Burke County, Lincoln County, Swainsboro ranked in preseason polls.

A handful of local teams are either ranked or receiving votes in the football season's first polls. The Burke County Bears, a state semifinalist in 2010, are the highest-ranked area team, placing No. 6 in Class AAA. The complete polls are below, with local teams in bold.

 

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The Top Ten teams in the Associated Press Georgia high school football polls of the 2011 season with first-place votes in parentheses,win-loss record, total points and last year's final ranking:

 

Class A

 

Record Pts Prv
1. Clinch County (4) 0-0 94 1
2. Eagle's Landing (5) 0-0 87 3
3. Savannah Christian Prep. 0-0 76 2
4. Wesleyan 0-0 54 4
5. Wilkinson County 0-0 51 5
6. Wilcox County 0-0 50 6
7. Lincoln County 0-0 39 7
8. Emanuel County Institute 0-0 33 8
9. Charlton County (1) 0-0 26 NR
10. Darlington 0-0 21 10

 

Others receiving votes: Johnson County 8, Brookstone 4, Bowdon 2, Hawkinsville 1, Marion County 1, Aquinas 1, First Presbyterian Day 1, Bremen 1.

 

Class AA

 

Record Pts Prv
1. Buford (9) 0-0 99 1
2. Calhoun 0-0 86 2
3. Carver-Columbus (1) 0-0 79 3
4. Cook 0-0 68 4
5. Greater Atlanta Christian 0-0 47 10
6. Fitzgerald 0-0 45 5
7. Dublin 0-0 29 NR
8. Westminster 0-0 27 8
9. Brooks County 0-0 22 9
10. Swainsboro 0-0 15 NR


Others receiving votes: Thomasville 8, Jefferson County 8, Lovett 4, Putnam County 3, Callaway 3, Lamar County 2, Elbert County 2, Laney 1, Pepperell 1, Vidalia 1.

 

Class AAA

 

Record Pts Prv
1. Sandy Creek (8) 0-0 97 1
2. Carrollton (1) 0-0 85 2
3. Cairo (1) 0-0 79 4
4. Peach County 0-0 73 3
5. St. Pius X 0-0 52 8
6. Burke County 0-0 40 5
7. Allatoona 0-0 30 NR
8. Baldwin 0-0 28 9
9. Cedar Grove 0-0 24 7
10.Eastside 0-0 12 NR

 

Others receiving votes: Grady 11, Gainesville 4, Monroe Area 3, Spalding 3, Thomson 2, Ridgeland 2, Columbia 1, Cartersville 1, Washington County 1, Stephens County 1.

 

Class AAAA

 

Record Pts Prv
1. Tucker (6) 0-0 90 4
2. Statesboro (2) 0-0 78 3
3. Northside-Warner Robins (1) 0-0 77 NR
4. Chattahoochee (1) 0-0 50 1
5. Flowery Branch 0-0 46 NR
6. Brunswick 0-0 41 NR
7. Ware County 0-0 40 8
8. Starr's Mill 0-0 32 2
9. Kell 0-0 30 5
10. East Paulding 0-0 26 6

 

Others receiving votes: Marist 12, Clarke Central 8, Dutchtown 4, Griffin 3, Bainbridge 3, Lambert 3, Creekside 2, Dunwoody 2, Northgate 2, Whitewater 1, Pope 1.

 

Class AAAAA

 

Record Pts Prv
1. Brookwood (8) 0-0 97 1
2. Camden County (1) 0-0 83 9
3. Lowndes 0-0 75 6
4. Grayson 0-0 60 3
5. Colquitt County (1) 0-0 58 2
6. McEachern 0-0 46 10
7. Stephenson 0-0 45 NR
8. North Gwinnett 0-0 32 7
9. Hillgrove 0-0 19 5
10. MLK Jr. 0-0 8 NR

 

Others receiving votes: Collins Hill 7, Peachtree Ridge 6, Valdosta 5, Walton 4, Mill Creek 2, Norcross 2, Etowah 1.

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All Associated Press members in Georgia are eligible to participate in the high school football poll. Those who voted for this week's poll are: Augusta Chronicle, Augusta; Brunswick News, Brunswick; Times, Gainesville; Gwinnett Daily Post, Lawrenceville; Marietta Daily Journal, Marietta; Telegraph, Macon; Times-Herald, Newnan; Rome News-Tribune, Rome; Tifton Gazette, Tifton; Valdosta Daily Times, Valdosta.

 

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