Tucker has ‘home’ edge in playoff run
Despite going 1-3 in four straight road games, a Class A playoff berth is still in reach for Tucker County.
Last year’s state semifinalists remained 16th in this week’s SSAC ratings released on Tuesday. The Mountain Lions will now finish the regular season with three straight home games, starting with Friday night’s contest against Pendleton County.
Tucker County (4-3) had a well-deserved bye last week after road trips to Moorefield, Philip Barbour, Southern, Md., and East Hardy.
All three of the West Virginia teams would be in the playoffs if the season ended today.
The Yellow Jackets and Cougars are fourth and 10th, respectively, in Class A, while the Colts are 10th in Class AA.
Philip Barbour (6-2) will end the season with road games at Notre Dame and East Fairmont.
Huntington remained No. 1 in Class AAA, followed by Point Pleasant, Martinsburg, Capital and George Washington to round out the top five.
Wayne, Bluefield, Bridgeport, Summers County and Wyoming East top the Class AA ratings.
Madonna and St. Marys are tied for the top spot in Class A.
The playoffs will begin on Nov. 15.
PARKERSBURG (AP) – The Secondary School Activities Commission’s weekly high school football computer ratings. The top 16 teams in each class qualify for the playoffs starting Nov. 15:
2. Point Pleasant7-014.143
5. George Washington6-113.002
6. Wheeling Park6-112.297
8. Oak Hill6-111.868
10. Cabell Midland6-211.3810
11. South Charleston6-210.6311
12. Spring Valley6-210.1313
15. Lewis County5-28.4312
4. Summers County7-110.19t6
5. Wyoming East7-19.88t6
8. Fairmont Senior5-28.439
9. Ritchie County5-28.298
10. Philip Barbour6-28.25t11
11. Nicholas County6-28.13t11
13. Mingo Central5-27.8614
15. Roane County5-26.7115
17. Robert C. Byrd5-36.5018
(tie) St. Marys7-010.001
3. Valley Fayette7-09.713
7. Greenbrier West7-18.638
10. East Hardy6-17.297
(tie) Wheeling Central5-27.2913
12. Notre Dame5-26.7111
13. Meadow Bridge6-26.6312
14. Doddridge County6-26.2515
15. Parkersburg Cath.6-26.1314
16. Tucker County4-35.8616
18. Bishop Donahue4-34.7119
19. Gilmer County5-34.1320
Bluefield at Oak Hill
Braxton County at Webster County
Bridgeport at Liberty Harrison
Brooke at Weir, 7 p.m.
Buckhannon-Upshur at Fairmont Senior
Buffalo at Fayetteville
Cabell Midland at Spring Valley
Capital at Nitro
Chapmanville at Tolsia
Clay County at Ravenswood
Clear Spring (Md.) at Spring Mills, 7 p.m.
East Fairmont at Grafton
East Hardy at Berkeley Springs
Elkins at Lewis County
Frankfort at Petersburg, 7 p.m.
George Washington at Parkersburg
Greenbrier East at Parkersburg South
Hampshire at Hedgesville, 7 p.m.
James River (Va.) at Greenbrier West
Jefferson at Martinsburg, 7 p.m.
Liberty Raleigh at James Monroe
Lincoln at North Marion
Logan at Mingo Central
Midland Trail at Hannan
Montcalm at Tygarts Valley
Morgantown at John Marshall
Musselman at Washington, 7 p.m.
Pendleton County at Tucker County
Philip Barbour at Notre Dame
PikeView at Meadow Bridge
Pocahontas County at Man
Point Pleasant at Shady Spring
Ripley at Lincoln County
River View at Nicholas County
Roane County at Herbert Hoover
Sissonville at Sherman
South Charleston at Riverside
South Harrison at St. Marys
St. Albans at Huntington
Steubenville (Ohio) at Wheeling Park, 7 p.m.
Summers County at Mount View
Toronto (Ohio) at Hundred
Tyler Consolidated at Ritchie County
University at Preston
Valley Fayette at Richwood
Valley Wetzel at Doddridge County
Van at Clay-Battelle
Wayne at Poca
Winfield at Hurricane
Wirt County at Calhoun County
Woodrow Wilson at Princeton
Beallsville (Ohio) at Bishop Donahue
St. Joseph’s Catholic (Pa.) at Wheeling Central, 3 p.m.
Steubenville Central (Ohio) at Madonna, 7 p.m.
Williamstown at Parkersburg Catholic