Girls soccer: Marist tops McIntosh in battle of top-ranked teams

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Harrison remained unbeaten and clinched the Region 4-AAAAAA title by defeating Kennesaw Mountain 3-0 Tuesday. The Hoyas are still No. 1 in Georgia’s highest classification and will look to finish off the regular season undefeated when they face North Paulding on the road Tuesday.

The top teams from Class AAAAA and Class AAAA squared off against each other last Wednesday, and McIntosh got manhandled

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Credit: Stephen Black - Score Atlanta

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by Marist 6-0. Second-ranked Pope is hot on McIntosh’s trail after beating No. 7 Northview 1-0 last Friday. In Class AAAAA, Villa Rica is making an appearance at No. 9 in the rankings after upsetting Northgate 3-2 last Thursday.

Class AAA No. 1 St. Pius and Class AA No. 1 Greater Atlanta Christian both scored convincing victories last Thursday. St. Pius took care of No. 5 Woodward Academy 3-0 while Greater Atlanta Christian blanked Lovett 2-0.

Class A No. 1 First Presbyterian traveled to Brookstone last Thursday and came away with a 5-0 win. Jordan, which picked up a victory over Bremen, moved into the Class AA top 10. In Class A, Atlanta International School slid into the 10th spot following a 2-1 defeat of Walker and a close 1-0 loss to ninth-ranked Pace Academy.

Class AAAAAA

1. Harrison

2. Grayson

3. Parkview

4. Brookwood

5. Peachtree Ridge

6. Walton

7. Milton

8. Duluth

9. Lassiter

10. East Coweta

Class AAAAA

1. McIntosh

2. Pope

3. Northgate

4. Starr’s Mill

5. Heritage-Conyers

6. Loganville

7. Northview

8. North Paulding

9. Villa Rica

10. Allatoona

Class AAAA

1. Marist

2. Veterans

3. Columbus

4. Grady

5. Spalding

6. Heritage-Catoosa

7. Alexander

8. Cairo

9. River Ridge

10. Chamblee

Class AAA

1. St. Pius

2. Blessed Trinity

3. Buford

4. Oconee County

5. Woodward Academy

6. Pike County

7. Dawson County

8. Cartersville

9. North Oconee

10. Decatur

Class AA

1. Greater Atlanta Christian

2. Lovett

3. Westminster

4. Calhoun

5. Armuchee

6. St. Vincent’s

7. Vidalia

8. Wesleyan

9. Jefferson

10. Jordan

Class A

1. First Presbyterian Day

2. Hebron Christian

3. Paideia

4. Fellowship Christian

5. Holy Innocents’

6. Calvary Day

7. Providence Christian

8. Mt. Paran Christian

9. Pace Academy

10. Atlanta International School