Contact Us 2013 Week 2 Class 3A Poll: Palestine Jumps to No. 4

Palestine’s Ben Luckett evades Jacksonville’s Tommy Simmons (75) during Palestine’s 56-35 home win Thursday night. (Christopher Vinn,

The top three spots remained the same in the 2013 Week 2 Class 3A Poll, but Palestine moved up and a newcomer arrived at No. 9.

Palestine’s 56-35 win against Jacksonville pushed the Wildcats to No. 4 from last week’s No. 6 ranking.

Athens, which blew out Spring Hill 42-0, made its debut in the poll at No. 9. The Hornets replaced Henderson, which fell from No. 7 to out of the poll following a 35-14 loss to Nacogdoches. Week 2 East Texas Class 3A Poll

1. Carthage (2-0) — def. Lindale, 45-17
  • Last week’s rank: Same
  • This week: vs. Chapel Hill


2. Gilmer (2-0) — def. Plano Prestonwood Christian, 66-32
  • Last week’s rank: Same
  • This week: at Jacksonville


3. Kilgore (1-0) — Idle
  • Last week’s rank: Same
  • This week: at Pine Tree


4. Palestine (2-0) — def. Jacksonville, 56-35
  • Last week’s rank: No. 6
  • This week: vs. Kaufman


5. Chapel Hill (1-1) — lost to Whitehouse, 42-34
  • Last week’s rank: Same
  • This week: at Carthage


6. Pittsburg (2-0) — def. Gladewater, 35-14
  • Last week’s rank: No. 9
  • This week: at New Boston


7. Jasper (1-1) — lost to Orangefield, 30-22
  • Last week’s rank: No. 4
  • This week: at Kirbyville


8. Liberty-Eylau (1-1) — lost to Mount Pleasant, 34-20
  • Last week’s rank: Same
  • This week: at Texas High


9. Athens (2-0) — def. Spring Hill, 42-0
  • Last week’s rank: Unranked
  • This week: vs. Gladewater


10. Gladewater (1-1) — lost to Pittsburg, 35-14
  • Last week’s rank: Same
  • This week: at Athens


Newcomers: No. 9 Athens
Dropped out: Henderson (No. 7)

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