PREP POLL: Hattiesburg remains No. 5 in state

By STAFF REPORTS,

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.

Class Overall

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. West Point (12)

(8-0)

128

1

2. Pearl

(9-0)

112

2

3. Tupelo

(8-0)

107

3

4. Starkville

(8-1)

81

4

5. Hattiesburg

(8-0)

76

5

6. Poplarville

(8-0)

54

7

7. Madison Central

(6-2)

45

6

8. Cleveland Central (1)

(9-0)

34

9

9. Northwest Rankin

(6-2)

21

NR

10. East Central

(7-0)

16

NR

Others receiving votes: Olive Branch 9, Jackson Prep 9, Picayune 6, Yazoo County 5, North Panola 4, Philadelphia 2, Warren Central 2, Petal 1, Simmons 1, Horn Lake 1, Jackson Aca. 1.

Class 6A

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. Pearl (9)

(9-0)

126

1

2. Tupelo (4)

(8-0)

112

2

3. Starkville

(8-1)

104

3

4. Madison Central

(6-2)

89

4

5. Northwest Rankin

(6-2)

44

NR

Others receiving votes: Horn Lake 24, Terry 9, Warren Central 6, Oxford 6.

Class 5A

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. West Point (12)

(8-0)

129

1

2. Hattiesburg

(8-0)

116

2

3. Cleveland Central (1)

(9-0)

101

4

4. Picayune

(7-1)

91

5

5. Olive Branch

(7-1)

58

3

Others receiving votes: Brookhaven 25.

Class 4A

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. Poplarville (13)

(8-0)

130

1

2. East Central

(7-0)

115

2

3. Pontotoc

(8-1)

106

3

4. Greene County

(8-1)

88

4

5. Itawamba AHS

(8-1)

69

5

Others receiving votes: Louisville 6, Noxubee County 6.

Class 3A

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. North Panola (10)

(8-0)

127

1

2. Yazoo County (2)

(8-0)

113

2

3. Jefferson Davis County (1)

(8-1)

106

3

4. Charleston

(7-2)

77

5

5. Hazlehurst

(7-0)

73

4

Others receiving votes: Choctaw County 12, Port Gibson 6, Water Valley 6.

Class 2A

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. Philadelphia (13)

(9-0)

130

1

2. Perry Central

(8-0)

112

3

3. Scott Central

(9-0)

108

4

4. Calhoun City

(6-2)

51

2

5. Eupora

(7-2)

40

5

Others receiving votes: Taylorsville 34, South Delta 25, Winona 20.

Class 1A

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. Simmons (13)

(8-0)

130

1

2. Nanih Waiya

(9-0)

116

2

3. Stringer

(8-1)

94

T4

4. Okolona

(6-2)

81

3

5. Lumberton

(6-2)

77

T4

Others receiving votes: Ray Brooks 9, Biggersville 7, Smithville 6.

Class Private Schools

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. Jackson Prep (13)

(9-0)

130

1

2. Jackson Aca.

(8-1)

111

3

3. Indianola Aca.

(9-0)

99

4

4. Parklane Aca.

(8-1)

82

2

5. Starkville Aca.

(8-1)

33

NR

Others receiving votes: Madison-Ridgeland Aca. 18, Lamar School 14, Oak Forest, La. 14, Adams Christian 13, St. Joseph, Greenville 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 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.