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Week three Mississippi Preps Poll: Top three holding steady

The Associated Press released its week three edition of the Mississippi high school football polls on Wednesday, as voted by various media members throughout the state. As with week two, both Oxford and Lafayette landed in the top 10 schools in the state, with Water Valley appearing in the top 5 of the Class 3A ranks.

Oxford and Lafayette both picked up wins this past week, with Water Valley holding steady with a bye week. For Lafayette, it was an impressive win over defending 6A champions Horn Lake a week ago. Across town, Oxford bounced back in dominant form over Grenada.

Below are the full state rankings following week three.

Class Overall
School W-L Pt
1. Madison Central (11) (3-0) 130
2. Pearl (3-0) 117
3. Brandon (2-1) 89
4. Lafayette (2-0) 84
5. West Point (2-0) 71
6. South Panola (1-1) 61
7. Petal (3-0) 39
8. Louisville (2-1) 33
9. Starkville (1-2) 30
10. Oxford (2-1) 15

Others receiving votes: Picayune 11, Columbia 10, Oak Grove 9, South Pike 7, West Jones 5, Taylorsville 2, Greenwood 1, Madison-Ridgeland Aca. 1.

 

Class 1A
School W-L Pts
1. Smithville (13) (3-0) 130
2. Noxapater (2-1) 93
3. Nanih Waiya (1-2) 89
4. Simmons (1-2) 82
5. Lumberton (1-2) 67

Others receiving votes: TCPS 38, West Lowndes 13, West Bolivar 8.

Class 2A
School W-L Pts
1. Taylorsville (13) (3-0) 130
2. Philadelphia (2-1) 114
3. Bay Springs (3-0) 96
4. Charleston (2-1) 79
5. Scott Central (2-1) 73

Others receiving votes: East Webster 12, North Side 9, Calhoun City 7.

 

Class 3A
School W-L Pts
1. Columbia (11) (2-0) 124
2. Seminary (2-0) 110
3. Noxubee County (2-0) 97
T4. Houston (1) (2-0) 83
T4. Water Valley (1) (2-0) 83

Others receiving votes: Winona 16, Booneville 7.

Class 4A
School W-L Pts
1. Louisville (11) (2-1) 119
2. South Pike (1) (3-0) 114
3. Greenwood (3-0) 100
4. Corinth (1-1) 90
5. Poplarville (1-2) 50

Others receiving votes: Itawamba AHS 18, Leake Central 10, Clarksdale 7, West Lauderdale 6, McComb 6.

 

Class 5A
School W-L Pts
1. Lafayette (10) (2-0) 126
2. West Point (3) (1-1) 117
3. Picayune (1-0) 105
4. West Jones (2-0) 94
5. Laurel (2-0) 36

Others receiving votes: Wayne County 24, Canton 6, Natchez 6, Provine 6.

 

Class 6A
School W-L Pts
1. Madison Central (13) (3-0) 130
2. Pearl (3-0) 116
3. Brandon (2-1) 104
4. South Panola (3-1) 76
5. Starkville (1-2) 32

Others receiving votes: Petal 31, Oak Grove 13, Oxford 6, Gulfport 6, Tupelo 6.

 

Class Private Schools
School W-L Pts
1. Madison-Ridgeland Aca. (11) (4-0) 128
2. Heritage Aca. (2) (4-0) 117
3. Jackson Prep (2-1) 100
4. St. Joseph, Greenville (3-0) 87
5. Parklane Aca. (3-0) NR

Others receiving votes: Presbyterian Christian 18, Adams Christian 8, Washington School 6, Parklane 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; Bolivar Commercial, Cleveland; The Clarion-Ledger, Jackson; Enterprise-Journal, Mc Comb; The Oxford Eagle, Oxford; Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal, Tupelo; The Vicksburg Post, Vicksburg; WTVA-TV, Tupelo; WCBI, Columbus.