Allen Central receives votes in Class 2A poll


By Steve LeMaster - slemaster@civitasmedia.com



After visiting Magoffin County for a preseason scrimmage and shutting out Phelps in a season-opener at home, Allen Central is set to host Morgan County on Friday night. The Rebels are tied for 14th in the first regular-season Class 2A poll of the 2015 season.


EASTERN – Allen Central received five votes in the first Kentucky Associated Press Class 2A football poll of the 2015 season, which was released on Monday.

Dominating from kickoff until the final horn in its season-opener on Aug. 21, Allen Central blanked former Class A rival Phelps 56-0.

The Rebels were off last week.

Allen Central is tied with Lloyd Memorial for 14th in the Class 2A poll. The Rebels are listed ahead of Shelby Valley, Glasgow and Monroe County.

Green County (13th), Butler County (12th) and Leslie County (11th) each earned more votes than Allen Central but rank outside of the Top 10.

Covington Holy Cross (10th), Newport Central Catholic (9th), Owensboro Catholic (8th), Somerset (7th), Louisville Christian Academy (6th), Lexington Christian (5th), Danville (4th), Murray (3rd), Louisville DeSales (2nd) and top-ranked Mayfield (1st) comprise the Class 2A Top 10.

Additional top-ranked teams are Beechwood (Class 1A), Boyle County (Class 3A), South Warren (Class 4A), Bowling Green (Class 5A) and Louisville Trinity (Class 6A).

Allen Central is scheduled to host Morgan County on Friday night. Kickoff for the Allen Central-Morgan County football game is set for 7:30 p.m. in Eastern.

The complete Kentucky Associated Press Class 2A football poll for the first week of the regular-season follows.

Kentucky Associated Press

Class 2A Football Poll

Rank-School FPV Rcd TP Pvs

1. Mayfield (12) 2-0 137 –

2. Lou. DeSales (1) 2-0 124 –

3. Murray – 2-0 85 –

4. Danville – 2-0 76 –

5. Lex. Christian (1) 2-0 69 –

6. Lou. Christian Academy – 1-1 64 –

7. Somerset – 2-0 55 –

8. Owensboro Catholic – 1-1 40 –

9. Newport Central Catholic – 0-2 35 –

10. Cov. Holy Cross – 2-0 31 –

Others receiving votes: 11, Leslie Co. 18. 12, Butler Co. 8. 13, Green Co. 7. 14, Allen Central 5. 14, Lloyd Memorial 5. 16, Shelby Valley 4. 17, Glasgow 3. 18, Monroe Co. 2.

After visiting Magoffin County for a preseason scrimmage and shutting out Phelps in a season-opener at home, Allen Central is set to host Morgan County on Friday night. The Rebels are tied for 14th in the first regular-season Class 2A poll of the 2015 season.
http://floydcountytimes.com/wp-content/uploads/2015/09/web1_AC_Football.jpgAfter visiting Magoffin County for a preseason scrimmage and shutting out Phelps in a season-opener at home, Allen Central is set to host Morgan County on Friday night. The Rebels are tied for 14th in the first regular-season Class 2A poll of the 2015 season.

By Steve LeMaster

slemaster@civitasmedia.com

Steve LeMaster is the editor of The Floyd County Times. He can be reached at (606) 886-8506.

Steve LeMaster is the editor of The Floyd County Times. He can be reached at (606) 886-8506.

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