Claremore football dropped four spots to No. 7 in Class 5A in the latest Oklahoma High School Football AP Poll released Monday afternoon.
Much like last week, there was quite a bit of movement, with three of the top six (Claremore, Bishop Kelley and MacArthur) suffering losses.
Edison, the Zebras’ opponent this week, jumped from No. 9 to No. 5 after cruising to a 67-0 victory over Memorial on Friday night.
Tahlequah, a district rival of Claremore, joined the top five as well.
Carl Albert and Duncan retained the top two spots in the poll.
Claremore lost to Sapulpa, 49-24, at Lantow Field. The Chieftains rose to No. 3 in Class 6A-II with the win, behind only Bixby and Stillwater.
As for the rest of Rogers County, Oologah saw a jump of three spots to No. 5 in Class 4A after edging its second-straight Class 5A opponent with a 34-29 win over Skiatook.
The Mustangs trail only Tuttle, Bethany, Poteau and Wagoner in the new rankings.
Oologah travels to No. 11 Hilldale this week. The Hornets fell to now-Class 3A No. 9 Checotah, 35-28, on Friday.
Verdigris received one vote in the Class 3A rankings after dismantling Victory Christian, 72-13.
The No. 15 Cardinals host lowly Stilwell in their Homecoming game this Friday.