ATLANTA — In this week’s Associated Press high school football poll, Class AAA welcomes two new members and says goodbye to two as No. 8 Thomson takes over for Chamblee and No. 10 Carver-Atlanta replaces Monroe.
LaGrange falls three places to No. 9 after their second loss as Cairo takes over for them at No. 6. Carrollton moves up two to No. 7 and the top five continue with Carver-Columbus still at No. 1.
North Hall remains at No. 3 after a 56-9 win over Lumpkin County, and Flowery Branch stays on the poll’s outskirts, among others receiving votes.
Although North Gwinnett won, North Cobb’s bye week moves them up to No. 1 in Class AAAAA.
Even after a convincing win last week North Gwinnett had to relinquish its top spot and settle for No. 2 in the rankings as North Cobb takes over at No. 1 following a bye week. No. 4 Harrison climbs two slots as No. 5 Lowndes and No. 6 Norcross fall one. Marietta takes over for exiting Grayson at No. 10.
The most significant changes in Class AAAA has Statesboro and Mays falling out to make room for No. 9 Cedar Shoals and No. 10 Marist. Baldwin advances one position and Fayette County two to share No. 5 while the top four remain the same. Habersham Central moved up one spot to No. 8
With the top-two positions unchanged (No. 1 Buford, No. 2 Charlton County) in Class AA, No. 3 Calhoun moves up a notch leaving Dodge County to occupy No. 4 alone.
Thomasville climbs four slots to No. 5 as Fitzgerald falls five to No. 8. Lovett becomes the newest member at No. 10 after Callaway’s second loss and exit.
In Class A everything remains much the same except No. 3 Dooly County and No. 4 Pacelli exchange places and No. 8 Brookstone move up two.