In the overall high school football poll Starkville is number one. The Picayune Maroon Tide are number 4, one spot ahead of Oak Grove. Petal is number 9 and Wayne County number 10.
Defending 5A State Champion Picayune has reeled off 3 wins and no defeats and are ranked number one in the Class 5A poll. Oxford number 2, Wayne County number 3 and Laurel number 4. The Maroon Tide travel to Gautier Friday night to kick off Region 4-5A play.
St. Stanislaus has been piling up the points and the wins at 5 and 0. The Rockachaws are ranked number one in the Class 4A poll. The Rockachaws have an open date this Friday before opening Region 4-5A play on the road at Vancleave on October 3.
Last Friday Natchez Cathedral, ranked number one in the Class 1A poll, defeated Resurrection 27-26 when the Eagles decided to go for two and failed. Cathedral remains number one and Resurrection remains number 3 in the latest poll. The Eagles battle Mount Olive Saturday night at 7 at War Memorial Stadium in Pascagoula.
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