There were a few changes in this week's Associated Press high school football rankings as it pertains to East Texas.

In Class 5A, Longview entered the top 10 at No. 9 following its thrilling 21-20 season-opening victory over rival Lufkin, which dropped out of the poll. John Tyler fell out of the top 10 as well after a 35-17 setback to Plano.

Gladewater debuted in the 4A poll, tied for ninth with Stephenville. The Bears began the year with a 56-20 rout of Daingerfield. Gilmer remained at No. 3 following its 50-45 victory over Liberty-Eylau.

Liberty-Eylau, Carthage, Jasper, Henderson, and Van all received votes.

In 3A, Mineola held steady at No. 2 following a 42-24 win over Elysian Fields, while Newton jumped up one spot to No. 3 after its 37-28 defeat of Tatum. Waskom, Arp, Elysian Fields, and Malakoff are all receiving votes.

Alto moved up a spot, tied for No. 8 with Mart, following an impressive 60-33 rout of Crockett. Tenaha, Carlisle, and Shelbyville received votes.

Associated Press High School Football Poll

Here is The Associated Press high school poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records, points based on 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1, and the team’s ranking in last week’s poll:

CLASS 6A

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Others receiving votes: 11, Manvel 24. 12, Lake Travis 23. 13, Denton Guyer 17. 14, Pearland 11. 15, Austin Westlake 10. 16, Dickinson 7. 17, SA Northside Brennan 4. 18, Southlake Carroll 2. 19, Klein Collins 1. 19, Odessa Permian 1.

 

CLASS 5A

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Others receiving votes: 11, Kerrville Tivy 25. 12, Lancaster 21. 13, John Tyler 9. 14, Lufkin 8. 15, Richmond Foster 7. 16, Everman 6. 17, CC Calallen 5. 17, Port Neches-Groves 5. 17, Hutto 5. 20, Cedar Park Vista Ridge 4. 21, A&M Consolidated 2. 22, Canyon 1. 22, Manor 1. 22, Mansfield Lake Ridge 1.

 

CLASS 4A

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Others receiving votes: 11, Sinton 21. 12, Liberty-Eylau 19. 13, Carthage 11. 14, Burnet 10. 15, Jasper 9. 16, Sweetwater 7. 17, China Spring 4. 17, Giddings 4. 19, Geronimo Navarro 3. 20, Henderson 2. 20, Van 2. 22, Silsbee 1. 22, Bellville 1.

 

CLASS 3A

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Others receiving votes: 11, Waskom 25. 12, Pottsboro 23. 13, Kirbyville 14. 14, Wall 13. 15, Blanco 5. 16, Rockdale 4. 17, Arp 3. 17, Eastland 3. 17, Muleshoe 3. 20, Elysian Fields 2. 20, Deweyville 2. 22, Odem 1. 22, Malakoff 1. 22, Jarrell 1.

 

CLASS 2A

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Others receiving votes: 11, Crawford 13. 12, Tenaha 8. 13, Iraan 7. 14, Iola 6. 15, Stratford 5. 16, Carlisle 3. 17, Shelbyville 2. 18, Junction 1. 18, Crosbyton 1. 18, Goldthwaite 1. 18, Thorndale 1.