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Triton Central remains No. 7 in Class 2A state football coaches poll

With just four days left to the Indiana high school football regular season finale, there is status quo atop the Indiana Football Coaches Association state poll.

All six No. 1 teams remained the same with eight weeks now in the books.

Brownsburg (Class 6A), Fort Wayne Snider (5A), New Palestine (4A), West Lafayette (3A), Linton-Stockton (2A) and Indianapolis Lutheran (A) will attempt this Friday to lock themselves into the top spots when the postseason begins on Oct. 22.

Brownsburg improved to 8-0 Friday to hold off Center Grove (7-1) for the top spot in the state’s largest school class. Cathedral (6-1) is No. 3 followed by Hamilton Southeastern (8-0), Carroll (Allen) (8-0), Ben Davis (5-3), Carmel (5-3), Crown Point (8-0), Westfield (8-3), Elkhart (7-1) and Penn (6-2).

Brownsburg travels to No. 4 Hamilton Southeastern to close out the regular season Friday.

There are no unbeaten teams in the Class 5A poll. Fort Wayne Snider (7-1) holds the top spot ahead of Merrillville (7-1), Whiteland (7-1), Mishawaka (7-1), Bloomington South (6-1), Harrison (West Lafayette) (7-1), Fort Wayne North (6-2), Franklin (6-2), Valparaiso (5-3) and Fort Wayne Dwenger (5-3).

New Palestine (8-0) is rock solid as the No. 1 team in Class 4A. Roncalli (7-1), East Central (7-1), Kokomo (8-0) and NorthWood (8-0) round out the top five. Evansville Reitz (8-0) is No. 6 ahead of Mooresville (6-2), New Prairie (7-1), Columbia City (7-1) and Martinsville (6-2).

West Lafayette (8-0) remains unbeaten and No. 1 in Class 3A. Gibson Southern (8-0), Chatard (5-3), Norwell (8-0), Western Boone (7-1), Hanover Central (8-0), Lawrenceburg (7-1), Owen Valley (8-0), Guerin Catholic (4-4) and Tri-West (6-2) complete the top 10.

There are just two unbeaten teams left in the Class 2A poll. Top-ranked Linton-Stockton (8-0) is followed by Andrean (6-2), LaVille (8-0), Evansville Mater Dei (6-2), Indianapolis Scecina (7-1), Lafayette Central Catholic (6-2), Triton Central (6-2), Fort Wayne Luers (5-3), Eastbrook (6-2) and Eastside (6-2).

The top four teams in the Class A poll are still undefeated.

Indianapolis Lutheran (8-0) leads the way ahead of Adams Central (8-0), North Decatur (8-0), Carroll (Flora) (8-0), North Judson (7-1), South Putnam (7-1), Tri (7-1), Tecumseh (8-0), South Adams (6-2) and Sheridan (7-1).