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Sep 18, 2012 11:27 AM

Week 5 High School Football Rankings

For the second week in a row, the only change at the top of the high school football polls came in class 2A.

After a brief stay at No. 1, Somerset fell to second in this week's rankings. The Brair Jumpers lost to class 3A No. 2 Breathitt County 24-13. Danville pushed into a tie for second with Somerset. after taking down Southwestern 31-7. Lexington Christian slipped past Hazard 27-20 and climbed to fifth.

Frankfort jumped up to second in the class 1A poll. The Panthers rolled over Western Hills 40-12. Hazard dropped to fourth after falling to LCA. Williamsburg also slipped a spot, falling to fifth after a three-point loss to Oneida, Tenn. Harlan held on to the tenth spot with a 53-7 victory over Lynn Camp.

Many pundits considered Breathitt County's victory over Somerset an upset, but it wasn't enough to lift them to the top of the 3A rankings. Louisville Central held on to the top-spot, and the Bobcats stayed put at second. Bourbon County won its fourth straight, easily handling Harrison County 51-8, but the voters dropped the Colonels one spot to No. 6. Undefeated Wayne County moved into the top five with its 37-19 win over 5A Lincoln County.

The top three of Highlands, Covington Catholic and Lexington Catholic stayed put in the 4A rankings. Russell County moved up to fourth and Knox Central rounded out the top five, as Ashland Blazer dropped to sixth. Ashland fell 27-17 to Ironton, Ohio, while Russell County and Knox Central both remained undefeated with wins over Clinton, Tenn., and North Laurel respectively. Boyle County sat tight at seventh, and Johnson Central moved up one spot to No. 8.

The only change in the 5A poll came at the No. 10 spot, with Anderson County replacing Woodford County. The Bearcats earned a 48-7 victory over Mercer County, while Woodford suffered a 32-7 loss to Spencer County.

Louisville schools continue to own the 6A poll, with seven of the top 10 teams hailing from the River City. The top five remained unchanged, with Scott County holding tight to the third spot behind Trinity and St. Xavier. The Cardinals crushed Tates Creek 71-13. Bryan Station and Henry Clay both received some votes, but not enough to break into the top 10.

Here are the complete week 5 rankings.

Class 1A

1. Mayfield - 4-1

2. Frankfort - 4-1

3. Fairview - 4-0

4. Hazard - 1-2

5. Williamsburg - 4-1

6. Raceland - 4-1

7. Beechwood - 1-3

8. Russellville - 3-2

9. Louisville Kentucky Country Day - 4-1

10. Harlan - 2-3

Others receiving votes: Louisville Holy Cross, Bethlehem, Bracken Co., Ludlow, Nicholas Co.


Class 2A

1. Owensboro Catholic - 4-0

T2. Somerset - 3-1

T2. Danville - 4-1

4. Murray - 4-1

5. Lexington Christian Academy - 4-1

6. Bardstown - 4-0

7. Glasgow - 4-1

8. Newport Central Catholic - 1-3

9. DeSales - 2-2

10. Caldwell Co. - 3-2

Others receiving votes: Butler Co., Louisville Christian Academy, Lloyd Memorial, Green Co., Hancock Co., Carroll Co.


Class 3A


1. Louisville Central - 5-0

2. Breathitt Co. - 5-0

3. Bell Co. - 3-1

4. Belfry - 3-1

5. Wayne Co. - 5-0

6. Paducah Tilghman - 3-2

7. Bourbon Co. - 4-0

8. Monroe Co. - 4-1

9. Fort Campbell - 3-2

T10. Morgan Co. - 4-0

Others receiving votes: Corbin, Pike Co. Central, Garrard Co.


Class 4A

1. Highlands - 4-0

2. Covington Catholic - 4-1

3. Lexington Catholic - 4-1

4. Russell Co. - 5-0

5. Knox Central - 5-0

6. Ashland Blazer - 4-1

7. Boyle Co. - 2-3

8. Johnson Central - 3-1

9. Lone Oak - 3-2

10. Warren East - 5-0

Others receiving votes: Owensboro, Martha Layne Collins, North Oldham, Taylor Co.


Class 5A

1. Bowling Green - 5-0

2. John Hardin - 4-0

3. Warren Central - 5-0

4. Franklin Co. - 5-0

5. Cooper - 5-0

6. Christian Co. - 4-1

7. Greenwood - 5-0

8. Harlan Co. - 3-1

9. Conner - 3-1

10. Anderson Co. - 3-1

Others receiving votes: Montgomery Co., Grayson Co., South Oldham, Woodford Co., Graves Co.


Class 6A

1. Trinity - 4-0

2. St. Xavier - 3-2

3. Scott Co. - 4-1

4. Pleasure Ridge Park - 5-0 1

5. Male - 4-1

6. Simon Kenton - 5-0

7. Louisville Eastern - 4-1

8. Henderson Co. - 3-2

9. Ballard - 3-2

10. Butler - 3-1

Others receiving votes: Bryan Station, Henry Clay, DuPont Manual, Marshall Co.

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