Mississippi Associated Press Prep Polls October 16, 2012

By The Associated Press

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

Overall
School W-L Pts Prv
1. Picayune (11) (7-0) 142 1
2. Petal (2) (7-1) 134 2
3. Noxubee County (1) (9-0) 112 3
4. South Panola (1) (6-2) 111 4
5. Oxford (8-0) 68 7
6. Olive Branch (7-1) 66 6
7. Oak Grove (7-1) 58 8
8. D’Iberville (1) (7-0) 50 9
9. Bassfield (9-0) 45 10
10. Meridian (6-2) 20 NR

Others receiving votes: West Point 12, Hazlehurst 10, Pearl River Central 9, East Side 9, Brandon 8, Madison Central 6, Wayne County 6, Itawamba 4, Charleston 3, Madison St. Joseph 2, Jackson Prep 2, Bogue Chitto 1, West Bolivar 1, Natchez 1.

Class 6A
School W-L Pts Prv
1. Petal (14) (7-1) 158 1
2. South Panola (1) (6-2) 134 2
3. Oak Grove (7-1) 99 5
4. Olive Branch (7-1) 98 4
5. Meridian (6-2) 66 NR

Others receiving votes: D’Iberville 60, Brandon 25.

Class 5A
School W-L Pts Prv
1. Picayune (15) (7-0) 159 1
2. Oxford (1) (8-0) 140 2
3. Pearl River Central (6-1) 92 4
4. Pascagoula (6-1) 76 5
5. Wayne County (6-2) 65 NR
Others receiving votes: West Point 56, West Jones 39, McComb 13.

Class 4A
School W-L Pts Prv
1. Noxubee County (16) (9-0) 160 1
2. Itawamba (9-0) 135 T2
3. Quitman (8-1) 116 4
4. Tylertown (7-1) 109 5
5. Bay St. Louis (7-0) 39 NR

Others receiving votes: Amory 31, Lafayette 21, Cleveland 9, Northeast Jones 8, New Albany 6, Forrest Co. AHS 6.

Class 3A
School W-L Pts Prv
1. Hazlehurst (10) (9-0) 151 1
2. Philadelphia (1) (9-0) 140 2
3. Charleston (4) (8-1) 121 3
4. West Marion (8-0) 116 4
5. Water Valley (8-1) 61 5
Others receiving votes: East Side 51.

Class 2A
School W-L Pts Prv
1. Bassfield (15) (9-0) 159 1
2. Madison St. Joseph (1) (9-0) 138 3
3. West Bolivar (7-2) 109 4
4. Taylorsville (7-1) 106 2
5. Bruce (7-2) 76 5
Others receiving votes: South Delta 21, Eupora 13, Richton 12, East
Marion 6.

Class 1A
School W-L Pts Prv
1. Bogue Chitto (16) (8-0) 160 1
2. Pelahatchie (8-1) 138 2
3. Stringer (7-1) 119 4
4. Noxapater (6-2) 95 3
5. West Oktibbeha (7-1) 52 5
Others receiving votes: Shaw 29, French Camp 28, Smithville 13, Falkner 6.

Class Private Schools
School W-L Pts Prv
1. Jackson Prep (16) (9-0) 160 1
2. Jackson Aca. (8-1) 142 2
3. Centreville Aca. (9-0) 124 3
4. Madison-Ridgeland Aca. (8-1) 105 4
5. Presbyterian Christian (7-2) 84 5
Others receiving votes: Tri-County Aca. 25.

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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: Daily Leader, Brookhaven; The Commercial Dispatch, Columbus; Bolivar Commercial, Cleveland; Hattiesburg American, Hattiesburg; Enterprise-Journal, Mc Comb; The Natchez Democrat, Natchez; The Oxford Eagle, Oxford; Picayune Item, Picayune; Starkville Daily News, Starkville; Northeast Mississippi All Asso Daily Journal, Tupelo; The Vicksburg Post, Vicksburg; The Commercial Appeal, Desoto; WAPT, Jackson; WDBD, Jackson; WJTV, Jackson.