Following a Tatum Holiday Hoopfest championship, undefeated Jacksonville climbed seven spots in the Texas Association of Basketball Coaches Class 4A boys basketball poll.

Jacksonville (18-0) jumped from 21st to 14th after winning this past weekend's event at Eagle Coliseum. Pleasant Grove (10-5) finished as the runner-up and is ranked 18th in this week's Class 3A poll, which includes Spring Hill (9-5) at No. 23.

Defending state champion White Oak (12-0) remains No. 1 in Class 2A, while Tatum (11-5) climbed two spots from seventh to fifth following its third-place finish in the Tatum Holiday Hoopfest. Edgewood (8-4) is 19th, and Crockett (8-4) is 23rd.

San Augustine made a big jump in Class A Division I. The Wolves (5-1) moved from No. 10 a week ago to No. 3 in this week's poll. Grapeland (13-2) kept its No. 4 ranking, but Cayuga (7-3) fell from second to seventh.

Laneville (10-5) slipped one spot to seventh in the Class A Division II poll, which saw Oakwood (4-2) jump from 13th to eighth. Saltillo (13-3) stayed at No. 16, and Chireno (11-3) stayed at No. 24.

Girls

Lindale made its debut in the Class 4A poll. The Lady Eagles (10-3) are No. 24 in this week's rankings, giving East Texas its only ranked 4A girls team.

Liberty-Eylau (10-3) slipped from ninth to 12th in the Class 3A poll, while Pittsburg (14-3) made its first appearance at No. 22.

Winnsboro (10-6) dropped two spots to 12th in the Class 2A poll. Edgewood (9-4) moved up three spots from 24th to 21st, and Crockett (12-3) climbed into the top 25 at No. 25.

Martin's Mill (15-2) kept the No. 1 spot in the Class A Division I rankings, which also include No. 3 Slocum (14-0), No. 4 Martinsville (17-0), No. 8 LaPoynor (10-4), No. 17 Zavalla (13-4), and No. 24 New Summerfield (10-6).

Saltillo (12-3) took over the No. 1 spot in the Class A Division II poll after being ranked second a week ago. Kennard (10-6) was 14th, followed by No. 15 Bloomburg (11-4), and No. 17 Chireno (11-4).

Tyler T.K. Gorman (15-2) is the region's lone ranked private school. The Lady Crusaders moved up from fourth to third in this week's large private school rankings.

Ranked East Texas Boys Teams

Class 4A

  • No. 14 Jacksonville  (18-0)

 

Class 3A

  • No. 18 Pleasant Grove (10-5)
  • No. 23 Spring Hill (9-5)

 

Class 2A

  • No. 1 White Oak (12-0)
  • No. 5 Tatum (11-5)
  • No. 19 Edgewood (8-4)
  • No. 23 Crockett (8-4)

 

Class A Division I

  • No. 3 San Augustine (5-1)
  • No. 4 Grapeland (13-2)
  • No. 7 Cayuga (7-3)

 

Class A Division II

  • No. 7 Laneville (10-5)
  • No. 8 Oakwood (4-2)
  • No. 16 Saltillo (13-3)
  • No. 24 Chireno (11-3)

 

Ranked East Texas Girls Teams

Class 4A

  • No. 24 Lindale (10-3)

 

Class 3A

  • No. 12 Liberty-Eylau (10-3)
  • No. 22 Pittsburg (14-3)

 

Class 2A

  • No. 12 Winnsboro (10-6)
  • No. 21 Edgewood (9-4)
  • No. 25 Crockett (12-3)

 

Class A Division I

  • No. 1 Martin's Mill (15-2)
  • No. 3 Slocum (14-0)
  • No. 4 Martinsville (17-0)
  • No. 8 LaPoynor (10-4)
  • No. 17 Zavalla (13-4)
  • No. 24 New Summerfield (10-6)

 

Class A Division II

  • No. 1 Saltillo (12-3)
  • No. 14 Kennard (10-6)
  • No. 15 Bloomburg (11-4)
  • No. 17 Chireno (11-4)

 

Large Private Schools

  • No. 3 Tyler T.K. Gorman (15-2)