2014 Texas AP High School Football Rankings – Week 7

by Jeff Fisher

Allen Eagles throwback helmetAllen‘s margin over DeSoto in the Class 6A Associated Press Texas High School Football Rankings got a little smaller with DeSoto, the #5 team in the latest High School Football America Top 25, picking-up one first place vote.  Allen, which has been #1 in the HSFA Top 25 all year, has a 13 point lead on DeSoto.

The big game in 6A this week finds #3 Southlake Carroll hosting #4 Euless Trinity. The Dragons are currently #14 in our national rankings, while the Trojans are ranked #17.

Here is The Associated Press high school poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records, points based on 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1, and the team’s ranking in last week’s poll:

Class 6A
School Total Points Prv
1. Allen (16) (7-0) 240 1
2. DeSoto (8) (6-0) 227 2
3. Southlake Carroll (6-0) 165 3
4. Euless Trinity (7-0) 145 4
5. Manvel (1) (6-0) 126 6
(tie) Pearland (7-0) 126 5
7. Dallas Skyline (6-0) 103 7
8. Cibolo Steele (6-1) 71 8
9. SA Northside Brennan (7-0) 66 9
10. Denton Guyer (5-1) 42 10
Others receiving votes: 11, Katy 25. 12, Cedar Hill 19. 13, Hewitt Midway 12. 14, The Woodlands 4. 15, Amarillo 2. 15, Lake Travis 2.

Class 5A
School Total Points Prv
1. Aledo (14) (5-1) 230 1
2. Fort Bend Elkins (9) (6-0) 205 2
3. Temple (1) (5-1) 170 3
4. Mansfield Timberview (1) (5-1) 155 4
5. Tyler (5-1) 152 5
6. Fort Bend Ridge Point (6-0) 112 7
7. CC Flour Bluff (6-0) 74 9
8. Georgetown (5-1) 70 8
9. Richmond George Ranch (5-1) 47 NR
10. Ennis (4-2) 36 NR
Others receiving votes: 11, Cedar Park 20. 12, Cedar Park Vista Ridge 18. 13, Houston King 16. 14, Lufkin 11. 15, West Mesquite 8. 16, Richmond Foster 7. 17, Mesquite Poteet 6. 17, Hutto 6. 17, EP Del Valle 6. 21, Lancaster 5. 21, Longview 5. 21, Port Neches-Groves 5. 24, Crosby 4. 25, Canutillo 3. 26, Boerne Champion 2. 27, Georgetown East View 1. 27, FW South Hills 1.

Class 4A
School Total Points Prv
1. Navasota (20) (6-0) 243 1
2. Argyle (2) (6-0) 216 2
3. Gilmer (2) (6-0) 209 3
4. Kennedale (1) (6-0) 154 4
5. La Grange (7-0) 137 5
6. Stephenville (5-1) 118 6
7. La Marque (6-1) 76 7
8. Van (6-0) 64 8
9. Atlanta (6-0) 52 10
10. Gladewater (5-1) 47 9
Others receiving votes: 11, La Vernia 16. 12, Port Isabel 13. 13, Sour Lake Hardin-Jefferson 11. 14, West Orange-Stark 6. 15, Celina 4. 16, Andrews 3. 16, Graham 3. 18, Sweetwater 2. 19, Big Spring 1.

Class 3A
School Total Points Prv
1. Cisco (23) (6-0) 244 1
2. Franklin (2) (5-0) 222 2
3. Rockdale (6-0) 176 3
4. Corrigan-Camden (6-0) 155 4
5. Wall (6-1) 147 5
6. Kirbyville (6-0) 118 6
7. Teague (6-0) 109 7
8. Malakoff (6-0) 89 8
9. Waskom (5-1) 62 9
10. Blanco (6-0) 24 10
Others receiving votes: 11, Goliad 9. 12, East Bernard 7. 13, Eastland 6. 14, Coleman 2. 14, Newton 2. 16, Shallowater 1. 16, Spearman 1. 16, Buna 1.

Class 2A
School Total Points Prv
1. Refugio (14) (6-0) 230 1
2. Mart (8) (6-0) 227 2
3. Canadian (1) (6-0) 180 3
4. Bremond (7-0) 161 4
5. Mason (1) (7-0) 134 6
6. Albany (6-0) 130 5
7. Crawford (6-0) 87 8
8. Alto (1) (5-0) 83 9
9. Shiner (5-1) 54 7
10. Iraan (7-0) 37 NR
Others receiving votes: 11, Seagraves 22. 12, Abernathy 13. 13, Stratford 7. 14, Tenaha 4. 15, Booker 2. 15, Hamlin 2. 17, Menard 1.

About the Author

Jeff Fisher
Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America. Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet. Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.