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Mississippi AP High School Football Polls (October 17, 2017)

The polls are released every Tuesday.

Posted: Nov. 7, 2017 8:41 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 (12)        ‡ (8-0)•‡ 128‡ 1••‡

† 2. Pearl                  ‡ (9-0)•‡ 112‡ 2••‡

† 3. Tupelo                 ‡ (8-0)•‡ 107‡ 3••‡

† 4. Starkville             ‡ (8-1)•‡ 81•‡ 4••‡

† 5. Hattiesburg            ‡ (8-0)•‡ 76•‡ 5••‡

† 6. Poplarville            ‡ (8-0)•‡ 54•‡ 7••‡

† 7. Madison Central        ‡ (6-2)•‡ 45•‡ 6••‡

† 8. Cleveland Central (1)  ‡ (9-0)•‡ 34•‡ 9••‡

† 9. Northwest Rankin       ‡ (6-2)•‡ 21•‡ NR•‡

†10. East Central           ‡ (7-0)•‡ 16•‡ NR•‡

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¶   Others receiving votes: Olive Branch 9, Jackson Prep 9, Picayune 6, Yazoo County 5, North Panola 4, Philadelphia 2, Warren Central 2, Petal 1, Simmons 1, Horn Lake 1, Jackson Aca. 1. <

^Class 6A=

†School                ‡ W-L••‡ Pts‡ Prv‡

† 1. Pearl (9)         ‡ (9-0)‡ 126‡ 1••‡

† 2. Tupelo (4)        ‡ (8-0)‡ 112‡ 2••‡

† 3. Starkville        ‡ (8-1)‡ 104‡ 3••‡

† 4. Madison Central   ‡ (6-2)‡ 89•‡ 4••‡

† 5. Northwest Rankin  ‡ (6-2)‡ 44•‡ NR•‡

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¶   Others receiving votes: Horn Lake 24, Terry 9, Warren Central 6, Oxford 6. <

^Class 5A=

†School                     ‡ W-L••‡ Pts‡ Prv‡

† 1. West Point (12)        ‡ (8-0)‡ 129‡ 1••‡

† 2. Hattiesburg            ‡ (8-0)‡ 116‡ 2••‡

† 3. Cleveland Central (1)  ‡ (9-0)‡ 101‡ 4••‡

† 4. Picayune               ‡ (7-1)‡ 91•‡ 5••‡

† 5. Olive Branch           ‡ (7-1)‡ 58•‡ 3••‡

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¶   Others receiving votes: Brookhaven 25. <

^Class 4A=

†School                ‡ W-L••‡ Pts‡ Prv‡

† 1. Poplarville (13)  ‡ (8-0)‡ 130‡ 1••‡

† 2. East Central      ‡ (7-0)‡ 115‡ 2••‡

† 3. Pontotoc          ‡ (8-1)‡ 106‡ 3••‡

† 4. Greene County     ‡ (8-1)‡ 88•‡ 4••‡

† 5. Itawamba AHS      ‡ (8-1)‡ 69•‡ 5••‡

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¶   Others receiving votes: Louisville 6, Noxubee County 6. <

^Class 3A=

†School                          ‡ W-L•••‡ Pts‡ Prv‡

† 1. North Panola (10)           ‡ (8-0)•‡ 127‡ 1••‡

† 2. Yazoo County (2)            ‡ (8-0)•‡ 113‡ 2••‡

† 3. Jefferson Davis County (1)  ‡ (8-1)•‡ 106‡ 3••‡

† 4. Charleston                  ‡ (7-2)•‡ 77•‡ 5••‡

† 5. Hazlehurst                  ‡ (7-0)•‡ 73•‡ 4••‡

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¶   Others receiving votes: Choctaw County 12, Port Gibson 6, Water Valley 6. <

^Class 2A=

†School                 ‡ W-L••‡ Pts‡ Prv‡

† 1. Philadelphia (13)  ‡ (9-0)‡ 130‡ 1••‡

† 2. Perry Central      ‡ (8-0)‡ 112‡ 3••‡

† 3. Scott Central      ‡ (9-0)‡ 108‡ 4••‡

† 4. Calhoun City       ‡ (6-2)‡ 51•‡ 2••‡

† 5. Eupora             ‡ (7-2)‡ 40•‡ 5••‡

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¶   Others receiving votes: Taylorsville 34, South Delta 25, Winona 20. < 

^Class 1A=

†School            ‡ W-L••‡ Pts‡ Prv‡

† 1. Simmons (13)  ‡ (8-0)‡ 130‡ 1••‡

† 2. Nanih Waiya   ‡ (9-0)‡ 116‡ 2••‡

† 3. Stringer      ‡ (8-1)‡ 94•‡ T4•‡

† 4. Okolona       ‡ (6-2)‡ 81•‡ 3••‡

† 5. Lumberton     ‡ (6-2)‡ 77•‡ T4•‡

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¶   Others receiving votes: Ray Brooks 9, Biggersville 7, Smithville 6. <

^Class Private Schools=

†School                 ‡ W-L••‡ Pts‡ Prv‡

† 1. Jackson Prep (13)  ‡ (9-0)‡ 130‡ 1••‡

† 2. Jackson Aca.       ‡ (8-1)‡ 111‡ 3••‡

† 3. Indianola Aca.     ‡ (9-0)‡ 99•‡ 4••‡

† 4. Parklane Aca.      ‡ (8-1)‡ 82•‡ 2••‡

† 5. Starkville Aca.    ‡ (8-1)‡ 33•‡ NR•‡

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¶   Others receiving votes: Madison-Ridgeland Aca. 18, Lamar School 14, Oak Forest, La. 14, Adams Christian 13, St. Joseph, Greenville 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; Greene County Herald, Leakesville; 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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