High School Football

Hilton Head High getting votes in latest football media poll

sports@islandpacket.comOctober 2, 2013 

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Hilton Head High's Khalil Lewis reacts after scoring a touchdown for the Seahawks during the third quarter Friday night during The Bridge Bowl against Bluffton High. Hilton Head High won 33-32.

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Hilton Head Island High School's 33-32 Bridge Bowl victory over rival Bluffton, a Class 4-A school, got the Seahawks to 5-0 but wasn't enough for them to break into the Class 3-A rankings in the Week 6 version of the S.C. Prep Media High School Football Poll.

The Seahawks were among six teams receiving votes, coming in at 16th.

If Hilton Head High deserves a ranking, it'll get the chance to prove it soon enough. Two upcoming Region 8-AAA opponents -- Hanahan and Orangeburg-Wilkinson, both 5-0 as well -- are ranked third and 10th in the poll, respectively.

It was status quo at the top in the 4-A, 3-A and 1-A polls with Northwestern, Daniel and Christ Church retaining the top spots.

In Class 2-A, Fairfield Central took over No. 1 from Dillon, which lost 27-6 to Class 3-A Marlboro County.

S.C. Prep Media High School Football Poll -- Week 6

Class 4-A

1. Northwestern; 2. Byrnes; 3. Goose Creek; 4. North Augusta; 5. Spartanburg; 6. Spring Valley; 7. Dutch Fork; 8. Stratford; 9. York; 10. Gaffney

Others receiving votes: South Pointe, South Florence, Summerville, Dorman

Class 3-A

1. Daniel; 2. Hartsville; 3. Hanahan; 4. Socastee; 5. Strom Thurmond; 6. Belton-Honea Path; 7. Marlboro County; 8. Brookland-Cayce; 9. Chapman; 10. Orangeburg-Wilkinson

Others receiving votes: North Myrtle Beach, Wren, Greer, Seneca, Blue Ridge, Hilton Head Island

Class 2-A

1. Fairfield Central; 2. Dillon; 3. Silver Bluff; 4. Newberry; 5. Chesnee; 6. Loris; 7. Woodland; 8. Ninety Six; 9. Crescent; 10. Timberland

Others receiving votes: Batesburg-Leesville, Saluda, Central, Waccamaw, Aynor, Bishop England, Andrews, Chesterfield

Class 1-A

1. Christ Church; 2. St. Joseph's; 3. Hemingway; 4. Lamar; 5. Carvers Bay; 6. Allendale-Fairfax; 7. Hunter-Kinard-Tyler; 8. Johnsonville; 9. Estill; 10. Williston-Elko

Others receiving votes: Baptist Hill, Wagener-Salley, Lewisville, Latta

About the poll

The S.C. Prep Media Football Poll is conducted by the Spartanburg Herald-Journal with voting from Jordan Anders, Greenwood Index-Journal; Bob Castello, Greenville News; Chris Dearing, The State; Ian Guerin, Myrtle Beach Sun News; Mike McCombs, The Island Packet; Kevin Melton, Spartanburg Herald-Journal; Lou Bezjak, Florence Morning News, Adam Regan, Anderson Independent-Mail, Phil Bowman, Charleston Post and Courier; Bret McCormick, The Herald (Rock Hill) and Noah Feit, Aiken Standard.

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