Giles County quarterback Kamauri Turner and the Bobcats ranked fourth in this week's Associated Press poll.   Ron Mayes / Pulaski Citizen

Giles County held serve last Friday in a 21-14 win at Columbia, and then held on to its fourth-place ranking in the latest edition of the Tennessee high school football Associated Press rankings, the organization announced Monday afternoon.

The Bobcats (6-0) notched their sixth-straight victory last Friday, scoring 21 unanswered points in the second half to defeat Class 5A Columbia.

The Bobcats received 114 total points in the poll and remained fourth for a seventh-straight week, with the top five spots in this week’s poll all remaining unchanged.

Alcoa remained first in the poll. The Tornadoes (6-1) captured 17-of-18 first-place votes in the poll.

Giles County remains on the road this Friday when it travels to Sequatchie County for a high-profile Region 4-AAA showdown.

Class 3A

School                                    Record     Points    Prv

1. Alcoa (16)                            6-1            167         1

2. Loudon                                8-0            146          2

3. Dyersburg (1)                      7-0            141          3

4. Giles County                        6-0            114          4

5. Covington                             6-1           106          5

6. White House                         6-1             70          9

7. Waverly                                 7-1             62          7

8. Kingston                                6-1             55          8

9. Unicoi County                        7-1             39          6

10. Fairview                               5-3             24        10

Others receiving 10 or more votes: none.

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