Here’s how a statewide panel of sportswriters rank the top football teams in the state. Last week’s rankings are in parentheses:

Class AAAA

1. Byrnes (1)

2.Goose Creek (2)

3. Greenwood (5)

4. Northwestern (3)

5. South Pointe (4)

6. Gaffney (6)

7. Dutch Fork (7)

8. Bluffton (9)

9. York (NR)

10. Wando (NR)

Class AAA

1. Myrtle Beach (2)

2. Hartsville (1)

3. Daniel (6)

4. Swansea (9)

5. Belton-Honea Path (7)

6. Manning (10)

7. A.C. Flora (4)

8. Woodruff (8)

9. Strom Thurmond (NR)

10. Marlboro County (5)

Class AA

1. Dillon (1)

2. Abbeville (2)

3.Timberland (3)

4. Bamberg-Ehrhardt (4)

5. Central (7)

6. Silver Bluff (NR)

7. Pendleton (10)

8. Fairfield Central (5)

9.Bishop England (8)

10. Newberry (6)

Class A

1. Allendale-Fairfax (3)

2. Christ Church (1)

3. Hemingway (2)

4. Lamar (4)

5. Wagener-Salley (10)

6. Johnsonville (6)

7. Blackville-Hilda (9)

8. St. Joseph’s (NR)

9. Lake View (8)

10. Williston-Elko (7)