Man 10th in final statewide media poll


By Paul Adkins - [email protected]



In the final Gazette-Mail High School football poll of the season the Man Hillbillies are ranked No. 10 in the state in Class A.

Chapmanville is tied for 11th in AA with Herbert Hoover.

Both teams are in the playoffs this week.

Man (8-2), which grabbed the SSAC’s No. 5 ranking, is scheduled to host No. 12 Tug Valley (7-3) on Friday at 7:30 p.m.

Chapmanville (7-3), rated No. 8 in the SSAC rankings, hosts No. 9 Robert C. Byrd (7-3) on Saturday at 1:30 p.m. RCB is ranked No. 8 in the media poll.

Cabell Midland (AAA), Bridgeport (AA) and Magnolia (A) were again unanimous No. 1s in the final poll.

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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 (10) 100 10-0 1 Princeton

2. Point Pleasant 82 10-0 2 Musselman

3. Wheeling Park 79 8-1-1 3 Spring Valley (Saturday)

4. Martinsburg 72 7-2 4 Greenrbrier East

5. Capital 61 7-2 5 Spring Mills (Saturday)

6. Huntington 49 8-2 6 George Washington

7. Morgantown 29 8-2 8 Brooke

8. South Charleston 26 7-3 NR at Jefferson (Saturday)

9. Jefferson 23 8-2 9 South Charleston (Sat.)

10. Brooke 14 7-3 10 at Morgantown

Others receiving votes: George Washington 11, Greenbrier East 4.

CLASS AA

Rank/Team Pts. Record LW Next opponent

1. Bridgeport (10) 100 9-0-1 1 Independence

2. Bluefield 90 8-1 2 Weir (Saturday)

3. Tolsia 73 9-1 4 Liberty (Raleigh)

4. Fairmont Senior 66 8-2 6 Lincoln

5. Keyser 64 8-2 5 Westside (Saturday)

6. Mingo Central 38 8-2 3 Summers County (Sat.)

7. James Monroe 37 8-2 7 Herbert Hoover

8. Robert C. Byrd 36 7-3 8 at Chapmanville (Saturday)

9. Weir 17 7-3 9 at Bluefield (Saturday)

10. Summers County 10 8-2 NR at Mingo Central (Sat.)

Others receiving votes: Herbert Hoover 6, Chapmanville 6, Lincoln 5, Liberty (Raleigh) 1, Westside 1.

CLASS A

Rank/Team Pts. Record LW Next opponent

1. Magnolia (10) 100 10-0 1 Van (Saturday)

2. Wheeling Central 79 9-1 2 Pendleton County (Sat.)

3. Moorefield 71 9-1 3 Meadow Bridge

4. Buffalo 65 10-0 4 St. Marys

5. South Harrison 59 9-1 5 Valley (Wetzel)

6. East Hardy 54 9-1 6 Bishop Donahue (Sat.)

7. Williamstown 46 8-2 7 Pocahontas County (Sat.)

8. St. Marys 29 8-2 8 at Buffalo

9. Pocahontas County 20 8-2 9 at Williamstown

10. Man 18 8-2 10 Tug Valley

Others receiving votes: Pendleton County 5, Tug Valley 2, Meadow Bridge 1, Valley (Wetzel) 1.

By Paul Adkins

[email protected]

(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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