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New power ratings: ELCA stays on top, Mt. Zion-Carroll new public No. 1

Eagle’s Landing Christian Academy and Mt. Zion-Carroll are the No. 1 teams in this week’s new Georgia High School Association/MaxPreps Power Ratings. ELCA maintained its choke hold on the top spot on the private side, after winning its 28th consecutive game last week, 45-6 over Wesleyan. On the public side, Mt. Zion-Carroll vaulted into the No. 1 spot, up from No. 3 last week, after the Lions rallied for a 31-30 overtime win over Darlington.

Here’s how the Top 24 breaks down this week:

Class A Private

First team out:  Our Lady of Mercy (2-3, 8.93 rating)

Worst team in:  No. 21 Athens Christian and No. 24 Lakeview Academy (2-3)

Best team out:  No. 25 Our Lady of Mercy and No. 30 Strong Rock (2-3)


Class A Public

First team out:  Greene County (3-2, 9.50 rating)

Worst team in:  No. 19 Telfair County, No. 23 Bowdon and No. 24 Towns County (2-4)

Best team out:  No. 28 Seminole County (3-2)



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