For the second week in a row the Austin Black Bears and Decatur Heritage Eagles are the only area teams in this week’s football rankings.

The poll conducted by the Alabama Sports Writers Association has Austin at No. 9 in Class 7A. Decatur Heritage is No. 10 in Class 1A. Those were the spots both teams held last week.

Austin hosts the Gadsden City Titans in a Class 7A, Region 4 game on Friday.

Decatur Heritage travels to R.A. Hubbard for a Class 1A, Region 7 contest in Courtland.

R.A. Hubbard and Brewer in Class 5A are the only other area teams to receive votes.

The Alabama Sports Writers Association high school football rankings with first-place votes, win-loss record and total poll points:

CLASS 7A

Team (first-place); W-L; Pts

1. Thompson (18); 3-0; 285

2. McGill-Toolen (7); 2-0; 249

3. Central-Phenix City (1); 2-1; 205

4. Hoover; 2-1; 180

5. Hewitt-Trussville; 3-0; 169

6. Mountain Brook; 3-0; 118

7. Theodore; 3-0; 97

8. Lee-Montgomery; 3-0; 81

9. Austin; 3-0; 45

10. Auburn; 2-1; 36

Others receiving votes: Prattville (2-0) 9, Vestavia Hills (2-0) 7, James Clemens (1-2) 1.

CLASS 6A

Team (first-place); W-L; Pts

1. Saraland (23); 3-0; 302

2. Pinson Valley (2); 2-1; 225

3. Muscle Shoals; 3-0; 208

4. Clay-Chalkville (1); 3-0; 185

5. Hueytown; 3-0; 158

6. Oxford; 3-0; 121

7. Blount; 3-0; 108

8. Opelika; 3-0; 87

9. Wetumpka; 2-1; 45

10. Carver-Montgomery; 3-0; 21

Others receiving votes: Bessemer City (2-0) 5, Fort Payne (3-0) 5, Gardendale (3-0) 5, Dothan (2-1) 3, Jackson-Olin (1-2) 2, Paul Bryant (3-0) 1, Spanish Fort (1-1) 1.

CLASS 5A

Team (first-place); W-L; Pts

1. Jasper (22); 2-0; 298

2. Central-Clay Co. (2); 2-0; 230

3. Ramsay (2); 2-1; 192

4. Etowah; 3-0; 183

5. Russellville; 2-0; 126

6. Pleasant Grove; 3-0; 124

7. Demopolis; 2-1; 95

8. Madison Aca.; 2-1; 80

9. Bibb Co.; 3-0; 62

10. Center Point; 2-1; 23

Others receiving votes: Alexandria (1-0) 18, Briarwood (0-2) 13, Sylacauga (3-0) 12, Vigor (1-1) 8, Greenville (2-1) 5, Jackson (2-0) 5, Hamilton (2-0) 3, Brewer (2-0) 2, Citronelle (3-0) 2, Guntersville (2-0) 1.

CLASS 4A

Team (first-place); W-L; Pts

1. UMS-Wright (26); 2-0; 312

2. Hokes Bluff; 2-0; 229

3. American Chr.; 2-0; 209

4. Catholic-Montgomery; 3-0; 179

5. Hillcrest-Evergreen; 2-1; 145

6. Headland; 3-0; 127

7. Jacksonville; 2-1; 106

8. Good Hope; 3-0; 73

9. Andalusia; 1-2; 53

10. Brooks; 2-1; 23

Others receiving votes: Williamson (2-0) 8, Montevallo (2-1) 7, Anniston (1-1) 2, Deshler (1-2) 2, Handley (1-1) 2, St. John Paul II (2-1) 2, Escambia Co. (2-0) 1, Fairview (2-1) 1, North Jackson (0-2) 1.

CLASS 3A

Team (first-place); W-L; Pts

1. Flomaton (24); 2-0; 306

2. Piedmont (1); 2-0; 225

3. Gordo (1); 3-0; 206

4. Randolph Co.; 2-0; 180

5. Pike Co.; 2-0; 159

6. Providence Chr.; 3-0; 135

7. Midfield; 2-0; 91

8. St. James; 3-0; 73

9. Mobile Chr.; 1-1; 50

10. Geraldine; 2-1; 33

Others receiving votes: Saks (2-1) 7, T.R. Miller (2-0) 7, Walter Wellborn (3-0) 7, Pike Road (3-0) 2, Susan Moore (3-0) 1.

CLASS 2A

Team (first-place); W-L; Pts

1. Fyffe (26); 2-0; 312

2. Luverne; 2-0; 226

3. Ohatchee; 2-0; 176

4. Abbeville; 2-0; 156

5. Addison; 2-1; 151

6. Collinsville; 3-0; 140

7. Leroy; 1-1; 95

8. Reeltown; 3-0; 82

9. Colbert Co.; 3-0; 61

10. Aliceville; 1-1; 28

Others receiving votes: Daleville (3-0) 27, Cottage Hill (2-0) 17, Red Bay (3-0) 5, Highland Home (1-1) 4, Cedar Bluff (2-0) 1, Ranburne (2-0) 1.

CLASS 1A

Team (first-place); W-L; Pts

1. Mars Hill Bible (20); 2-0; 292

2. Maplesville (6); 2-0; 246

3. Sweet Water; 2-0; 202

4. Brantley; 2-0; 178

5. Lanett; 3-0; 155

6. Pickens Co.; 2-0; 116

7. South Lamar; 2-0; 97

8. Linden; 2-1; 66

9. Spring Garden; 1-1; 50

10. Decatur Heritage; 3-0; 27

Others receiving votes: Millry (2-0) 18, Elba (2-1) 13, R.A. Hubbard (3-0) 12, Marion Co. (3-0) 7, Donoho (2-0) 1, Florala (2-1) 1, Fruitdale (3-0) 1.

 david.elwell@decaturdaily.com or 256-340-2395. Twitter @DD_DavidElwell.

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