High School Sports

Hilton Head moves up a spot in 3-A football rankings

After its 41-30 win over Region 8-AAA rival Beaufort on Friday night, the Hilton Head Island Seahawks moved up a spot to No. 8 in the 3-A rankings in this week's S.C. Prep Media Football Poll.

Hilton Head (7-0, 2-0 8-AAA) remains unbeaten as it travels Friday to face Orangeburg-Wilkinson (3-5, 1-1) at 7:30 p.m.

The Seahawks are led by quarterback Aidan Hegarty, who has thrown for 1,712 yards and 24 touchdowns this season.

Beaufort received votes this week.


S.C. Prep Media Football Poll -- Week 9

Class 4-A: 1. Northwestern; 2. Byrnes; 3. Spartanburg; 4. Fort Dorchester; 5. Westside; 6. Hillcrest; 7. Lexington; 8. Dorman; 9. Ashley Ridge; 10. Conway. Others receiving votes: Westwood, York, Gaffney.

Class 3-A: 1. Hartsville; 2. South Pointe; 3. Greer; 4. Seneca; 5. Chapin; 6. Airport; 7. Belton-Honea Path; 8. Hilton Head Island; 9. Lancaster; 10. Myrtle Beach. Others receiving votes: Union County, Southside, Hanahan, Marlboro County, Beaufort, Georgetown.

Class 2-A: 1. Dillon; 2. Abbeville; 3. Strom Thurmond; 4. Fairfield Central; 5. Batesburg-Leesville; 6. Newberry; 7. Woodruff; 8. Timberland; 9. Lake Marion; 10. Andrews. Others receiving votes: Saluda, Chesterfield, Pendleton, Central.

Class 1-A: 1. McBee; 2. Bamberg-Ehrhardt; 3. Calhoun County; 4. Allendale-Fairfax; 5. Lake View; 6. Southside Christian; 7. Christ Church; 8. Cross; 9. Lamar; 10. Williston-Elko. Others receiving votes: C.E. Murray, Estill.

About the poll: The S.C. Prep Media Football Poll is conducted by the Spartanburg Herald-Journal with voting from Andrew Macke, Greenwood Index Journal; Bob Castello, Greenville News; Mike McCombs, The Island Packet; Chris Clark, Orangeburg Times and Democrat; Chris Dearing, The State; Ian Guerin, Myrtle Beach Sun News; Kevin Melton, Spartanburg Herald Journal; Lou Bezjak, The State; Lake Morris, Anderson Independent Mail; David Shelton, Charleston Post and Courier; Bret McCormick, The Herald (Rock Hill); Scott Chancey, Florence Morning News and Eric Russell, Aiken Standard.

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