The Red Devils, who open their season Friday at McCormick, moved up a spot to No. 1 in the Associated Press Georgia high school football poll for Class A. It’s Lincoln County’s first No. 1 ranking since the 2007 season. The Red Devils received eight of the 10 first-place votes.
Eagle’s Landing Christian, which was No. 1 in Class A, lost to Washington County Friday.
Aquinas, previously ranked No. 9, jumped to fifth after its 33-13 win against East Laurens.
In Class AAA, Washington County improved from fifth to fourth and Thomson moved into the poll at No. 7 with a 21-14 road win at Burke County.
The Bears, who were tied at No. 1 in Class AAAA and won the AAA state title in 2011, fell to No. 8.