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Buford girls remain No. 1 in latest sportswriters poll
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The Buford girls basketball team kept its top spot in Class AA in this week's Georgia Sportswriters Association poll.

For the second straight week, both the Chestatee (No. 7) and East Hall (No. 10 ) girls basketball teams were ranked in the top 10.

Buford plays host to region rival, No. 6 Greater Atlanta Christian tonight while Chestatee travels to Pickens to take on the seventh-ranked Lady Dragons. Pickens is the only team in Region 7A-AAA that has beaten Chestatee.

Class AAAAA
1. Norcross (7) 77
2. Milton 67
3. Wheeler (1) 61
4. Westlake 51
5. Meadowcreek 44
6. Centennial 36
7. Groves 30
8. Newton 24
9. Walton 21
10. Central Gwinnett 19
Others receiving votes: McEachern 6, Campbell 2, Peachtree Ridge 1, Valdosta 1.

Class AAAA
1. Rockdale County (8) 80
2. Richmond Academy 70
3. Fayette County 61
4. Hillgrove 52
5. Lithia Springs 39
6. Miller Grove 35
7. North Clayton 32
8. Chamblee 20
9. Bainbridge 15
10. Glynn Academy 13
Others receiving votes: Statesboro 7, Tucker 6, Madison County 6, Allatoona 1, Clarke Central 1, Winder-Barrow 1.

Class AAA
1. Monroe-Albany (4) 74
2. LaGrange (2) 71
3. South Atlanta (1) 63
4. Columbia (1) 52
5. Elbert County 49
6. Liberty County 46
7. Washington County 32
8. Dunwoody 20
9. Westover 18
10. Hart County 8
Others receiving votes: Carrollton 6, Spalding 1.

Class AA
1. Greater Atlanta Christian (7) 79
2. Northeast-Macon (1) 71
3. Laney 59
4. Dade County 51
5. Thomasville 43
6. Decatur 35
7. Dublin 31
8. Benedictine 23
9. Rockmart 15
10. Blessed Trinity 10
Others receiving votes: Manchester 8, McIntosh County Academy 5, Buford 3, Jefferson 3, Chattooga 2, Callaway 1, Swainsboro 1.

Class A
1. Wilkinson County (7) 79
2. Whitefield Academy (1) 67
3. Wilcox County 55
4. Claxton 54
5. Lanier County 43
6. Wesleyan 40
7. Pace Academy 23
(tie) Terrell County 23
9. Greenville 21
10. Paideia 16
Others receiving votes: Gordon Lee 9, Aquinas 7, Bowdon 2, Montgomery County 1.

Girls
Class AAAAA
1. Redan (6) 78
2. Parkview (2) 74
3. Mill Creek 55
4. Norcross 47
5. North Cobb 40
6. McEachern 35
7. Bradwell Institute 36
8. Campbell 32
9. Westlake 18
10. Northside-Warner Robins 10
Others receiving votes: Etowah 5, Chattahoochee 3, Marietta 3, Stephenson 3.

Class AAAA
1. Fayette County (4) 75
2. Rome (4) 73
3. Southwest DeKalb 62
4. Northwest Whitfield 53
5. Bainbridge 39
6. Salem 31
7. Mays 22
8. Osborne 20
9. Douglas County 17
10. Statesboro 16
Others receiving votes: Forest Park 14, Butler 6, Westside-Macon 6, Hillgrove 3, Dutchtown 2.

Class AAA
1. Kendrick (8) 80
2. Carver-Atlanta 69
3. Columbia 54
4. Washington County 49
5. Lakeview-Fort Oglethorpe 41
6. Pickens 35
7. Chestatee 33
8. Rutland 28
9. Westover 13
10. East Hall 12
(tie) Stephens County 12
Others receiving votes: Carrollton 5, Jackson-Atlanta 2, Spalding 2, Creekview 1, Liberty County 1, Northside-Columbus 1.

Class AA
1. Buford (5) 75
2. Vidalia (3) 70
3. Laney 61
4. Rabun County 56
5. Northeast-Macon 52
6. Dodge County 30
(tie) Greater Atlanta Christian 30
8. Thomasville 19
9. Pepperell 14
10. Fannin County 10
Others receiving votes: Crawford County 7, Henry County 5, North Oconee 7, Lovett 4.

Class A
1. Wesleyan (7) 79
2. Calvary Day (1) 68
3. Taylor County 65
4. Gordon Lee 53
5. Randolph-Clay 50
6. Paideia 41
7. ECI 28
8. Holy Innocents' 27
9. Savannah Christian 10
10. Southwest Atlanta Christian 9
Others receiving votes: Warren County 3, Prince Avenue Christian 2, Walker 2, Mount Paran 1, Turner County 1.

The following newspapers participated in the poll: The Albany Herald, The Augusta Chronicle, Gwinnett Daily Post, The Ledger-Enquirer (Columbus), The Marietta Daily Journal, The Rome News-Tribune, The Telegraph (Macon), The Times (Gainesville), The Walker County Messenger.

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