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Associated Press high school football rankings

The Associated Press’ Top 10 teams in each of Tennessee’s six Division I non-financial aid classifications and in the combined Division II financial aid classification as selected by Tennessee AP-member sportswriters and broadcasters. With first-place votes in parentheses, records through October 17, total points based on 10 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 10th-place vote:

Independence running back Troy Henderson (21).

Independence running back Troy Henderson (21).

Oakland's Brandon Turner (20) and Jacoby Stevens (7) celebrate Turner's fumble recovery during the game against Riverdale on Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, at Riverdale.

Oakland’s Brandon Turner (20) and Jacoby Stevens (7) celebrate Turner’s fumble recovery during the game against Riverdale on Friday, Oct. 14, 2016, at Riverdale.

Class 6A

School Record Pts Prv

1. Maryville (10) 8-0 127 1

2. Oakland (2) 8-0 118 2

3. Whitehaven (1) 8-0 106 3

4. Cordova 8-0 90 5

5. Franklin 7-1 72 6

6. Bradley Central 7-1 64 4

7. Mt. Juliet 6-2 44 7

8. Smyrna 6-2 37 8

9. Hardin Valley 6-2 22 NR

10. Blackman 5-3 21 9

Others receiving 12 or more points: Wilson Central 14.

Hendersonville's Weston Schwerdt tries to run down Cane Ridge RB Christian Lancaster on Sept. 2, 2016.

Hendersonville’s Weston Schwerdt tries to run down Cane Ridge RB Christian Lancaster on Sept. 2, 2016.

Class 5A

School Record Pts Prv

1. Independence (13) 8-0 130 1

2. Cane Ridge 8-0 116 2

3. Centennial 7-0 105 3

4. Farragut 7-1 85 5

5. Oak Ridge 7-1 69 6

6. Rhea County 6-2 60 7

7. Campbell County 8-1 57 8

8. McMinn County 6-2 34 4

9. Beech 6-2 24 9

10.Walker Valley 6-2 21 10

Others receiving 12 or more points: None.

Pearl-Cohn's Jimmyrious Parker fields a punt and points for blockers in Nashville, TN on Fri. Oct. 14, 2016.

Pearl-Cohn’s Jimmyrious Parker fields a punt and points for blockers in Nashville, TN on Fri. Oct. 14, 2016.

Class 4A

School Record Pts Prv

1. Knoxville Catholic (10) 7-1 126 1

2. Greeneville (3) 8-0 120 2

3. Pearl-Cohn 7-1 97 3

4. Marshall County 7-1 87 4

5. Stone Memorial 8-0 85 5

6. Sullivan East 7-1 62 6

7. Haywood 7-1 50 7

8. Fulton 5-3 30 9

9. Ridgeway 5-3 22 8

10. Maplewood 6-2 19 10

Others receiving 12 or more points: Memphis East 13.

Stratford running back Terrell Carter (1) runs past Marshall County linebacker Hunter Cummings, right, during first half of a high school football game on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.

Stratford running back Terrell Carter (1) runs past Marshall County linebacker Hunter Cummings, right, during first half of a high school football game on Friday, Sept. 23, 2016, in Nashville, Tenn.

Class 3A

School Record Pts Prv

1. Alcoa (12) 7-1 129 1

2. Sequatchie County (1) 8-0 108 2

3. CAK 8-1 104 3

4. Elizabethton 7-1 85 T4

5. Stratford 8-0 74 T4

6. Liberty 6-2 61 6

7. Raleigh Egpyt 8-0 58 7

8. Milan 6-2 33 8

9. Notre Dame 6-2 31 9

10. Dyersburg 7-2 19 10

Others receiving 12 or more points: Fairview 12.

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Class 2A

School Record Pts Prv

1. Adamsville (11) 8-0 128 1

2. Marion County 8-1 110 2

3. Forrest (1) 8-0 104 3

4. Austin-East (1) 8-1 96 T4

5. Watertown 7-1 72 6

6. Meigs County 7-1 61 7

7. Waverly 8-1 53 8

8. Happy Valley 7-1 45 T4

9. Boyd-Buchanan 6-2 24 9

10. Hampton 7-1 22 10

Others receiving 12 or more points: None.

Nashville Christian junior Jesse Watson returns a first-quarter punt.

Nashville Christian junior Jesse Watson returns a first-quarter punt.

Class 1A

School Record Pts Prv

1. Dresden (12) 8-0 129 1

2. Greenback (1) 8-0 117 3

3. Wayne County 8-0 104 4

4. South Pittsburg 7-1 82 5

5. Columbia Academy 7-0 74 6

6. Union City 8-1 66 2

7. Nashville Christian 5-2 48 7

8. Trousdale County 7-1 44 8

9. Coalfield 7-1 28 9

10. Huntingdon 6-1 22 10

Others receiving 12 or more points: None.

MBA's Ty Chandler (44) scores in the second half against Brentwood Academy on Friday, October 7, 2016.

MBA’s Ty Chandler (44) scores in the second half against Brentwood Academy on Friday, October 7, 2016.

Division II

School Record Pts Prv

1. MUS (12) 8-0 128 1

2. MBA  (1) 7-1 115 2

3. Brentwood Academy 6-2 102 3

4. Lausanne 8-0 86 4

5. Christian Brothers 5-2 76 6

6. Briarcrest 6-2 68 5

7. Ensworth 5-3 52 7

8. McCallie 5-3 34 9

9. Harding Academy 6-1 28 10

10. Baylor 5-3 9 8

Others receiving 12 or more point: None.

All Associated Press members in Tennessee are eligible to participate in the high school football poll. Those who voted for this week’s poll are: The Daily Post-Athenian, Athens; Chattanooga Free Press, Chattanooga; Cleveland Daily Banner, Cleveland; The Tennessean (Nashville), Murfreesboro; State Gazette, Dyersburg; The Jackson Sun, Jackson; Johnson City Press, Johnson City; Marshall County Tribune (Lewisburg); The Daily Times, Maryville; The Tomahawk (Mountain City), Mountain City; The Commercial Appeal, Memphis; Union City Daily Messenger, Union City; WCMT, Martin.

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