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ELCA, Irwin County stay atop latest power rankings

There was a little movement at the top of this week’s latest Georgia High School Association/MaxPreps Class A Power Ratings.

The top teams – Eagle’s Landing Christian Academy (7-0) on the private side and Irwin County (6-1) on the public side – maintained their standing from last week. But on the public side, Manchester (8-0) moved up one spot to No. 2, tied with Mt. Zion-Carroll (7-0), Jenkins County (6-1) held steady at No. 4 and Macon County (5-2) made a huge jump, six spots to No. 5. On the private side, Prince Avenue Christian (8-0) hung on to the No. 2 spot while Stratford Academy (7-0) rose three spots to No. 3, Mt. Paran Christian (6-1) vaulted four spots to No. 4 and Wesleyan (5-2) slipped one spot to No. 5.

Class A Private

First team out:  Lakeview Academy (2-5, 9.30 rating)

Worst record in:  No. 24 Athens Christian (2-5)

Best record out:  No. 26 Strong Rock (4-3)


Class A Public

First team out:  Seminole County (4-3, 9.20 rating)

Worst record in:  No. 19 Telfair County, No. 23 Towns County and No. 24 Lincoln County (3-4)

Best record out:  No. 25 Seminole County (4-3)

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