This week's ETSN.fm East Texas Class 4A poll welcomed a new team to the top 10 as the Bullard Panthers (6-3) entered the rankings at No. 10 after a big 55-35 road win at Melissa last Friday night.

Bullard took the place of Tatum (4-5), which fell out of the top 10 after a 34-28 loss to Atlanta.

The top five teams all remained the same after each continued their impressive regular seasons, including No. 5 Henderson (7-1). which clinched its first district title in 14 years with a 37-14 win over Chapel Hill (5-4), which subsequently fell two spots to No. 8.

Jasper (6-3) moved up a spot to No. 6 after its 41-24 defeat of previously unbeaten Huffman Hargrave, Carthage (4-5) climbed one position to seventh following a 42-0 shutout of Palestine, and Athens (6-3) is up one to No. 9 after its 62-22 rout of Crandall.

ETSN.fm East Texas Class 4A Poll

 

No. 1 Gilmer (9-0) -- def. Nevada Community, 85-14

  • Last week's rank: Same
  • This week: at Emory Rains

 

No. 2 Gladewater (8-1) -- def. Spring Hill, 54-14

  • Last week's rank: Same
  • This week: at Center

 

No. 3 Van (9-0) -- def. Wills Point, 49-14

  • Last week's rank: Same
  • This week: vs. Kaufman

 

No. 4 Atlanta (8-1) -- def. Tatum, 34-28

  • Last week's rank: Same
  • This week: at Spring Hill

 

No. 5 Henderson (8-1) -- def. Chapel Hill, 37-14

  • Last week's rank: Same
  • This week: at Kilgore

 

No. 6 Jasper (6-3) -- def. Huffman Hargrave, 41-24

  • Last week's rank: No. 7
  • This week: vs. Silsbee

 

No. 7 Carthage (4-5) -- def. Palestine, 42-0

  • Last week's rank: No. 8
  • This week: at Chapel Hill

 

No. 8 Chapel Hill (5-4) -- lost to Henderson, 37-14

  • Last week's rank: No. 6
  • This week: vs. Carthage

 

No. 9 Athens (6-3) -- def. Crandall, 62-22

  • Last week's rank: No. 10
  • This week: vs. Wills Point

 

No. 10 Bullard (6-3) -- def. Melissa, 55-35

  • Last week's rank: Unranked
  • This week: vs. Canton

 

Newcomers: No. 10 Bullard
Dropped out: Tatum (No. 9)