High School Football

Who’s No. 1 in Week 8’s Kentucky high school football media rankings and RPI?

The top teams in the Kentucky Associated Press high school football polls, with first-place votes, records, total points and previous rankings after the games of week six.

Kentucky AP Top 10s

CLASS A

Rank-School FPV Rcd TP Pvs

1. Pikeville (16) 7-0 168 1

2. Lou. Ky. Country Day - 7-0 136 2

3. Hazard (1) 5-2 112 4

4. Campbellsville - 5-2 104 3

5. Paintsville - 5-2 93 5

6. Newport Central Catholic - 5-2 89 6

7. Williamsburg - 5-2 57 7

8. Raceland - 4-3 48 9

9. Pineville - 6-1 43 10

10. Bethlehem - 5-1 25 NR

Others receiving votes: Crittenden Co. 18. Berea 14. Eminence 12. Lou. Holy Cross 10. Ludlow 1. Nicholas Co. 1. Fulton Co. 1..

Class 2A

Rank-School FPV Rcd TP Pvs

1. Somerset (14) 7-0 167 1

2. Mayfield (2) 6-1 150 2

3. Lex. Christian - 6-1 130 3

4. Breathitt Co. (1) 7-0 115 4

5. Owensboro Catholic - 6-1 96 5

6. Murray - 6-1 89 6

7. Caldwell Co. - 6-2 66 7

8. Beechwood - 3-4 44 8

9. Lloyd Memorial - 5-2 22 NR

10. Shelby Valley - 6-2 17 NR

Others receiving votes: Newport 14. Middlesboro 8. Todd Co. Central 7. West Carter 4. Martin County 3. Danville 2. Walton-Verona 1.

CLASS 3A

Rank-School FPV Rcd TP Pvs

1. Bell Co. (13) 7-0 158 1

2. Belfry (1) 4-2 132 2

3. Lou. DeSales (3) 5-2 127 3

4. Ashland Blazer - 6-1 106 5

5. Glasgow - 6-1 102 4

6. Mercer Co. - 6-1 79 6

7. Russell - 6-1 65 7

8. Lou. Christian Academy - 4-4 39 8

9. Paducah Tilghman - 5-2 33 9

(tie) Elizabethtown - 5-2 33 10

Others receiving votes: Taylor Co. 23. Bardstown 21. Pike Co. Central 13. Trigg Co. 3. East Carter 1.

CLASS 4A

Rank-School FPV Rcd TP Pvs

1. Boyle Co. (16) 7-0 169 1

2. Johnson Central (1) 7-0 151 2

3. Franklin Co. - 7-0 133 3

4. Wayne Co. - 5-1 93 5

5. Madisonville-North Hopkins - 7-1 87 7

6. Lex. Catholic - 4-3 85 4

7. Logan Co. - 6-1 61 8

8. Corbin - 4-2 59 9

9. Hopkinsville - 5-3 47 6

10. Harlan Co. - 6-1 32 10

Others receiving votes: Lou. Central 12. Lou. Waggener 4. Scott 2.

CLASS 5A

Rank-School FPV Rcd TP Pvs

1. Cov. Catholic (13) 8-0 166 1

2. Frederick Douglass (4) 7-0 157 2

3. Scott Co. - 7-1 122 3

4. Bowling Green - 4-2 111 4

5. South Oldham - 7-1 100 5

6. South Warren - 6-1 71 8

(tie) Owensboro - 6-1 71 6

8. Pulaski Co. - 7-1 60 7

9. Conner - 7-1 41 9

10. Highlands - 5-3 18

Others receiving votes: Lou. Fairdale 6. Grayson Co. 5. East Jessamine 5. Graves Co. 2.

CLASS 6A

Rank-School FPV Rcd TP Pvs

1. Lou. Male (16) 7-0 167 1

2. Lou. Trinity (1) 6-2 147 2

3. North Hardin - 7-0 134 3

4. Central Hardin - 7-0 110 4

5. Lou. DuPont Manual - 6-1 103 6

6. Lou. St. Xavier - 4-3 84 5

7. McCracken County - 5-2 57 7

8. Lou. Fern Creek - 6-2 46 9

9. Henderson Co. - 6-1 41 8

10. Simon Kenton - 4-3 19 NR

Others receiving votes: Lou. Ballard 11. Lou. Butler 9. Ryle 4. Bullitt East 2. Oldham Co. 1.

All Associated Press members in Kentucky are eligible to participate in the high school football poll. Those who voted for this week’s poll are: The Daily Independent, Ashland; Daily News, Bowling Green; Kentucky Enquirer, Cincinnati; Times-Tribune, Corbin; The News-Enterprise, Elizabethtown; KPG Football, Owensboro; Glasgow Daily Times, Glasgow; 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 Paducah Sun, Paducah; WKYX, Paducah.

*FPV-First Place Votes; Rcd-Record; TP-Total Points; PVS-Previous position.

How @HLpreps voted

Class A

1Pikeville(7-0)
2Kentucky Country Day(7-0)
3Campbellsville(5-2)
4Newport Central Catholic(5-2)
5Paintsville (5-2)
6Hazard(5-2)
7Pineville(6-1)
8Williamsburg(5-2)
9Raceland(4-3)
10Eminence(6-1)

Class 2A

1Somerset(7-0)
2Breathitt County (7-0)
3Mayfield (6-1)
4Lexington Christian(6-1)
5Owensboro Catholic (6-1)
6Murray(6-1)
7Caldwell County(6-2)
8Shelby Valley (6-2)
9Middlesboro(6-2)
10Todd County Central(6-2)

Class 3A

1Bell County(7-0)
2Glasgow (6-1)
3Ashland Blazer (6-1)
4Belfry (4-2)
5Bardstown(6-1)
6Mercer County(6-1)
7Taylor County (6-1)
8Russell (6-1)
9DeSales(5-2)
10Christian Academy-Louisville (4-4)

Class 4A

1Boyle County(7-0)
2Johnson Central (7-0)
3Franklin County(7-0)
4Wayne County(5-1)
5Corbin(4-2)
6Madisonville-North Hopkins(7-1)
7Harlan County(6-1)
8Logan County(6-1)
9Hopkinsville(5-3)
10Lexington Catholic (4-3)

Class 5A

1Frederick Douglass(7-0)
2Covington Catholic (8-0)
3Scott County (7-1)
4Pulaski County(7-1)
5Bowling Green(4-2)
6Owensboro (6-1)
7South Oldham(7-1)
8South Warren (6-1)
9Conner(6-1)
10Highlands (5-3)

Class 6A

1Male (7-0)
2Trinity (6-2)
3North Hardin (7-0)
4Central Hardin (7-0)
5Manual(6-1)
6Fern Creek(6-2)
7St. Xavier (4-3)
8Henderson County(6-1)
9McCracken County(5-2)
10Simon Kenton (4-3)

Week 8’s KHSAA RPI Top 10s

The Kentucky High School Athletics Association’s Ratings Percentage Index (RPI) will be used for playoff seedings beginning with regionals (Round 3). Complete RPI at KHSAA.org.

Class A

RankTeamRPI
1Kentucky Country Day0.864
2Pikeville0.843
3Paintsville0.732
4Holy Cross (Louisville)0.686
5Newport Central Catholic0.673
6Bethlehem0.66
7Williamsburg0.66
8Hazard0.655
9Raceland0.643
10Eminence0.629

Class 2A

RankTeamRPI
1Lexington Christian0.769
2Somerset0.762
3Mayfield0.759
4Owensboro Catholic0.697
5Lloyd Memorial0.678
6Murray0.669
7Caldwell County0.667
8Breathitt County0.664
9Washington County0.634
10Shelby Valley0.63

Class 3A

RankTeamRPI
1Bell County0.723
2Paducah Tilghman0.713
3Mercer County0.711
4Russell0.687
5DeSales0.68
6Bardstown0.658
7Belfry0.638
8Ashland Blazer0.636
9Pike County Central0.625
10Taylor County0.605

Class 4A

RankTeamRPI
1Boyle County0.748
2Franklin County0.712
3Johnson Central0.7
4Wayne County0.686
5Lexington Catholic0.68
6Madisonville-North Hopkins0.627
7Harlan County0.622
8Corbin0.613
9Logan County0.606
10Anderson County0.602

Class 5A

RankTeamRPI
1Covington Catholic0.698
2Frederick Douglass0.684
3Pulaski County0.674
4Scott County0.662
5Conner0.642
6Owensboro0.621
7South Oldham0.62
8South Warren0.603
9Highlands0.6
10Graves County0.578

Class 6A

RankTeamRPI
1Male0.705
2North Hardin0.667
3DuPont Manual0.661
4Central Hardin0.638
5Trinity (Louisville)0.623
6Fern Creek0.609
7McCracken County0.602
8Henderson County0.595
9St. Xavier0.577
10Ryle0.534
Jared Peck, the Herald-Leader’s Digital Sports Writer, covers high school athletics and has been with the company as a writer and editor for more than 19 years.
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