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ELCA and Trion sit atop first power rating polls of the season

This season’s first Georgia High School Association/MaxPreps Class A Football Power Ratings are out. Two-time state champion Eagle’s Landing Christian Academy and Trion come in at No. 1 on the private and public polls, respectively.

Here is a look at each list. The top 24 teams will advance to the state playoffs.

Class A Private

First team out:  St. Francis (1-1)

Most represented region: Regions 6 and 8 both have six teams

*Least represented region:  Region 4 has 1

Worst record in:  No. 17 Walker, No. 21 Pinecrest Academy and No. 22 Savannah Christian are all 0-2

Best record out: No. 27 Wesleyan is 3-0

*Note: Regions 1 and 2 do not have private schools

  Class A Public

First team out:  McIntosh County Academy (1-1)

Most represented region: Regions 2 and 4 both have six teams

*Least represented region:  Regions 1 and 8 have one team each

Worst record in:  No. 15 Bowdon, No. 16 Hancock Central, No. 19 Greene County, No. 20 Warren County , No. 21 Twiggs County and No. 23 Greenville are all 0-2

Best record out: No. 33 Pelham and No. 35 Seminole County are both 2-1

*Note: Region 5 does not have a public school

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