SBLive’s Georgia Top 25: Cambridge enters the mix as Ware County vaults into the top 10

Ware County scored the win of the week by getting off to a fast start and then hanging on against previously No. 2 Warner Robins.

And Cambridge makes its Top 25 debut after surging for one of the most thrilling wins of the season, a 48-47 overtime victory over Johns Creek.

Here are SBLive’s Top 25 Georgia high school football rankings heading into Week 10. The statewide rankings span all classifications.


1. Collins Hill (8-0)

Last week: 1

Collins Hill remains undefeated after beating North Gwinnett 35-7 on the road in a Thursday game.

2. North Cobb (6-1)

Last week: 3

Walton trailed by one score late in the second half, but North Cobb quarterback Malachi Singleton led the offense to pull away with a 51-29 win. 

3. Milton (6-1)

Last week: 4

Milton had a bye in Week 9 and will face Roswell on Friday in a huge rivalry game. 

4. Buford (6-1)

Last week: 5

Buford pulled off its third shutout in a row as the Wolves beat Shiloh 37-0 in Week 9.

5. Mill Creek (7-0)

Last week: 6

Mill Creek shut out its opponent for the first time this season with a 56-0 win over Mountain View. 

6. Cartersville (7-0)

Last week: 8

Cartersville remains undefeated after throttling a talented Blessed Trinity team 49-21. 

7. Lee County (7-1)

Last week: 7

Lee County opened up region play with a 29-9 win vs. Houston County in Week 9.

8. Ware County (6-1)

Last week: 23

Quarterback Thomas Castellanos led Ware County to a three-score lead before his team fended off a Warner Robins comeback, winning 29-21.

9. Colquitt County (7-1)

Last week: 9

Colquitt County beat Camden 34-31 in an overtime thriller in Week 9. 

10. Warner Robins (6-1)

Last week: 2

Warner Robins came of a bye week flat, falling behind big against Ware County and not being able to catch up. 

11. Creekside (6-1)

Last week: 11

Creekside notched their third shutout of the season, beating Banneker 41-0. 

12. Langston Hughes (6-1)

Last week: 12

Langston Hughes had a bye in Week 9 and will face Lovejoy this Friday. 

13. Jefferson (7-0)

Last week: 13

Jefferson had a bye in Week 9 and will face Chestatee on Friday. 

14. Lowndes (6-2)

Last week: 14

Lowndes beat Tift County 26-7 in Week 9 heading into a big home game Friday against Colquitt County. 

15. Brookwood (5-2)

Last week: 15

Brookwood’s defense looked rock-solid of a bye week in a 28-6 win over Newton.

16. Walton (4-2)

Last week: 10

Walton had some good spells on offense but couldn’t stop North Cobb in a 51-29 loss.

17. Grayson (6-2)

Last week: 16

Parkview was about to tie it up after two long fourth-down conversions as the game was coming to a close, but Grayson held on and won 28-21.

18. Westlake (5-2)

Last week: 17

Westlake had a bye in Week 9 and will face North Atlanta this Friday. 

19. Rabun County (7-1)

Last week: 18 

Rabun County shut out Banks County 63-0 on the road in Week 9 behind another huge game from quarterback Gunner Stockton.

20. Calhoun (7-1)

Last week: 19

Calhoun’s offense could not be slowed down as the Yellowjackets dismantled Woodland 52-6.

21. Benedictine (6-2)

Last week: 20

Benedictine ran its winning streak up to six with a blowout win over South Effingham, 56-7.

22. Trinity Christian (7-0)

Last week: 21

Trinity Christian had a bye in Week 9 and will face Brookstone on Friday. 

23. Oconee County (7-0)

Last week: 22

Oconee County had a bye in Week 9 and will face Monroe Area on Friday. 

24. Cambridge (6-0)

Last week: Unranked

Cambridge overcame a deficit to Johns Creek to score one of the most entertaining wins of the season, sealing the one-point victory by blocking an extra-point attempt in overtime. 

25. Woodward Academy (7-0)

Last week: 25

Woodward Academy shut out its opponent for the second time this season, beating Drew 42-0.

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