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Wednesday, January 17, 2018
7 of 8 No. 1 teams remain on top
McEachern and Norcross again take losses to strong out-of-state competition, but the top three teams don't move in Class AAAAAAA. Peachtree Ridge defeated Collins Hill for the second time this year and shoots ahead of the Eagles. No. 9 Meadowcreek lost to undefeated Morgan County in overtime but earned a 12-point win over Wheeler, which is hanging on at No. 10. No. 6 Newton impressed with a 15-point win over Class AAAAA No. 1 Warner Robins.
The top seven in Class AAAAAA remain the same as last week's ranking, but Bradwell Institute moves one spot ahead of Creekview from No. 9 to No. 8. Despite a loss to Stephenson (just outside the Top 10) to even those teams' season series, Jonesboro stays in the final spot with a bigger win in the series.
Warner Robins reclaimed No. 1 in Class AAAAA after a 65-64 loss to unranked Cedar Shoals dropped Buford to No. 2. Miller Grove retained its spot at No. 3 after holding off No. 4 Southwest DeKalb 63-58 in overtime and defeating No. 5 Lithonia 47-34. Stockbridge's 76-69 win over Woodland-Stockbridge jumped the Eagles to No. 8.
In Class AAAA, defending champion Upson-Lee and No. 2 St. Pius continue their dominance over region competition and one-loss Mary Persons rounds out the top three. No. 4 Americus-Sumter held off No. 5 Carver-Columbus 125-122 in a six-overtime thriller last Friday and wasn't punished for its loss to Westover the next night. The win did, however, extend Westover's winning streak to 11 games, and as a result Westover jumped to No. 6.
Morgan County (17-0) has yet to be dethroned as the top-ranked team in Class AAA. Jenkins is a close contender after beating No. 9 Windsor Forest 61-57. Johnson-Savannah is coming off a 92-77 victory over No. 9 Windsor Forest as well.
Glenn Hills (16-0) is still the team to beat in Class AA. Washington County made the big slide this week after falling to Dodge County 65-59 and Southwest 47-45.
Manchester bested previous second-ranked Central-Talbotton to continue its control of Class A-Public. Calhoun County's 31-point win over Seminole County helped it sneak into this week's No. 2 spot. Lanier County's sound victories over Telfair County and Atkinson County put it in the top three after being ranked No. 4.
St. Francis remains at the No. 1 spot after 79-35 and 70-33 wins over Mt. Paran Christian. Aquinas increased its win streak to seven and remains at the No. 2 spot. Eagle's Landing Christian, which defeated Strong Rock Christian 96-15, checks in at No. 3.
1. McEachern
2. Pebblebrook
3. Norcross
4. Mountain View
5. Peachtree Ridge
6. Newton
7. Collins Hill
8. Grayson
9. Meadowcreek
10. Wheeler
1. Brunswick
2. Gainesville
3. Langston Hughes
4. Cambridge
5. Tri-Cities
6. Douglas County
7. Lanier
8. Bradwell Institute
9. Creekview
10. Jonesboro
1. Warner Robins
2. Buford
3. Miller Grove
4. Southwest DeKalb
5. Lithonia
6. Jackson-Atlanta
7. Villa Rica
8. Stockbridge
9. Eagle's Landing
10. McIntosh
Class AAAA
1. Upson-Lee
2. St. Pius
3. Mary Persons
4. Americus-Sumter
5. Carver-Columbus
6. Westover
7. Cartersville
8. Sandy Creek
9. Salem
10. Baldwin
Class AAA
1. Morgan County 
2. Jenkins
3. Johnson-Savannah 
4. Greater Atlanta Christian 
5. Westside-Macon
6. Cedar Grove
7. Central-Macon
8. Dawson County 
9. Windsor Forest
10. Pace Academy
Class AA
1. Glenn Hills
2. Thomasville
3. South Atlanta
4. Laney
5. Dublin
6. Washington County
7. Banks County 
8. Bleckley County 
9. Swainsboro
10. Elbert County
Class A-Public
1. Manchester
2. Calhoun County
3. Lanier County
4. Central-Talbotton
5. Georgia Military
6. Woodville-Tompkins
7. Pelham
8. Montgomery County
9. Wilcox County
10. Wilkinson County
Class A-Private Boys
1. St. Francis
2. Aquinas
3. Eagle's Landing Christian
4. Christian Heritage
5. Stratford Academy
6. North Cobb
7. Holy Innocents'
8. Walker
9. Lakeview Academy
10. Savannah Christian
Norcross, McEachern on the move in 7A
Two preseason favorites that had accrued a handful of losses each made big moves this week in the highest classification. Norcross moved up from No. 5 to No. 3 after a big win over Class AAAAA No. 1 Buford on MLK Day. McEachern moved from No. 8 to No. 5 after defeating two of Alabama's best teams back-to-back. Westlake and Collins Hill remain in the No. 1 and No. 2 spots, respectively.

Lovejoy remains on top of Class AAAAAA for the second-straight week. Harrison falls to Class AAAAA No. 1 Buford but stays No. 2, and Winder-Barrow absorbs a 30-point loss to Riverdale (Tenn.), a top-three team nationally according to MaxPreps, but stays in third. Alpharetta drops out of the Top 10 after back-to-back losses. Sequoyah enteres the rankings at No. 10.

Dutchtown slid in the Class AAAAA poll from No. 2 to No. 7 after a 54-46 loss to Eagle's Landing. Flowery Branch is the new No. 2 and a surging Harris County squad moves up to No. 3.

In Class AAAA, Westover replaced Americus-Sumter in the poll following a 51-45 win over the Panthers and makes its debut at No. 9.

The Beach Lady Bulldogs (16-1) hold the top spot in Class AAA with fellow 2016 semifinalist Greater Atlanta Christian chasing. But the talent churning beneath the top two is undeniable. Unbeaten No. 3 Franklin County, No. 4 Johnson-Savannah (10-3) and No. 5 Central-Macon (13-2) are waiting, patiently.

In Class AA, unbeaten Laney (17-0, 7-0) was hardly challenged through the holidays and into region play after surviving a 67-60 victory over No. 8 Josey. Dodge County fell from No. 2 to No. 6 following a loss to new No. 3 Washington County, 71-52.

Greensville's eight-game win streak extended after a dominating 82-19 win over Hawkinsville, keeping them at the top of Class A-Public. Telfair County's loss to Wilcox County allowed Pelham to squeeze into the No. 2 spot. Telfair remains in the top three and will look to bounce back against Echols County.

Holy Innocents' has now won 15 straight games and remains at the top of Class A-Private. Wesleyan rolled over Galloway 94-31, keeping the Lady Wolves at the No. 2 spot. St. Francis' three losses on the year are all to No. 1-ranked teams. Their matchup against King's Ridge should continue their success streak.

1. Westlake
2. Collins Hill
3. Norcross
4. Cherokee
5. McEachern
6. North Forsyth
7. Newton
8. South Gwinnett
9. Colquitt County
10. Hillgrove

1. Lovejoy
2. Harrison
3. Winder-Barrow
4. Lanier
5. Forest Park
6. Tucker
7. Stephenson
8. Northview
9. Creekview
10. Sequoyah

1. Buford
2. Flowery Branch
3. Harris County
4. Bainbridge
5. Villa Rica
6. Arabia Mountain
7. Dutchtown
8. Ware County
9. Carrollton
10. Fayette County

Class AAAA
1. Carver-Columbus
2. Henry County
3. Spalding
4. Luella
5. Northwest Whitfield
6. Madison County
7. Marist
8. Baldwin
9. Westover
10. Cross Creek

Class AAA
1. Beach
2. Greater Atlanta Christian
3. Franklin County
4. Johnson-Savannah
5. Central-Macon
6. Lovett
7. Haralson County
8. Hart County
9. Tattnall County
10. Sonoraville

Class AA
1. Laney
2. Banks County
3. Washington County
4. Swainsboro
5. Putnam County
6. Dodge
7. Rabun County
8. Josey
9. Model
10. Bryan County

Class A-Public
1. Greenville
2. Pelham
3. Telfair County
4. Wheeler County
5. Georgia Military
6. Macon County
7. Wilcox County
8. Terrell County
9. Marion County
10. Bowdon

Class A-Private
1. Holy Innocents'
2. Wesleyan
3. St. Francis
4. Our Lady of Mercy
5. Calvary Day
6. Stratford Academy
7. Prince Avenue
8. Paideia
9. Christian Heritage
10. Athens Academy

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