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SBLive’s Top 25 in Georgia high school baseball: Allatoona hot on Buford's trail

Both 6A teams remain unbeaten, with the Buccaneers rising to No. 2 behind the No. 1 Wolves.
Taylor Shultz photo by Ed Turlington

Taylor Shultz photo by Ed Turlington

It's continuing to look like 6A is the strongest classification this season, with undefeated Buford and Allatoona plus Houston County comprising the top three in SBLive's all-classification Top 25.

1. Buford: 14-0

Last week: 1

Buford continues to dominate its competition. The Wolves just swept back-to-back series against region opponents Lanier and Habersham Central. So far this season Buford has scored 131 runs while allowing only 33.

2. Allatoona: 13-0

Last week: 3

Allatoona is making its case to be considered the best team in the state. The Buccaneers have won 13 straight, and their last three have been super impressive — against Pope, Kell, and a seventh inning comeback victory over Lassiter.

3. Houston County: 10-2

Last week: 2

Houston County’s games were rained out last week including a top 25 matchup against Valdosta.

4. Loganville: 12-2

Last week: 4

Loganville is on a four-game win streak with three straight region wins. In those last three wins the Red Devils have scored 28 runs without allowing any.

5. Mount Paran: 15-1

Last week: 5

Mount Paran is on an eight-game win streak in which it has been utterly dominant. In that stretch the Eagles have scored 70 runs and allowed only seven.

6. North Oconee: 12-1

Last week: 6

North Oconee has been winning for a month straight while on its nine-game win streak. The Titans have one of the toughest defenses a team can come across, they have only allowed 18 runs all season.

7. Benedictine: 9-2

Last week: 13

Benedictine’s win streak sits at eight straight after defeating New Hampstead by a score of 20-3. The Cadets have scored 33 runs in their last three games and only given up three.

8. Etowah: 13-1

Last week: 14

Etowah continues to impress, as the Eagles have won 13 straight games after sweeping the season series versus Alpharetta.

9. Lassiter: 11-4

Last week: 7

Lassiter is 2-2 in its last four games, with wins over Sprayberry and South Cobb and losses to Kell and Allatoona.

10. Parkview: 8-5

Last week: 10

Parkview won the season series against Grayson, taking two of the three games. The Panthers' previous two wins came against North Gwinnett and DeSoto Central (Mississippi).

11. Pace Academy: 10-1

Last week: 9

Pace Academy suffered its first loss to Norcross but then rebounded with a 13-2 win over McCallie (Tennessee).

12. Lambert: 12-4

Last week: 11

Lambert’s six-game win streak was snapped by Denmark, but the Longhorns evened the two-game series up with an 8-3 win in the second matchup. 

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13. Woodstock: 8-3

Last week: 12

Woodstock has won seven of its last eight games after taking two of three in a series win over Roswell.

14. Marist: 9-3

Last week: 16