Warren central slides in AP football poll

Published 8:00 am Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Warren Central slid down in one poll, and out in another in the latest Mississippi Associated Press high school football rankings Tuesday.

Warren Central (7-1) fell out of the Class 6A poll following its 31-16 loss to Clinton last week. The Vikings stayed in the Overall Top 10, but dropped from No. 3 to No. 8.

Warren Central will host South Panola this Friday at 7 p.m.

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Oak Grove (7-0) remained No. 1 in both the Overall and Class 6A polls. Oxford (7-0) was No. 2 in both polls.

In Class 6A, Starkville, D’Iberville and Northwest Rankin rounded out the top five.

In the Overall poll, Oak Grove and Oxford were followed by Picyaune, Madison-Ridgeland Academy, Starkville, D’Iberville, West Jones, Warren Central, Neshoba Central and Ridgeland.

Picayune (8-0) was ranked No. 1 in the Class 5A poll for the first time this season, after the previous No. 1 lost for the third week in a row. West Jones is No. 2, Neshoba Central No. 3, and Ridgeland and Lafayette rounded out the top five.

Other top-ranked teams were Nanih Waiya in Class 1A, Taylorsville in 2A, Magee in 3A, Louisville in 4A, and Madison-Ridgeland Academy in the MAIS poll.