Tigers ranked No. 10 in preseason poll


By Paul Adkins - [email protected]



The Chapmanville Regional High School boys’ basketball team broke into the top 10 at the No. 10 spot in the Class AA Preseason Boys’ Basketball Poll.

The Tigers, which were 12-9 last season, are led by new coach Brad Napier and are scheduled to open the season Dec. 15 at Herbert Hoover.

Logan High School, coached by first-year mentor Allan Hatcher, didn’t make the top 10 but received votes.

Westside is ranked No. 8 and Mingo Central No. 9 in the Class AA poll. Defending state champion Poca is first.

Huntington, which won the 3A state title last year, is ranked No. 1 in the Class AAA preseason poll.

Wheeling Central is No. 1 in the Class A poll. Tug Valley is fourth.

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The Associated Press high school boys basketball poll with first-place votes in parentheses and total points:

Team Record Pts. Prv.

Class AAA

1. Huntington (8) 0-0 98 –

2. Woodrow Wilson 0-0 75 –

3. South Charleston (2) 0-0 69 –

4. Parkersburg South 0-0 66 –

5. Martinsburg 0-0 52 –

6. Morgantown 0-0 36 –

7. Capital 0-0 29 –

8. Wheeling Park 0-0 28 –

9. Greenbrier East 0-0 23 –

10. George Washington 0-0 21 –

Others receiving votes: Hurricane 16, Musselman 9, Ripley 8, Parkersburg 7, Logan 6, Jefferson 5, Riverside 1, University 1.

Class AA

1. Poca (10) 0-0 100 –

2. Fairmont Senior 0-0 86 –

3. Bridgeport 0-0 75 –

4. Bluefield 0-0 60 –

5. Robert C. Byrd 0-0 48 –

6. Lincoln 0-0 47 –

7. Ravenswood 0-0 35 –

8. Westside 0-0 33 –

9. Mingo Central 0-0 18 –

10. Chapmanville 0-0 15 –

Others receiving votes: Wyoming East 10, Scott 10, Sissonville 7, Tolsia 3, Summers County 2, Grafton 1.

Class A

1. Wheeling Central (4) 0-0 92 –

2. Magnolia (5) 0-0 90 –

3. Notre Dame (1) 0-0 79 –

4. Tug Valley 0-0 67 –

5. Williamstown 0-0 46 –

6. Bishop Donahue 0-0 38 –

7. Charleston Catholic 0-0 32 –

8. Saint Joseph Central 0-0 22 –

9. Tucker County 0-0 19 –

10. Gilmer County 0-0 18 –

Others receiving votes: Greater Beckley Christian 15, St. Marys 8, Fayetteville 6, Cameron 6, Parkersburg Catholic 5, Pendleton County 3, Paden City 2, Madonna 1, Valley Fayette 1.

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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