Cloudland held stead in the latest AP Prep Football poll, while Elizabethton fell two spots in this week’s edition.

In Class A, the ‘Landers were ranked No. 6 with 90 points. Cloudland, who clinched the Region 1-A title by rolling past Jellico, was 17 points behind No. 5 South Pittsburg – who dropped from No. 2 to No. 5 this week.


Greenback recorded 16-of-18 first-place votes to remain ranked first, while Cornersville improved to No. 2. Huntingdon and Whitwell were ranked No. 3 and No. 4, respectively.

In Class 4A, the Cyclones dropped to No. 5 after the tough loss to No. 1 Greeneville. EHS tallied 108 points to rank 10 points behind No. 4 Dyersburg.

The Greene Devils continued to pace the poll, while Anderson County and Jackson South Side were ranked No. 3 and No. 4.

Other local teams ranked includes Johnson County (No. 5 in Class 3A), Unicoi County (No. 10 in Class 3A), David Crockett (No. 4 in Class 5A) and Daniel Boone (No. 6 in Class 5A).

Cloudland is set to host Johnson County on Friday, while Elizabethton will travel to Sullivan South.