List: Teams in each class allowing the fewest points through Week 9

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It's said that defense wins championships. Woodward Academy can attest. Its streak of four region championships ended last season after the War Eagles finished 37th in Class AAAA scoring defense, allowing 27.9 points per game. This season, they've cut that number to 4.9 points allowed, best in AAAA. Woodward (7-0, 3-0) is back on top of Region 4. Here are class-by-class leaders.

Class AAAAAAA

7.25 - Lowndes

8.83 - Roswell

10.29 - McEachern

11.63 - North Gwinnett

12.13 - Cherokee

12.14 - Milton

12.29 - Shiloh

12.71 - Hillgrove

12.88 - Colquitt County

13.43 - North Cobb

13.43 - Parkview

Class AAAAAA

8.00 - Stephenson

9.29 - Lee County

9.38 - Harrison

11.29 - Dacula

11.50 - Lakeside (Evans)

11.57 - Lanier

11.71 - Mays

12.38 - Coffee

13.88 - Mount Zion (Jones.)

14.63 - Lovejoy

Class AAAAA

10.88 - Griffin

11.14 - Southwest DeKalb

11.14 - Riverwood

11.57 - Decatur

11.88 - Carrollton

13.14 - Kell

13.14 - Bainbridge

13.25 - Veterans

13.50 - Warner Robins

14.25 - Buford

Class AAAA

4.86 - Woodward Academy

7.75 - Marist

9.71 - Flowery Branch

10.00 - Cartersville

11.57 - Denmark

11.75 - North Oconee

12.63 - Oconee County

13.14 - West Laurens

14.71 - Sandy Creek

14.71 - Blessed Trinity

Class AAA

8.38 - Jenkins

9.00 - Calhoun

10.80 - Liberty County

10.86 - Jefferson

11.43 - Appling County

11.71 - Pierce County

12.71 - Peach County

12.88 - Cedar Grove

12.88 - Monroe Area

13.25 - North Murray

Class AA

4.57 - Westside (Augusta)

8.86 - Toombs County

9.14 - Rockmart

10.14 - Metter

10.43 - Hapeville Charter

10.71 - Swainsboro

11.50 - Callaway

12.43 - Bremen

12.57 - Rabun County

13.00 - Pepperell

Class A (private)

5.43 - Athens Academy

9.57 - Aquinas

9.86 - Darlington

9.86 - Christian Heritage

9.86 - North Cobb Christian

10.71 - Mount de Sales

10.86 - Holy Innocents'

11.71 - ELCA

12.14 - Fellowship Christian

13.14 - Whitefield Academy

Class A (public)

2.57 - Pelham

3.67 - Irwin County

7.57 - Lincoln County

9.00 - Wilcox County

11.43 - Bowdon

12.00 - Mitchell County

15.43 - Schley County

15.71 - Johnson County

15.86 - Hancock Central

16.43 - Commerce

16.43 - Terrell County

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