PREP POLL: Oak Grove, Hattiesburg in Top 10

By AP,

After 2-0 starts to the season, Oak Grove and Hattiesburg have been voted into the Overall Top 10 of the Associated Press Mississippi Prep Poll, as the Warriors check in at No. 5 in 6A and Hattiesburg as the second-ranked team in 5A.

Also, Purvis finds itself as the No. 5-ranked team in 4A, Lumberton is in the third position in 1A and PCS is ranked fourth in private schools.

Here are Mississippi's top high school football teams in each class as selected by a panel of Associated Press state sports writers:

Class Overall

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. Pearl (5)

(2-0)

82

-

2. West Point (2)

(2-0)

70

-

3. Tupelo

(2-0)

68

-

4. Starkville (1)

(2-0)

53

-

5. Madison Central

(2-0)

46

-

6. Oak Grove

(2-0)

31

-

7. Northwest Rankin (1)

(2-0)

30

-

8. Hattiesburg

(2-0)

27

-

9. Warren Central

(1-1)

16

-

10. Brandon

(1-1)

13

-

       

Others receiving votes: Olive Branch 12, Cleveland 11, Cleveland Central 11, Poplarville 8, South Panola 6, Meridian 4, Charleston 4, Greenwood 3, Jackson Prep 3, Oxford 2, Jefferson Davis County 2, Calhoun City 2, Simmons 1, Lake Cormorant 1.

Class 6A

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. Pearl (6)

(2-0)

86

-

2. Tupelo (1)

(2-0)

73

-

3. Starkville (1)

(2-0)

64

-

4. Madison Central

(2-0)

61

-

5. Oak Grove

(2-0)

34

-

Others receiving votes: Northwest Rankin 16, Warren Central 7, South Panola 7, Meridian 6, Brandon 6.

Class 5A

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. West Point (8)

(2-0)

87

-

2. Hattiesburg

(2-0)

68

-

3. Lake Cormorant

(1-0)

51

-

4. Laurel

(1-1)

44

-

5. Olive Branch

(2-0)

38

-

Others receiving votes: Picayune 21, Wayne County 12, Cleveland Central 10, South Jones 8, Lewisburg 8, Lafayette 7, Stone 6.

Class 4A

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. Poplarville (4)

(2-0)

84

-

2. Pontotoc (4)

(2-0)

70

-

3. Noxubee County

(1-0)

50

-

4. East Central

(1-0)

46

-

5. Purvis

(1-1)

20

-

Others receiving votes: Louisville 17, Clarksdale 13, Greenwood 9, Greene County 8, Florence 8, Itawamba AHS 8, St. Stanislaus 7, Leake Central 7. Northeast Lauderdale 7, Shannon 6.

Class 3A

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. Charleston (3)

(2-0)

62

-

2. Hazlehurst (2)

(2-0)

58

-

3. Jefferson Davis County (4)

(2-0)

54

-

4. North Panola

(2-0)

50

-

5. Houston

(1-1)

33

-

Others receiving votes: Yazoo County 22, Raleigh 17, Aberdeen 16, Kossuth 14, Nettleton 13, Forest 8, Seminary 7, Columbia 6.

Class 2A

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. Philadelphia (4)

(2-0)

82

-

2. Calhoun City (5)

(1-0)

75

-

3. East Webster

(2-0)

37

-

4. Perry Central

(2-0)

35

-

5. Newton

(2-0)

29

-

Others receiving votes: Pisgah 23, Bay Springs 22, Scott Central 14, Taylorsville 13, South Delta 9, Winona 8, Walnut 7, Heidelberg 6.

Class 1A

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. Simmons (9)

(2-0)

90

-

2. Nanih Waiya

(2-0)

74

-

3. Lumberton

(2-0)

67

-

4. Smithville

(2-0)

60

-

5. Noxapater

(2-0)

35

-

Others receiving votes: Shaw 18, H. W. Byers 9, Resurrection Catholic 7.

Class Private Schools

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. Jackson Prep (9)

(2-0)

90

-

2. Madison-Ridgeland Aca.

(2-0)

68

-

3. Jackson Aca.

(2-0)

54

-

4. Presbyterian Christian

(2-0)

49

-

5. Parklane Aca.

(3-0)

27

-

Others receiving votes: Indianola Aca. 21, Starkville Aca. 13, Oak Forest, La. 13, Prentiss Christian 7, Brookhaven Aca. 6, Bayou Aca. 6, Lamar School 6.

 


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: Bolivar Commercial, Cleveland; The Sun-Herald, Biloxi-Gulfport; The Hattiesburg Post, Hattiesburg; The Oxford Eagle, Oxford; Starkville Daily News, Starkville; Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, Tupelo; The Vicksburg Post, Vicksburg; WCBI-TV, Columbus; WTVA-TV, Tupelo.