York remained steady at No. 3 in the state 4A high school football rankings, released Wednesday afternoon, while Northwestern dropped out of the poll’s top-10 for the first time in at least three years.
The Trojans fell to Charlotte Catholic 45-28 last Friday to drop to 0-2 on the season. They host Irmo Friday at District Three Stadium looking for the first win of 2014.
South Pointe also stayed in place at No. 2 in the 3A rankings, behind Myrtle Beach. There will likely be movement for either South Pointe or York after this Friday. The Cougars host the Stallions in a juicy non-region matchup pitting York coach Bobby Carroll against the program he started from scratch at South Pointe.
Great Falls, 2-0 for the first time since 2007, received votes in the 1A poll, as did 0-2 Lewisville.
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S.C. Prep Media Poll -- Week 2
1. Dutch Fork; 2. Byrnes; 3. York; 4. Summerville; 5. Boiling Springs; 6. North Augusta; 7. Fort Dorchester; 8. Spartanburg; 9 Goose Creek; 10. Dorman
Others receiving votes: Northwestern, Hillcrest, Stratford, Spring Valley, Sumter, South Florence, Westwood
1. Myrtle Beach; 2. South Pointe; 3. Hartsville; 4. Wren; 5. Daniel; 6. Seneca; 7. Greer; 8. Marlboro County; 9. A.C. Flora; 10. Belton-Honea Path
Others receiving votes: Orangeburg-Wilkinson, Chapin, Brookland-Cayce, Midland Valley, Darlington, Crestwood, Broome, Georgetown, Union County
1. Dillon; 2. Strom Thurmond; 3. Batesburg-Leesville; 4. Timberland; 5. Newberry; 6. Loris; 7. Woodruff; 8. Fairfield Central; 9. Abbeville; 10. Chesnee
Others receiving votes: Woodland, Pelion, Chesterfield, Keenan, Johnsonville
1. Christ Church; 2. Allendale-Fairfax; 3. Hunter-Kinard-Tyler; 4. Lamar; 5. Hemingway; 6. Bamberg-Ehrhardt; 7. Williston-Elko; 8. Carvers Bay; 9. Estill; 10. Southside Christian
Others receiving votes: Great Falls, Lake View, Timmonsville, Lewisville, Ninety Six, St. Joseph's, Cross, C.A. Johnson, Whitmire
The S.C. Prep Media Football Poll is conducted by the Spartanburg Herald-Journal with voting from Andrew Macke, Greenwood Index-Journal; Bob Castello, Greenville News; Mike McCombs, The Island Packet; Thomas Grant, Orangeburg Times and Democrat; Chris Dearing, The State; Ian Guerin, Myrtle Beach Sun News; Kevin Melton, Spartanburg Herald Journal; Lou Bezjak, Florence Morning News; Adam Regan, Anderson Independent Mail; David Shelton, Charleston Post and Courier; Bret McCormick, The Herald (Rock Hill) and Noah Feit, Aiken Standard.