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Oxford, Lafayette land in top-10 of AP Mississippi Prep Poll

The Associated Press released their first edition of the weekly Mississippi high school football polls on Wednesday, as voted by various media members throughout the state. Both Oxford and Lafayette landed in the top-10 schools in the state, with Water Valley appearing in the top-5 of their Class 3A ranks. Below are the full state rankings following week one:

Class Overall
School W-L Pt
1. Brandon (4) (1-0) 100
2. West Point (4) (1-0) 91
3. Madison Central (3) (1-0) 88
4. Pearl (1-0) 68
5. Starkville (0-1) 59
6. Oxford (1-0) 50
7. Lafayette (1-0) 24
8. Olive Branch (0-0) 20
9. Petal (1-0) 18
10. South Panola (1-0) 12

 

Others receiving votes: Horn Lake 9, Laurel 8, Picayune 8, Louisville 8, South Pike 7, Warren Central 6, Corinth 4, Columbia 4, Hattiesburg 4, Heritage Aca. 3, Taylorsville 3, West Jones 3, Greenwood 2, Madison-Ridgeland Aca. 2, Gulfport 2, Poplarville 1, Houston 1.

 

Class 1A
School W-L Pts
1. Nanih Waiya (1) (0-1) 90
2. Lumberton (8) (1-0) 88
3. Smithville (1-0) 75
4. Noxapater (1-0) 59
5. Simmons (1) (0-1) 51

 

Others receiving votes: TCPS 20, Biggersville 13, West Lowndes 12, West Bolivar 10, Ray Brooks 8, Stringer 7, Leake County 7.

 

Class 2A
School W-L Pts
1. Taylorsville (10) (1-0) 109
2. Charleston (1) (1-1) 73
3. Bay Springs (1-0) 61
4. Philadelphia (0-1) 60
5. Scott Central (0-1) 54

 

Others receiving votes: Calhoun City 37, Collins 18, Pelahatchie 15, Wesson 7, East Webster 6.

 

Class 3A
School W-L Pts
1. Seminary (1) (1-0) 80
2. Columbia (5) (1-0) 75
3. Water Valley (2) (1-0) 74
4. Noxubee County (1) (1-0) 69
5. Houston (1) (1-0) 61

 

Others receiving votes: Winona 24, Jefferson Davis County 19, Aberdeen 14, Tylertown 9, North Panola 8, Forest 7.

 

Class 4A
School W-L Pts
1. Louisville (2) (0-1) 78
2. Poplarville (0-1) 77
3. Corinth (6) (1-0) 76
4. South Pike (2) (1-0) 75
5. Greenwood (1) (1-0) 72

 

Others receiving votes: West Lauderdale 15, Greene County 13, Newton County 8, St. Stanislaus 7, Sumrall 7, Itawamba AHS 6, Pontotoc 6.

 

Class 5A
School W-L Pts
1. West Point (11) (1-0) 110
2. Lafayette (1-0) 90
3. West Jones (1-0) 71
4. Picayune (0-0) 57
(tie) Laurel (1-0) 57

 

Others receiving votes: Holmes County Central 28, Grenada 13, Hattiesburg 8, South Jones 6.

 

Class 6A
School W-L Pts
1. Brandon (6) (1-0) 102
2. Madison Central (4) (1-0) 99
3. Starkville (0-1) 78
4. Pearl (1-0) 69
5. Oxford (1-0) 54

 

Others receiving votes: Horn Lake 10, Oak Grove 8, Petal 8, Warren Central 6, Gulfport 6,

 

Class Private Schools
School W-L Pts
1. Madison-Ridgeland Aca. (7) (2-0) 106
2. Heritage Aca. (4) (2-0) 94
3. Jackson Prep (0-1 ) 81
4. St. Joseph, Greenville (1-0) 44
5. Parklane Aca. (1-0) 42

 

Others receiving votes: Pillow Aca. 22, Simpson Aca. 20, Jackson Aca. 18, Presbyterian Christian 7, Tri-County Aca. 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: Boswell Media, Kosciusko; Daily Leader, Brookhaven; The Commercial Dispatch, Columbus; The Sun-Herald, Biloxi-Gulfport; The Clarion-Ledger, Jackson; Enterprise-Journal, McComb; Starkville Daily News, Starkville; Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, Tupelo; The Vicksburg Post, Vicksburg; WTVA-TV, Tupelo; WCBI, Columbus.