PREP POLL: Hattiesburg, Oak Grove still in Top 10

By STAFF REPORTS,

After a couple of teams had idle weeks, Hattiesburg stayed put at No. 5 in the state, while Oak Grove dropped a spot to No. 9 in the overall AP poll.

The Warriors did stay at No. 5 in the 6A rankings, and the Tigers are still behind West Point at No. 2 in the 5A poll. In 1A, Lumberton stayed at No. 3 after an off week, and PCS dropped two spots to No. 5 in the MAIS rankings.

Class Overall

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. West Point (9)

(4-0)

114

1

2. Pearl (2)

(5-0)

108

2

3. Tupelo

(4-0)

97

3

4. Starkville

(4-1)

68

6

5. Hattiesburg

(4-0)

63

5

6. Madison Central

(3-1)

62

4

7. Poplarville

(5-0)

34

9

8. Warren Central

(3-1)

33

7

9. Oak Grove

(3-1)

31

8

10. Olive Branch

(4-0)

20

10

Others receiving votes: Cleveland Central (1) 10, East Central 5, Jackson Prep 4, Northwest Rankin 4, Yazoo County 3, Philadelphia 2, Simmons 1, Picayune 1.

Class 6A

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. Pearl (10)

(5-0)

118

1

2. Tupelo (2)

(4-0)

109

2

3. Starkville

(4-1)

94

4

4. Madison Central

(3-1)

82

3

5. Oak Grove

(3-1)

43

5

Others receiving votes: Warren Central 21, Oxford 13.

Class 5A

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. West Point (11)

(4-0)

119

1

2. Hattiesburg

(4-0)

106

2

3. Olive Branch

(4-0)

92

3

4. Picayune

(3-1)

79

4

5. Cleveland Central (1)

(5-0)

78

5

Others receiving votes: Stone 6.

Class 4A

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. Poplarville (12)

(5-0)

120

1

2. East Central

(4-0)

104

3

3. Pontotoc

(4-1)

91

2

3. Louisville

(4-1)

91

4

5. Greene County

(5-0)

44

NR

Others receiving votes: Noxubee County 12, Greenwood 6, Leake Central 6, Itawamba AHS 6.

Class 3A

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. North Panola (9)

(4-0)

116

1

2. Charleston (1)

(4-1)

101

2

3. Yazoo County (2)

(5-0)

93

4

4. Jefferson Davis County

(4-1)

85

5

5. Hazlehurst

(3-2)

53

3

Others receiving votes: South Pontotoc 26, Aberdeen 6.

Class 2A

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. Philadelphia (12)

(5-0)

120

1

2. Calhoun City

(4-1)

92

2

3. Newton

(5-0)

91

3

4. Perry Central

(5-0)

86

4

5. East Webster

(4-1)

55

5

Others receiving votes: Scott Central 23, Walnut 7, Taylorsville 6.

Class 1A

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. Simmons (12)

(4-0)

120

1

2. Nanih Waiya

(5-0)

108

2

3. Lumberton

(3-1)

91

3

4. Smithville

(4-1)

84

4

5. Noxapater

(3-1)

62

5

Others receiving votes: Ray Brooks 8, Resurrection Catholic 7.

Class Private Schools

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. Jackson Prep (12)

(5-0)

120

1

2. Jackson Aca.

(5-0)

99

2

3. Parklane Aca.

(6-0)

91

4

4. Madison-Ridgeland Aca.

(4-1)

72

5

5. Presbyterian Christian

(4-1)

37

3

Others receiving votes: Indianola Aca. 28, Lamar School 13, North Delta 8, Copiah Aca. 6, Oak Forest , La. 6.

 

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All Associated Press members in Mississippi are eligible to participate in the high school football poll. Those who voted for this week's poll are: The Commercial Dispatch, Columbus; Bolivar Commercial, Cleveland; Greene County Herald, Leakesville; The Sun-Herald, Biloxi-Gulfport; The Hattiesburg Post , Hattiesburg; Enterprise-Journal, Mc Comb; The Oxford Eagle, Oxford; Starkville Daily News, Starkville; Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, Tupelo; The Vicksburg Post, Vicksburg; WCBI-TV, Columbus; WTVA-TV, Tupelo.