New football poll released: TRM stays No. 7, WSN now No. 9

Published 11:01pm Tuesday, November 6, 2012

In the new Alabama Sports Writers Association’s high school football poll that was released Tuesday night, T.R. Miller stayed at the No. 7 spot in class 3A while W.S. Neal moved up one spot to No. 9.
Sweet Water fell to No. 5 in class 2A after T.R. Miller’s 28-27 win over the then ranked No. 3 Bulldogs.
T.R. Miller, 9-1, will host Abbeville this week in round one of the AHSAA class 3A state playoffs while W.S. Neal hosts Slocomb.
There was no AISA poll this week since their playoffs have already started.
Here is the complete poll:

Class 6A
1. Hoover (32) (10-0) 384
2. McGill-Toolen (10-0) 288
3. Carver-MGY (9-1) 250
4. Auburn (9-1) 213
5. Clay-Chalkville (9-1) 199
6. Davidson (8-1) 132
7. Mountain Brook (9-1) 130
8. Tuscaloosa Co. (8-2) 89
9. Vestavia Hills (8-2) 78
10. Spain Park (8-2) 31
Others receiving votes: Florence (7-3) 17, Daphne (7-3) 11, Austin (8-2) 1, Stanhope Elmore (8-2) 1.

Class 5A
1. Muscle Shoals (31) (10-0) 380
2. Fort Payne (1) (10-0) 269
3. Homewood (9-1) 255
4. Spanish Fort (9-1) 219
5. McAdory (10-0) 184
6. Jackson (9-1) 153
7. St. Paul’s (8-2) 128
8. Benjamin Russell (9-1) 91
9. Eufaula (8-2) 59
10. Wenonah (9-1) 37
Others receiving votes: Cullman (8-2) 14, Demopolis (8-2) 11, Chilton Co. (9-1) 6, Russellville (8-2) 6, Hartselle (6-4) 4, Vigor (7-3) 4, Walker (7-3) 3, Sylacauga (8-2) 1.

Class 4A
1. Oneonta (32) (10-0) 384
2. Beauregard (9-1) 259
3. Madison Co. (9-1) 238
4. Thomasville (8-2) 212
5. Central-Clay Co. (9-1) 177
6. Dadeville (9-1) 162
7. Dora (9-1) 121
8. UMS-Wright (8-2) 117
9. Brooks (9-1) 85
10. J.O. Johnson (9-1) 58

Others receiving votes: Tallassee (8-2) 6, Calera (8-2) 4, Handley (6-4) 1.

Class 3A
1. Piedmont (31) (10-0) 381
2. Leeds (9-1) 271
3. Hamilton (10-0) 238
4. Lauderdale Co. (9-1) 202
5. Madison Acad. (8-2) 189
6. Daleville (1) (10-0) 185
7. T.R. Miller (9-1) 151
8. Geraldine (8-2) 74
9. W.S. Neal (8-2) 56

10. Deshler (7-3) 26
Others receiving votes: Fayette Co. (8-2) 25, Trinity (8-2) 14, Saks (8-2) 6, Glencoe (5-5) 3, Gordo (8-2) 2, Sylvania (8-2) 1.

Class 2A
1. Tanner (29) (9-0) 374
2. Fyffe (2) (10-0) 286
3. Reeltown (9-1) 243
4. Washington Co. (9-1) 212
5. Sweet Water (1) (8-2) 202
6. G.W. Long (9-1) 168
7. Lanett (8-1) 120
8. Oakman (9-1) 74
9. Woodland (8-2) 42
10. N. Sand Mountain (8-2) 41
Others receiving votes: Walter Wellborn (8-2) 25, Fultondale (8-2) 16, Luverne (7-3) 7, Red Bay (7-3) 7, Highland Home (5-5) 4, Providence Chr. (7-2) 2, Elba (6-4) 1.

Class 1A
1. Brantley (27) (10-0) 367
2. Ragland (9-0) 259
3. Marion Co. (4) (9-1) 250
4. Maplesville (1) (9-1) 217
5. Cedar Bluff (9-0) 216
6. Linden (9-1) 191
7. Hackleburg (9-1) 120
8. Pickens Co. (8-2) 82
9. Addison (7-2) 39
10. Collinsville (8-2) 32
Others receiving votes: Geneva Co. (8-2) 22, St. Luke’s (8-2) 21, Keith (8-2) 8.

The Alabama Sports Writers Association prep committee members are: Paul Beaudry, Chairman, Alabama Media Group; Andrew Garner, Andalusia Star-News; Erich Hilkert, Atmore Advance; Bran Strickland, Anniston Star; Jonathan Deal, Athens News Courier; Jeff Sentell, Birmingham News; Adam Robinson, Brewton Standard; Rob Rice, Blount Countian; Shannon Fagan, Cherokee Herald; Ross Wood, Clarke Co. Democrat; Rob Ketcham, Cullman Times; Jonathon Bentley, Daily Mountain Eagle; Justin Graves, Decatur Daily; David Mundee, Dothan Eagle; Lee Peacock, Evergreen Courant; Newton Peters, Florala News; Gregg Dewalt, Florence TimesDaily; Lew Gilliland, Fort Payne Times-Journal; Dennis Victory, Freelance (Birmingham); Chris McCarthy, Gadsden Messenger; Kim Craft, Gadsden Times; Davis Potter, Hamilton Journal Record; Daniel Boyette, Huntsville Times; Josh Bean, Mobile Press-Register; Stacy Long, Montgomery Advertiser; Robert Carter, North Jefferson News; Jason Galloway, Opelika-Auburn News; Shannon Allen, Sand Mountain Reporter; Jason Bowen, Scottsboro Daily Sentinel; Lavonte Young, Talladega Daily Home; Andrew Carroll, Tuscaloosa News; Griffin Pritchard, Wetumpka Herald.

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