AP Prep Poll: Hattiesburg remains No. 2 in state

By STAFF REPORTS,

Not much has changed from last week, as the Hattiesburg Tigers remain No. 2 in the state and No. 1 in 5A. Lumberton also holds firm at No. 2 in 1A.

Receiving votes, though, is Oak Grove in the Class Overall poll, and Sumrall is also getting the second-most votes for a team outside the Top 5 in 4A.

 

Class Overall

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. Starkville (13)

(5-0)

130

1

2. Hattiesburg

(4-0)

108

2

3. Horn Lake

(5-0)

90

5

4. West Point

(3-1)

82

4

5. Clinton

(5-0)

68

7

6. Brandon

(4-1)

67

6

7. Northwest Rankin

(3-1)

36

3

8. Madison Central

(3-1)

32

8

9. Olive Branch

(4-0)

31

9

10. East Central

(5-0)

20

NR

Others receiving votes: Jackson Prep 12, Tupelo 11, Louisville 8, Simmons 5, Winona 3, Taylorsville 3, Oak Grove 3, Wayne County 2, Lafayette 2, Corinth 1, West Marion 1.

Class 6A

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. Starkville (13)

(5-0)

130

1

2. Horn Lake

(5-0)

103

3

3. Clinton

(5-0)

98

5

4. Brandon

(4-1)

93

4

5. Northwest Rankin

(3-1)

59

2

Others receiving votes: Madison Central 31, Tupelo 6.

Class 5A

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. Hattiesburg (11)

(4-0)

128

1

2. West Point (2)

(3-1)

117

2

3. Olive Branch

(4-0)

102

3

4. Lafayette

(3-1)

85

4

5. Wayne County

(3-1)

75

5

Others receiving votes: Neshoba Central 13.

Class 4A

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. East Central (11)

(5-0)

126

2

2. Louisville (2)

(5-0)

109

3

3. Pontotoc

(4-1)

103

1

4. Poplarville

(4-1)

71

5

5. Noxubee County

(2-3)

42

4

Others receiving votes: Mendenhall 33, Sumrall 17, Corinth 13, West Lauderdale 6.

Class 3A

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. North Panola (8)

(3-1)

114

1

2. Winona (4)

(5-0)

110

2

3. Jefferson Davis County

(3-2)

79

3

4. West Marion (1)

(5-0)

71

5

5. Houston

(3-1)

57

4

Others receiving votes: Water Valley 28, Booneville 24, Columbia 16, Jefferson County 8, North Pontotoc 7, Velma Jackson 6.

Class 2A

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. Taylorsville (13)

(5-0)

130

1

2. Scott Central

(5-0)

116

2

3. Bay Springs

(4-1)

83

4

4. Collins

(3-1)

77

3

5. Puckett

(5-0)

76

5

Others receiving votes: Pelahatchie 19, Lake 13, Eupora 6.

Class 1A

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. Simmons (13)

(5-0)

130

1

2. Lumberton

(4-0)

114

2

3. Nanih Waiya

(4-1)

84

3

4. Okolona

(4-1)

79

4

5. Stringer

(4-1)

68

5

Others receiving votes: Biggersville 20, Ray Brooks 18, Leake County 7.

Class Private Schools

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. Jackson Prep (13)

(5-0)

130

1

2. Madison-Ridgeland Aca.

(5-0)

113

2

3. Jackson Aca.

(5-0)

107

3

4. Starkville Aca.

(5-0)

78

4

5. Indianola Aca.

(4-1)

54

5

Others receiving votes: Adams Christian 18, Oak Forest , La. 14, Centreville Aca. 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: Daily Leader, Brookhaven; The Commercial Dispatch, Columbus; Bolivar Commercial, Cleveland; The Daily Corinthian, Corinth; Greene County Herald, Leakesville; The Sun-Herald, Biloxi-Gulfport; PineBeltSPORTS, Hattiesburg; The Oxford Eagle, Oxford; Starkville Daily News, Starkville; Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, Tupelo; The Vicksburg Post, Vicksburg; WTVA-TV, Tupelo; WJTV, Jackson.