Despite losing to W-W last Friday, the Lincoln County Red Devils remain the top-ranked public school in Class A football.
Eagles Landing Christian remained the #1 team in the Class A poll after whipping Clinch County 30-0 in Homerville. It was the worst home loss for the Panthers in the last 40 years.
Landmark Christian jumped to the second spot overall with a 37-18 thrashing of Wilkinson County. The Warriors, from the home of Honey Boo-Boo, are now 0-2.
Aquinas jumped from 7th to 4th in the GHSF Daily rankings thanks to the Irish nipping strong George Walton Academy 19-16 in overtime. Ruben Garrett rushed for 164 yards on 29 carries, and scored the winning touchdown.
The Savannah Area All-Stars (aka Savannah Christian) surprised Prince Avenue Christian 17-9 with a replenished defense. SC is now 5th, while PAC dropped to 7th behind 6th-ranked George Walton Academy.
In case you weren't keeping count, that's 6 of the top 7 teams that are private schools. The remainder of the top 10 have to play with those students living in their county: Seminole County is 8th, Wilcox County is 9th, and Johnson County is 10th.
Thanks to their win over our Devils, Washington-Wilkes jumped from 9th to 6th in the Class AA poll, just ahead of Vidalia. The Tigers would have a clear run to the Region 8-A title except for Jefferson, the defending state champ that has outscored its two opponents 98-0. W-W plays at Warren County this Friday.