Thanks to its District 16-3A championship-winning victory against No. 1 Gilmer, Kilgore took over the top spot in ETSN.fm's final regular-season weekly East Texas Class 3A rankings.

Bulldogs own the top two spots -- Kilgore (9-0) at No. 1 and Carthage (9-1) at No. 2. Gilmer fell from No. 1 to No. 3.

Jasper (6-3) jumped two spots to No. 6 following losses from Palestine (7-3) and Liberty-Eylau (6-4), which each fell one spot to seventh and eighth, respectively. Gladewater re-entered the poll at No. 9 after rallying in the fourth to beat Henderson 49-42 and qualify for the playoffs.

ETSN.fm Final Regular Season East Texas Class 3A Poll

1. Kilgore (9-0) — def. Gilmer, 34-29
  • Last week’s rank: No. 2
  • This week: vs. Van, 7 p.m. Friday, Lindale's Eagle Stadium

 

2. Carthage (9-1) — idle
  • Last week’s rank: No. 3
  • This week: vs. Mexia, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Rusk's Eagle Stadium

 

3. Gilmer (9-1) — lost to Kilgore, 34-29
  • Last week’s rank: No. 1
  • This week: vs. Mineola, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Tyler's TMF Rose Stadium

 

4. Athens (10-0) — def. Brownsboro, 56-13
  • Last week’s rank: Same
  • This week: vs. Chapel Hill, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Tyler's TMF Rose Stadium

 

5. Chapel Hill (6-4) — idle
  • Last week’s rank: Same
  • This week: vs. Athens, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Tyler's TMF Rose Stadium

 

6. Jasper (6-3) — def. Center, 52-14
  • Last week’s rank: No. 8
  • This week: vs. Palestine, 7:30 p.m. Friday, SFA's Homer Bryce Stadium

 

7. Palestine (7-3) — lost to Fairfield, 54-0
  • Last week’s rank: No. 6
  • This week: vs. Jasper, 7:30 p.m. Friday, SFA's Homer Bryce Stadium

 

8. Liberty-Eylau (6-4) — lost to Paris, 48-20
  • Last week’s rank: No. 7
  • This week: vs. Kaufman, 7:30 p.m. Friday, Gilmer's Buckeye Stadium

 

9. Gladewater (4-6) — def. Henderson, 49-42
  • Last week’s rank: Same
  • This week: vs. Canton, 7 p.m. Thursday, Lindale's Eagle Stadium

 

10. Atlanta (6-4) — def. Pittsburg, 49-14
  • Last week’s rank: No. 9
  • This week: vs. Emory Rains, 7:30 p.m. Thursday, Mount Pleasant's Sam Parker Field

 

Newcomers: No. 9 Gladewater
Dropped out: Henderson (No. 10)