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Mississippi High School Football Pre-Season Rankings

Mississippi preseason football polls

By The Associated Press

Here are Mississippi's top high school football teams,

regardless of class, as selected by a panel of Associated Press

state sports writers. Points awarded on a 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1

basis for The Top 20, and on a 5-4-3-2-1 basis for The Little 10,

which is for Class 2A and 1A teams and academies, with first-place

votes in parentheses and 2003 final records:

The Top 20

1. South Panola (7) 15-0 97

2. Wayne County 14-1 75

3. Oak Grove 14-1 49

4. Brookhaven (2) 9-3 45

(tie) Meridian 8-5 45

6. Starkville 10-2 44

7. West Jones 14-1 33

8. Clarksdale (1) 9-3 22

9. Picayune 11-3 14

10. Greene County 11-4 13

(tie) Hattiesburg 5-6 13

12. West Point 9-4; 13. Columbus 7-4; 14. Collins 11-2; 15.

Louisville 9-4; 16. Moss Point 5-6; (tie) Tupelo 4-7; 18. South

Pike 9-3; 19. Oxford 10-5; (tie) Southaven 5-6.

Others receiving votes, in alphabetical order: Cleveland, George

County, Gulfport, Lafayette County, Laurel, Northeast Jones, Pearl

River Central, Provine, Tylertown, Warren Central.

The Little 10

1. Weir (3) 15-0 29

2. Taylorsville (2) 10-4 26

3. Seminary (3) 15-0 23

4. Bruce (1) 10-2 12

5. Ackerman 7-4 10

6. Lumberton 10-2 8

7. Mize 11-3 7

(tie) Scott Central 12-2 7

9. Lee Academy 8-4 5

10. Ruleville 3-6 4

Others receiving votes, in alphabetical order: Booneville,

Calhoun City, Coahoma County, Durant, Heidelberg Academy, Lamar

Academy, Natchez Central, Puckett, Simpson Academy, Water Valley,

Wayne Academy.

(Copyright 2004 by The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved.)

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