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Central takes top spot in 2A power rankings


Posted 2017-11-09

    After its 21-6 win over defending state champion Riverheads a week ago, Central moved to the top of Virginia’s 2A high school football power ratings.

    The Falcons, one of three unbeaten 2A teams, will close out their season Friday at Strasburg.

    A win over the Rams would give Central it first perfect regular season in school history.

    The state’s high school football power ratings for 2A teams looked like this on Tuesday:

Central (Woodstock) 9-0 (27.6)

Graham (Bluefield) 8-1 (26.9)

Union (Appalachia) 9-0 (25.7)

R. E. Lee (Staunton) 8-1 (23.5)

Appomattox County 8-1 (23.3)

Goochland 9-0 (21.9)

Giles (Pearisburg) 8-2 (19.8)

Glenvar (Salem) 8-1 (19.6)

Clarke County 9-1 (19.1)

Luray 8-1 (18.0)

Ridgeview (Clintwood) 8-1 (15.5)

Poquoson 7-2 (14.0),

Virginia (Bristol) 12.4

East Rockingham 7-2 (12.3)

Marion 8-1 (9.8)

    Virginia’s 1A power ratings:

    1. Riverheads 7-2 (20.5)

    2. Galax 7-2 (9.4)

    3. Essex (Tappahannock) 8-1 (4.5)

    4. Campbell (Naruna) 7-2 (3.4)

    5. Sussex Central (Sussex) 7-2 (1.7)