Lincoln County's Red Devils are ranked ninth in the GHSF Daily/AJC preseason rankings for Class A Public.
For the first time, GHSF Daily is splitting their rankings for Class A Private and Class A Public.
Defending champ Clinch County is at the top of the Public rankings, with Macon County (just moved from Class AA) second. Traditional powers Commerce and Charlton County are third and fourth. Irwin County, Marion County and ECI follow. Mount Zion of Carroll County, the team that handed our Devils their last loss, is eighth. After our Devils, the Blue Devils of Manchester moved down from AA to rank tenth.
ELCA tops the Class A Private rankings. Region 7-A foes Stratford Academy and Aquinas are fifth and sixth.
For other area teams, Thomson is ninth in Class AAAA. Jefferson County is fifth and Elbert County is seventh in Class AA. Vidalia, coached by Lee Chomsky, is third in AA.