Belfry, Pikeville ranked No. 2 in AP polls




Coach Haywood


The Belfry Pirates, the back-to-back Class 3A defending state champs, are ranked No. 2 in the first Associated Press high school poll this week.

Coach Philip Haywood’s squad (1-0) defeated Tates Creek in their season opener last Friday night in the annual Pike County Bowl. Belfry trails Boyle County (2-0) in the the 3A poll.

Pikeville is ranked No. 2 in Class A. The Panthers, Chris McNamee are 2-0 so far this season. Pikeville trails Beechwood in the poll, while regional rival Paintsville comes in at No. 3.

Johnson Central, coached by Belfry alum and former Sheldon Clark coach Jim Matney, is ranked No. 2 in Class 4A. South Warren is ranked ahead of the Golden Eagles, while Ashland Paul Blazer comes in at No. 3.

Mayfield is ranked No. 1 in Class 2A.

The top teams in the Kentucky Associated Press high school football polls, with first-place votes, records, total points and previous rankings:

Class 1A

Rank-School FPV Rcd TP Pvs

1. Beechwood (8) 1-0 123 —

2. Pikeville (4) 2-0 113 —

3. Paintsville – 2-0 99 —

4. Russellville – 2-0 90 —

5. Fairview – 2-0 69 —

6. Raceland – 1-1 54 —

7. Paris – 2-0 50 —

8. Campbellsville – 2-0 36 —

9. Hazard – 1-1 31 —

10. Bellevue (1) 2-0 27 —

Others receiving votes: 11, Ludlow (1) 14. 12, Bishop Brossart 13. 13, Eminence 11. 13, Bethlehem 11. 15, Frankfort 10. 16, Williamsburg 9. 17, Crittenden Co. 5. 18, Harlan 3. 19, Lou. Holy Cross 2.

Class 2A

Rank-School FPV Rcd TP Pvs

1. Mayfield (12) 2-0 137 —

2. Lou. DeSales (1) 2-0 124 —

3. Murray – 2-0 85 —

4. Danville – 2-0 76 —

5. Lex. Christian (1) 2-0 69 —

6. Lou. Christian Academy – 1-1 64 —

7. Somerset – 2-0 55 —

8. Owensboro Catholic – 1-1 40 —

9. Newport Central Catholic – 0-2 35 —

10. Cov. Holy Cross – 2-0 31 —

Others receiving votes: 11, Leslie Co. 18. 12, Butler Co. 8. 13, Green Co. 7. 14, Allen Central 5. 14, Lloyd Memorial 5. 16, Shelby Valley 4. 17, Glasgow 3. 18, Monroe Co. 2.

Class 3A

Rank-School FPV Rcd TP Pvs

1. Boyle Co. (4) 2-0 128 —

2. Belfry (8) 1-0 116 —

3. Corbin (1) 2-0 95 —

4. Lex. Catholic – 1-1 80 —

5. Elizabethtown (1) 2-0 63 —

6. Lou. Central – 0-2 59 —

(tie) Paducah Tilghman – 1-1 59 —

8. Russell – 1-0 51 —

9. Bell Co. – 1-1 23 —

10. Caldwell Co. – 1-1 22 —

Others receiving votes: 11, Adair Co. 17. 12, Hart Co. 15. 13, Fleming Co. 14. 14, Henry Co. 9. 15, Garrard Co. 8. 16, Lou. Moore 5. 17, Union Co. 3. 17, Lawrence Co. 3.

Class 4A

Rank-School FPV Rcd TP Pvs

1. South Warren (8) 2-0 131 —

2. Johnson Central (4) 1-0 110 —

3. Ashland Blazer – 1-0 75 —

4. Franklin Co. – 2-0 71 —

5. North Oldham (2) 2-0 66 —

6. Collins – 2-0 56 —

7. John Hardin – 1-1 50 —

(tie)Scott – 2-0 50 —

9. Hopkinsville – 2-0 49 —

10. Bourbon Co. – 1-0 28 —

Others receiving votes: 11, Shelby Co. 22. 11, Spencer Co. 22. 13, Franklin-Simpson 14. 14, East Jessamine 11. 15, Warren Central 6. 16, Martha Layne Collins 4. 17, Knox Central 2.

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