BILOXI, MS (WLOX) - In the Mississippi Associated Press Prep Football overall poll Starkville is ranked #1, South Panola #2, Tupelo #3, Picayune #4, Oxford #5, Brandon #6, Oak Grove #7, Clinton #9, Petal and Warren Central tied at #10.
In the Class 5A poll the defending 5A State Champion Picayune Maroon Tide are ranked #1. Coach Dodd Lee's team has won 4 straight games and entertain Long Beach Friday night in a Region 4-5A clash. Wayne County is #3, posting 4 wins and 1 loss. Laurel (4-1) is #4.
Undefeated St. Stanislaus has rung up a perfect 5-0 record and remain #1 in the Class 4A poll. The Rockachaws travel to Vancleave in a Region 8-4A confrontation. St. Stanislaus had a bye week last week.
Natchez Cathedral is #1 in the Class 1A poll. 5 &1 Coffeeville #2 and the 5 & 1 Resurrection Eagles are #3. Resurrection beat Mount Olive last week to improve to 3-1 in the Region 4-1A ranks. The Eagles travel to Bogue Chitto Friday night.
The Friday Night Football Showdown continues at 10:15 on WLOX. We will feature six games including: D'Iberville at Ocean Springs, Harrison Central at Gulfport, Hancock at St. Martin, Gautier at Pascagoula, Poplarville at Moss Point and West Marion at St. Patrick.
Beginning at 10:35 p.m. Friday you can log-on to WLOX.com and watch the Friday Night Football Showdown Post Game Show. Tyler Bouldin and I will have live in-studio guests and coaches interviews as we will recap Week 7 of the high school football season.