AP Prep Poll: Hattiesburg, Lumberton hold positions

By STAFF REPORTS,

Hattiesburg remains the No. 2 team in the state in the Mississippi AP Prep Poll, while Oak Grove dropped out after losing to the Tigers Friday night. The Tigers are also No. 1 in 5A, collecting 10 of the 12 first-place votes.

 

The Lumberton Panthers hold at No. 2 in 1A, and they sit just 15 points back of the unanimous first-place Simmons.

 

Class Overall

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. Starkville (11)

(4-0)

119

1

2. Hattiesburg (1)

(4-0)

105

2

3. Northwest Rankin

(3-0)

88

3

4. West Point

(2-1)

67

4

5. Horn Lake

(4-0)

64

6

6. Brandon

(3-1)

53

8

7. Clinton

(4-0)

47

7

8. Madison Central

(3-1)

20

NR

9. Olive Branch

(4-0)

15

NR

10. Tupelo

(3-1)

13

5

Others receiving votes: Pontotoc 10, Jackson Prep 10, Oak Grove 9, Simmons 8, Louisville 8, East Central 7, Winona 4, Noxubee County 3, North Panola 3, Corinth 3, Taylorsville 2, Jackson Aca. 1, Lafayette 1.

Class 6A

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. Starkville (12)

(4-0)

120

1

2. Northwest Rankin

(4-0)

102

2

3. Horn Lake

(4-0)

88

4

4. Brandon

(3-1)

60

5

5. Clinton

(4-0)

49

NR

Others receiving votes: Tupelo 30, Madison Central 19, Oak Grove 6, Meridian 6.

Class 5A

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. Hattiesburg (10)

(4-0)

118

1

2. West Point (2)

(2-1)

109

2

3. Olive Branch

(4-0)

96

4

4. Lafayette

(3-1)

66

3

5. Wayne County

(2-1)

46

5

Others receiving votes: West Jones 19, Natchez 12, Holmes County Central 7, Neshoba Central 7.

Class 4A

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. Pontotoc (6)

(4-0)

113

T1

2. East Central (2)

(4-0)

99

4

3. Louisville (3)

(3-1)

89

3

4. Noxubee County (1)

(2-2)

66

T1

5. Poplarville

(3-1)

60

5

Others receiving votes: Mendenhall 27, Sumrall 19, Corinth 7.

Class 3A

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. North Panola (6)

(3-1)

103

2

2. Winona (4)

(4-0)

100

3

3. Jefferson Davis County (1)

(2-2)

72

1

4. Houston

(3-1)

65

4

5. West Marion

(4-0)

61

5

Others receiving votes: Water Valley 26, Velma Jackson 15, Booneville 14, Wilkinson County (1) 10, Columbia 7, North Pontotoc 7.

Class 2A

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. Taylorsville (12)

(4-0)

120

1

2. Scott Central

(4-0)

105

3

3. Collins

(3-1)

93

4

4. Bay Springs

(3-1)

72

2

5. Puckett

(4-0)

22

NR

Others receiving votes: Pelahatchie 19, Pisgah 12, Lake 12, Eupora 12, Calhoun City 7, Madison St. Joseph 6.

Class 1A

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. Simmons (12)

(4-0)

120

1

2. Lumberton

(4-0)

105

2

3. Nanih Waiya

(3-1)

93

3

4. Okolona

(3-1)

72

4

5. Stringer

(3-1)

61

5

Others receiving votes: Biggersville 20, Ray Brooks 9.

Class Private Schools

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. Jackson Prep (12)

(4-0)

120

1

2. Madison-Ridgeland Aca.

(4-0)

103

2

3. Jackson Aca.

(4-0)

99

3

4. Starkville Aca.

(4-0)

85

4

5. Indianola Aca.

(3-1)

30

NR

Others receiving votes: Oak Forest, La. 13, Parklane Aca. 12, Columbia Aca. 6, St. Joseph, Greenville 6, Adams Christian 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; The Clarion-Ledger, Jackson; The Oxford Eagle, Oxford; Starkville Daily News, Starkville; Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, Tupelo; The Vicksburg Post, Vicksburg; WTVA-TV, Tupelo.