|Team (W-L)||Previous||Last week||This week|
|1. Byrnes (4-1)||1||def. Boiling Springs 63-34||Spartanburg|
|2. Daniel (5-0)||2||def. Palmetto 63-0||Wren|
|3. Spartanburg (5-0)||3||def. Riverside 48-0||at Byrnes|
|4. Belton-Honea Path (5-0)||4||def. Walhalla 64-0||at West-Oak|
|5. Gaffney (3-2)||6||def. Dorman 37-34||Wade Hampton|
|6. Dorman (4-2)||5||lost to Gaffney 37-34||at Mauldin|
|7. Christ Church (5-0)||7||def. Calhoun Falls 62-6||at McCormick|
|8. Chapman (5-0)||10||def. Saluda 28-24||Chester|
|9. Boiling Springs (3-2)||9||lost to Byrnes 63-34||Riverside|
|10. Hillcrest (4-1)||NR||def. Greenwood 22-14||at Westside|
No. 1 Byrnes defeated Boiling Springs for the 13th consecutive time. The Rebels also reached the 60-point plateau for the second week in a row and the third time this season. … No. 2 Daniel posted its second straight shutout and its 13th in its last 32 games. … No. 5 Gaffney and No. 6 Dorman swapped spots after Hyleck Foster’s 2-yard touchdown run with 37 seconds left gave the Indians a 37-34 win over the Cavaliers. … Hillcrest entered the rankings at No. 10 after its 22-14 victory over defending Class AAAA Division II champion Greenwood.
Top-ranked Byrnes has won 11 straight games against No. 3 Spartanburg. The Vikings have scored in double figures once in the last six meetings. … No. 2 Daniel is allowing 8.6 points per game. This week’s opponent, Wren, is averaging 34.4 points per game — including 46 points and 543 yards the past two weeks. … No. 5 Gaffney hosts Wade Hampton a year after the Indians lost on the road against the Generals 17-10.
– Bob Castello