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Daily List: Highest-scoring team in each classification

7:20 am Sep. 21, 2017

Teams that are averaging the most points through the first five weeks of the season:

Class AAAAAAA

55.50 – Lowndes

52.50 – Mountain View

48.50 – Parkview

42.75 – Kennesaw Mountain

40.50 – Lassiter

40.50 – North Cobb

39.50 – Walton

39.00 – Rockdale County

37.50 – Meadowcreek

37.25 – Pebblebrook

Class AAAAAA

46.00 – Habersham Central

43.75 – Douglas County

42.40 – Lee County

42.33 – Richmond Hill

42.00 – Evans

39.00 – Harrison

36.33 – Brunswick

36.25 – Tucker

35.00 – Greenbrier

34.25 – Winder-Barrow

Class AAAAA

49.67 – Carrollton

47.67 – Rome

44.75 – Jones County

38.25 – Kell

37.00 – Bainbridge

36.33 – Buford

36.00 – Clarke Central

35.25 – Flowery Branch

35.25 – Villa Rica

33.75 – Arabia Mountain

Class AAAA

46.00 – Southeast Whitfield

45.75 – Cartersville

45.00 – Cedartown

41.25 – Troup

40.75 – Burke County

39.75 – Pickens

39.75 – Ridgeland

37.33 – Perry

37.00 – Heritage

Four Questions with Jefferson County coach J.B. Arnold

7:10 am Sep. 21, 2017

GHSF Daily asked Georgia head coaches to answer these four questions. We’ll report from a different head coach each day.

J.B. Arnold, Jefferson County

1. What is the real difference-maker in winning and losing in Georgia high

Top games: Banneker pursues school record

5:35 am Sep. 21, 2017

When new coach Mario Allen met with the Banneker football players for the first time at the beginning of the summer, there was some skepticism. After all, Allen was about to become the program’s sixth

ELCA and Mt. Zion-Carroll sit atop latest power rating lists

2:28 am Sep. 21, 2017

After skipping a week due to Hurricane Irma, the Georgia High Schools Association/MaxPreps Class A Power Ratings are back. Eagle’s Landing Christian Academy (5-0) and its 27-game winning streak is on top of the private school list, while undefeated Mt. Zion-Carroll is No. 1 on the public side.

Here are the lists:

Class A Private

Rank
School
Region
Record
Ranking

1
Eagle’s Landing Christian
5-A
5-0
16.20

2
Calvary Day School
3-A
3-0
14.67

3
Mt. Vernon
5-A
4-0
14.63

4
Athens Academy
8-A
3-0
13.06

5
Prince Avenue Christian
8-A
4-0
12.92

6
George Walton Academy
8-A
3-0
12.83

7
Mt. Pisgah Christian
6-A
3-1
12.63

8
Stratford Academy
7-A
3-0
12.22

9
Mt. Paran Christian
6-A
3-1
12.13

10
Lakeview Academy
8-A
1-2
11.78

10
Savannah Country

Maxwell playoff projections after Week 4

8:10 am Sep. 20, 2017

Below are the current Maxwell Ratings’ playoff projections for each class.

The Maxwell Ratings playoff projections are based on a Monte Carlo simulation of the 2017 season. The simulation completed 1,000,000 seasons.

While the Maxwell Ratings reflect

Composite state rankings through Week 5

7:45 am Sep. 20, 2017

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 –

Best player in school history: Region 8-AAA teams

7:30 am Sep. 20, 2017

Stephon Tuitt was a U.S. Army All-American in high school, a Notre Dame All-American in college and a second-round draft pick in the NFL. He’s now a defensive lineman with the Pittsburgh Steelers.

The most interesting

Daily List: Twenty-four teams that are unbeaten but unranked

7:20 am Sep. 20, 2017

Twenty-four teams are undefeated but unranked in the AJC/GHSF Daily poll.

Class AAAAAAA

Lassiter

Meadowcreek

Mountain View

North Paulding

South Forsyth

Class AAAAAA

Bradwell Institute

Greenbrier

Richmond Hill

Class AAAAA

Banneker

Cedar Shoals

McIntosh

North Springs

Class AAAA

Heritage (Ringgold)

Northside (Columbus)

Southeast Whitfield

Class AAA

Troup

Union County

Class AA

Bacon County

Northeast

Toombs County

Class A

George Walton Academy

Johnson County

Marion County

Mount