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Red Devils, Aces earn spots in first AP Prep Football Poll

September 15, 2020 | 12:03 am

Updated September 15, 2020 | 1:05 am

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Two local schools earned spots in the first edition of the Kentucky AP Prep Football Poll when it was released Monday.

In Class 5A, the Owensboro Red Devils earned the No. 5 spot after taking down Class 6A Apollo 50-13 on Friday night. Covington Catholic was picked as the top team as Bowling Green (2), South Warren (3) and Frederick Douglass (4) made up the rest of the top five.

In Class 2A, Owensboro Catholic earned enough points to fill the No. 7 slot after its opening win over Mt. Vernon (Ind.). Somerset is the top team in 2A.

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AP Polls
Class 1A
No. 1 Pikeville
No. 2 Paintsville
No. 3 Kentucky Country Day
No. 4 Newport Central Catholic
No. 5 Holy Cross (Louisville)
No. 6 Williamsburg
No. 7 Raceland
No. 8 Bethlehem
No. 9 Hazard
No. 10 Crittenden County

Class 2A
No. 1 Somerset
No. 2 Beechwood
No. 3 Lexington Christian
No. 4 Breathitt County
No. 5 Mayfield
No. 6 Caldwell County
No. 7 Owensboro Catholic
No. 8 Murray
No. 9 Danville
No. 10 West Carter

Class 3A
No. 1 Belfry
No. 2 Christian Academy-Louisville
No. 3 Ashland Blazer
No. 4 DeSales
No. 4 Elizabethtown
No. 6 Bardstown
No. 7 Taylor County
No. 8 Bell County
No. 9 Russell
No. 10 Glasgow

Class 4A
No. 1 Johnson Central
No. 2 Boyle County
No. 3 Central
No. 4 Lexington Catholic
No. 5 Franklin County
No. 6 Hopkinsville
No. 7 Corbin
No. 8 Wayne County
No. 9 Logan County
No. 10 Knox Central

Class 5A
No. 1 Covington Catholic
No. 2 Bowling Green
No. 3 South Warren
No. 4 Frederick Douglass
No. 5 Owensboro
No. 6 Scott County
No. 7 South Oldham
No. 8 Highlands
No. 9 Southwestern
No. 10 Conner

Class 6A
No. 1 Trinity
No. 2 Male
No. 2 North Hardin
No. 4 duPont Manual
No. 5 Simon Kenton
No. 6 St. Xavier
No. 7 Ballard
No. 8 McCracken County
No. 9 Fern Creek
No. 10 George Rogers Clark

September 15, 2020 | 12:03 am

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