High School Football
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 5

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RANKTEAMPOINTS
1MartinsburgMartinsburg (4-0)200 (20)
This week: at Hedgesville
Last week: Defeated Highland Springs (VA) 26-25
Ranking last week: 1
SSAC playoff rating last week: 3
2Huntington  Huntington (4-0)171
This week: at Capital
Last week: Defeated George Washington 30-14
Ranking last week: 3
SSAC playoff rating last week: 2
3South Charleston  South Charleston (3-0)163
This week: at Spring Valley
Last week: Bye
Ranking last week: 2
SSAC playoff rating last week: 6
4BridgeportBridgeport (3-0)131
This week: at Robert C. Byrd
Last week: Defeated Fairmont Senior 35-28
Ranking last week: 4
SSAC playoff rating last week: 8
5Cabell MidlandCabell Midland (3-1)109
This week: vs. Parkersburg
Last week: Defeated Hurricane 44-25
Ranking last week: 5
SSAC playoff rating last week: T-9
6University  University (4-0)95
This week: vs. Fairmont Senior
Last week: Defeated Wheeling Park 35-14
Ranking last week: 8
SSAC playoff rating last week: 1
7Spring Valley  Spring Valley (3-1)89
This week: vs. South Charleston
Last week: Defeated St. Albans 54-0
Ranking last week: 6
SSAC playoff rating last week: 11
8Jefferson  Jefferson (4-0)57
This week: at North Hagerstown (MD)
Last week: Defeated Spring Mills 34-7
Ranking last week: 10
SSAC playoff rating last week: T-4
9PrincetonPrinceton (3-0)44
This week: vs. Lord Botetourt (VA)
Last week: Tied Linsly (WV) 0-0
Ranking last week: 9
SSAC playoff rating last week: 7
10George Washington  George Washington (3-1)26
This week: Bye
Last week: Lost to Huntington 30-14
Ranking last week: 7
SSAC playoff rating last week: T-4
Dropped from rankings: None
Also receiving votes: Wheeling Park 4, Morgantown 3
RANKTEAMPOINTS
1Poca  Poca (2-0)164 (7)
This week: at Mingo Central
Last week: Tied North Marion 0-0
Ranking last week: 3
SSAC playoff rating last week: T-8
2Fairmont Senior  Fairmont Senior (2-2)159 (6)
This week: at University
Last week: Lost to Bridgeport 35-28
Ranking last week: 1
SSAC playoff rating last week: 13
3Frankfort  Frankfort (4-0)151 (6)
This week: at Northern Garrett, MD
Last week: Defeated Berkeley Springs 67-26
Ranking last week: 5
SSAC playoff rating last week: T-1
4Keyser  Keyser (2-0)130
This week: at Hampshire
Last week: Defeated Robert C. Byrd 35-13
Ranking last week: New
SSAC playoff rating last week: T-4
5Herbert Hoover  Herbert Hoover (4-0)125
This week: at Sissonville
Last week: Defeated Wyoming East 70-6
Ranking last week: 6
SSAC playoff rating last week: T-4
6Bluefield  Bluefield (0-1)104
This week: vs. Richlands (VA)
Last week: Tied Woodrow Wilson 0-0
Ranking last week: 4
SSAC playoff rating last week: T-30
7IndependenceIndependence (2-0)91 (1)
This week: vs. Westside
Last week: Defeated Shady Spring 50-17
Ranking last week: 7
SSAC playoff rating last week: T-8
8Robert C. Byrd  Robert C. Byrd (2-1)84
This week: vs. Bridgeport
Last week: Lost to Keyser 35-13
Ranking last week: 2
SSAC playoff rating last week: T-1
9Lincoln  Lincoln (3-0)34
This week: vs. North Marion
Last week: Defeated Nicholas County 21-13
Ranking last week: New
SSAC playoff rating last week: 7
10Point Pleasant  Point Pleasant (3-1)26
This week: vs. Lincoln County
Last week: Defeated Oak Glen 42-7
Ranking last week: New
SSAC playoff rating last week: 12
Dropped from rankings: Oak Glen, Nicholas County, North Marion
Also receiving votes: Oak Glen 13, North Marion 12, Scott 3, Mingo Central 3, Nicholas County 2
RANKTEAMPOINTS
1Wheeling CentralWheeling Central (2-2)181 (9)
This week: vs. Man
Last week: Lost to Shadyside (OH) 33-21
Ranking last week: 1
SSAC playoff rating last week: 7
2East Hardy  East Hardy (4-0)173 (6)
This week: at Bath County (VA)
Last week: Defeated Tygarts Valley 30-14
Ranking last week: 3
SSAC playoff rating last week: 2
3Ritchie County  Ritchie County (3-0)158 (5)
This week: at Doddridge County
Last week: Defeated St. Marys 36-7
Ranking last week: 2
SSAC playoff rating last week: 6
4WilliamstownWilliamstown (3-1)144 (2)
This week: Bye
Last week: Defeated Buffalo 49-6
Ranking last week: 4
SSAC playoff rating last week: T-10
5Doddridge CountyDoddridge County (2-0)99
This week: vs. Ritchie County
Last week: Bye
Ranking last week: 5
SSAC playoff rating last week: 5
6Cameron  Cameron (3-0)71
This week: at Madonna
Last week: Tied Magnolia 0-0
Ranking last week: 8
SSAC playoff rating last week: T-3
7Madonna  Madonna (4-0)62
This week: vs. Cameron
Last week: Defeated Mathews (OH) 14-6
Ranking last week: New
SSAC playoff rating last week: T-3
8Midland Trail  Midland Trail (2-1)52
This week: vs. Summers County
Last week: Bye
Ranking last week: 7
SSAC playoff rating last week: T-19
9Greenbrier West  Greenbrier West (3-1)42
This week: Bye
Last week: Defeated Webster County 58-6
Ranking last week: 10
SSAC playoff rating last week: T-12
10Gilmer County  Gilmer County (3-1)27
This week: at South Harrison
Last week: Defeated Wahama 40-20
Ranking last week: New
SSAC playoff rating last week: T-12
Dropped from rankings: Buffalo, Sherman
Also receiving votes: Buffalo 13, Man 13, Wirt County 11, Moorefield 9, Sherman 7, Clay-Battelle 5, Pendleton County 5, St. Marys 5, Pocahontas County 4, Mount View 1