Football Climbs to No. 17 in Eighth GHSA Class-A Power Ratings

THOMASTON, Ga. – The Georgia High School Association (GHSA) released the eighth edition of the Class-A Private Football Power Ratings on Tuesday, Oct. 27 with the Vikings (4-4, 2-2 Reg. 7A) coming in at no. 17 overall in the polls.

The ratings are used to determine the Top-16 teams from Class-A Public and Private. At season’s end, those teams advance to the GHSA State Playoffs.

FPD ranks in with 10 points after claiming a 31-9 Sub-Region 7 victory at Wilkinson County High School on Oct. 23.

For the entire list of GHSA Class-A Private Football Power Ratings from Oct. 27, click HERE.

The Vikings return to play on Friday, Oct. 30, hosting the Twiggs County High School Cobras (4-4, 3-1 Reg. 7A) for a Sub-Region 7-A contest.

Kickoff is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. at Austin Childers Field at George S. Johnson Stadium.

The Vikings defeated the Cobras in Jeffersonville, Ga. in 2014 in convincing fashion 55-28.

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2015 Power Rating History:

Oct. 27: #17 (10.00)

Oct. 20: #19 (9.13)

Oct. 13: #24

Oct. 6: #18 (9.37)

Sept. 29: T-14 (10.13)

Sept. 22: #14 (10.83)

Sept. 15: #10 (11.25)

Sept. 8: #11 (11.50)