PREP POLL: Oak Grove, Hattiesburg move up

By STAFF REPORTS,

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.

Oak Grove moved from No. 5 to No. 3 in the 6A poll, behind Pearl and Tupelo, and Hattiesburg stayed put in the second position of the 5A poll. Purvis dropped out of the 4A poll after losing to Columbia Academy, but the Tornadoes are still receiving votes.

Even after losing to 2A Heidelberg, Lumberton stays at No. 3 in the 1A poll, receiving 19 less votes than second-place Nanih Waiya.

Presbyterian Christian moves up a spot to No. 3 in the Private School poll, coming in behind Jackson Academy and Jackson Prep.

 

Class Overall

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. West Point (6)

(3-0)

94

2

2. Pearl (4)

(3-0)

91

1

3. Tupelo

(3-0)

83

3

4. Oak Grove

(3-0)

58

6

5. Madison Central

(3-0)

54

5

6. Hattiesburg

(3-0)

40

8

7. Warren Central

(2-1)

26

9

(tie) Starkville

(2-1)

26

4

(tie) Brandon

(2-1)

26

10

10. Poplarville

(3-0)

14

NR

Others receiving votes: Cleveland Central 8, Olive Branch 7, Hazlehurst 5, Pontotoc 4, Northwest Rankin 4, Philadelphia 3, Calhoun City 2, Jackson Prep 2, Jefferson Davis County 2, Simmons 1.

Class 6A

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. Pearl (8)

(3-0)

97

1

2. Tupelo (2)

(3-0)

92

2

3. Oak Grove

(3-0)

75

5

4. Madison Central

(3-0)

74

4

5. Starkville

(2-1)

31

3

Others receiving votes: Brandon 18, Warren Central 7, Hancock 6.

Class 5A

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. West Point (9)

(3-0)

99

1

2. Hattiesburg

(3-0)

88

2

3. Olive Branch

(3-0)

75

5

4. Picayune

(2-1)

56

NR

5. Cleveland Central (1)

(3-0)

51

NR

Others receiving votes: Lake Cormorant 12, North Pike 7, Stone 6, Natchez 6.

Class 4A

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. Poplarville (9)

(3-0)

107

1

2. Pontotoc (2)

(3-0)

98

2

3. East Central

(2-0)

76

4

4. Noxubee County

(2-1)

75

3

5. Louisville

(2-1)

24

NR

Others receiving votes: Itawamba AHS 20, Northeast Lauderdale 8, Florence 7, Greene County 7, Purvis 6, Shannon 6, Leake Central 6.

Class 3A

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. Hazlehurst (7)

(3-0)

113

2

2. Jefferson Davis County (5)

(3-0)

103

3

3. North Panola

(3-0)

88

4

4. Charleston

(2-1)

70

1

5. Yazoo County

(3-0)

39

NR

Others receiving votes: Aberdeen 24, South Pontotoc 13.

Class 2A

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. Philadelphia (9)

(3-0)

117

1

2. Calhoun City (2)

(2-1)

96

2

3. East Webster

(3-0)

79

3

4. Newton (1)

(3-0)

60

5

5. Perry Central

(3-0)

59

4

Others receiving votes: Scott Central 22, Bay Springs 14, Taylorsville 13, Heidelberg 7, Leland 7, Walnut 6.

Class 1A

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. Simmons (11)

(2-0)

119

1

2. Nanih Waiya (1)

(3-0)

109

2

3. Lumberton

(2-1)

90

3

4. Smithville

(2-1)

64

4

5. Noxapater

(2-1)

39

5

Others receiving votes: Shaw 19, TCPS 13, Biggersville 8, Resurrection Catholic 7, Vardaman 6, Stringer 6.

Class Private Schools

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. Jackson Prep (10)

(3-0)

100

1

2. Jackson Aca.

(3-0)

75

3

3. Presbyterian Christian

(3-0)

65

4

4. Madison-Ridgeland Aca.

(2-1)

56

2

5. Parklane Aca.

(4-0)

46

5

Others receiving votes: Indianola Aca. 22, Heritage Aca. 14, Oak Forest , La. 8, North Delta 7, Cathedral 7.

 

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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; The Sun-Herald, Biloxi-Gulfport; The Hattiesburg Post , Hattiesburg; The Clarion-Ledger, Jackson; 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.