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National rankings: Colquitt County moves into top 5 in two polls

  • 6:36 am Friday, October 17th, 2014 by Todd Holcomb

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

HSFB100

3. Colquitt County (7)

19. Buford (16)

33. Grayson (41)

61. Ware County (62)

62. Valdosta (74)

75. Camden County (75)

81. Hughes (83)

82. Lowndes (NR)

USA Today

5. Colquitt County (6)

12. Buford (14)

MaxPreps

13. Colquitt County (12)

14. Buford (13)

PrepNation

9. Colquitt County (8)

12. Buford (11)

CalPreps

20. Buford (20)

25. Colquitt County (32)

87. Lowndes (NR)

Scout

6. Buford (9)

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Composite state rankings through Week 8

  • 6:36 am Wednesday, October 15th, 2014 by Todd Holcomb

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
GS
GPB
SA
Max
MP
Total

1. Colquitt County (7-0)
1
1
1
1
1
1
60

2. Grayson (7-0)
2
2
2
2
2
3
53

3. Lowndes (6-1)
4
6
6
5
3
2
40

4. Valdosta (7-0)
3
3
3
3
10
9
35

5. Dacula (6-0)
5
5
4
4
8
7
33

6. Hughes (4-2)
6
4
5
6

8
26

7. Milton (5-1)
7
9
7.5
9
7
4
22.5

8. McEachern (4-2)
9
8
9
7
5
6
22

9. Norcross (6-1)
8
7
7.5
10
6

16.5

10. North Gwinnett (5-2)
10

10

4
5
15

11. Camden County (5-2)

10

8

10
5

12. Tucker (5-2)

9

2

Class AAAAA
AJC
GSWA
GPB
SA
Max
MP
Total

1. Ware County (6-0)
1
1
1
1
2
1
59

2. Allatoona (7-0)
4
3
3
3
1
2
50

3. Coffee (6-1)
2
4
4
2
4
5
45

4. Kell (6-0)
3
2
2
4

33

5. Northside, Warner Robins (5-1)
10
5
6.5
5
5
4
30.5

6. Creekside (5-2)
8
9
10
7
3
3
26

7. Carver, Columbus (5-1)
5
6
5

10
8
21

8. Lanier (6-0)
6
7
6.5
6

18.5

9T. Stephenson (4-2)
9

8
8

7
12

9T. Mays (4-2)

9
6
6
12

11. Carver, Atlanta (6-1)
7
8
9
10

10

12. South Paulding (5-1)

7
9
6

13. [More]

National rankings: Colquitt County in top 10 in three polls

  • 7:00 am Friday, October 10th, 2014 by Todd Holcomb

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

HSFB100

7. Colquitt County (11)

16. Buford (17)

41. Grayson (51)

62. Ware County (68)

74. Valdosta (NR)

75. Camden County (34)

83. Hughes (NR)

84. Creekside (NR)

92. Lowndes (92)

USA Today

6. Colquitt County (6)

14. Buford (14)

MaxPreps

12. Colquitt County (13)

13. Buford (12)

PrepNation

8. Colquitt County (8)

11. Buford (11)

CalPreps

20. Buford (13)

32. Colquitt County (43)

86. Grayson (NR)

Scout

9. Buford (8)

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Composite state rankings through Week 7

  • 6:24 am Wednesday, October 8th, 2014 by Todd Holcomb

Here’s a look at Georgia’s teams ranked on a consensus of six polls (AJC – Atlanta Journal-Constitution/GHSF Daily; GSWA – 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 (6-0)
1
1
1
1
1
1
60

2. Grayson (6-0)
2
2
2
2
2
2
54

3. Valdosta (6-0)
3
3
3
3
7
7
40

4. Lowndes (5-1)
6
8
7
6
3
3
33

5T. Dacula (6-0)
5
6
4
4
8
8
31

5T. Hughes (4-1)
4
4
5
7

4
31

7. Camden County (5-1)
7
5
6
5

9
23

8. McEachern (3-2)
10
9
9
8
5
6
19

9. Norcross (5-1)
9
7
8
10
4

17

10. Milton (5-1)
8
10
10
9
9
5
15

11. North Gwinnett (4-2)

6
10
6

12. Tucker (4-2)

10

1

Class AAAAA
AJC
GSWA
GPB
SA
MAX
MP
TOT

1. Ware County (5-0)
1
1
1
1
2
1
59

2. Creekside (5-1)
2
2.5
2.5
3
1
2
53

3. Coffee (5-1)
3
5
4
2
5
4
43

4. Allatoona (6-0)
7
4
7.5
4
3
3
37.5

5. Kell (6-0)
4
2.5
2.5
5
8

33

6. Northside, Warner Robins (5-1)
10
6.5
6
6
6
5
26.5

7. Carver, Columbus (5-1)
6
6.5
5

9
8
20.5

8. Stephenson (3-2)
5

7.5
8
10
7
17.5

9. Mays (4-2)
8

10
9
7
6
15

10. Lanier (5-0)
9
8
9
7

11

11. Gainesville (4-1)

4
9
9

12. Jones County (5-1)

9

10

3

13T. Harris [More]

Poll talk: Norcross in, North Gwinnett out (for first time since ’08)

  • 11:31 am Sunday, October 5th, 2014 by Todd Holcomb

No. 1 Colquitt County, defending champion Norcross and recharged state power Valdosta helped shuffle the Class AAAAAA football rankings this week after made statements in Class AAAAAA last week after impressive victories.

Colquitt defeated No. 3 Lowndes 45-27 in a Region 1-AAAAAA showdown. It was the most points allowed by Lowndes since 2000. Lowndes fell to No. 6.

Valdosta beat No. 3 Camden County 13-10 and moved up two spots to No. 3, the highest ranking for the 23-time state champion since 2005.

Norcross, which had been unranked since a 26-0 loss to Milton on Sept. 5, defeated North Gwinnett 17-10 in a [More]

National rankings: Colquitt County, Buford hold spots in top 10

  • 6:24 am Friday, October 3rd, 2014 by Todd Holcomb

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

HSFB100

11. Colquitt County (15)

17. Buford (22)

34. Camden County (35)

51. Grayson (82)

68. Ware County (91)

74. Sandy Creek (83)

92. Lowndes (81)

USA Today

6. Colquitt County (7)

14. Buford (18)

MaxPreps

12. Buford (14)

13. Colquitt County (15)

PrepNation

8. Colquitt County (8)

11. Buford (11)

CalPreps

13. Buford (15)

43. Colquitt County (52)

Scout

8. Buford (8)

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Composite state rankings through Week 6

  • 6:48 am Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 by Todd Holcomb

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 (5-0)
1
1
1
1
1
1
60

2T. Lowndes (5-0)
3
3
3
4
4
2
47

2T. Camden County (5-0)
2
2
2
3
5
5
47

4. Grayson (5-0)
4
4
4
2
3
3
46

5. North Gwinnett (4-1)
7
6
5
7
2
4
35

6T. Dacula (5-0)
8
8
7
6
7
8
22

6T. Hughes (3-1)
6
7
6
8
10
7
22

8. Valdosta (5-0)
5
5
9
5

20

9. McEachern (2-2)
9
9
8

6
6
17

10T. Peachtree Ridge (4-1)

8
9
5

10T. North Cobb (4-1)
10

10

9
10
5

12. Roswell (3-1)

9

2

13T. Norcross (4-1)

10

1

13T. East Coweta (4-0)

10

1

Class AAAAA
AJC
GSWA
GPB
SA
MAX
MP
TOT

1. Ware County (5-0)
1
1
1
1
1
1
60

2. Creekside (4-1)
2
3
3
3
3
2
50

3. Coffee (4-1)
3
5
5.5
2
5
3
42.5

4. Jones County (5-0)
4
6
4
4
9
4
35

5. Kell (5-0)
5
2
2
5
7

34

6. Northside, W. Robins (4-1)
7
7
5.5
7
2
6
31.5

7. Allatoona (5-0)
10
4
8
6
6
7
25

8. Mays (4-1)
6
9
9
9
8
5
20

9. Carver, Columbus (4-1)
9
8
7

10
9
12

10T. [More]

National rankings: Colquitt, Buford remain top Georgia teams

  • 6:36 am Friday, September 26th, 2014 by Todd Holcomb

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

HSFB100

15. Colquitt County (16)

22. Buford (24)

35. Camden County (46)

81. Lowndes (NR)

82. Grayson (35)

83. Sandy Creek (84)

91. Ware County (NR)

99. Valdosta (NR)

USA Today

7. Colquitt County (8)

18. Buford (20)

MaxPreps

14. Buford (14)

15. Colquitt County (15)

PrepNation

8. Colquitt County (9)

11. Buford (11)

CalPreps

15. Buford (14)

52. Colquitt County (46)

77. Grayson (71)

Scout

8. Buford (13)

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Composite state rankings through Week 5

  • 6:45 am Wednesday, September 24th, 2014 by Todd Holcomb

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
GS
GPB
SA
Max
MP
Total

1. Colquitt County (5-0)
1
1
1
1
1
1
60

2. Grayson (4-0)
4
4
3
2
3
2
48

3. Camden County (5-0)
2
2
2
3
6
7
44

4. Lowndes (5-0)
3
3
4
4
4
5
43

5. North Gwinnett (3-1)
7
6
5.5
7
2
3
35.5

6. Valdosta (5-0)
5
5
5.5
5

23.5

7. Hughes (3-1)
6
8
7
8

6
20

8. McEachern (2-2)
8
9
10

5
4
19

9. Dacula (4-0)
9
10
8
6
7
8
18

10. Lovejoy (3-1)
10
7
9

8
10
11

11. Peachtree Ridge (3-1)

10
9
3

12T. Roswell (3-1)

9

2

12T. Norcross (3-1)

9

2

14. East Coweta (4-0)

10

1

Class AAAAA
AJC
GS
GPB
SA
Max
MP
Total

1. Ware County (4-0)
1
1
1
1
1
1
60

2. Creekside (4-1)
2
3
3
3
2
2
51

3. Coffee (3-1)
4
5
4
2
6
4
41

4. Kell (4-0)
3
2
2
4
4

40

5. Jones County (4-0)
5
6
5
5
8
3
34

6. Northside, Warner Robins (3-1)
6
7
6
6
3
6
32

7. Allatoona (4-0)
9
4
7.5
7
7
10
21.5

8. Carver, Columbus (3-1)
8
8
7.5

9
8
14.5

9. Stephenson (2-2)
7

10
10

7
10

10. Houston [More]

National Rankings: Colquitt County, Buford continue to get high marks

  • 6:45 am Friday, September 19th, 2014 by Chip Saye

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

HSFB100

16. Colquitt County (18)

24. Buford (21)

35. Grayson (43)

46. Camden County (52)

57. Northside, Warner Robins (63)

84. Sandy Creek (80)

USA Today

8. Colquitt County (8)

20. Buford (22)

MaxPreps

14. Buford (18)

15. Colquitt County (19)

PrepNation

9. Colquitt County (9)

11. Buford (7)

CalPreps

14. Buford (12)

46. Colquitt County (42)

71. Grayson (NR)

79. Griffin (61)

Scout

13. Buford (13)

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