The Apopka Blue Darters fell to #5 in the most recent Associated Press State Poll of 8-A high school football teams. Deerfield Beach (previously #2) moved into the top position. The Blue Darters were ranked #1 in the previous week’s poll.

The Wekiva Mustangs rose from a tie for the 10th spot to a tie for #9. They are tied with Winter Park.

Apopka (6-2, 1-1 in 8A District 4) is coming off a 31-27 loss to district rival West Orange. The Blue Darters are off this week.

Wekiva defeated Evans 44-7 last Friday to improve its record to 5-1 (2-0 in 8A District 4). The Mustangs face University High School this Friday night at 7 PM.

The Blue Darters and Mustangs clash on October 27th in the district finale at 7 PM at Roger Williams Field.

The poll shows ranking/team/record/votes/previous ranking:

      1. Deerfield Beach (10)                      5-2    124 2
      2. Vero Beach (3)                              6-0    114 3
      3. Kissimmee Osceola                        6-0    101 4
      4. South Dade                                   6-0    90  5
      5. Apopka                                         6-2    72  1
      6. Christopher Columbus Catholic        6-1    72  6
      7. Miramar                                        6-1    46  8
      8. Dr. Phillips                                     5-2    35  7
      9. Wekiva                                        6-1    17  T10

      (tie) Winter Park                           8-0    17  T10

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