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
1MartinsburgMartinsburg180 (18)
Final record: 14-0
Playoff result: AAA state champion
Last game: Defeated Cabell Midland 49-21
Last ranking: 1
Preseason ranking: 1
2Cabell MidlandCabell Midland171
Final record: 13-1
Playoff result: AAA runner-up
Last game: Lost to Martinsburg 49-21
Last ranking: 2
Preseason ranking: 6
3Spring ValleySpring Valley136
Final record: 11-2
Playoff result: Semifinals
Last game: Lost to Cabell Midland 31-0
Last ranking: 3
Preseason ranking: 2
4Parkersburg SouthParkersburg South134
Final record: 11-2
Playoff result: Semifinals
Last game: Lost to Martinsburg 77-20
Last ranking: 4
Preseason ranking: 9
5MusselmanMusselman102
Final record: 9-3
Playoff result: Quarterfinals
Last game: Lost to Parkersburg South 52-33
Last ranking: 6
Preseason ranking: 5
6George WashingtonGeorge Washington81
Final record: 8-4
Playoff result: Quarterfinals
Last game: Lost to Cabell Midland 28-18
Last ranking: 7
Preseason ranking: RV
7CapitalCapital77
Final record: 6-6
Playoff result: Quarterfinals
Last game: Lost to Spring Valley 30-0
Last ranking: 10
Preseason ranking: 3
8Wheeling ParkWheeling Park46
Final record: 8-3
Playoff result: Opening round
Last game: Lost to Capital 45-21
Last ranking: 5
Preseason ranking: 7
9Spring MillsSpring Mills27
Final record: 7-5
Playoff result: Quarterfinals
Last game: Lost to Martinsburg 70-0
Last ranking: RV
Preseason ranking: Unranked
0HuntingtonHuntington23
Final record: 5-6
Playoff result: Opening round
Last game: Lost to George Washington 17-10
Last ranking: 8
Preseason ranking: 4
Dropped from rankings: None
Also receiving votes: Greenbrier East 15, Hurricane 4, South Charleston 2, Parkersburg 1
RANKTEAMPOINTS
1BridgeportBridgeport180 (18)
Final record: 13-1
Playoff result: AA state champion
Last game: Defeated Bluefield 21-14
Last ranking: 3
Preseason ranking: 3
2BluefieldBluefield162
Final record: 12-2
Playoff result: AA runner-up
Last game: Lost to Bridgeport 21-14
Last ranking: 2
Preseason ranking: 2
3Fairmont SeniorFairmont Senior144
Final record: 12-1
Playoff result: Semifinals
Last game: Lost to Bluefield 40-24
Last ranking: 1
Preseason ranking: 1
4Oak GlenOak Glen117
Final record: 12-1
Playoff result: Semifinals
Last game: Lost to Bridgeport 38-7
Last ranking: 6
Preseason ranking: Unranked
5PocaPoca102
Final record: 11-1
Playoff result: Quarterfinals
Last game: Lost to Oak Glen 25-20
Last ranking: 4
Preseason ranking: 8
6KeyserKeyser95
Final record: 10-2
Playoff result: Quarterfinals
Last game: Lost to Bluefield 43-20
Last ranking: 5
Preseason ranking: 6
7Mingo CentralMingo Central76
Final record: 9-3
Playoff result: Quarterfinals
Last game: Lost to Bridgeport 28-8
Last ranking: 7
Preseason ranking: 4
8FrankfortFrankfort54
Final record: 9-3
Playoff result: Quarterfinals
Last game: Lost to Fairmont Senior 31-7
Last ranking: 10
Preseason ranking: RV
9Shady SpringShady Spring25
Final record: 9-2
Playoff result: Opening round
Last game: Lost to Mingo Central 13-7
Last ranking: 9
Preseason ranking: RV
0North MarionNorth Marion13
Final record: 7-4
Playoff result: Opening round
Last game: Lost to Poca 42-27
Last ranking: RV
Preseason ranking: RV
Dropped from rankings: None
Also receiving votes: Greenbrier East 15, Hurricane 4, South Charleston 2, Parkersburg 1
RANKTEAMPOINTS
1Wheeling CentralWheeling Central180 (18)
Final record: 10-4
Playoff result: A state champion
Last game: Defeated Doddridge County 38-21
Last ranking: 2
Preseason ranking: 1
2Doddridge CountyDoddridge County161
Final record: 13-1
Playoff result: A runner-up
Last game: Lost to Wheeling Central 38-21
Last ranking: 1
Preseason ranking: 3
3WilliamstownWilliamstown133
Final record: 10-3
Playoff result: Semifinals
Last game: Lost to Doddridge County 27-3
Last ranking: 4
Preseason ranking: 2
4Pendleton CountyPendleton County121
Final record: 11-2
Playoff result: Semifinals
Last game: Lost to Wheeling Central 27-7
Last ranking: 5
Preseason ranking: 10
5Ritchie CountyRitchie County103
Final record: 10-2
Playoff result: Quarterfinals
Last game: Lost to Wheeling Central 13-0
Last ranking: 3
Preseason ranking: RV
6Greenbrier WestGreenbrier West86
Final record: 10-2
Playoff result: Quarterfinals
Last game: Lost to Williamstown 34-22
Last ranking: 6
Preseason ranking: Unranked
7St. MarysSt. Marys69
Final record: 9-3
Playoff result: Quarterfinals
Last game: Lost to Pendleton County 13-2
Last ranking: 7
Preseason ranking: RV
8East HardyEast Hardy49
Final record: 8-4
Playoff result: Quarterfinals
Last game: Lost to Doddridge County 21-6
Last ranking: 9
Preseason ranking: RV
9TolsiaTolsia45
Final record: 7-4
Playoff result: Opening round
Last game: Lost to Wheeling Central 13-12
Last ranking: 8
Preseason ranking: RV
0Midland TrailMidland Trail12
Final record: 6-5
Playoff result: Opening round
Last game: Lost to East Hardy 12-7
Last ranking: 10
Preseason ranking: 4
Dropped from rankings: None
Also receiving votes: Greenbrier East 15, Hurricane 4, South Charleston 2, Parkersburg 1