Prep Poll: Oak Grove cracks this week's AP Top 10

By STAFF REPORTS,

The Hattiesburg Tigers remain the top team in 5A, while the Lumberton Panthers hold at No. 3 in 1A in this week’s Associated Press Prep Poll.

On top of that, the Tigers still sit a few votes behind Horn Lake for the top spot in the entire state, but Oak Grove cracked the Top 10. The Warriors received enough votes to position itself as the 10th team in the state, setting up a Top 10 clash with Brandon Friday night.

Class Overall

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. Horn Lake (5)

(9-0)

99

1

2. Hattiesburg (4)

(8-0)

96

2

3. Brandon (2)

(8-1)

93

3

4. Northwest Rankin

(7-1)

73

4

5. Starkville

(7-1)

63

5

6. West Point

(7-1)

58

6

7. Madison Central

(6-2)

29

7

8. East Central

(8-0)

26

10

9. Olive Branch

(7-1)

25

8

10. Oak Grove

(7-1)

11

NR

Others receiving votes: Clinton 7, Madison-Ridgeland Aca. 6, Winona 5, Louisville 4, Taylorsville 3, Lafayette 3, Simmons 2, Corinth 1, Gulfport 1.

Class 6A

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. Horn Lake (9)

(9-0)

106

1

2. Brandon (2)

(8-1)

101

2

3. Northwest Rankin

(7-1)

89

3

4. Starkville

(7-1)

78

4

5. Madison Central

(6-2)

42

5

Others receiving votes: Oak Grove 18, Pearl 6.

Class 5A

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. Hattiesburg (10)

(8-0)

109

1

2. West Point (1)

(7-1)

100

2

3. Lafayette

(6-2)

82

4

4. Olive Branch

(7-1)

80

3

5. Picayune

(6-2)

44

5

Others receiving votes: Holmes County Central 25.

Class 4A

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. East Central (9)

(8-0)

106

10

2. Louisville (2)

(8-1)

101

2

3. Pontotoc

(8-1)

76

3

4. Poplarville

(7-1)

70

4

5. Corinth

(8-1)

41

NR

Others receiving votes: West Lauderdale 33, Mendenhall 7, Noxubee County 6.

Class 3A

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. North Panola (8)

(7-1)

107

1

2. Winona (3)

(9-0)

101

2

3. Houston

(7-1)

86

3

4. Water Valley

(8-1)

69

5

5. Booneville

(8-0)

31

NR

Others receiving votes: Columbia 22, North Pontotoc 18, Jefferson Davis County 6.

Class 2A

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. Taylorsville (11)

(9-0)

110

1

2. Scott Central

(9-0)

98

2

3. Collins

(7-1)

87

3

4. Pelahatchie

(8-1)

77

4

5. O'Bannon

(8-1)

32

NR

Others receiving votes: Pisgah 30, Calhoun City 6.

Class 1A

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. Simmons (11)

(9-0)

110

1

2. Nanih Waiya

(8-1)

95

2

3. Lumberton

(8-1)

77

3

4. Stringer

(8-1)

71

4

5. Biggersville

(9-0)

58

5

Others receiving votes: Noxapater 12, Ray Brooks 9, Sacred Heart 8.

Class Private Schools

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. Madison-Ridgeland Aca. (11)

(9-0)

110

2

2. Jackson Prep

(8-1)

96

1

3. Indianola Aca.

(8-1)

78

5

4. Jackson Aca.

(6-2)

65

4

5. Adams Christian

(9-0)

26

NR

Others receiving votes: Starkville Aca. 24, Heritage Aca. 19, Oak Forest , La. 16, Lamar School 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; The Daily Corinthian, Corinth; Greene County Herald, Leakesville; The Sun-Herald, Biloxi-Gulfport; PineBeltSPORTS, Hattiesburg; Enterprise-Journal, Mc Comb; The Oxford Eagle, Oxford; Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, Tupelo; The Vicksburg Post, Vicksburg; WTVA-TV, Tupelo.