A thrilling 64-59 win against Mount Pleasant propelled Marshall into the final spot in the ETSN.fm Week 8 East Texas Class 5A/4A poll.

The Mavericks took over the No. 10 spot from Mount Pleasant, which has lost three consecutive games, including its first two in District 14-4A.

Texas High (No. 5), Lufkin (No. 7), and Hallsville (No. 8) moved up one spot apiece. Tyler Lee slipped to No. 6, while Sulphur Springs fell from seventh to ninth following a 43-7 loss at Texas High.

ETSN.fm East Texas Week 8 Class 5A/4A Poll

1. Longview (6-1) — def. Mesquite Horn, 49-30
  • Last week’s rank: Same
  • This week: at North Mesquite

 

2. Whitehouse (7-0) — def. Jacksonville, 70-21
  • Last week’s rank: Same
  • This week: at Nacogdoches

 

3. John Tyler (5-2) — def. Lindale, 49-17
  • Last week’s rank: Same
  • This week: at Jacksonville

 

4. Nacogdoches (6-1) — def. Corsicana, 48-41
  • Last week’s rank: Same
  • This week: vs. Whitehouse

 

5. Texas High (6-1) — def. Sulphur Springs, 43-7
  • Last week’s rank: No. 6
  • This week: vs. Mount Pleasant

 

6. Tyler Lee (3-4) — lost to Rockwall, 43-33
  • Last week’s rank: No. 5
  • This week: vs. Mesquite

 

7. Lufkin (2-5) — def. Bryan, 31-19
  • Last week’s rank: No. 8
  • This week: at The Woodlands College Park

 

8. Hallsville (5-2) — def. Pine Tree, 35-13
  • Last week’s rank: No. 9
  • This week: at Sulphur Springs

 

9. Sulphur Springs (4-3) — lost to Texas High, 43-7
  • Last week’s rank: No. 7
  • This week: vs. Hallsville

 

10. Marshall (2-5) -- def. Mount Pleasant, 64-59
  • Last week’s rank: Unranked
  • This week: at Pine Tree

 

Newcomers: Marshall (No. 10)
Dropped out: No. 10 Mount Pleasant