High School Football

Bluffton football team drops in latest poll despite win

info@islandpacket.comOctober 17, 2012 

Bluffton High School dropped a spot in Class 4-A in this week's S.C. Prep Football Media Poll, conducted by The (Columbia) State.

The 8-0 Bobcats won Friday night at Region 8-AAAA foe Ashley Ridge, 37-20. Goose Creek, previously No. 2, moved to No. 1 after top-ranked Byrnes fell, 22-18, to rival Gaffney.

Hartsville, Abbeville and Christ Church held on to the top spots in the 3-A, 2-A and 1-A polls, respectively.

S.C. Prep Football Media Poll

(Record, previous week's ranking)

CLASS 4-A: 1. Goose Creek (8-0, 2), 2. South Pointe (8-0, 3), 3. Greenwood (8-0, 4), 4. Byrnes (7-1, 1), 5. Wando (8-0, 7), 6. Bluffton (8-0, 5), 7. Northwestern (7-2, 8), 8. Stratford (7-1, 9), 9. Dorman (6-2, 10), 10. York (7-1, 6).

CLASS 3-A: 1. Hartsville (9-0, 1), 2. Socastee (8-0, 4), 3. Daniel (7-1, 2), 4. Strom Thurmond (7-1, 6), 5. Myrtle Beach (7-1, 5), 6. Blue Ridge (8-0, NR), 7. Hanahan (7-1, 8), 8. Swansea (7-1, 3), 9. A.C. Flora (7-1, 9), 10. Manning (6-2, 7).

CLASS 2-A: 1. Abbeville (8-1, 1), 2. Dillon (8-1, 2), 3. Silver Bluff (7-1, 3), 4. Bishop England (7-1, 4), 5. Timberland (7-1, 5), 6. Chesnee (7-1, 6), 7. Bamberg-Ehrhardt (7-1, 7), 8. Central (6-2, 8), 9. Fairfield Central (6-2, 9), 10. Woodland (7-1, 10).

CLASS 1-A: 1. Christ Church (8-0, 1), 2. Allendale-Fairfax (7-0, 2), 3. Johnsonville (8-0, 3), 4. Lamar (6-2, 4), 5. Williston-Elko (7-2, 5), 6. Carvers Bay (7-1, 6), 7. Timmonsville (8-1, 8), 8. McCormick (6-2, 9), 9. Cross (7-2, 7), 10. Lewisville (6-2, 10).

The S.C. Prep Football Media Poll is conducted by The State with voting from Scott Chancey, Greenwood Index-Journal; Barry Byers, Rock Hill Herald; Phil Bowman, Charleston Post and Courier; Bob Castello, Greenville News; Chris Dearing, The State; Ian Guerin, Myrtle Beach Sun News; Mike McCombs, Island Packet/Beaufort Gazette; Kevin Melton, Spartanburg Herald-Journal; Akilah Nelson, The State and Adam Regan, Anderson Independent-Mail.

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