Boys Basketball Poll: Like Last Week, 15 East Texas Teams Ranked Across Five Classes
Fifteen East Texas boys basketball teams were ranked a week ago, and that number remained the same Monday.
The Texas Association of Basketball Coaches polls again had 10 East Texas teams ranked in Class A, including six in Division I.
Class 4A Jacksonville continues to roll. The Tribe is 24-0 and ranked No. 12 in 4A by the TABC. Like Jacksonville, Pleasant Grove retained its spot from last week's poll, holding No. 17 in Class 3A with a 14-7 record.
Defending Class 2A state champion White Oak (21-1) remained No. 2, but fellow District 17-2A member Tatum (19-7) jumped up one spot to No. 4. Palestine Westwood (15-7) retained the No. 17 spot.
Grapeland (19-4) shot up the poll to No. 3 in this week's Class A Division I rankings, while Cayuga (14-6) and San Augustine (10-6) kept their No. 6 and No. 8 spots, respectively. No. 11 LaPoynor (18-5) also remained in its previous spot, but Broaddus (1-57) slipped one spot to 18th. Tenaha (5-3) moved up a notch to No. 22.
In Class A Division II, Laneville (16-7) fell two spots to No. 7, while Oakwood (10-5) kept the No. 8 hole. Saltillo (17-7) ascended two spots to No. 12, and Kennard (14-6) leapt eight slots to No. 14. Douglass, previously ranked 13th, dropped out.
Ranked East Texas Boys Basketball Teams
- No. 12 Jacksonville (24-0)
- No. 17 Pleasant Grove (14-7)
- No. 2 White Oak (21-1)
- No. 4 Tatum (19-7)
- No. 17 Palestine Westwood (15-7)
Class A Division I
- No. 3 Grapeland (19-4)
- No. 6 Cayuga (14-6)
- No. 8 San Augustine (10-6)
- No. 11 LaPoynor (18-5)
- No. 18 Broaddus (15-7)
- No. 22 Tenaha (5-3)
Class A Division II
- No. 7 Laneville (16-7)
- No. 8 Oakwood (10-5)
- No. 12 Saltillo (17-7)
- No. 14 Kennard (14-6)