October 3rd, 2017

DeSales, Holy Cross, St. X, and Trinity football ranked

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Conor Revell

Staff Writer


DeSales, Holy Cross, St. X, and Trinity football ranked
file photo by Mark Sims

The DeSales, Holy Cross, St. Xavier, and Trinity football teams are ranked in this week’s Associated Press poll.

Holy Cross is ranked No. 9 in Class A and is 3-3. The Cougars are coming off their bye week after a loss to Providence (Ind.) and will face No. 4 Kentucky Country Day Friday night.

DeSales is No. 2 in Class 2-A and is 6-0. The Colts thrashed North Hardin 42-0 Friday night and are getting ready to face No.5 Christian Academy Friday night.

Trinity is the top-ranked team in Class 6-A with a 7-0 record and defeated No. 3 St. Xavier 28-0 last Friday. The Shamrocks will face Eastern Friday night.

St. Xavier is No. 2 in Class 6-A and is 5-1 and is coming off a 28-0 loss to Trinity last Friday night. The Tigers will play Manual this Friday, their final road game of the season.

CLASS A

1. Paintsville (10) – 5-1 – 160 

2. Beechwood (6) 4-2 – 141 

3. Hazard – 4-1 – 135

4. Kentucky Country Day – 5-1 – 121 

5. Ludlow (1) – 6-0 – 110 

6. Russellville – 5-2 – 65 

7. Raceland – 4-3 – 64 

8. Paris – 5-1 – 53

9. Holy Cross – 3-3 – 24 

10. Pikeville – 1-4 – 20 

Others receiving votes: Williamsburg 14. Bracken County 12. Frankfort 7. Lynn Camp 5. Harlan 3. Bellevue 1.

CLASS 2-A

1. Danville (10) – 7-0 – 157 

2. DeSales (6) – 6-0 – 156 

3. Mayfield (1) – 6-1 – 130 

4. Lexington Christian – 7-0 – 125 

5. Christian Academy – 5-1 – 104 

6. Somerset – 5-2 – 80  

7. Newport Central Catholic – 3-3 – 65 

8. Glasgow – 5-2 – 45  

9. Walton-Verona – 4-2 – 35 

10. Owensboro Catholic – 4-3 – 21

Others receiving votes: Prestonsburg 5. Monroe County 5. Todd County Central 4. Lloyd Memorial 2. Shelby Valley 1.

CLASS 6-A

1. Trinity (16) – 7-0 – 160 

2. Male – 6-1 – 129 

3. St. Xavier – 5-1 – 126 

4. Simon Kenton – 7-0 – 112 

5. Scott County – 5-2 – 96 

6. Pleasure Ridge Park – 4-2 – 71 

7. Frederick Douglass – 5-1 – 57 

8. Ryle – 4-2 – 54 

9. Butler – 5-2 – 41 

10. Meade County – 4-3 – 7  

Others receiving votes: Campbell County 6. Tates Creek 6. Ohio County 4. Conner 3. Henderson County 2. Ballard 2. Central Hardin 2. Madison Central 1. Manual 1.

All Associated Press members in Kentucky are eligible to participate in the high school football poll. Those who voted for this week's poll are: The Daily Independent, Ashland; Daily News, Bowling Green; Kentucky Enquirer, Cincinnati; Times-Tribune, Corbin; East Kentucky Broadcasting, Pikeville; The News-Enterprise, Elizabethtown; Daily Enterprise, Harlan; The Gleaner, Henderson; Kentucky New Era, Hopkinsville; Lexington Herald-Leader, Lexington; The Courier-Journal, Louisville; The Ledger Independent, Maysville; The Middlesboro Daily News, Middlesboro; Times Leader Princeton, Princeton; The Commonwealth-Journal, Somerset; WDKY, Lexington; WKYX, Paducah.

 

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