Several local football teams ranked in first AP top 10 poll

By The Associated Press

The Associated Press’ Preseason Top 10 teams in each of Tennessee’s six Division I non-financial aid classifications and in the combined Division II financial aid classification as selected by Tennessee AP-member sportswriters and broadcasters. With first-place votes in parentheses, records through August 17, total points based on 10 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 10th-place vote:

Class 6A
Record Pts Prv
1. Maryville (16) 0-0 160 –
2. Whitehaven 0-0 136 –
3. Oakland 0-0 106 –
4. Riverdale 0-0 94 –
5. Ravenwood 0-0 84 –
6. Blackman 0-0 79 –
7. Science Hill 0-0 68 –
8. White Station 0-0 34 –
9. Kingsport Dobyns Bennett 0-0 22 –
10. Arlington 0-0 17 –
Others receiving 12 or more points: 11, Smyrna 13.

Class 5A
Record Pts Prv
1. Knoxville West (8) 0-0 119 –
2. Rhea County (2) 0-0 97 –
3. Hillsboro (2) 0-0 90 –
4. Oak Ridge 0-0 88 –
5. Ooltewah 0-0 86 –
6. Independence (2) 0-0 71 –
7. Henry County (1) 0-0 63 –
8. Hendersonville 0-0 59 –
9. Sevier County 0-0 43 –
10. Morristown West (1) 0-0 35 –
Others receiving 12 or more points: 11, LaVergne 32. 12, Shelbyville 18. 13, Beech 15. 14, South Doyle 14.

Class 4A
Record Pts Prv
1. Knoxville Fulton (14) 0-0 140 –
2. Greeneville 0-0 97 –
3. Knoxville Catholic 0-0 92 –
4. Pearl-Cohn 0-0 77 –
5. Memphis East 0-0 65 –
6. Ridgeway 0-0 60 –
7. Crockett County (1) 0-0 48 –
8. Marshall County 0-0 30 –
(tie)Jackson North Side 0-0 30 –
10. East Hamilton 0-0 28 –
Others receiving 12 or more points: 11, Lexington 27. 12, Livingston Academy 24. 13, Hardin County 21. 14, Spring Hill 20. 15, Lipscomb Academy 12.

Class 3A
Record Pts Prv
1. CPA (5) 0-0 136 –
2. Alcoa (9) 0-0 134 –
3. CAK 0-0 104 –
4. Notre Dame 0-0 101 –
5. Milan (1) 0-0 86 –
6. Camden 0-0 56 –
7. Elizabethton 0-0 44 –
8. Fairview 0-0 24 –
9. McMinn Central 0-0 23 –
10. Dyersburg 0-0 22 –
Others receiving 12 or more points: 11, Liberty Magnet 16. 12, Westview 14. 13, Upperman 12.

Class 2A
Record Pts Prv
1. Adamsville (3) 0-0 127 –
2. Trezevant (7) 0-0 119 –
3. Marion County (4) 0-0 111 –
4. Grace Christian (1) 0-0 95 –
5. Trinity Christian Academy 0-0 55 –
6. Boyd Buchanan 0-0 52 –
7. McKenzie 0-0 50 –
8. Tyner Academy 0-0 43 –
9. Meigs County 0-0 37 –
10. Gatlinburg-Pittman 0-0 33 –
Others receiving 12 or more points: 11, Hickman County 19. 12, Waverly 16. 13, Westmoreland 15. 14, Hampton 13.

Class 1A
Record Pts Prv
1. Union City (10) 0-0 137 –
2. Peabody (5) 0-0 127 –
3. Nashville Christian School 0-0 86 –
4. Dresden 0-0 77 –
5. Coalfield 0-0 66 –
6. Whitwell 0-0 61 –
7. Columbia Academy 0-0 55 –
8. Huntingdon 0-0 39 –
9. South Pittsburg 0-0 36 –
10. Greenback 0-0 30 –
(tie)Wayne County 0-0 30 –
Others receiving 12 or more points: 12, Trousdale County 22. 13, Oneida 18.

Division II
Record Pts Prv
1. Ensworth (5) 0-0 109 –
2. Brentwood Academy (5) 0-0 103 –
3. MBA (3) 0-0 102 –
4. McCallie 0-0 82 –
(tie)MUS 0-0 82 –
6. Baylor 0-0 58 –
7. Knoxville Webb 0-0 46 –
8. CBHS 0-0 34 –
9. BGA 0-0 24 –
10. St. George’s 0-0 22 –
Others receiving 12 or more points: 11, Father Ryan 16. 12, ECS 12.

All Associated Press members in Tennessee are eligible to participate in the high school football poll. Those who voted in this week’s poll are: The Daily Post-Athenian, Athens; Chattanooga Free Press, Chattanooga; Cleveland Daily Banner, Cleveland; Cookeville Herald-Citizen, Cookeville; State Gazette, Dyersburg; The Jackson Sun, Jackson; Johnson City Press, Johnson City; The Knoxville News Sentinel, Knoxville; The Daily Times, Maryville; The Commercial Appeal, Memphis; Citizen Tribune, Morristown; The Daily News Journal, Murfreesboro; The Mountain Press, Sevierville; Union City Daily Messenger, Union City; WCMT, Martin; WSMV, Nashville.

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