Week 2 Prep Baseball Polls

Posted 2/28/2021


Week 2 Prep Baseball Polls

The second week of the regular season brought several changes to this week's Georgia Dugout Preview Magazine baseball poll.

Preseason Class 7A No. 1 North Paulding was replaced at the top of the Class 7A rankings with unbeaten Woodstock.

The Wolverines weren't the only team in the state's largest classification to make big moves. Grayson, ranked fifth last week, jumped to No. 2, while Lambert, ranked 10th last week, jumped three spots to No. 7. Meanwhile, Hillgrove and West Forsyth made their season debuts in Class 7A, moving into the poll at No. 9 and No. 10 respectively.

In Class 6A, the top seven teams remain unchanged as Buford continues to stay atop the 6A rankings. However, they are followed closely behind by Houston County, Carrollton, Allatoona, Pope, Winder-Barrow and River Ridge. East Paulding makes its season debut at No. 8, while Cambridge also debuts at No. 10. Last week's No. 10, Lassiter, also moved up a spot.

In Class 5A, Loganville hurdled Starr's Mill into the No. 2 spot behind top-ranked Blessed Trinity. Starr's Mill fell to No. 3, while Calhoun remained fourth. Harris County and Cartersville flipped spots at fifth and sixth, while Greenbrier and Northside-Columbus flipped positions at No. 7 and 8. 

Meanwhile, Ola and Walnut Grove made their season debuts at ninth and 10th respectively.

In Class 4A, the top five spots stayed the same with North Oconee leading the 4A rankings at No. 1, followed by Flowery Branch, Marist, Jefferson and West Laurens. Last week's No. 8, Benedictine, jumped two spots to No. 6, while Troup made its season debut at No. 7. LaGrange, last week's No. 6, fell two spots to No. 8. Northwest Whitfield and Perry stayed at No. 9 and 10 respectively.

In Class 3A, Hart County stayed at No. 1 followed by North Hall and Redan at Nos. 2 and 3, but Ringgold jumped two spots to No. 4, Cherokee Bluff dropped a spot to No. 5 and Oconee County moved up a position to No. 6.

Westminster fell two spots to No. 7, while Mary Persons debuted in the Class 3A rankings at No. 8. Appling County dropped a spot to No. 9, while Upson-Lee stayed at No. 10.

In Class 2A, Lovett stayed at No. 1 with Vidalia closely behind at No. 2. Bremen, Callaway, Jeff Davis and Haralson County each moved up a spot. Model, Pace Academy and Heard County are ranked for the first time at No. 7, 8 and 9 respectively, while Elbert County dropped a spot from last week to No. 10.

In Class 1A Public, unbeaten Schley County jumped from No. 4 to No. 2 behind top-ranked Gordon Lee. Charlton County and Metter dropped a spot to No. 3 and 4 respectively, while ACE Charter jumped a spot from sixth to fifth.

Irwin County made the biggest move, jumping from ninth to sixth after starting the season at 5-0. Commerce and Wilcox County flipped spots at seven and eight, while Bowdon, ranked fifth last week, fell four spots to No. 9. Bryan County moved into the rankings at No. 10.

In Class 1A Private, Wesleyan, Tattnall Square and Fellowship Christian remained 1, 2 and 3, but First Presbyterian Day jumped three spots to No. 4 after beginning the season 7-0.

Hebron Christian, last week's No. 10 team, jumped to fifth. Savannah Christian and Athens Christian moved into the poll at No. 6 and 7 respectively. Trinity Christian stayed at No. 8, The Heritage School stayed at No. 9 and Prince Avenue Christian jumped into the poll at No. 10. 

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