Carthage picked up consecutive win number 34 last week, and the Bulldogs remain in the No. 1 slot in the Class 6A/5A/4A portion of the #bEASTTexas Fabulous 15 following Week 6 of the high school football season.
Kilgore (4-1) had an open date, but moved up one spot from ninth to eighth, ahead of the Ragin’ Red’s trip to Mabank on Friday.
Longview and Texas High stayed at No. 2 and 3, respectively. Gilmer bumped up to No. 4, and Van (6-0) joined the Top 5.
No new teams entered the large-school rankings this week.
In Class 3A/2A/TAPPS, West Rusk, which also had an open date last week, remained in the No. 1 spot with 11 first-place votes. No. 2 Mount Vernon received one first-place vote and No. 3 Timpson grabbed three first-place votes.
Waskom and Tatum both remained in the top five.
Jefferson and Arp both moved into the rankings after wins over previously ranked teams White Oak and Troup. Corrigan-Camden also joined the Top 15.
Arp (4-2), which is tied for No. 14 with Corrigan-Camden, welcomes No. 1 West Rusk to town this week.
Other notable Week 7 games are Class 6A No. 14 Rockwall at #bEASTTexas No. 6 Tyler Legacy; #bEASTTexas No. 2/Class 5A Division I No. 4 Longview at Class 5A Division I No. 3 Highland Park; No. 14 Marshall at No. 3 Texas High; No. 8 Kilgore at Mabank; No. 9 Lindale at No. 12 Henderson; Sabine at No. 13 Jefferson; and No. 4 Waskom at Hughes Springs.
Voters in the poll were Phil Hicks and Brandon Ogden of the Tyler Morning Telegraph, Jack Stallard and Thomas Bingham of the Longview News-Journal, Ryan Silapan of the Panola Watchman, Nathan Hague of the Marshall News Messenger, John Krueger of the Nacogdoches Daily Sentinel, Josh Havard of the Lufkin Daily News, Mitch Lucas of the Kilgore News Herald, Juwan Lee of the Palestine Herald-Press, Jay Neal of the Jacksonville Progress, Joe Elerson of the Athens Daily Review, Reagan Roy of CBS 19, freelance writer Joe Hale and Harlen the Sports Guy of the Friday Night Scoreboard Show.