ET Football: Bulldogs, Buckeyes stay put in AP poll
Carthage and Gilmer held down the top two spots in Class 4A for the second week in a row, and Van moved into the 4A list at No. 10 this week with the release of the Texas Associated Press High School Football Poll.
Tenaha, ranked No. 2 in Class 2A, is the only other ranked East Texas team, but several teams did receive votes.
Class 6A district rivals Longview and John Tyler earned votes in the Class 6A poll, while district rivals Henderson and Kilgore picked up votes in Class 4A.
In Class 3A, West Rusk, Jefferson and Harmony all earned votes, and Groveton, Joaquin and Carlisle all earned votes in the Class 2A poll.
Joining Carthage as top-ranked teams this week are Allen in Class 6A, Aledo in 5A, Gunter in 3A and Refugio in 2A.
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