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.

Power Rankings for Week 1

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RANKTEAMPOINTS
1MartinsburgMartinsburg218 (20)
This week: vs. Loudoun Valley, Va. H.S.
2017 record: 14-0
2017 playoff result: Class AAA state champion
2017 final ranking: 1
2CapitalCapital180 (2)
This week: at Johnson Cent., KY
2017 record: 9-4
2017 playoff result: Semifinals
2017 final ranking: 4
3Spring ValleySpring Valley163
This week: vs. Wayne
2017 record: 11-3
2017 playoff result: Class AAA runner-up
2017 final ranking: 2
4HuntingtonHuntington155
This week: at Belfry, KY
2017 record: 12-1
2017 playoff result: Semifinals
2017 final ranking: 3
5UniversityUniversity94
This week: at John Marshall
2017 record: 11-1
2017 playoff result: Quarterfinals
2017 final ranking: 5
6Cabell MidlandCabell Midland75
This week: vs. St. Albans
2017 record: 6-6
2017 playoff result: Quarterfinals
2017 final ranking: 6
7ParkersburgParkersburg73
This week: at Morgantown
2017 record: 7-4
2017 playoff result: Opening round
2017 final ranking: 10
8HurricaneHurricane60
This week: at Winfield
2017 record: 7-5
2017 playoff result: Quarterfinals
2017 final ranking: 7
9MusselmanMusselman38
This week: vs. Spring Mills
2017 record: 8-3
2017 playoff result: Opening round
2017 final ranking: 9
10George WashingtonGeorge Washington25
This week: vs. South Charleston
2017 record: 5-6
2017 playoff result: Opening round
2017 final ranking: Unranked
Also receiving votes: Hedgesville 24, Spring Mills 24, John Marshall 22, Wheeling Park 22, South Charleston 18, Morgantown 13, St. Albans 2
RANKTEAMPOINTS
1Fairmont SeniorFairmont Senior207 (9)
This week: at Robert C. Byrd
2017 record: 14-0
2017 playoff result: Class AA runner-up
2017 final ranking: 2
2BluefieldBluefield200 (10)
This week: at Graham, VA
2017 record: 10-3
2017 playoff result: Class AA state champion
2017 final ranking: 1
3BridgeportBridgeport171 (2)
This week: vs. Lewis County
2017 record: 12-1
2017 playoff result: Semifinals
2017 final ranking: 4
4Point PleasantPoint Pleasant124
This week: at Mingo Central
2017 record: 8-4
2017 playoff result: Quarterfinals
2017 final ranking: 5
5WayneWayne104
This week: at Spring Valley
2017 record: 11-2
2017 playoff result: Quarterfinals
2017 final ranking: 6
6Mingo CentralMingo Central103
This week: vs. Point Pleasant
2017 record: 11-1
2017 playoff result: Semifinals
2017 final ranking: 3
7WeirWeir78 (1)
This week: vs. Oak Glen
2017 record: 7-4
2017 playoff result: Opening round
2017 final ranking: Unranked
8Robert C. ByrdRobert C. Byrd57
This week: vs. Fairmont Senior
2017 record: 4-6
2017 playoff result: Opening round
2017 final ranking: Unranked
9KeyserKeyser41
This week: Bye
2017 record: 8-4
2017 playoff result: Opening round
2017 final ranking: 10
10WinfieldWinfield34
This week: vs. Hurricane
2017 record: 9-2
2017 playoff result: Quarterfinals
2017 final ranking: 7
Also receiving votes: Liberty Harrison 19, James Monroe 17, Sissonville 17, Nicholas County 15, Chapmanville 11, North Marion 7, Philip Barbour 5, Westside 4, Elkins 1, Westside
RANKTEAMPOINTS
1Wheeling CentralWheeling Central289 (19)
This week: at Williamstown
2017 record: 10-4
2017 playoff result: Class A state champion
2017 final ranking: 1
2St. MarysSt. Marys243 (2)
This week: Bye
2017 record: 11-2
2017 playoff result: Class A runner-up
2017 final ranking: 2
3East HardyEast Hardy143
This week: vs. Bishop Carroll, PA
2017 record: 12-1
2017 playoff result: Semifinals
2017 final ranking: 3
4WilliamstownWilliamstown122
This week: vs. Wheeling Central
2017 record: 5-5
2017 playoff result: Opening round
2017 final ranking: 10
5ShermanSherman78
This week: at Magnolia
2017 record: 9-3
2017 playoff result: Quarterfinals
2017 final ranking: 9
6South HarrisonSouth Harrison57
This week: vs. Doddridge County
2017 record: 10-2
2017 playoff result: Quarterfinals
2017 final ranking: 4
7Midland TrailMidland Trail54
This week: at Independence
2017 record: 10-2
2017 playoff result: Quarterfinals
2017 final ranking: 7
8Tug ValleyTug Valley52
This week: vs. Hannan
2017 record: 10-2
2017 playoff result: Quarterfinals
2017 final ranking: 8
9MagnoliaMagnolia49
This week: vs. Sherman
2017 record: 4-6
2017 playoff result: Did not qualify for playoffs
2017 final ranking: Unranked
10Doddridge CountyDoddridge County46
This week: at South Harrison
2017 record: 8-3
2017 playoff result: Opening round
2017 final ranking: Unranked
Also receiving votes: Cameron 45, Summers County 44, Madonna 33, Ravenswood 16, Webster County 12, Tyler Consolidated 10, Clay-Battelle 9, Fayetteville 9, Pocahontas County 9, Moorefield 8, Mount View 8, Tolsia 6, Wahama 6, Buffalo 5, Pendleton County 4, Tucker County 3, Richwood 1
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