Carter County was well represented in the first Associated Press Tennessee Prep Football poll of the season on Monday afternoon.
Elizabethton, Hampton, and Cloudland were all three ranked in their respective classes, while Unaka received votes in Class A.
In Class 4A, the Cyclones held the No. 1 spot down once again after dispatching Science Hill for the fourth straight time in Week 1.
Elizabethton – who has won 31 straight games – garnered 10-of-11 first-place votes to tally 109 points. Region 1-4A foe Greeneville was ranked No. 2 with 84 points, while Tullahoma was ranked third with 67 votes.
Pearl-Cohn received the other first-place vote.
In Class 2A, the Bulldogs were ranked No. 4 after taking a thrilling win over Pigeon Forge on Friday night.
Hampton received 59 votes in the poll – seven behind No. 3 Westview. Meigs County received 10-of-11 first-place votes to claim the top spot with Trousdale County being ranked in the No. 2 slot.
Region 1-2A foe South Greene received votes in the poll.
In Class A, Cloudland claimed the No. 7 spot after cruising past Jellico.
The ‘Landers tallied 26 points which placed them 12 points behind a tie for the No. 5 position between Coalfield and Cornersville.
Peabody was placed in the No. 1 spot with 8-of-10 first-place votes, with Fayetteville and South Pittsburg rounding out the top three.
Unaka, who rolled past North Greene on Friday night, received votes in the poll as they were just 16 points from No. 9 Dresden and Gordonsville.