Dave Campbell’s high school football rankings for Week 8 and the Center Roughriders have slipped from No. 19 to No. 25 this week in the Class 3A poll, after last week’s loss to Carthage. Other east Texas teams in the 3A state rankings include: Kilgore at No. 7, Gilmer No. 8, West Orange-Stark 10, and Carthage inches up to No. 11, and Coldspring is No. 12. Navasota is still No. 1. The Joaquin Rams remain the No. 3 ranked team in Class 1A, Division I, and Alto has moved into the Top 10 at No. 7, while West Sabine drops to No. 10 after their loss to Alto. Mason remains the No. 1 team in 1A, Div. I. In Class 1A, Div. II, Munday holds on to the top spot. In Class 2A, Div. I, the top two teams are unchanged, as Cameron Yoe is No. 1, followed by Newton at No. 2. Troup is up to No. 8 after beating Tatum. The 2A, Div. II rankings have Refugio at No. 1, and Arp is 10th. Class 4A’s No. 1 is still Pearland Dawson, John Tyler is 3rd; and Class 5A’s No. 1 team is Katy.
This week’s high school football schedule has Center at Huntington; West Sabine at San Augustine; Beckville at Joaquin; Carlisle at Timpson; Shelbyville at Cushing; West Rusk at Garrison; Ringgold at Logansport in the Tigers last regular season game; and Tenaha is open.
A programming note: tune in to Don Wall’s Coaches Show at 7 tonight on Q-100, KQBB FM.