High School Football

Bluffton moves up to No. 5 in S.C. Prep Football Media Poll

Bobcats regain spot they lost last week

info@islandpacket.comOctober 24, 2012 

Bluffton High School regained the spot it lost last week in the S.C. Prep Football Media Poll, conducted by The (Columbia) State.

The 9-0 Bobcats squeezed by Fort Dorchester, 27-26, on Friday night and moved up to No. 5 in the Class 4-A rankings. The Bobcats' move was facilitated when Wando dropped from fifth to seventh after it's 35-14 home loss to No. 1 Goose Creek.

Hartsville (9-0), Abbeville (9-1) and Christ Church (9-0) remain the top-ranked teams in Class 3-A, Class 2-A and Class 1-A, respectively.

The S.C. Prep Media Football Poll

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

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

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

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

About the poll: The S.C. Prep Media Football Poll is conducted by The (Columbia) State with voting from Scott Chancey, Greenwood Index-Journal; Bob Castello, Greenville News; Chris Dearing, The State; Ian Guerin, Myrtle Beach Sun News; Mike McCombs, The Island Packet/The Beaufort Gazette; Kevin Melton, Spartanburg Herald-Journal; Akilah Nelson, The State, and Adam Regan, Anderson Independent-Mail.

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