Tigers, Billies each rise one spot in statewide media poll


By Paul Adkins - [email protected]



Both the Chapmanville Regional and Man High School football teams rose one more spot this week in the Gazette-Mail Football Poll.

Man (4-0) is No. 5 this week in Class A, up one spot from sixth last week.

Chapmanville (4-0) is No. 6 in Class AA, up one position from seventh last week.

Man, however, is ranked No. 1 in the state this week in the SSAC ratings, which determine playoff positions at season’s end. Chapmanville was No. 5 last week in the SSAC rankings.

The new ratings are due out on Tuesday afternoon.

The Hillbillies travel to play at Fayetteville on Friday night, Man’s first Class A opponent this season. The Tigers host Class AAA Logan (2-2) on Friday night.

Cabell Midland (4-0) is ranked No. 1 in Triple-A again this week in the media poll.

Bridgeport (3-0-1) is a unanimous No. 1 in Class AA as the Indians received all 10 first-place votes. Tolsia is No. 5 and Mingo Central No. 8.

Magnolia (4-0) was voted a unanimous No. 1 in Class A.

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Gazette-Mail football poll

High school football poll, as voted on by statewide sportswriters, with first-place votes in parentheses, total points, record and next opponent. All games are Friday unless noted.

CLASS AAA

Rank/Team Pts. Record LW Next opponent

1. Cabell Midland (7) 97 4-0 1 at South Charleston

2. Wheeling Park (2) 80 2-0-1 3 Brooke

3. Capital 76 3-1 2 Hurricane

4. Point Pleasant (1) 71 4-0 4 at Gallia Academy, Ohio

5. Huntington 59 4-0 5 Riverside

6. Morgantown 51 4-0 6 at Martinsburg

7. Jefferson 45 3-0 7 Sherando, Va.

8. South Charleston 28 2-2 8 Cabell Midland

9. George Washington 14 3-1 NR Winfield

(Tie) Parkersburg South 14 3-1 T9 Point Pelasant (Oct. 2)

Others receiving votes: Martinsburg 7, Hurricane 6, Spring Valley 2.

CLASS AA

Rank/Team Pts. Record LW Next opponent

1. Bridgeport (10) 100 3-0-1 1 at East Fairmont

2. Bluefield 86 4-0 2 at Greenbrier East

3. Fairmont Senior 78 4-0 3 at Elkins

4. Keyser 67 4-0 4 Allegany, Md.

5. Tolsia 67 4-0 5 Tug Valley

6. Chapmanville 44 4-0 7 Logan

7. Nicholas County 34 3-0 6 at Clay County

8. Mingo Central 33 2-1 8 Nitro

9. Lincoln 17 4-0 10 at South Harrison

10. Robert C. Byrd 10 2-2 9 Grafton

Others receiving votes: Weir 6, James Monroe 3, Wayne 3, Independence 2.

CLASS A

Rank/Team Pts. Record LW Next opponent

1. Magnolia (10) 100 4-0 1 at Wheeling Central

2. Moorefield 89 4-0 2 at Petersburg

3. Williamstown 69 3-1 3 Ravenswood

4. Wheeling Central 62 4-0 4 Magnolia

5. Man 54 4-0 6 at Fayetteville

6. Tug Valley 51 4-0 7 at Tolsia

7. St. Marys 48 4-0 5 Williamstown (Oct. 2)

8. Buffalo 32 4-0 8 at Tug Valley (Oct. 2)

9. East Hardy 28 3-0 9 at Tygarts Valley

10. Bishop Donahue 9 4-0 T10 Cameron

Others receiving votes: South Harrison 8.

By Paul Adkins

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(Paul Adkins is the Sports Editor of the Logan Banner. He can be reached at 304-752-6950 ext. 1730, by email at [email protected] or on Twitter @PAdkinsBanner).

(Paul Adkins is the Sports Editor of the Logan Banner. He can be reached at 304-752-6950 ext. 1730, by email at [email protected] or on Twitter @PAdkinsBanner).

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