After another big victory, one team has moved itself up to the No. 2 spot in the Rundown.
Northside continues to impress in 2017, moving to 4-0 with a come-from-behind victory over Carver Friday. The win is the Patriots’ first over the Tigers in school history and gives Northside its first 4-0 start since 2011.
Below is the latest rankings in their entirety:
1. Central Record: 3-0 (1-0) Last Week: Bye Week This Week: vs Smiths Station, 8 p.m.
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2. Northside Record: 4-0 (1-0) Last Week: W 23-20 vs Carver This Week: at Americus-Sumter, 7:30 p.m.
3. Manchester Record: 4-0 (1-0) Last Week: W 35-19 at Jordan This Week: vs Marion County, 7:30 p.m.
4. Marion County Record: 4-0 (1-0) Last Week: W 45-20 at Lamar County This Week: at Manchester
5. Spencer Record: 3-1 (0-0) Last Week: W 26-13 at Dougherty This Week: at Crisp County, 7:30 p.m.
With two extra days to prepare, the Greenwave made quick work of Dougherty. Quarterback Dy'Javius Nathan came through in a big way, scoring four total touchdowns in the victory. The Greenwave will have their luck cut out for them on the road against Crisp County, which has lost one time in its last 17 games.
6. Hardaway Record: 1-3 (0-1) Last Week: L 9-7 at Cairo This Week: vs Columbus (Kinnett Stadium), 7:30
7. Harris County Record: 2-2 (0-0) Last Week: L 49-22 at Perry This Week: at Callaway, 7:30 p.m.
8. Glenwood Record: 2-3 (0-2) Last Week: L 28-27 vs Tuscaloosa Academy This Week: at Morgan Academy, 8 p.m.
Entering the season, the Gators were expected to be a force in AISA Class 3A but have recently hit a snag with two consecutive one-point losses. Glenwood will face a big test this week at Morgan Academy, a team that handed the Gators a 34-6 defeat in 2016.
9. Chattahoochee County Record: 2-2 (2-1) Last Week: L 33-20 vs Mitchell County This Week: Bye Week
10. Brookstone Record: 3-1 (0-0) Last Week: Bye Week This Week: at Greenville
11. Columbus Record: 1-2 (0-0) Last Week: Bye Week This Week: vs Hardaway (Kinnett Stadium), 7:30
12. Calvary Christian Record: 2-3 (2-0) Last Week: L 31-7 vs Whitefield Academy This Week: vs Unity Prep Academy, 7:30 p.m.
13. Jordan Record: 1-3 (0-0) Last Week: L 35-20 vs Manchester This Week: at Upson-Lee, 7:30 p.m.
14. Russell County Record: 2-2 (1-1) Last Week: L 51-7 at Lanier This Week: vs Park Crossing, 8 p.m.
15. Carver Record: 0-4 (0-1) Last Week: L 23-20 vs Northside This Week: vs Westover (Memorial Stadium), 7:30 p.m.
Well, that escalated quickly. Up 20-10 in the fourth quarter against Northside, the Carver Tigers saw yet another game slip away down the stretch. Despite a perceived abundance of talent, Carver seeks its first win under head coach Calvin Arnold in a game against a solid Westover team. At some point, something’s gotta give.
16. Shaw Record: 1-2 (0-0) Last Week: Bye Week This Week: at Cairo, 7:30 p.m.
17. Kendrick Record: 0-3 (0-0) Last Week: Bye Week This Week: at Central-Macon, 7:30 p.m.
18. Pacelli Record: 0-4 (0-1) Last Week: L 47-7 at Tattnall Square This Week: at Central-Talbotton, 7:30 p.m.
19. Smiths Station Record: 0-4 (0-2) Last Week: L 40-0 vs Lee-Montgomery This Week: at Central, 8 p.m.
Jordan D. Hill: 770-894-9818, @lesports