Here’s how a statewide panel of sportswriters rank the top high school football teams in South Carolina:

Class AAAA

1. Northwestern

2. Byrnes

3. Goose Creek

4. North Augusta

5. Spring Valley

6. Stratford

7. York

8. Spartanburg

9. South Florence

10. Gaffney

Others receiving votes: Dorman, Dutch Fork, Lexington, Fort Dorchester, Hillcrest, South Pointe, Summerville

Class AAA

1. Daniel

2. Hartsville

3. Hanahan

4. Socastee

5. Strom Thurmond

6. Belton-Honea Path

7. Marlboro County

8. Hilton Head Island

9. Greer

10. North Myrtle Beach and Orangeburg-Wilkinson

Others receiving votes: Chapman, Seneca, Wren, Brookland-Cayce, Chester, Dreher

Class AA

1. Fairfield Central

2. Dillon

3. Silver Bluff

4. Newberry

5. Chesnee

6. Loris

7. Woodland

8. Ninety Six

9. Timberland

10. Batesburg-Leesville

Others receiving votes: Central, Bishop England, Edisto, Crescent

Class A

1. Christ Church

2. St. Joseph’s

3. Hemingway

4. Carvers Bay

5. Lamar

6. Allendale-Fairfax

7. Hunter-Tyler-Kinard

8. Johnsonville

9. Estill

10. Williston-Elko

Others receiving votes: Wagener-Salley, Baptist Hill, Fox Creek, Latta