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
1MartinsburgMartinsburg190 (19)
Final record: 14-0
Playoff result: AAA state champion
Last game: Defeated Spring Valley 31-7
Last ranking: 1
Preseason ranking: 1
2Spring ValleySpring Valley171
Final record: 13-1
Playoff result: AAA runner-up
Last game: Lost to Martinsburg 31-7
Last ranking: 2
Preseason ranking: 3
3CapitalCapital151
Final record: 11-2
Playoff result: Semifinals
Last game: Lost to Spring Valley 56-14
Last ranking: 3
Preseason ranking: 2
4MusselmanMusselman133
Final record: 11-2
Playoff result: Semifinals
Last game: Lost to Martinsburg 42-14
Last ranking: 4
Preseason ranking: 9
5HuntingtonHuntington98
Final record: 8-4
Playoff result: Quarterfinals
Last game: Lost to Spring Valley 36-0
Last ranking: 5
Preseason ranking: 4
6ParkersburgParkersburg88
Final record: 7-5
Playoff result: Quarterfinals
Last game: Lost to Martinsburg 49-20
Last ranking: 8
Preseason ranking: 7
7RipleyRipley60
Final record: 10-2
Playoff result: Quarterfinals
Last game: Lost to Musselman 52-7
Last ranking: 6
Preseason ranking: Unranked
8HedgesvilleHedgesville50
Final record: 7-5
Playoff result: Quarterfinals
Last game: Lost to Capital 48-14
Last ranking: RV
Preseason ranking: RV
9Parkersburg SouthParkersburg South42
Final record: 7-4
Playoff result: Opening round
Last game: Lost to Hedgesville 35-29
Last ranking: 7
Preseason ranking: Unranked
10Cabell MidlandCabell Midland29
Final record: 6-5
Playoff result: Opening round
Last game: Lost to Huntington 14-7
Last ranking: 10
Preseason ranking: 6
Dropped from rankings: None
Also receiving votes: Wheeling Park 25, Hurricane 2, John Marshall 2, George Washington 1
RANKTEAMPOINTS
1Fairmont SeniorFairmont Senior190 (19)
Final record: 14-0
Playoff result: AA state champion
Last game: Defeated Bluefield 23-13
Last ranking: 1
Preseason ranking: 1
2BluefieldBluefield171
Final record: 12-2
Playoff result: AA runner-up
Last game: Lost to Fairmont Senior 23-13
Last ranking: 2
Preseason ranking: 2
3BridgeportBridgeport148
Final record: 11-2
Playoff result: Semifinals
Last game: Lost to Bluefield 35-14
Last ranking: 3
Preseason ranking: 3
4WeirWeir115
Final record: 10-3
Playoff result: Semifinals
Last game: Lost to Fairmont Senior 59-0
Last ranking: RV
Preseason ranking: 7
5Point PleasantPoint Pleasant106
Final record: 9-2
Playoff result: Quarterfinals
Last game: Lost to Fairmont Senior 66-13
Last ranking: 5
Preseason ranking: 4
6Nicholas CountyNicholas County82
Final record: 11-1
Playoff result: Quarterfinals
Last game: Lost to Weir 63-43
Last ranking: 4
Preseason ranking: RV
7KeyserKeyser79
Final record: 9-3
Playoff result: Quarterfinals
Last game: Lost to Bluefield 35-0
Last ranking: 8
Preseason ranking: 9
8Robert C. ByrdRobert C. Byrd75
Final record: 9-3
Playoff result: Quarterfinals
Last game: Lost to Bridgeport 42-7
Last ranking: 6
Preseason ranking: 8
9PocaPoca30
Final record: 8-3
Playoff result: Opening round
Last game: Lost to Weir 41-14
Last ranking: 7
Preseason ranking: Unranked
10Mingo CentralMingo Central28
Final record: 7-4
Playoff result: Opening round
Last game: Lost to Point Pleasant 65-36
Last ranking: 9
Preseason ranking: 6
Dropped from rankings: None
Also receiving votes: Wayne 22, Shady Spring 1
RANKTEAMPOINTS
1Wheeling CentralWheeling Central190 (19)
Final record: 13-1
Playoff result: A state champion
Last game: Defeated Williamstown 44-15
Last ranking: 1
Preseason ranking: 1
2WilliamstownWilliamstown168
Final record: 11-3
Playoff result: A runner-up
Last game: Lost to Wheeling Central 44-15
Last ranking: 5
Preseason ranking: 4
3Doddridge CountyDoddridge County149
Final record: 12-1
Playoff result: Semifinals
Last game: Lost to Wheeling Central 47-7
Last ranking: 2
Preseason ranking: 10
4Midland TrailMidland Trail128
Final record: 12-1
Playoff result: Semifinals
Last game: Lost to Williamstown 56-8
Last ranking: 3
Preseason ranking: 7
5Mount ViewMount View95
Final record: 10-2
Playoff result: Quarterfinals
Last game: Lost to Williamstown 23-12
Last ranking: 6
Preseason ranking: RV
6MagnoliaMagnolia93
Final record: 8-4
Playoff result: Quarterfinals
Last game: Lost to Wheeling Central 40-19
Last ranking: 7
Preseason ranking: 9
7CameronCameron86
Final record: 11-1
Playoff result: Quarterfinals
Last game: Lost to Doddridge County 27-0
Last ranking: 4
Preseason ranking: RV
8ShermanSherman72
Final record: 10-2
Playoff result: Quarterfinals
Last game: Lost to Midland Trail 20-14
Last ranking: 8
Preseason ranking: 5
9Pendleton CountyPendleton County16
Final record: 8-3
Playoff result: Opening round
Last game: Lost to Magnolia 28-6
Last ranking: 9
Preseason ranking: RV
10Parkersburg CatholicParkersburg Catholic15
Final record: 9-2
Playoff result: Opening round
Last game: Lost to Sherman 44-8
Last ranking: 10
Preseason ranking: Unranked
Dropped from rankings: None
Also receiving votes: Summers County 11, Fayetteville 5, Van 5, Ritchie County 3, Tucker County 3, Tyler Consolidated 2, Webster County 1
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