Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

October 9, 2012

Virginia, W.Va. prep football polls released


AP and Charleston Daily Mail

— The Top 10 Virginia football teams in the Virginia Groups AA and A prep poll as selected by sports writers and broadcasters from around the state, with first-place votes in parentheses and total points received based on a 10-through-1 voting system, compiled by The Associated Press:

Group AA

    Record    Pts    Prv

 1. Brookville (6)    7-0    96    1

 2. Briar Woods (4)    7-0    94    2

 3. James Monroe    6-0    77    3

 4. Salem    6-0    65    4

 5. Kettle Run    6-0    58    5

 6. Heritage-Lynchburg    6-0    51    7

 7. Amherst County    5-1    39    9

 8. Warren County    6-0    27    10

 9. Western Albemarle    6-0    23    NR

10. Christiansburg    5-1    6    6

Others receiving votes: Loudoun County 5, Heritage (Leesburg) 4, Tuscarora 2, Richlands 2, Skyline 1.

Group A

    Record    Pts    Prv

 1. Essex (10)    6-0    107    1

 2. Clintwood (1)    5-1    98    2

 3. Sussex Central    6-0    87    3

 4. John Battle    7-0    69    4

 5. Buckingham County    6-0    66    5

 6. Wilson Memorial    5-1    40    8

 (tie)Strasburg    7-0    40    6

 8. Riverheads    5-1    27    7

 9. King William    5-1    26    T9

10. Franklin    7-0    22    T9

Others receiving votes: Giles 7, Altavista 5, Honaker 4, J.I. Burton 3, Dan River 3, Grayson County 1.

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Daily Mail Poll

The Charleston Daily Mail high school football poll as voted on by West Virginia sports media, with first-place votes in parentheses, record and team’s previous ranking:

CLASS AAA

Team       Rec.      Pts.      Pvs.

1. Cabell Midland (15)      7-0      184      1

2. Martinsburg (4)      6-1      170      2

3. George Washington      5-1      157      3

4. Huntington      5-1      124      6

(tie) Morgantown      5-1      124      4

6. University      6-1      75      5

7. Oak Hill      5-1      42      9

8. Capital       4-2      33      NR

9. Hurricane      4-2     32      NR

10. Logan      5-1      27      9

Others: Elkins 21, Musselman 19, Spring Valley 11, Parkersburg South 10, South Charleston 9, Beckley 3, Hampshire 2, Lewis County 2.

CLASS AA

Team       Rec.      Pts.      Pvs.

1. Wayne (19)      6-0      190      1

2. Bridgeport      6-1      166      2

3. Bluefield      5-1      146      3

4. Robert C. Byrd      6-1      130      4

5. Keyser      5-1      116      6

6. Frankfort      6-0      97      7

7. Scott      6-1      80      5

8. Wyoming East      5-2      38      8

9. Mingo Central      4-2      34      NR

10. Ritchie County      5-2      32      9

Others: Webster County 6, Fairmont Senior 3, Liberty (Raleigh) 2, River View 2, Roane County 2, Sissonville 1.

CLASS A

Team       Record      Pts.      Pvs.

1. Magnolia (8)      6-1      173      2

2. Wahama (10)      7-0      169      1

3. Tucker County      7-0      107      6

4. Buffalo      5-1      106      4

5. Madonna      5-1      98      5

6. Wheeling Central      4-3      97      3

7. Clay-Battelle      7-0      89      7

8. Greenbrier West      6-1      77      8

9. Valley (Fayette)      6-0      66      10

10. East Hardy      5-1      23      9

Others: St. Marys 19, Bishop Donahue 7, Williamstown 6, Meadow Bridge 5, Tug Valley 2, Wirt County 2.