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

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View Previous Rankings:
RANK TEAM POINTS
1 Huntington Huntington 200 (20)
Final record: 13-1
Playoff result: AAA state champion
Last ranking: 2
Preseason ranking: 2
2 Parkersburg South Parkersburg South 170
Final record: 12-2
Playoff result: AAA runner-up
Last ranking: 3
Preseason ranking: RV
3 Martinsburg Martinsburg 166
Final record: 10-3
Playoff result: Semifinals
Last ranking: 1
Preseason ranking: 1
4 Hurricane Hurricane 134
Final record: 10-3
Playoff result: Semifinals
Last ranking: 4
Preseason ranking: 9
5 Bridgeport Bridgeport 121
Final record: 9-3
Playoff result: Quarterfinals
Last ranking: 5
Preseason ranking: 4
6 George Washington George Washington 93
Final record: 9-3
Playoff result: Quarterfinals
Last ranking: 6
Preseason ranking: 10
7 Musselman Musselman 65
Final record: 8-4
Playoff result: Quarterfinals
Last ranking: RV
Preseason ranking: RV
8 Jefferson Jefferson 50
Final record: 8-4
Playoff result: Quarterfinals
Last ranking: RV
Preseason ranking: 6
9 Spring Valley Spring Valley 38
Final record: 8-3
Playoff result: Opening round
Last ranking: 7
Preseason ranking: 5
10 Wheeling Park Wheeling Park 28
Final record: 7-4
Playoff result: Opening round
Last ranking: 8
Preseason ranking: RV
Dropped from rankings: None
Also receiving votes: Princeton 19, Morgantown 8, Cabell Midland 7, University 1
RANK TEAM POINTS
1 Independence Independence 200 (20)
Final record: 13-0
Playoff result: AA state champion
Last ranking: 1
Preseason ranking: 3
2 Herbert Hoover Herbert Hoover 179
Final record: 10-3
Playoff result: AA runner-up
Last ranking: 8
Preseason ranking: 4
3 Frankfort Frankfort 145
Final record: 11-2
Playoff result: Semifinals
Last ranking: 5
Preseason ranking: 9
4 North Marion North Marion 122
Final record: 10-3
Playoff result: Semifinals
Last ranking: 7
Preseason ranking: 7
5 Winfield Winfield 118
Final record: 10-2
Playoff result: Quarterfinals
Last ranking: 2
Preseason ranking: RV
6 Fairmont Senior Fairmont Senior 116
Final record: 8-4
Playoff result: Quarterfinals
Last ranking: 3
Preseason ranking: 1
7 Roane County Roane County 79
Final record: 11-1
Playoff result: Quarterfinals
Last ranking: 4
Preseason ranking: RV
8 Scott Scott 48
Final record: 10-2
Playoff result: Quarterfinals
Last ranking: 6
Preseason ranking: None
9 Bluefield Bluefield 36
Final record: 5-6
Playoff result: Opening round
Last ranking: 10
Preseason ranking: 2
10 East Fairmont East Fairmont 13
Final record: 7-4
Playoff result: Opening round
Last ranking: RV
Preseason ranking: None
Dropped from rankings: None
Also receiving votes: Lincoln 7, Nicholas County 6, Chapmanville 5, Clay County 5, Logan 1, Weir 1
RANK TEAM POINTS
1 Williamstown Williamstown 200 (20)
Final record: 13-0
Playoff result: A state champion
Last ranking: 2
Preseason ranking: 2
2 James Monroe James Monroe 180
Final record: 13-1
Playoff result: A runner-up
Last ranking: 3
Preseason ranking: 7
3 Wheeling Central Wheeling Central 156
Final record: 10-2
Playoff result: Semifinals
Last ranking: 1
Preseason ranking: 1
4 Doddridge County Doddridge County 131
Final record: 10-3
Playoff result: Semifinals
Last ranking: 8
Preseason ranking: 3
5 Cameron Cameron 99
Final record: 11-1
Playoff result: Quarterfinals
Last ranking: 5
Preseason ranking: 10
6 Wahama Wahama 93
Final record: 11-1
Playoff result: Quarterfinals
Last ranking: 4
Preseason ranking: RV
7 Greenbrier West Greenbrier West 90
Final record: 10-2
Playoff result: Quarterfinals
Last ranking: 6
Preseason ranking: RV
8 East Hardy East Hardy 68
Final record: 9-3
Playoff result: Quarterfinals
Last ranking: RV
Preseason ranking: 5
9 Tucker County Tucker County 37
Final record: 9-2
Playoff result: Opening round
Last ranking: 7
Preseason ranking: RV
10 South Harrison South Harrison 14
Final record: 7-4
Playoff result: Opening round
Last ranking: 10
Preseason ranking: RV
Dropped from rankings: None
Also receiving votes: St. Marys 11, Van 9, Man 4, Petersburg 3, Tug Valley 3, Clay-Battelle 2