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Softball Jumps to No. 2 in Fifth GHSA Class-A Private Power Ratings

THOMASTON, Ga. – The Georgia High School Association (GHSA) released the fifth edition of the Class-A Softball Private Power Ratings on Tuesday, Oct. 6 with the FPD Lady Vikings ranking in at second overall in the polls.

The no. 2 rating is second time this season the Lady Vikings have been ranked second.

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 Class-A State Tournament.

The Lady Vikings (18-5, 6-2 Reg. 7) ranked in at 14.38, just less than point behind no. 1 Tattnall Sqaure (15.19). Third belongs to Brookstone at 13.98 and fourth place is Stratford Academy at 13.55. Rounding out the Top-5 is ELCA at 12.22.

For the entire list of GHSA Class-A Private Power Ratings from Oct. 6, click HERE.

The Lady Vikings, winners of four straight, return to the diamond on Tuesday, Oct. 6 for the first round of the Region 7-A Tournament, taking on Lincoln County at GMC Prep in Milledgeville, Ga. at 5 p.m.

A win on Tuesday, would mean FPD plays the winner of the GMC Prep/Mount de Sales game on Wednesday, Oct. 7 at 7 p.m. at GMC.

If the Lady Vikings win both games, they would play for the Region 7-A Championship, set for Thursday Oct. 8.

Times, opponents and location of that game will be determined later in the week.

Continue to check www.fpdvikings.com and @FPDVikingSports on Twitter for details from the Region 7-A Tournament.

The First Presbyterian Day School Department of Athletics strives to build the student athlete both in the playing arena and the classroom while upholding the school’s mission statement to educate and equip students to change the world for God’s glory. For more information, visit www.fpdvikings.com and sign up for up-to-the-minute news and scores by following the Vikings on Twitter at @FPDVikingSports and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/FPDathletics.

2015 POWER RATING HISTORY:

Oct. 6: #2 (14.38)

Sept. 29: #3 (13.38)

Sept. 22: #3 (11.89)

Sept. 15: #3 (10.85)

Sept. 8: #2 (10.03)