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Tigers climb to No. 4 in rankings

The Demopolis Tigers continued their rise up the Class 5A polls this week as they moved up one more spot to No. 4.

The Tigers (8-1, 7-0) are the No. 1 seed coming out of Class 5A, Region 4 and will host B.C. Rain in the first round of the playoffs next week.

There was no movement from other teams in Marengo County in this week’s polls.

The Class 5A, Class 2A, Class 1A and AISA polls for this week are as follows:

Class 5A
1. St. Paul’s (31) (9-0)
2. Guntersville (9-0)
3. East Limestone (9-0)
4. Demopolis (8-1)
5. Jackson (7-2)
6. Russellville (8-1)
7. Parker (8-1)
8. Mortimer Jordan (8-1)
9. Ramsay (8-1)
10. Calera (8-1)

Class 2A
1. Fyffe (24) (9-0)
2. Washington Co. (7) (9-0)
3. G.W. Long (9-0)
4. Tanner (8-2)
5. Ranburne (8-0)
6. Elba (9-0)
7. Sweet Water (7-2)
8. Reeltown (8-1)
9. Pickens Co. (7-2)
10. Red Bay (8-1)

Class 1A
1. Brantley (19) (9-0)
2. Maplesville (12) (8-0)
3. Hubbertville (8-0)
4. Donoho (9-0)
5. Linden (5-3)
6. Berry (7-2)
7. Ragland (8-1)
8. Hackleburg (8-1)
9. McKenzie (8-1)
10. Phillips (9-1)

AISA
1. Edgewood Acad. (31) (9-0)
2. Bessemer Acad. (9-0)|
3. Escambia Acad. (9-0)
4. Marengo Acad. (7-1)
5. Monroe Acad. (9-1)
6. Restoration (7-2)
7. S. Choctaw Acad. (8-1)
8. Autuaga Acad. (7-2)
9. Wilcox Acad. (6-2)
10. Tuscaloosa Acad. (7-2)