High school football: Georgia Sportswriters Association preseason poll

dmitchell@ledger-enquirerAugust 20, 2013 

Georgia Sportswriters Association Prep Football Preseason Poll

Class AAAAAA

School Points Last Year’s final ranking

1. Norcross (13) 130 1

2. Colquitt County 107 3

3. North Gwinnett 87 6

4. Lovejoy 69 2

5. Lowndes 64 NR

6. McEachern 63 NR

7. Camden County 53 5

8. North Cobb 52 4

9. Walton 19 NR

10. Mill Creek 15 7

(tie) Peachtree Ridge 15 NR

Others receiving votes: Grayson 14; Lassiter 12; Hillgrove 9; Valdosta 4; Brookwood 1; Wheeler 1.

Class AAAAA

School Points Last Year’s final ranking

1. Gainesville (11) 127 1

2. Northside-Warner Robins (1) 102 3

3. Stephenson (1) 89 7

(tie) Tucker 89 5

5. Thomas County Central 70 NR

6. Kell 57 8

7. M.L. King 56 9

8. Ware County 47 2

9. Flowery Branch 33 NR

(tie) Whitewater 33 4

Others receiving votes: Warner Robins 7; Allatoona 2; East Paulding 1; Harris County 1; Union Grove 1.

Class AAAA

School Points Last Year’s final ranking

1. Sandy Creek (13) 130 1

2. Carrollton 109 8

3. Burke County 104 4

4. Marist 87 3

5. Cairo 77 10

6. Stockbridge 52 6

7. Griffin 50 NR

8. Monroe Area 40 5

9. Statesboro 24 6

10. Ridgeland 19 2

Others receiving votes: Westside-Macon 13; Monroe-Albany 6; Baldwin 2; Riverdale 2.

Class AAA

School Points Last Year’s final ranking

1. Buford (13) 130 1

2. St. Pius X 99 2

3. Cartersville 84 3

4. Peach County 81 8

5. Carver-Columbus 79 7

6. Thomson 67 5

7. North Hall 58 4

8. Washington County 57 6

9. Blessed Trinity 32 9

10. North Oconee 13 10

Others receiving votes: Woodward Academy 7; Callaway 6; Elbert County 1; Pierce County 1.

Class AA

School Points Last Year’s final ranking

1. Calhoun (12) 129 2

2. Greater Atlanta Christian100 5

3. Lamar County (1) 95 3

4. Brooks County 86 6

5. Jefferson 78 1

6. Fitzgerald 76 4

7. Lovett 41 7

8. Cook 27 NR

9. Vidalia 22 9

10. Washington-Wilkes 16 NR

(tie) Westminster 16 NR

Others receiving votes: Heard County 14; Benedictine 7; Early County 6; Dublin 1. Class A

School Points Last Year’s final ranking

1. Eagle’s Landing Christian (13) 130 1

2. Prince Avenue Christian 91 3

3. Lincoln County 87 6

4. George Walton 74 7

5. Emanuel County Institute 66 2

6. Wilcox County 65 4

7. Savannah Christian 39 NR

8. Dooly County 36 5

9. Wilkinson County 34 10

10. Irwin County 27 NR

Others receiving votes: Landmark Christian 12; Darlington 9; Clinch County 7; Calvary Day 5; First Presbyterian Day 5; Miller County 3; Charlton County 2; Seminole County 2; Walker School 1.

The following publications voted in the poll: The Augusta Chronicle; the Clayton News-Daily; the Columbus Ledger-Enquirer; The Daily Citizen (Dalton); FastCopy Communications; The Gwinnett Daily Post; The Marietta Daily Journal; The Newnan Times-Herald; the Savannah Morning News; Score Atlanta; The Telegraph (Macon); The Times (Gainesville); The Walker County Messenger.

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