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. Spring Valley

5. Stratford

6. York

7. South Florence

8. North Augusta

9. Gaffney

10. Dorman

Others receiving votes: Lexington, Summerville, White Knoll, Spartanburg, Hillcrest, Beaufort, South Pointe, Dutch Fork.

Class AAA

1. Daniel

2. Hanahan

3 Socastee

4. Hartsville

5. Strom Thurmond

6. Belton-Honea Path

7. Hilton Head Island and Marlboro County

9. Crestwood

10. Greer

Others receiving votes: North Myrtle Beach, Orangeburg-Wilkinson, Brookland-Cayce

Class AA

1. Fairfield Central

2. Silver Bluff

3. Dillon

4. Woodland

5. Newberry

6. Chesnee

7. Loris

8. Batesburg-Leesville

9. Timberland

10. Central

Others receiving votes: Bishop England, Crescent, Ninety Six, Edisto

Class A

1. Christ Church

2. St. Joseph’s

3. Hemingway

4. Carvers Bay

5. Lamar; 6

6. Allendale-Fairfax

7. Williston-Elko

8. Johnsonville

9. Hunter-Kinard-Tyler

10. Wagener-Salley and Estill

Others receiving votes: Fox Creek