Football fans are in for a treat on Friday as the Whitehouse Wildcats, who moved up to No. 3 in the Class 4A poll, and the Carthage Bulldogs, No. 1 in Class 3A, will meet in Whitehouse.

The squads will play at 7:30 p.m. in Whitehouse.

The Wildcats (4-0) jumped from No. 5 to third in this week’s Associated Press High School Football Poll, the Dallas AP bureau announced on Monday.

The poll is voted on by sports writers and broadcasters around the state each week.

Aledo is No. 1 in Class 4A, followed by San Antonio Brennan. The Wildcats leapfrogged both Humble Summer Creek and Denton Guyer.

In Class 3A, Carthage remained No. 1, followed by Gilmer and Navasota who are tied for second. The Bulldogs have nine first-place votes, while Gilmer has five.

Kilgore is fifth in Class 3A.

In Class 2A, Cameron Yoe tops the poll, followed by Newton, East Bernard, New Boston and Wall. Tatum is sixth, while Hughes Springs, White Oak, Malakoff and Garrison received votes.

Stamford remained No. 1 in Class 1A, followed by Wellington, Stratford, Chilton and Tenaha.

Allen is atop the Class 5A poll. Katy is second with DeSoto third. All three received first-place votes.

Here is The Associated Press high school poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records, points based on 10-9-8-7-6-5-4-3-2-1, and the team’s ranking in last week’s poll:

Class 5A

SchoolTotalPointsPrv

1. Allen (16)(4-0)2371

2. Katy (4)(4-0)2242

3. DeSoto (5)(4-0)2133

4. GP North Shore(4-0)1584

5. Houston Lamar(3-0)1385

6. Coppell(3-0)1296

7. Cibolo Steele(3-1)888

8. Smithson Valley(4-0)52NR

9. Southlake Carroll(2-1)5110

10. Pflugerville Hendrickson(4-0)34NR

Others receiving votes: 11, Pearland 8. 12, Mesquite Horn 7. 13, Cedar Hill 5. 13, San Antonio Madison 5. 15, Spring Westfield 4. 15, Arlington Lamar 4. 15, Mansfield Timberview 4. 18, Denton Ryan 3. 18, San Antonio O’Connor 3. 18, San Angelo Central 3. 21, Arlington Martin 2. 22, Longview 1. 22, Euless Trinity 1. 22, Arlington Bowie 1.

How the Tyler Paper’s Phil Hicks voted: 1, Katy; 2, DeSoto; 3, Allen; 4, Coppell; 5, Galena Park North Shore; 6, Houston Lamar; 7, Southlake Carroll; 8, Mesquite Horn; 9, Cibolo Steele; 10, Pflugerville Hendrickson.

Class 4A

SchoolTotalPointsPrv

1. Aledo (20)(3-0)2311

2. San Antonio Brennan (2)(4-0)1922

3. Whitehouse (1)(4-0)1475

4. Humble Summer Creek(3-0)1434

5. Denton Guyer (1)(2-1)1273

6. Texas City(3-0)1236

7. Cedar Park(3-1)937

8. Elgin(4-0)8710

9. Pearland Dawson(3-0)629

10. Manor(4-0)34NR

Others receiving votes: 11, Corpus Christi Calallen 21. 12, Mesquite Poteet 14. 13, Wolfforth Frenship 11. 14, Huntsville 8. 15, Fort Bend Marshall 7. (tie) White Settlement Brewer 7. 17, Dallas South Oak Cliff 5. 18, Wichita Falls Rider 3. 19, Georgetown 2. 20, Ennis 1. (tie) Crosby 1. (tie) Richmond George Ranch 1.

How the Tyler Paper’s Phil Hicks voted: 1, Aledo; 2, Denton Guyer; 3, Whitehouse; 4, Texas City; 5, San Antonio Brennan; 6, Manor; 7, Cedar Park; 8, Humble Summer Creek; 9, Elgin; 10, Mesquite Poteet.

Class 3A

SchoolTotalPointsPrv

1. Carthage (9)(4-0)2071

2. Gilmer (5)(4-0)2012

(tie) Navasota (6)(4-0)2013

4. Argyle (3)(4-0)1764

5. Kilgore(3-0)1495

6. Graham (1)(4-0)1116

7. Stephenville(3-1)937

8. Celina(4-0)588

9. Port Isabel(4-0)489

10. El Campo(3-0)3210

Others receiving votes: 11, Shallowater 12. 12, Fairfield 8. (tie) Gainesville 8. 14, Bellville 4. 15, Coldspring-Oakhurst 3. (tie) West Orange-Stark 3. (tie) La Grange 3. 18, Sweetwater 2. 19, Robinson 1.

How the Tyler Paper’s Phil Hicks voted: 1, Gilmer; 2, Kilgore; 3, Carthage; 4, Argyle; 5, Navasota; 6, Gainesville; 7, Graham; 8, Celina; 9, Stephenville; 10, Port Isabel.

Class 2A

SchoolTotalPointsPrv

1. Cameron Yoe (13)(4-0)2201

2. Newton (7)(3-0)2122

3. East Bernard (4)(4-0)2023

4. New Boston(4-0)1474

5. Wall(4-0)1425

6. Tatum(3-0)1166

7. Cisco(4-0)887

8. Franklin(4-0)598

9. Hallettsville(4-0)449

10. Refugio(2-1)2810

Others receiving votes: 11, Hughes Springs 15. 12, Rogers 10. (tie) Centerville 10. 14, White Oak 7. 15, Canadian 6. 16, Corrigan-Camden 4. 17, Malakoff 3. 18, Lago Vista 2. (tie) Eastland 2. (tie) Cooper 2. 21, Garrison 1.

How the Tyler Paper’s Phil Hicks voted: 1, Newton; 2, Cameron Yoe; 3, New Boston; 4, East Bernard; 5, Tatum; 6, Wall; 7, Hallettsville; 8, White Oak; 9, Cisco; 10, Malakoff.

Class 1A

SchoolTotalPointsPrv

1. Stamford (18)(4-0)2311

2. Wellington (2)(4-0)1902

3. Stratford (1)(4-0)1653

4. Chilton (1)(4-0)1465

5. Tenaha (1)(2-1)1346

6. Anson(4-0)1107

7. Mason(2-1)878

8. Falls City(4-0)769

9. Pineland West Sabine(3-0)5610

10. Mart (1)(2-2)394

Others receiving votes: 11, Albany 31. 12, Muenster 21. 13, Bosqueville 12. 14, New Deal 11. 15, Hico 5. (tie) Bremond 5. 17, Gruver 1.

How the Tyler Paper’s Phil Hicks voted: 1, Stamford; 2, Wellington; 3, Pineland West Sabine; 4, Anson; 5, Tenaha; 6, Stratford; 7, Chilton; 8, Mason; 9, Falls City; 10, Mart.