The Associated Press Mississippi Prep Polls

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. Olive Branch (4) (8-0) 119 1
2. Lafayette (8) (9-0) 115 1
3. Meridian (8-0) 105 2
4. Northwest Rankin (8-0) 86 3
5. Wayne County (6-2) 50 3
6. Noxubee County (8-1) 47 2
7. Madison Central (6-2) 43 4
8. Oak Grove (6-2) 19 5
9. East Side (1) (9-0) 17 1
10. Gulfport (6-2) 14 NR
Others receiving votes: Philadelphia 13, Taylorsville 11, West Bolivar 9, South Panola 9, Picayune 8, Jackson Aca. 8, Brookhaven 8, D’Iberville 7, Pearl 7, Starkville 5, Tylertown 5, Laurel 4, West Point 3, Petal 2, Cathedral 1.

Class 6A
School W-L Pts Prv
1. Olive Branch (12) (8-0) 147 1
2. Meridian (3) (8-0) 136 2
3. Northwest Rankin (8-0) 122 3
4. Madison Central (6-2) 95 4
5. Oak Grove (6-2) 56 5
Others receiving votes: South Panola 13, D’Iberville 7, Gulfport 6, Biloxi 6, Natchez 6, Petal 6.

Class 5A
School W-L Pts Prv
1. Wayne County (12) (6-2) 145 3
2. Pearl (1) (6-2) 126 5
3. Brookhaven (2) (6-1) 110 2
4. Starkville (6-2) 74 NR
5. Picayune (6-2) 67 1
Others receiving votes: West Point 45, Long Beach 20, Neshoba Central 13.

Class 4A
School W-L Pts Prv
1. Lafayette (15) (9-0) 150 1
2. Noxubee County (8-1) 122 2
3. Laurel (7-1) 101 3
4. Tylertown (7-1) 89 4
5. Mendenhall (6-2) 58 5
Others receiving votes: Louisville 52, Forrest Co. AHS 15, Northeast Jones 7, Port Gibson 6.

Class 3A
School W-L Pts Prv
1. East Side (10) (9-0) 144 1
2. Philadelphia (5) (9-0) 138 2
3. Hazlehurst (7-1) 105 3
4. Kossuth (8-0) 90 4
5. Charleston (7-2) 72 5
Others receiving votes: Forest 25, West Marion 20, Aberdeen 6.

Class 2A
School W-L Pts Prv
1. Taylorsville (11) (8-0) 142 1
2. Calhoun City (8-1) 121 2
3. West Bolivar (4) (8-1) 120 3
4. East Marion (7-1) 88 5
5. Bassfield (6-3) 53 4
Others receiving votes: Hamilton 21, Madison St. Joseph 20, Bruce 13, J.F. Kennedy 9, South Delta 7, Union 6.

Class 1A School W-L Pts Prv
1. Cathedral (14) (8-0) 148 1
2. Durant (7-1) 122 3
3. Shaw (1) (7-2) 114 4
4. Bogue Chitto (7-1) 101 2
5. Nanih Waiya (6-2) 91 5
Others receiving votes: Ray Brooks 9, Stringer 8, Pelahatchie 7.

Private Schools
School W-L Pts Prv
1. Jackson Aca. (14) (9-0) 147 1
2. Jackson Prep (7-2) 110 3
3. Simpson Aca. (9-0) 108 4
T4. Starkville Aca. (8-1) 75 5
T4. Washington School (1) (7-1) 75 2
Others receiving votes: Trinity Episcopal 50, Tri-County Aca. 22, Madison-Ridgeland Aca. 13.

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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; The Sun-Herald, Biloxi-Gulfport; Hattiesburg American, Hattiesburg; The Clarion-Ledger, Jackson; Enterprise-Journal, Mc Comb; The Meridian Star, Meridian; The Oxford Eagle, Oxford; Picayune Item, Picayune; Starkville Daily News, Starkville; Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, Tupelo; The Vicksburg Post, Vicksburg; The Commercial Appeal, Desoto, WDBD.

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