|Carlisle's Tristan Seidenschwarz carries the ball against Lonoke in Monday's scrimmage game. (Photo by Mark Buffalo)|
The Carlisle Bison football team is ranked 27th in the first Class 2A poll by Hooten's Arkansas Football magazine.
Junction City is the top ranked ranked team in Class 2A. Other 2A-6 schools include: 3. Hazen, 4. McCrory, 13. Brinkley, 17. Des Arc, 35. Palestine-Wheatley, 40. Clarendon, 42. Augusta and 46. Marvell.
The Bison open the season Sept. 4 against No. 18. England. The Lions are a favored by 12 points over Carlisle in the game that will be played at Gaylon Gibbs Field in England.