Power Rankings

The MetroNews high school football power rankings are voted upon weekly by a panel of radio broadcasters and sports writers across West Virginia. The rankings include season record, total points from the poll and first-place votes in parenthesis.

Final Power Rankings

View Previous Rankings:
RANKTEAMPOINTS
1MartinsburgMartinsburg300 (30)
Final record: 14-0
Playoff result: AAA state champion
Last game: Defeated Spring Valley 44-16
Last ranking: 1
Preseason ranking: 1
2Spring ValleySpring Valley267
Final record: 11-3
Playoff result: AAA runner-up
Last game: Lost to Martinsburg 44-16
Last ranking: 4
Preseason ranking: 2
3HuntingtonHuntington234
Final record: 12-1
Playoff result: Semifinals
Last game: Lost to Spring Valley 10-7
Last ranking: 2
Preseason ranking: 4
4CapitalCapital219
Final record: 9-4
Playoff result: Semifinals
Last game: Lost to Martinsburg 49-28
Last ranking: 5
Preseason ranking: 3
5UniversityUniversity163
Final record: 11-1
Playoff result: Quarterfinals
Last game: Lost to Capital 48-24
Last ranking: 3
Preseason ranking: 7
6Cabell MidlandCabell Midland141
Final record: 6-6
Playoff result: Quarterfinals
Last game: Lost to Spring Valley 15-0
Last ranking: 8
Preseason ranking: 5
7HurricaneHurricane127
Final record: 7-5
Playoff result: Quarterfinals
Last game: Lost to Huntington 28-27
Last ranking: 9
Preseason ranking: RV
8John MarshallJohn Marshall86
Final record: 8-4
Playoff result: Quarterfinals
Last game: Lost to Martinsburg 54-0
Last ranking: RV
Preseason ranking: RV
9MusselmanMusselman52
Final record: 8-3
Playoff result: Opening round
Last game: Lost to Cabell Midland 28-18
Last ranking: 7
Preseason ranking: RV
10ParkersburgParkersburg38
Final record: 7-4
Playoff result: Opening round
Last game: Lost to John Marshall 42-35
Last ranking: 6
Preseason ranking: RV
Dropped from rankings: None
Also receiving votes: Wheeling Park 14, Hedgesville 6, George Washington 3
RANKTEAMPOINTS
1BluefieldBluefield300 (30)
Final record: 14-0
Playoff result: AA state champion
Last game: Defeated Fairmont Sr. 29-26
Last ranking: 2
Preseason ranking: 8
2Fairmont SeniorFairmont Senior270
Final record: 12-2
Playoff result: AA runner-up
Last game: Lost to Bluefield 29-26
Last ranking: 3
Preseason ranking: 2
3Mingo CentralMingo Central231
Final record: 12-1
Playoff result: Semifinals
Last game: Lost to Fairmont Sr. 35-6
Last ranking: 1
Preseason ranking: 1
4BridgeportBridgeport219
Final record: 11-2
Playoff result: Semifinals
Last game: Lost to Bluefield 37-14
Last ranking: 4
Preseason ranking: 3
5Point PleasantPoint Pleasant166
Final record: 9-3
Playoff result: Quarterfinals
Last game: Lost to Bluefield 49-17
Last ranking: 5
Preseason ranking: 6
6WayneWayne145
Final record: 10-2
Playoff result: Quarterfinals
Last game: Lost to Fairmont Sr. 43-8
Last ranking: 6
Preseason ranking: RV
7WinfieldWinfield128
Final record: 8-4
Playoff result: Quarterfinals
Last game: Lost to Bridgeport 42-13
Last ranking: 8
Preseason ranking: 7
8Liberty HarrisonLiberty Harrison70
Final record: 9-3
Playoff result: Quarterfinals
Last game: Lost to Mingo Central 53-22
Last ranking: RV
Preseason ranking: RV
9James MonroeJames Monroe50
Final record: 8-3
Playoff result: Opening round
Last game: Lost to Winfield 29-0
Last ranking: 7
Preseason ranking: 5
10KeyserKeyser24
Final record: 7-4
Playoff result: Opening round
Last game: Lost to Fairmont Sr. 34-12
Last ranking: 9
Preseason ranking: 4
Dropped from rankings: None
Also receiving votes: Weir 18, Sissonville 14, Nicholas County 7, Robert C. Byrd 5, Philip Barbour 2, Braxton County 1
RANKTEAMPOINTS
1Wheeling CentralWheeling Central300 (30)
Final record: 10-4
Playoff result: A state champion
Last game: Defeated St. Marys 40-21
Last ranking: 7
Preseason ranking: 3
2St. MarysSt. Marys270
Final record: 11-2
Playoff result: A runner-up
Last game: Lost to Wheeling Central 40-21
Last ranking: 3
Preseason ranking: 1
3East HardyEast Hardy239
Final record: 12-1
Playoff result: Semifinals
Last game: Lost to St. Marys 27-21
Last ranking: 1
Preseason ranking: 2
4South HarrisonSouth Harrison184
Final record: 10-2
Playoff result: Quarterfinals
Last game: Lost to Wheeling Central 39-6
Last ranking: 2
Preseason ranking: 5
5Summers CountySummers County163
Final record: 8-5
Playoff result: Semifinals
Last game: Lost to Wheeling Central 42-14
Last ranking: RV
Preseason ranking: RV
6CameronCameron107
Final record: 9-2
Playoff result: Opening round
Last game: Lost to Wheeling Central 34-20
Last ranking: 5
Preseason ranking: 8
7Midland TrailMidland Trail105
Final record: 10-2
Playoff result: Quarterfinals
Last game: Lost to Summers County 6-0
Last ranking: 6
Preseason ranking: RV
8Tug ValleyTug Valley102
Final record: 10-2
Playoff result: Quarterfinals
Last game: Lost to St. Marys 47-0
Last ranking: 4
Preseason ranking: RV
9ShermanSherman71
Final record: 9-3
Playoff result: Quarterfinals
Last game: Lost to East Hardy 42-14
Last ranking: RV
Preseason ranking: RV
10WilliamstownWilliamstown59
Final record: 5-5
Playoff result: Opening round
Last game: Lost to East Hardy 14-10
Last ranking: 10
Preseason ranking: 4
Dropped from rankings: None
Also receiving votes: Madonna 19, Webster County 16, Pocahontas County 12, Doddridge County 3
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