East Central, Lawrenceburg Ranked To Begin 2021 Season

The Trojans and Tigers will clash to open the season on Friday, August 20.

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(INDIANAPOLIS) - Two high school football teams from southeastern Indiana will start the 2021 season ranked in the Top 10 of their respective classes. 

The Indiana Football Coaches Association released this week its 2021 Pre-Season Coaches Poll. 

In Class 4A, the East Central Trojans are ranked 6th to start the season. The Trojans are coming off an (8-3) season, which ended with a sectional championship loss to Mooresville. 

Lawrenceburg, East Central's opening week opponent, was voted as the #2 team in Class 3A to start the season. The Tigers went 11-2 a year ago, losing in the regional to Southridge. 

North Decatur was the only other team in the region to receive votes. The Chargers will start the season just outside the Top 10 in Class 1A. 

The full 2021 Pre-Season Coaches Polls are below. 

 

Class 6A

  1. Center Grove (10) 100
  2. Westfield 85
  3. Carmel 73
  4. Ben Davis 63
  5. Warren Central 52
  6. Brownsburg 42
  7. Merrillville 37
  8. Elkhart 21
  9. Lafayette Jeff 19
  10. Homestead, Penn 11

Class 5A

  1. Indianapolis Cathedral (10) 100
  2. Zionsville 85
  3. Fort Wayne Dwenger 53
  4. Valparaiso 49
  5. New Palestine, Whiteland 43
  6. Fort Wayne Snider 42
  7. Decatur Central 34
  8. Bloomington South 24
  9. Mishawaka 18

Class 4A

  1. Indianapolis Roncalli (8) 93
  2. Indianapolis Chatard 66
  3. Mooresville (1) 63
  4. Mt. Vernon {Fortville} 58
  5. Hobart 51
  6. East Central 44
  7. Leo 35
  8. East Noble (1) 33
  9. Lowell 29
  10. Evansville Memorial 22

Class 3A

  1. Danville (6) 90
  2. Lawrenceburg 68
  3. Gibson Southern (1) 67 
  4. Mishawaka Marian (2) West Lafayette (1) 55
  5. Western Boone 47
  6. Indianapolis Brebeuf 36
  7. Southridge 34
  8. Guerin Catholic 33
  9. Fort Wayne Concordia 32

Class 2A

  1. Andrean (4) 93
  2. Fort Wayne Luers (4) 90
  3. Eastbrook (1) 80
  4. Evansville Mater Dei 60
  5. Pioneer (1) 36
  6. Tipton 28
  7. Heritage Christian, Lafayette CC 27
  8. Eastside 24
  9. Triton Central 19

Class 1A

  1. Covenant Christian (5) 88
  2. South Adams (2) 87
  3. Indianapolis Lutheran (2) 86
  4. Adams Central 58
  5. Southwood 55
  6. Parke Heritage 52
  7. Monroe Central (1) 35
  8. South Putnam 30
  9. West Washington 16
  10. Winamac 10

 

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