For the second week in a row, the Hilton Head Island football team moved up a spot in the S.C. Prep Media Football Poll.
The Seahawks (8-0), coming off a 17-13 come-from-behind road win over Orangeburg-Wilkinson, are No. 7 in the Class 3-A rankings.
With a win this Friday over Stall, Hilton Head Island would match the second-best start in school history at 9-0. The 1988 team also started 9-0.
The best start in school history came from the 1986 Seahawks, who started 12-0 before losing in the playoffs.
S.C. Prep Media Football Poll -- Week 10
Class 4-A: 1. Northwestern; 2. Byrnes; 3. Spartanburg; 4. Fort Dorchester; 5. Westside; 6. Lexington; 7. Dorman; 8. Ashley Ridge; 9. Conway; 10. Hillcrest. Others receiving votes: Westwood, York, Gaffney, Dutch Fork.
Class 3-A: 1. Hartsville; 2. South Pointe; 3. Greer; 4. Seneca; 5. Chapin; 6. Belton-Honea Path; 7. Hilton Head Island; 8. Lancaster; 9. Myrtle Beach; 10. Airport. Others receiving votes: Marlboro County, Hanahan, Union County, Midland Valley, Southside.
Class 2-A: 1. Dillon; 2. Abbeville; 3. Strom Thurmond; 4. Fairfield Central; 5. Newberry; 6. Batesburg-Leesville; 7. Woodruff; 8. Timberland; 9. Lake Marion; 10. Saluda. Others receiving votes: Pendleton, Chesterfield, Central, Andrews.
Class 1-A: 1. McBee; 2. Bamberg-Ehrhardt; 3. Calhoun County; 4. Allendale-Fairfax; 5. Southside Christian; 6. Lake View; 7. Christ Church; 8. Cross; 9; Lamar; 10. Williston-Elko. Others receiving votes: C.E. Murray.
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.