PREP POLL: Oak Grove moves up

By STAFF REPORTS,

Oak Grove was the only area team that saw a bump up in its rankings, moving from No. 9 in the state to No. 8. Positioned at No. 5 overall, Hattiesburg is still the highest ranked team in the area.

Lumberton is the only other team ranked in any of the polls, coming in at No. 3 in the 1A poll, which is the spot the Panthers have been at for a few weeks in a row.

PCS fell out of the Private School Poll after losing back-to-back contests.

Class Overall

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. West Point (12)

(5-0)

145

1

2. Pearl (3)

(6-0)

135

2

3. Tupelo

(5-0)

124

3

4. Starkville

(5-1)

90

4

5. Hattiesburg

(5-0)

85

5

6. Madison Central

(4-1)

70

6

7. Poplarville

(5-0)

40

7

8. Oak Grove

(4-1)

35

9

9. Olive Branch

(5-0)

32

10

10. Northwest Rankin

(4-1)

25

NR

Others receiving votes: Warren Central 11, Cleveland Central 8, Jackson Prep 6, East Central 5, Yazoo County 4, Picayune 3, North Panola 3, Philadelphia 2, Horn Lake 1, Simmons 1.

Class 6A

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. Pearl (12)

(6-0)

147

1

2. Tupelo (3)

(5-0)

138

2

3. Starkville

(5-1)

120

3

4. Madison Central

(4-1)

98

4

5. Oak Grove

(4-1)

54

5

Others receiving votes: Northwest Rankin 37, Warren Central 6.

Class 5A

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. West Point (14)

(5-0)

149

1

2. Hattiesburg

(5-0)

133

2

3. Olive Branch

(5-0)

118

3

4. Picayune

(4-1)

91

4

5. Cleveland Central (1)

(6-0)

90

5

Others receiving votes: Natchez 7, Brookhaven 6, Stone 6.

Class 4A

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. Poplarville (15)

(5-0)

150

1

2. East Central

(5-0)

128

2

3. Pontotoc

(5-1)

117

T3

4. Louisville

(5-1)

109

T3

5. Greene County

(6-0)

84

5

Others receiving votes: Itawamba AHS 12.

Class 3A

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. North Panola (13)

(5-0)

148

1

2. Yazoo County (2)

(5-0)

122

3

3. Jefferson Davis County

(5-1)

114

4

4. Hazlehurst

(5-0)

96

5

5. Charleston

(4-2)

80

2

Others receiving votes: South Pontotoc 40.

Class 2A

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. Philadelphia (15)

(6-0)

150

1

2. Calhoun City

(5-1)

129

2

3. Newton

(5-0)

118

3

4. Perry Central

(6-0)

110

4

5. East Webster

(5-1)

54

5

Others receiving votes: Scott Central 27, Eupora 12.

 

Class 1A

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. Simmons (15)

(5-0)

150

1

2. Nanih Waiya

(6-0)

134

2

3. Lumberton

(4-1)

110

3

4. Smithville

(5-1)

103

4

5. Noxapater

(4-1)

80

5

Others receiving votes: Ray Brooks 16, Biggersville 7.

Class Private Schools

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. Jackson Prep (15)

(6-0)

150

1

2. Jackson Aca.

(5-0)

134

2

3. Parklane Aca.

(6-0)

114

3

4. Madison-Ridgeland Aca.

(5-1)

103

4

5. Indianola Aca.

(6-0)

57

NR

Others receiving votes: Presbyterian Christian 24, Oak Forest, La. 12, 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: The Commercial Dispatch, Columbus; Bolivar Commercial, Cleveland; Greene County Herald, Leakesville; The Sun-Herald, Biloxi-Gulfport; Hattiesburg American, Hattiesburg; The Hattiesburg Post, Hattiesburg; The Clarion-Ledger, Jackson; Enterprise-Journal, Mc Comb; The Natchez Democrat, Natchez; The Oxford Eagle, Oxford; Starkville Daily News, Starkville; Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, Tupelo; The Vicksburg Post, Vicksburg; WCBI-TV, Columbus; WTVA-TV, Tupelo.