High School Football

Westwood, Lexington among teams moving up in this week’s Midlands Top 10 football poll

Here are this week’s Midlands top 10 high school football teams, as voted on by a panel at The State:

1. Dutch Fork (2-0)

Previous Ranking: 1

Last Week: Defeated Irmo, 58-0

This Week: at Boiling Springs

2. (tie) Hammond (3-0)

Previous Ranking: T-2

Last Week: Defeated Ben Lippen, 42-7

This Week: vs. Pinewood Prep

3. Westwood (3-0)

Previous Ranking: 4

Last Week: Defeated Lower Richland, 40-12

This Week: Off

4. Lexington (3-0)

Previous Ranking: 6

Last Week: Defeated No. 2 Gilbert, 21-14

This Week: vs. South Aiken

5. Gilbert (2-1)

Previous Ranking: T-2

Last Week: Lost to No. 6 Lexington, 21-14

This Week: vs. Airport

6. River Bluff (3-0)

Previous Ranking: 7

Last Week: Defeated Pelion, 65-6

This Week: vs. Lugoff-Elgin

7. Spring Valley (1-1)

Previous Ranking: 8

Last Week: Defeated No. 5 Brookland-Cayce, 49-35

This Week: vs. Richland Northeast

8. Brookland-Cayce (2-1)

Previous Ranking: 5

Last Week: Lost to No. 8 Spring Valley, 49-35

This Week: vs. Irmo

9. Chapin (2-0)

Previous Ranking: 9

Last Week: Defeated Lugoff-Elgin, 27-14

This Week: vs. Newberry

10. White Knoll (2-1)

Previous Ranking: 10

Last Week: Defeated Keenan, 49-20

This Week: vs. Aiken

Also receiving votes: Blythewood, Ridge View, Gray Collegiate

Dropped out: None

September 3, 2018 | State, The: Web Edition Articles (Columbia, SC)
Author/Byline: Lou Bezjak, The State | Section: prep_football

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