Aquinas football remained No. 1 in advance of its home opener on Friday.
The Irish received 13 of 14 first-place votes in the Georgia Sports Writers Association Class A high school football poll. The Irish, who are 2-0 and had a bye this past week, were a unanimous pick previously. No. 4 Mount Paran Christian took the other No. 1 vote in this week’s poll.
Of the four ranked local teams, only Burke County moved in its poll. The Bears lost to No. 3 Griffin, 36-22, and dropped three spots to eighth in Class AAAA.