High School Football

Six new teams entered this week’s high school football polls. Was yours one of them?

Scott County's Glenn Covington (14) runs the ball past Frederick Douglass' Theo Overton (7) during their game at Toyota Stadium in Georgetown, Ky., Friday, Oct. 6, 2017. Scott County beat Frederick Douglass 55-21.
Scott County's Glenn Covington (14) runs the ball past Frederick Douglass' Theo Overton (7) during their game at Toyota Stadium in Georgetown, Ky., Friday, Oct. 6, 2017. Scott County beat Frederick Douglass 55-21. aslitz@herald-leader.com

The top teams in the Kentucky Associated Press high school football polls, with first-place votes, records, total points, previous rankings and next opponent:

Class A

School

FPV

Record

Points

Previous

1. Paintsville

9

6-1

169

1

2. Beechwood

8

5-2

160

2

3. Hazard

5-1

138

3

4. Kentucky Country Day

6-1

120

4

5. Ludlow

1

7-0

112

5

6. Raceland

4-3

75

7

7. Russellville

5-2

68

6

8. Paris

6-1

50

8

9. Pikeville

2-4

26

10

10. Williamsburg

4-3

21

NR

Others receiving votes: Louisville Holy Cross, Bracken County 12, Lynn Camp 10, Eminence 9, Frankfort 6.

Class 2A

School

FPV

Record

Points

Previous

1. DeSales

8

7-0

169

2

2. Danville

9

8-0

165

1

3. Mayfield

6-1

138

3

4. Lexington Christian

1

7-0

137

4

5. Newport Central Catholic

4-3

94

7

6. Christian Academy of Louisville

5-2

81

5

7. Somerset

5-3

76

6

8. Glasgow

5-2

49

8

9. Walton-Verona

5-2

39

9

10. Owensboro Catholic

5-3

20

10

Others receiving votes: Prestonsburg 9, Monroe County 8, Lloyd Memorial 3, Leslie County 2.

Class 3A

School

FPV

Record

Points

Previous

1. Belfry

14

6-1

171

1

2. Corbin

2

6-1

157

2

3. Boyle County

6-1

133

3

4. Central

5-2

123

4

5. Elizabethtown

6-1

108

5

6. Caldwell County

7-1

87

6

7. Casey County

1

7-0

70

7

8. LaRue County

1

7-0

57

8

9. Lexington Catholic

4-3

49

9

10. Fleming County

6-1

10

NR

Others receiving votes: Bell County 7, Bath County 5, Western Hills 5, Union County 3, Lawrence County 3, Paducah Tilghman 2.

Class 4A

School

FPV

Record

Points

Previous

1. Johnson Central

18

7-0

180

1

2. Wayne County

7-1

161

2

3. Collins

5-2

136

3

4. Ashland Blazer

6-2

127

4

5. Logan County

7-0

87

6

6. Franklin-Simpson

4-3

73

5

7. Rockcastle County

5-2

72

7

8. Shelby County

5-2

34

t9

9. Knox Central

5-2

28

8

t10. Madisonville

5-2

21

NR

t10. Scott

4-3

21

NR

Others receiving votes: Mercer County 12, Allen County-Scottsville 11, Bourbon County 10, Taylor County 9, John Hardin 5, East Jessamine 2, Western 1.

Class 5A

School

FPV

Record

Points

Previous

1. Covington Catholic

16

7-0

169

1

2. Bowling Green

1

5-2

140

2

3. Christian County

7-0

133

t3

4. South Warren

7-1

109

t3

5. South Oldham

6-1

92

5

6. Southwestern

5-2

67

7

7. Madison Southern

5-2

60

8

8. Anderson County

6-1

42

9

t9. North Laurel

6-2

31

NR

t9. Perry County Central

6-1

31

6

Others receiving votes: Harlan County 16, Apollo 16, Whitley County 13, Owensboro 8, Highlands 4, Graves County 3, Fern Creek 1.

Class 6A

School

FPV

Record

Points

Previous

1. Trinity

17

8-0

170

1

2. Male

7-1

141

2

3. St. Xavier

6-1

139

3

4. Simon Kenton

8-0

112

4

5. Scott County

6-2

102

5

6. Pleasure Ridge Park

5-2

88

6

7. Ryle

5-2

71

8

8. Frederick Douglass

5-2

43

7

9. Butler

5-3

23

9

10. Campbell County

5-2

20

NR

Others receiving votes: Tates Creek 14, Central Hardin 7, Ohio County 3, Meade County 1, Ballard 1.

Organizations that voted in this week’s poll (18 total): The Daily Independent, Ashland; Daily News, Bowling Green; Kentucky Enquirer, Cincinnati; Times-Tribune, Corbin; East Kentucky Broadcasting, Pikeville; The News-Enterprise, Elizabethtown; Daily Enterprise, Harlan; The Gleaner, Henderson; Kentucky New Era, Hopkinsville; Lexington Herald-Leader, Lexington; The Courier-Journal, Louisville; The Ledger Independent, Maysville; The Mayfield Messenger, Mayfield; The Middlesboro Daily News, Middlesboro; Times Leader Princeton, Princeton; WDKY, Lexington; WKYX, Paducah; WRUS, Russellville.

Josh Moore: 859-231-1307, @HLpreps

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