After last week’s 28-16 win at home over Mingo Central the Logan High School football team has risen four spots to 14th in this week’s Class AAA WVSSAC Computer Football Rankings.
The Wildcats (6-2), which play at No. 11 Hurricane (5-3) on Friday night, are tied with Parkersburg South (5-3) in this week’s rankings.
The top 16 teams in each class qualify for the playoffs which begin Nov. 9 across the state of West Virginia.
Cabell Midland (9-0) remains on top with 16.11 points. The Knights have a wide lead over No. 2-ranked Martinsburg (8-1), which has 13.44 points.
Huntington (7-1) is third, University (8-1) fourth, George Washington (6-2) fifth, Musselman (6-2) sixth, Morgantown (6-2) seventh, Elkins (7-2) eighth, Spring Valley (5-3) ninth and Beckley Woodrow Wilson (6-3) 10th.
Hurricane is tied for 11th with Point Pleasant (6-2). Capital (5-3) is 13th and Lewis County (6-2) 16th.
If the season ended today, Logan would travel to Huntington for a first-round playoff game. The Wildcats are seeking their third straight trip to the post-season.
In this week’s Class AA state rankings, Wayne (8-0) is still No. 1 with 11.75 points. Keyser (7-1) is second with an 11.13. Bluefield (7-1) is third, Bridgeport (6-2) fourth, Robert C. Byrd (8-1) fifth, Scott (7-1) sixth, Frankfort (7-1) seventh, Ritchie County (6-2) eighth and Braxton County (5-3), Nicholas County (5-3) and Roane County (5-3) are tied for ninth. Summers County (5-3) is 12th, Wyoming East (5-4) 13th, Philip Barbour (5-4) 14th and Clay County and Liberty Raleigh (5-3) are tied for 15th.
Mingo Central (4-4) and Westside (4-4) are tied for 17th.
In Class A, Tucker County (8-0) is No. 1 with 10.50 points, ahead of No. 2 Wahama (8-0), which has a 9.63 rating. Greenbrier West (8-1) is third, Magnolia (7-1) fourth, Madonna (7-1) fifth, Clay-Battelle (8-0) sixth, Buffalo (7-1) seventh, St. Marys (7-1) eighth, Valley Fayette (7-1) ninth and Wirt County (6-2) 10th.
East Hardy (7-1) is 11th, while Meadow Bridge (7-2) is 12th, Wheeling Central (6-3) 13th, Bishop Donahue (6-2) 14th, Tug Valley (6-2) 15th and Moorefield (4-4) 16th.