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Tigers 12th, Bulldogs fourth in latest ratings

County schools meet Friday night in Mill Creek

ELKINS — Elkins High School moved up three spots in the WVSSAC football playoff ratings released on Tuesday afternoon.

The Tigers (3-2) are 12th this week in Class AA after rallying for a 28-10 win at Grafton on Friday night, erupting for 28 unanswered points in the second half.

Tygarts Valley, meanwhile, is tied for fourth in single-A with St. Marys and Buffalo.

The Bulldogs are 5-0 on the season after cruising past homestanding Richwood, 62-13, last Thursday.

The Randolph County schools will battle this Friday night in Mill Creek in the first-ever meeting between the schools in varsity football action.

Despite playing its first game this past Friday due to COVID protocol, University is No. 1 in Class AAA.

The Hawks defeated Albert Gallatin (Pa.) to begin the season.

Spring Valley (2-0), Hurricane (2-0), Bridgeport (4-0) and Cabell Midland (3-0) round out the top five.

Bluefield (4-0), Frankfort (5-0), Liberty-Raleigh (5-0), Oak Glen (3-1) and Keyser (4-1) comprise the top five in Class AA.

Doddridge County (5-0) is tops in single-A, followed by Tug Valley (2-0) and Greenbrier West (5-0).

Petersburg (3-1) is tied for seventh, East Hardy (3-1) is ninth, Moorefield (2-1) 16th and Pendleton County (2-2) 19th.

The top 16 teams in each class qualify for the playoffs, which are currently scheduled to begin on Nov. 13.

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