High school football polls, week of October 3rd

The Associated Press high school football polls for this week were released on Monday and once again, East Tennessee is well-represented across the board.

In Class 6A, Maryville remains #1 with Bradley Central representing East Tennessee as well at #4.

The Class 5A polls is dominated either by teams from our coverage area or those teams they could face in the postseason. Oak Ridge remains at #2, while Farragut moved up to #5 after their win at Campbell County last week. Rhea County slipped to #6, McMinn County—which hosts Oak Ridge Friday—is #7, with Campbell County falling three spots to #8 and Knox West hanging in the top 10 at #10.

In Class 4A, Catholic is still riding high at #1 with Greeneville holding fast at #3 and Stone Memorial at #6.

In Class 3A, the Alcoa Tornadoes remain atop the poll, while CAK—who visits Clinton Friday—is #3, with Elizabethton at #4.

Austin-East continues to climb the 2A poll, rising to #5 this week.

In Class 1A, Greenback is #3 with Coalfield at #7. Those two teams meet Thursday night in Greenback.

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:30 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, and cats Oliver, Bow and Libby.

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