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. Lexington

10. Dorman

Others receiving votes: Hillcrest, Summerville, Boiling Springs, South Pointe, Gaffney, Dutch Fork, White Knoll

Class AAA

1. Daniel

2. Hanahan

3. Socastee

4. Hartsville

5. Strom Thurmond

6. Belton-Honea Path

7. Marlboro County

8. Greer

9. Orangeburg-Wilkinson

10. North Myrtle Beach

Others receiving votes: Hilton Head, Crestwood, Darlington

Class AA

1. Fairfield Central

2. Silver Bluff

3. Dillon

4. Woodland

5. Chesnee

6. Loris

7. Batesburg-Leesville

8. Timberland

9. Newberry

10. Central

Others receiving votes: Ninety Six, Bishop England, Edisto

Class A

1. Christ Church

2. St. Joseph’s

3. Carvers Bay

4. Lamar

5. Hemingway

6. Allendale-Fairfax

7. Williston-Elko

8. Johnsonville

9. Hunter-Kinard-Tyler

10. Wagener-Salley

Others receiving votes: Estill, Fox Creek