Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

August 20, 2013

Beavers fourth in preseason football poll


Bluefield Daily Telegraph

CHARLESTON — The Bluefield Beavers landed fourth in Class AA in the preseason prep football poll of West Virginia sports writers conducted by the Charleston Daily Mail and released on Monday.

Wayne topped the list, and Wyoming East was ninth. Summers County and River View just missed the top 10. Princeton and Montcalm each received votes in Class AAA and A respectively.

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The Charleston Daily Mail preseason high school football poll as voted on by West Virginia sportswriters, with first-place votes in parentheses, 2012 record, team’s final 2012 ranking:

CLASS AAA

Pl. Team     Rec.    Pts.    Pvs.

1. Martinsburg (9)    13-1    99    1

2. Morgantown    10-3    83    4

3. Capital (1)    7-4    82    5

4. Cabell Midland    13-1    55    2

5. Huntington    9-3    52    6

6. University    8-3    48    7

7. South Charleston    6-4    26    NR

8. George Washington    10-3    23    3

(tie) Spring Valley    8-4    23    8

(tie) Wheeling Park    7-4    23    10

Others: Hurricane 14, Oak Hill 10, Washington 4, Parkersburg 3, Woodrow Wilson 2, Lewis County 1, Musselman 1, Princeton 1.



CLASS AA

Pl. Team     Rec.    Pts.    Pvs.

1. Wayne (10)    14-0    100    1

2. Keyser    12-2    90    2

3. Bridgeport    9-3    73    4

4. Bluefield    9-3    65    5

5. Robert C. Byrd    11-2    41    3

6. Chapmanville    4-6    33    NR

7. Frankfort    9-3    32    6

8. Fairmont Senior    5-5    23    NR

9. Wyoming East    7-4    19    t9

10. Scott    7-4    15    7

Others: Summers County 14, River View 8, Nicholas County 7, Sissonville 7, Philip Barbour 6, Ritchie County 6, Lincoln 4, Braxton County 2, Herbert Hoover 2, Independence 1, Mingo Central 1, Webster County 1.



CLASS A

Pl. Team     Record    Pts.    Pvs.

1. Wahama (5)    14-0    95    2

2. Wheeling Central (5)    7-4    92    6

3. Madonna    12-2    75    4

4. Magnolia    11-2    61    1

5. Greenbrier West    10-2    45    5

6. St. Marys    10-2    43    7

7. Clay-Battelle    10-2    41    9

8. Williamstown    6-5    24    NR

9. Tucker County    12-1    22    3

10. Moorefield    5-5    13    NR

Others: East Hardy 12, Meadow Bridge 6, Valley (Fayette) 6, Notre Dame 4, Wirt County 4, Buffalo 3, Montcalm 3, Doddridge County 1.