The Class 5A New Palestine Dragons retained their spot at No. 2 in this week’s The Associated Press high school football rankings after defeating 5A No. 10 Whiteland this past Friday.

Eastern Hancock dropped out of the 2A top 10 rankings after losing to 4A Greenfield-Central on opening night. The Cougars, meanwhile, were recognized for their Week 1 victory and are 19th in the overall rankings.

See the complete AP football rankings for Week 2 below:

The Associated Press Top 10 Indiana high school football poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through games of Tuesday, August 23, 2016, rating points and previous rankings:

Class 6A

Rank-School                  FPV   Rcd TP  Pvs

1. Warren Central            (10)  1-0 394   5

2. Indpls Cathedral          (9)   1-0 380   3

3. Penn                      (3)   1-0 312   4

4. Hamilton Southeastern     –    1-0 296   8

5. Indpls Ben Davis          –    1-0 258   6

6. Center Grove              –    0-1 234   1

7. Carmel                    –    0-1 162   2

8. Avon                      –    1-0 152   7

9. Fishers                   –    1-0 78   9

10. Columbus North           –    1-0 62   10

Others receiving votes: 11, Chesterton 22. 11, Brownsburg 22. 13, Merrillville 16. 14, Lawrence Central 14. 15, Carroll (Allen) 10. 16, Lake Central 4. 16, LaPorte 4.

Class 5A

Rank-School                  FPV   Rcd TP  Pvs

1. Ft. Wayne Snider          (15)  1-0 418   1

2. New Palestine             (4)   1-0 372   2

3. Columbus East             (3)   1-0 334   3

4. Mishawaka                 –    1-0 266   5

5. Castle                    –    1-0 200   7

6. Westfield                 –    1-0 188   8

7. Zionsville                –    1-0 176   9

8. Bloomington South         –    0-1 144   4

9. Concord                   –    1-0 96   NR

10. Whiteland                –    0-1 56   10

Others receiving votes: 11, S. Bend Adams 50. 11, Kokomo 50. 13, Terre Haute North 20. 15, Bloomington North 18. 16, Lafayette Jeff 10. 17, McCutcheon 6. 17, Floyd Central 6. 19, Plainfield 4. 20, Michigan City 2. 20, Goshen 2. 20, Decatur Central 2.

Class 4A

Rank-School                  FPV   Rcd TP  Pvs

1. Ft. Wayne Dwenger         (18)  1-0 432   1

2. E. Central                (1)   1-0 334   2

3. Indpls Roncalli           –    1-0 328   3

4. Ev. Reitz                 (2)   1-0 296   5

5. Leo                       –    1-0 234   6

6. Plymouth                  –    1-0 218   7

7. NorthWood                 (1)   1-0 170   9

8. Lowell                    –    0-1 136   4

9. Shelbyville               –    1-0 70   NR

10. Ev. Harrison             –    1-0 64   NR

Others receiving votes: 11, Beech Grove 42. 12, Greenwood 20. 13, Hobart 14. 13, New Prairie 14. 15, Northview 12. 16, Wawasee 8. 17, Jasper 6. 17, E. Noble 6. 19, Greenfield-Central 4. 20, Ev. Central 2. 20, Delta 2. 20, New Haven 2. 20, Richmond 2. 20, Silver Creek 2. 20, S. Bend St. Joseph’s 2.

Class 3A

Rank-School                  FPV   Rcd TP  Pvs

1. Indpls Chatard            (19)  1-0 428   1

2. W. Lafayette              (1)   1-0 386   2

3. Gibson Southern           (1)   1-0 358   3

4. Guerin Catholic           –    1-0 244   7

5. Mishawaka Marian          (1)   1-0 228   5

6. Heritage Hills            –    1-0 160   10

7. Ft. Wayne Luers           –    0-1 154   4

8. Indpls Brebeuf            –    0-1 128   6

9. Hamilton Hts.             –    1-0 52   NR

10. Batesville               –    1-0 50   NR

Others receiving votes: 11, Tri-West 38. 12, N. Harrison 32. 13, Ev. Memorial 26. 14, Western Boone 24. 15, Ft. Wayne Concordia 20. 16, Brownstown 16. 17, Charlestown 12. 17, Jimtown 12. 17, Tipton 12. 20, Southridge 10. 20, Culver Academy 10. 22, N. Montgomery 8. 23, Lawrenceburg 4. 23, Sullivan 4. 25, Vincennes 2. 25, Bellmont 2.

Class 2A

Rank-School                  FPV   Rcd TP  Pvs

1. Monrovia                  (15)  1-0 398   1

2. Ev. Mater Dei             (5)   1-0 364   2

3. Whiting                   –    1-0 292   3

4. Woodlan                   –    1-0 280   5

5. Eastbrook                 (1)   1-0 256   T6

6. Indpls Scecina            –    1-0 186   T6

7. Indpls Ritter             –    0-1 168   4

8. Indpls Howe               –    1-0 112   9

9. Heritage Christian        –    1-0 48   NR

10. Winchester               –    1-0 30   NR

Others receiving votes: 11, Eastern Hancock 28. 12, Lapel 24. 13, Northeastern 22. 14, Oak Hill 20. 15, N. Putnam 18. 16, Bremen 14. 16, Wabash 14. 18, Triton Central 12. 19, Milan 8. 19, Knox 8. 21, Eastside 4. 21, Winamac 4.

Class A

Rank-School                  FPV   Rcd TP  Pvs

1. Lafayette Catholic   (22)  1-0 440   1

2. Linton                    –    1-0 384   2

3. Pioneer                   –    1-0 350   3

4. N. Vermillion             –    1-0 258   4

5. Adams Central             –    1-0 206   5

(tie) W. Washington          –    1-0 206   6

7. Shenandoah                –    1-0 164   8

8. Northfield                –    1-0 114   10

9. Monroe Central            –    1-0 58   NR

10. N. White                 –    1-0 48   NR

Others receiving votes: 11, Fountain Central 44. 12, LaVille 40. 13, Indpls Lutheran 30. 14, Attica 26. 15, S. Decatur 12. 16, Southwood 10. 17, Carroll (Flora) 8. 18, Perry Central 6. 18, Tri-Central 6. 20, Covington 2. 20, Culver 2. 20, Eastern Greene 2. 20, Tecumseh 2. 20, Tri 2.

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Rich Torres is sports editor at the Greenfield Daily Reporter. He can be reached at rtorres@greenfieldreporter.com or 317-477-3227.