Again, it’s another week of not much movement for our area teams. Undefeated Hattiesburg stays put at No. 5 in the Overall Poll and No. 2 in the 5A poll, but Lumberton (7-2) did move up to No. 4 in the 1A Poll after being ranked No. 5 last week.
Not much changed in this week’s Associated Press Prep Poll, as the Hattiesburg remains the only team in the area ranked in Overall Top 10 at No. 5. Petal is also receiving a vote in the poll, but it’s 15 votes behind No. 10 East Central.
Lumberton dropped from T-4 to sitting alone at No. 5 in the 1A poll, too.
There wasn’t many changes in this week’s Associated Press Prep Poll, as the Hattiesburg Tigers remain the lone team in the Overall Top 10 at No. 5. The Tigers are just three votes behind Starkville, though.
Hattiesburg also stays put at No. 2 in the 5A Poll.
Marlo Dorsey has been named as as the new executive director of the Hattiesburg Tourism Commission. Dorsey’s position was effective Oct. 1. She was chosen after an executive search process with nationally-recognized firm Searchwide.
Hattiesburg is now the lone area team in the AP Top 10, as it stays in the No. 5 slot, and Oak Grove, which was No. 8 last week, dropped out after its loss to Petal. The Warriors are receiving votes, though.
Lumberton remains at No. 3 in the 1A poll, and PCS is the leading vote-getting not in the Private School Top 5.
Oak Grove and Hattiesburg each jumped two spots in the Overall poll, coming in at No. 4 and No. 6 in the entire state, respectively. The two will meet this week in a Week 4 contest at Hattiesburg High School.