MTM Super 7 poll: Top three football teams unchanged

Johnson Central, Belfry and Pikeville remained 1, 2, and 3 in the latest Mountain Top Sports Super 7 football poll released on Tuesday.

The Golden Eagles rolled past Bell County, 36-0; the Pirates defeated Pulaski County, 33-13; and the Panthers went on the road and beat Raceland, 28-7.

Paintsville climbed over Shelby Valley to claim the No. 4 position following the Tigers come-from-behind win over East Jessamine, 39-24, on the road.

The Wildcats are fifth after knocking off Jackson County, 46-14.

Rounding out this week’s Top 7 are Martin County at No. 6. The Cardinals defeated Phelps, 52-40.

Letcher Central, following its 27-8 win over Rockcastle County, is seventh, replacing Pike County Central which fell at Perry Central.

Super 7 football poll

  1. Johnson Central (1-0)
  2. Belfry (1-0)
  3. Pikeville (1-0)
  4. Paintsville (1-0)
  5. Shelby Valley (1-0)
  6. Martin County (1-0)
  7. Letcher Central (1-0)