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Lacrosse Week 8 rankings

In Class AAAAAA, undefeated North Gwinnett and Lambert lead the poll with Lassiter solidifying No. 3 with its 11-7 win at Walton on Tuesday. Johns Creek climbed to No. 5 after Etowah’s 9-7 loss to Roswell. Mill Creek dropped to No. 9 after its 12-9 loss to No. 8 Chattahoochee and Walton slid to No. 10 with its third loss in four games.

In Class A-AAAAA, Allatoona reclaimed No. 1 after an impressive 19-3 win over Northview and a 13-3 win over Darlington to extend its winning streak to 11 games. Buford used a 16-9 win over Cambridge to reenter the poll at No. 10 and Starr’s Mill jumped Cambridge for No. 5 after the Bears’ loss to Buford.




1. North Gwinnett

2. Lambert

3. Lassiter

4. Pope

5. Johns Creek

6. Centennial

7. Etowah

8. Chattahoochee

9. Mill Creek

10. Walton



1. Allatoona

2. Westminster

3. Greater Atlanta Christian

4. Lovett

5. Starr’s Mill

6. Cambridge

7. Blessed Trinity

8. Kell

9. Wesleyan

10. Buford


In Class AAAAAA girls, No. 4 Chattahoochee held off No. 7 Northview 25-17 on Tuesday and the poll remains the same for the second straight week.

The major change in Class A-AAAAA’s poll came with Creekview’s 11-8 upset over Westminster on Tuesday. The win jumped Creekview to the top 5 for the first time this season. Starr’s Mill replaces Lovett for No. 10, but will have a showdown with Creekview on Friday to test the Panthers’ staying power.




1. Milton

2. Walton

3. Mill Creek

4. Chattahoochee

5. Lassiter

6. North Gwinnett

7. Northview

8. Harrison

9. West Forsyth

10. Centennial



1. Blessed Trinity

2. Kell

3. Cambridge

4. Westminster

5. Creekview

6. Wesleyan

7. Sprayberry

8. Marist

9. St. Pius

10. Starr’s Mill


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