Here’s how a statewide panel of sportswriters rank the top football teams: (Last week’s rank is in parentheses)

Class AAAA

1. Byrnes (3)

2. Goose Creek (1)

3. Northwestern (2)

4. South Pointe (4)

5. Greenwood (5)

6. Gaffney (7)

7. Dutch Fork (6)

8. Dorman (9)

9. Bluffton (NR)

10. Easley (NR)

Class AAA

1. Hartsville (1)

2. Myrtle Beach (3)

3. Airport (6)

4. A.C. Flora (8)

5. Marlboro County (9)

6. Daniel (4)

7. Belton-Honea Path (2)

8. Woodruff (5)

9. Swansea (10)

10. Manning (NR)

Class AA

1. Dillon (1)

2. Abbeville (2)

3. Timberland (3)

4. Bamberg-Ehrhardt (6)

5. Fairfield Central (4)

6. Newberry (5)

7. Central (7)

8. Bishop England (8)

9. Saluda (10)

10. Pendleton (NR)

Class A

1. Christ Church (3)

2. Hemingway (4)

3. Allendale-Fairfax (7)

4. Lamar (2)

5. Cross (9)

6. Johnsonville (5)

7. Williston-Elko (1)

8. Lake View (6)

9. Blackville-Hilda (8)

10. Wagener-Salley (NR)