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Texoma high school football power rankings: Week 8


Note: these rankings are solely based on how well a team is playing. For example, a Class 4A team would more than likely handle any Class A team no matter records.

Last week's rankings

10. Ada Cougars: 6-1, (4-0) - 226 PF, 126 PA - LW: #8

The Ada Cougars are dropping a couple of spots to No. 10 despite extending their winning streak to six last Thursday. Their narrow win over Glenpool wouldn't be convincing enough to keep them at No. 8, but they could easily jump back up if they can beat Harrah, another team 4-0 in district play, when they come to Norris Field Friday.

9. Thackerville Wildcats: 6-0, (3-0) - 310 PF, 46 PA - LW: NR

Cody McCage's Thackerville Wildcats are making their first appearance in our power rankings. They have been absolutely dominant all season long in Oklahoma Class C. They've outscored opponents an average of 52-8 in their six contests.

8. Gunter Tigers: 6-1, (2-0) - 222 PF, 75 PA - LW: NR

Welcome to the top 10, Gunter. We knew it wouldn't take long. They're only loss this season was to Melissa and it was only a six point decision. They are steam rolling their way through district play once again, and it looks like we're in for a Week 9 7-2A title game in Sadler.

7.  Whitesboro Bearcats: 6-1, (3-0) - 298 PF, 82 PA - LW: #10

The Whitesboro Bearcats are on the move heading three spots closer to No. 1 after a 43-7 throttling of Bowie Friday night. Their defense continues to be one of the toughest in the area, while the offense hangs up big points. If they can find a way to take down Pilot Point Friday night, their climb will continue.

6. Ringling Blue Devils: 5-1, (4-0) - 241 PF, 41 PA - LW: #5

Only a one-spot drop for the Blue Devils and I'll admit it had nothing to do with their play on Thursday night. They're still cruising through their district slate and it's hard not to consider them title favorites in Class A.

5. Lone Grove Longhorns: 6-1, (4-0) - 355 PF, 154 PA - LW: #9

Look who is making their first appearance in the top five. Started from No. 9, now they're here. Jeremy Turner's Lone Grove Longhorns are on a six-game winning streak and are in a two-way tie for first place in district 3A-4. Anyone who doubted the squad will have a hard time now after they went into Madill last Thursday and left after a 42-3 thrashing of the defending district champion Wildcats. Their toughest test so far is coming Friday against Purcell.

4. Ardmore Tigers: 6-1, (4-0) - 181 PF, 51 PA - LW: #6

The Ardmore Tigers are moving up two spots into our top five after their 24-3 win over Chickasha. They're on a five game winning streak and over that span have held opposing offenses to an average of just six points a game. Doug Wendel's club should be 8-1 come Week 10 when Lawton MacArthur comes to town with likely the 5A-1 title on the line.

3. Davis Wolves: 7-0, (3-0) - 317 PF, 100 PA - LW: #7

The Davis Wolves still have yet to lose since last December's 2A state title game. They are rolling. Jody Weber's team is scoring more than 45 points a game and are boasting a No. 1 ranking in the Oklahoma Associated Press' Class 2A Prep Poll. It would come as no surprise for them to finish their second undefeated regular season in a row come Week 10, Nov. 8.

2. S&S Rams: 7-0, (2-0) - 295 PF, 105 PA - LW: #3

Look who is up from No. 3 to 2. It's the S&S Rams. They're having their best season since 1966 and don't seem to be letting up. Friday Whitewright would score on their opening drive stunning the Rams a bit on Homecoming night. But they would answer back on their first play from scrimmage with a touchdown run from the sensational Willie Winborne and never look back, winning 58-6. Keep your eye on Week 9. That's when Gunter pays Sadler a visit.

1. Plainview Indians 7-0, (4-0) - 326 PF, 50 PA - LW: #1

For the second straight week the ever-dominating Plainview Indians sit at the top spot. They're coming off a 69-3 romping of Atoka Thursday night. In their seven games so far this season they have scored a total of 326 points while only allowing 50. That means they're winning every game by an average of almost 40 points. They still have Dickson, Pauls Valley and Lone Grove to get through, but right now they're looking like a serious contender for a 3A State Title.

Teams dropping from rankings:

2. Dickson Comets - Week 7: 41-6 loss to Purcell

4. Denison Yellow Jackets - Week 7: 56-42 loss to Lovejoy