AP Prep Poll: Hattiesburg ranked No. 1 in the state

By STAFF REPORTS,

The Hattiesburg Tigers are the new No. 1 team in the state, according to the Associated Press Poll, which is voted on by members of the AP media in Mississippi and includes PineBeltSPORTS.

Although Horn Lake received the most first-place votes, Hattiesburg had three more total votes to claim the top stop. Hattiesburg received three of the nine first-place votes in the overall poll and eight of the nine in the 5A poll.

In he 4A Poll, Sumrall got the seventh most votes, and Lumberton remains No. 2 in 1A.

 

Class Overall

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. Hattiesburg (3)

(6-0)

79

2

2. Horn Lake (5)

(7-0)

76

3

3. Brandon (1)

(6-1)

72

4

4. Northwest Rankin

(5-1)

57

7

5. West Point

(5-1)

51

5

6. Starkville

(5-1)

47

1

7. Madison Central

(5-1)

32

6

8. Olive Branch

(6-0)

27

8

9. East Central

(6-0)

19

9

10. Clinton

(6-1)

13

10

Others receiving votes: Jackson Prep 8, Winona 4, Simmons 2, Oak Grove 2, Taylorsville 1, Lafayette 1, Corinth 1, Tupelo 1, Louisville 1, Madison-Ridgeland Aca. 1.

Class 6A

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. Horn Lake (7)

(7-0)

84

2

2. Brandon (2)

(6-1)

81

3

3. Northwest Rankin

(5-1)

71

5

4. Starkville

(6-1)

66

1

5. Madison Central

(5-1)

58

4

Others receiving votes: none.

Class 5A

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. Hattiesburg (8)

(6-0)

89

1

2. West Point (1)

(5-1)

80

2

3. Olive Branch

(6-0)

72

3

4. Lafayette

(4-2)

64

4

5. Picayune

(4-2)

36

5

Others receiving votes: West Jones 19.

Class 4A

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. East Central (7)

(6-0)

86

1

2. Louisville (2)

(6-1)

74

2

3. Pontotoc

(6-1)

64

3

4. Poplarville

(5-1)

54

4

5. Mendenhall

(6-0)

48

5

Others receiving votes: Corinth 19, Sumrall 15.

Class 3A

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. North Panola (8)

(5-1)

89

1

2. Winona (1)

(7-0)

81

2

3. Houston

(5-1)

64

5

4. Jefferson Davis County

(5-2)

55

3

5. Water Valley

(6-1)

19

NR

(tie) Columbia

(5-1)

19

NR

Others receiving votes: Booneville 14, North Pontotoc 7, West Marion 6, Velma Jackson 6.

Class 2A

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. Taylorsville (9)

(7-0)

90

1

2. Scott Central

(7-0)

80

2

3. Collins

(5-1)

65

3

4. Pelahatchie

(6-1)

41

NR

5. Pisgah

(6-1)

40

NR

Others receiving votes: Puckett 26, O'Bannon 12, Leland 6.

Class 1A

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. Simmons (9)

(7-0)

90

1

2. Lumberton

(6-0)

80

2

3. Nanih Waiya

(6-1)

70

3

4. Stringer

(6-1)

62

5

5. Biggersville

(7-0)

25

NR

Others receiving votes: Noxapater 12, Ray Brooks 9, Okolona 6, Smithville 6.

Class Private Schools

School

W-L

Pts

Prv

1. Jackson Prep (9)

(7-0)

90

1

2. Madison-Ridgeland Aca.

(7-0)

81

2

3. Jackson Aca.

(5-1)

66

3

4. Starkville Aca.

(7-0)

59

4

5. Indianola Aca.

(6-1)

50

5

Others receiving votes: Oak Forest, La. 8, 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; The Sun-Herald, Biloxi-Gulfport; The Hattiesburg Post , Hattiesburg; The Oxford Eagle, Oxford; Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, Tupelo; The Vicksburg Post, Vicksburg; WTVA-TV, Tupelo.