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Mississippi AP high school football polls (October 24, 2017)

West Point is the No. 1 team in the state.

Posted: Nov. 7, 2017 8:46 AM

Here are Mississippi's top high school football teams in each class as selected by a panel of Associated Press state sports writers.

Class Overall

School                           W-L Pts Prv 

1. West Point (11)            (9-0) 119 1

2. Tupelo                        (9-0) 98 3

3. Pearl                           (10-0) 97 2

4. Starkville                     (9-1) 76 4

5. Hattiesburg                 (9-0) 66 5

6. Madison Central         (7-2) 51 7

7. Poplarville                    (9-0) 48 6

8. Cleveland Central (1)   (10-0) 33 8

9. Northwest Rankin        (7-2) 24 9

10. East Central                (8-0) 17 10

Others receiving votes: Jackson Prep 6, Yazoo County 6, North Panola 5, Olive Branch 3, Scott Central 3, Warren Central 3, Brookhaven 2, Simmons 2, Pontotoc 1

Class 6A

School                      W-L Pts Prv

1. Pearl (9)                  (10-0) 117 1

2. Tupelo (3)              (9-0) 111 2

3. Starkville               (9-1) 96 3

4. Madison Central   (7-2) 83 4

5. Northwest Rankin (7-2) 73 5

Others receiving votes: None

Class 5A

School                            W-L Pts Prv

1. West Point (11)            (9-0) 119 1

2. Hattiesburg                 (9-0) 106 2

3. Cleveland Central (1) (10-0) 96 3

4. Olive Branch              (8-1) 67 5

5. Picayune                    (7-2) 64 4

Others receiving votes: Brookhaven 28

Class 4A

School                  W-L Pts Prv

1. Poplarville (12)  (9-0) 120 1

2. East Central     (8-0) 106 2

3. Pontotoc            (9-1) 98 3

4. Greene County (9-1) 84 4

5. Itawamba AHS (8-2) 36 5

Others receiving votes: Louisville 24, Noxubee County 12

Class 3A

School                                    W-L Pts Prv

1. North Panola (9)                 (9-0) 117 1

2. Yazoo County (2)                (9-0) 105 2

3. Jefferson Davis County (1) (9-1) 98 3

4. Charleston                          (8-2) 82 4

5. Hazlehurst                          (7-2) 47 5

Others receiving votes: Choctaw County 19, Port Gibson 6, Water Valley 6

Class 2A

School                    W-L Pts Prv

1. Scott Central (12) (10-0) 120 3

2. Philadelphia        (9-1) 95 1

3. Calhoun City        (7-2) 78 4

4. Perry Central        (8-1) 68 2

5. Collins                  (8-2) 42 NR

Others receiving votes: Lake 25, Eupora 18, Winona 17, Taylorsville 17

Class 1A

School                W-L Pts Prv

1. Simmons (12)  (9-0) 120 1

2. Nanih Waiya  (10-0) 107 2

3. Stringer          (9-1) 90 3

4. Lumberton      (7-2) 71 5

5. Okolona         (7-2) 70 4

Others receiving votes: Ray Brooks 15, Smithville 7

Class Private Schools

School                      W-L Pts Prv

1. Jackson Prep (12) (10-0) 120 1

2. Parklane Aca.      (8-1) 101 4

3. Indianola Aca.      (10-0) 98 3

4. Jackson Aca.        (8-2) 76 2

5. Starkville Aca.     (9-1) 66 5

Others receiving votes: Lamar School 13, Adams Christian 6

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 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.

 

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