After a six-week absence, the Meridian High football team is back in the Associated Press high school football poll.
The Wildcats lost two of their first three games and fell out of the rankings. However, six consecutive wins have MHS rated number four in Class 5A this week.
Coach Larry Weems and his squad can clinch a division championship with a win at Jackson Jim Hill Friday night.
The Wildcats will then close out the regular season November 9th at home against Terry before beginning the playoffs November 16.
Meridian has advanced to the Class 5A state championship game each of the past two seasons.