2019 AP High School Football State Rankings – Week #1

The Associated Press preseason Florida high school football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, and rating points (Area teams in bold)

CLASS 8A
1. Deerfield Beach (3) 72
2. Columbus (3) 70
3. Mandarin (Jacksonville) (2) 64
4. Plant 52
5. Western 36
6. South Dade 35
7. Miami Palmetto 32
8. Sarasota Riverview 29
9T. Sanford Seminole 13
9T. Apopka 13
Others receiving votes: Vero Beach 12, DeLand 8, Miami 5, Bartram Trail (St. Johns) 1.

CLASS 7A
1T. Lakeland (4) 75
1T. St. Thomas Aquinas 75
3. Armwood 64
4. Venice 55
5. Atlantic Comm. 41
6. Edgewater 33
7. Lincoln 24
8. Palm Beach Lakes 23
9. McArthur 10
10T. Plantation 9
10T. Wekiva 9
Others receiving votes: Navarre 7, Viera 6, Manatee 5, Chiles 2, Crestview 2.

CLASS 6A
1. Miami Central (8) 80
2. Columbia (Lake City) 58

3. Southridge 53
4. Mainland (Daytona Beach) 45

5. Palmetto 41
6. Escambia 40
7. Naples 35
8. Robert E. Lee (Jacksonville) 30

9. Largo 10
10T. Island Coast 9
10T. Belen Jesuit 9
Others receiving votes: Heritage 7, Charlotte 6, Gaither 5, Immokalee 4, Braden River 3, Dillard 2, Ponte Vedra 2, Gainesville 1.

CLASS 5A
1. Northwestern (7) 79
2. American Heritage (Plantation) 68
3. Jesuit 54
4. Godby 44
5. Rockledge 39
6. Vanguard (Ocala) 34
7. Lake Wales 29
8. Jones 26
9.
Raines (Jacksonville) (1) 22

10T. North Marion (Citra) 13
10T. Wakulla 13
Others receiving votes: Chamberlain 7, Nature Coast (Brooksville) 6, West Florida 3, Pine Forest 2, Key West 1.

CLASS 4A
1. Miami Carol City (5) 76
2. University School (2) 65
3. Cardinal Gibbons (1) 62
4. Miami Washington 60
5. Cocoa 33
Others receiving votes: Glades Central 12, Delray American Heritage 6, Bolles (Jacksonville) 6.

CLASS 3A
1. Chaminade-Madonna (6) 77
2. Clearwater Central Catholic 66
3. Trinity Christian (Jacksonville) (2) 64
4. Florida High 56
5. Benjamin 38
Others receiving votes: The First Academy (Orlando) 12, Pensacola Catholic 7.

CLASS 2A
1. Champagnat Catholic (7) 79
2. North Florida Christian (1) 60
3. Victory Christian 57
4. University Christian (Jacksonville) 51
5. Miami Christian 32
Others receiving votes: Admiral Farragut 29, Maclay 6, St. John Neumann 6.

CLASS 1A
1. Madison County (8) 80
2. Pahokee 63
3. Chiefland 57
4. Baker School 55
5. Hawthorne 40
Others receiving votes: Taylor County (Perry) 13, Vernon 6, Port St. Joe 6.