September 11, 2013

Northwest Georgia Prep Power Poll: Week 3

1.) CALHOUN (48) — 2-0; One of the top games in the state at Carrollton.

Next: at Carrollton, Friday

2.) CARTERSVILLE (47) — 2-0; Barden’s boys slaughter county rival Cass, 42-7.

Next: at Rockmart, Friday

3.) CEDARTOWN (38) — 2-0; Chubb limited to “only” 129 yards on 19 carries.

Next: vs. LaFayette, Friday

4.) RINGGOLD (37) — 2-0; Tigers going for fifth in a row over Central.

Next: vs. Cen.-Carrollton, Friday

5.) NORTHWEST (29) — 1-0; Bruins begin first of 3 against 7A-4A teams.

Next: vs. Pickens, Friday

6.) GORDON LEE (25) — 2-0; Trojans haven’t been 2-0 since the 2005 season.

Next: at Armuchee, Friday

7.) TRION (18) — 2-0; Since 2-8 record in ’11, Bulldogs are 12-3.

Next: at Walker, Friday

8.) RIDGELAND (11) — 0-1; Panthers hope bye week helps vs. River Ridge.

Next: at River Ridge, Friday

9.) SOUTHEAST (9) — 2-0; First time Raiders have been ranked in poll.

Next: at Gilmer, Friday

10.) CASS (5) — 1-1; Colonels drop five spots after Cartersville loss.

Next: at Heritage-Catoosa, Friday

Others receiving votes: Rome (4), Model (3) and Christian Heritage (1).

Voting publications: The Calhoun Times, The Daily Citizen, The Rome News-Tribune, The Summerville News and The Walker County Messenger

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