Brookwood, Buford get top spots in poll

Photo by Christine Troyke

Photo by Christine Troyke

Defending state champions Brookwood and Buford were ranked first in their classification in the first Associated Press prep football rankings released Tuesday.

Brookwood is No. 1 in Class AAAAA followed by Camden County and Lowndes. Grayson is fourth and Colquitt County is fifth, while North Gwinnett is eighth. Brookwood got eight of the nine first-place votes ­— Colquitt got the other. Collins Hill, Peachtree Ridge, Mill Creek and Norcross also received votes but didn’t crack the top 10.

Buford is No. 1 in AA and Greater Atlanta Christian is fifth. Wesleyan is ranked fourth in A.