galloway 13-4 9.35
    15. Pinecrest Academy 12-6 9.25
    16. North Cobb Christian 12-8 8.93
    17. Mt. Pisgah 11-9 8.03
    18. Prince Avenue Christian 10-8 7.89
    19. Mt. Paran Christian (10) 11-7 7.87
    20. Trinity Christian (9) 9-8 7.73
    21. Calvary Day 10-6 7.67
    22. Hebron Christian 9-7 7.59
    23. Stratford Academy 8-10 7.07
    24. Landmark Christian 9-10 6.94
    Items of Note: A quirk in the ratings system kept Mt. Bethel off of the list last week. The Eagles debuted at No. 2, even though they defeated No. 1 St. Francis last week (76-71, OT)… Defending champion Aquinas, No. 25, and No. 27 First Presbyterian, both dropped out of the top 24. 

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Rank School (AJC Rank) Record Points

  1. Calhoun County (1) 21-0 14.43
    2. Irwin County (6) 16-2 12.20
    3. Hancock Central (2) 16-3 12.01
    4. Wilcox County (9) 17-2 11.87
    5. Treutlen (3) 20-1 11.85
    6. Terrell County (4) 17-2 11.61
    7. Marion County 14-3 11.07
    8. Pelham (8) 15-4 11.01
    9. Montgomery County (10) 12-6 10.70
    10. Macon County (9) 13-5 10.49
    11. Wilkinson County (5) 12-9 9.87
    12. Chattahoochee County 15-6 9.65
    13. Clinch County 11-5 9.49
    14. Mt. Zion-Carroll 12-8 9.30
    15. Dooly County 12-6 8.97
    16. Georgia Military College 10-5 8.85
    17. Greene County (7) 16-5 8.66
    18. Schley County 10-8 8.61
    19. Manchester 10-9 8.33
    20. Lanier County 12-8 8.30
    21. Drew Charter School 9-11 8.16
    22. Claxton 10-7 7.96
    23. Bowdon 11-9 7.87
    24. Gordon Lee 11-9 7.55

Items of Note: After going 4-0 last week, Irwin County shot up from No. 9 last week to No. 2… On the flip side, after going 3-0 last week, Treutlen dropped one spot from No. 3 to No. 4 … Lincoln County dropped out of the top 24.

 

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Rank School (AJC Rank) Record Points

  1. Wesleyan (1) 21-1 16.07
    2. St. Francis (3) 16-3 13.24
    3. Stratford Academy (6) 17-1 12.89
    4. Holy Innocents’ (2) 14-7 12.87
    5. Lakeview Academy (4) 15-4 12.43
    6. Paideia (9) 15-3 11.68
    7. Eagle’s Landing Christian (5) 16-3 11.63
    8. Mt. Paran Christian 17-1 10.85
    9. Calvary Day (8) 15-3 10.73
    10. Tallulah Falls 14-6 10.42
    11. Athens Academy 12-6 10.39
    12. Darlington 14-5 9.22
    13. Prince Avenue Christian 10-9 8.93
    14. Savannah Christian 13-8 8.90
    15. Christian Heritage 10-9 8.93
    16. Landmark Christian 11-10 8.61
    17. King’s Ridge 10-7 8.51
    18. Greenforest Christian 13-4 8.30
    19. First Presbyterian 10-10 7.83
    20. Galloway 10-9 7.68
    21. Strong Rock Christian 15-7 7.35
    22. George Walton Academy 8-12 7.06
    23. Aquinas 10-5 7.01
    24. Brookstone 10-7 6.92
    Items of Note: Wesleyan kept its top rating even after losing to rival Holy Innocents’, which moved up one spot to No. 4, and has won five straight. No. 2 St. Francis has won five in a row as well… Landmark Christian illustrates the strength of Region 5. Even though the War Eagle have lost 10 games, at No. 16 they would host a first-round playoff game. 


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Rank School (AJC Rank) Record Points

  1. Marion County (1) 20-0 12.90
    2. Greenville (2) 20-2 12.51
    3. Telfair County 16-3 12.11
    4. Bowdon (9) 16-4 11.93
    5. Calhoun County 18-2 11.16
    6. Wheeler County 15-4 10.95
    7. Georgia Military College 14-1 10.80
    8. Dooly County 16-3 10.01
    9. Mitchell County 16-4 9.83
    10. Clinch County 13-4 9.68
    11. Wilcox County 13-7 9.45
    12. Central-Talbotton 10-6 9.29
    13. Towns County 11-9 9.01
    14. Emanuel County Institute 12-6 8.78
    15. Trion 10-9 8.25
    16. Lanier County 10-9 8.08
    17. Pelham 11-7 7.63
    18. Turner County 12-7 7.53
    19. Quitman County 9-6 7.45
    20. Lake Oconee Academy 12-7 7.34
    21. Commerce 11-9 7.22
    22. Schley County 9-8 6.88
    23. Stewart County 9-6 6.83
    24. Macon County 8-10 6.81

Items of Note: The rating system does not like the public schools in Region 7. Despite a 14-1 record Georgia Military College will most likely need to win the region tournament in order to secure a spot in the top eight and a home playoff game in the first round of the state playoffs. No. 21 Lake Oconee Academy is the only other public school from the region in the top 24.

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