Composite state rankings through Week 1

7:40 am Aug. 26, 2015

Here’s a look at Georgia’s teams ranked on a consensus of six polls (AJC – Atlanta Journal-Constitution/GHSF Daily; GS – Georgia Sports Writers Association; GPB – Georgia Public Broadcasting; SA – Score Atlanta; Max –

Composite preseason state rankings

1:11 am Aug. 21, 2015

Here’s a look at Georgia’s teams ranked on a consensus of six polls (AJC – Atlanta Journal-Constitution/GHSF Daily; GS – Georgia Sports Writers Association; GPB – Georgia Public Broadcasting; SA – Score Atlanta; Max – Maxwell Ratings; and MP – MaxPreps). Records from 2014 are in parentheses:

Class AAAAAA
AJC
GSWA
GPB
SA
MAX
MP
TOT

1. Colquitt County (15-0)
3
2
1.5
2
1
1
55.5

2. Archer (11-4)
1
1
1.5
1
5
2
54.5

3. McEachern (10-4)
2
3
3
3
4
3
48

4. Grayson (10-2)
4
4
4
4
3
4
43

T5. North Gwinnett (8-3)
7
6
6
8
2

26

T5. Peachtree Ridge (7-4)
6
5
5
5

8
26

7. Roswell (8-4)
5
9
7
7

16

T8. Mill Creek (7-4)

9.5
6
8

9.5

T8. Tucker (10-3)
9
10.5
8

7

9.5

10.

Daily List: Maxwell Ratings’ all-classification top 25

7:30 am Aug. 14, 2015

Colquitt County should be considered the best team in Georgia based on recent history, according to the computer Maxwell Ratings. Buford is less than a point behind. No other team would be expected to play within 10 points of the Packers. That’s based on historical scores and extrapolation and not on returning personnel. Only seven teams below Class AAAAAA (listed in bold) made Maxwell’s list.

1. Colquitt County – 98.22

2.

Wheeler’s boys, Westlake’s girls lead basketball rankings

2:01 pm Jan. 4, 2015

Wheeler’s boys and Westlake’s girls are the No. 1 teams in Class AAAAAA in The Atlanta-Journal Constitution’s first rankings since preseason.

Wheeler (13-1) defeated consensus 2014 national champion Montverde Academy of Florida 72-65 last month to win the City of Palms Classic in Fort Myers, Fla. That ended Montverde’s 45-game winning streak and launched Wheeler into the top 10 of several national rankings.

Wheeler lost a game Dec. 29 to West Linn,

Final composite state rankings

7:10 am Dec. 17, 2014

Here’s a look at Georgia’s teams ranked on a consensus of six polls (AJC – Atlanta Journal-Constitution/GHSF Daily; GS – Georgia Sports Writers Association; GPB – Georgia Public Broadcasting; SA – Score Atlanta; Max – Maxwell Ratings; and MP – MaxPreps):

Class AAAAAA
AJC
GSWA
GPB
SA
MAX
MP
TOT

1. Colquitt County (15-0)
1
1
1
1
1
1
60

2. Archer (11-4)
2
2
2
2
2
2
54

3. Dacula (10-2)
4
7
5
3
4
3
40

4. McEachern (10-4)
3
3
3
6
5
6
40

5. Milton (11-2)
5
4.5
4
4
6
4
38.5

6. Grayson (10-2)
7
9
6.5
5
3
5
30.5

7. Tucker (10-3)
6
6
6.5
8
7
7
25.5

8. Etowah (11-3)
8
 4.5

7

13.5

9. Lee County (8-3)
9

 9
 10
 8
 9
10

10. Hillgrove (9-4)
10
8
8

7

11. Mill Creek (7-4)

10

9
10
4

12T. North Gwinnett (8-3)

9
10

3

12T. Lowndes

Final rankings: Benedictine, Mount Paran finish No. 1 for first time

3:17 pm Dec. 14, 2014

Benedictine and Mount Paran Christian won the first state titles in their histories this season, but in the end, most of 2014’s state champions were familiar names in Georgia high school football history lore.

Colquitt County defeated Archer 28-24 to claim the title in Class AAAAAA. Colquitt hadn’t won a championship since 1994, but the program had reached six straight semifinals under coach Rush Propst, who had gained fame in Alabama,

National rankings: Colquitt County retains top-10 spot in five polls

6:48 am Nov. 14, 2014

Here is where Georgia teams stand in several national polls. The numbers on the left are this week’s rankings; the numbers in parentheses are last week’s rankings.

HSFB100

3. Colquitt County (3)

31. Buford (26)

42. Ware County (54)

73. Grayson (77)

USA Today

5. Colquitt County (4)

11. Buford (12)

MaxPreps

9. Colquitt County (10)

13. Buford (12)

PrepNation

3. Colquitt County (3)

10. Buford (10)

CalPreps

10. Colquitt County (10)

78. Buford (58)

Scout

6. Buford (6)

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