A Nitro running back is stopped by the Logan defense during Logan's 17-6 victory over Nitro last Friday at Willis-Nisbet Stadium. The Wildcats jumped three spots to 6th in this week's Class AA ratings. (Boothe Davis/Captured by the Moment Photography)
Bill Lusk | WVOW Sports
LOGAN Logan moved up to No. 6 in the West Virginia Secondary Schools Activities Commission Class AA playoff ratings released Tuesday afternoon.
The Wildcats (5-1, 8.83 rating) jumped three spots from ninth last week after defeating Nitro, 17-6, last Friday.
Logan will have a chance to move up in the ratings with a win over Scott Friday night. The Skyhawks (6-0, 11.17) leap frogged North Marion for the top spot in Class AA.
The Huskies (5-1, 10.00) fell from to fourth after losing in overtime to reigning Class AA champion Fairmont Senior.
Chapmanville fell out of the top 16 for the first time this season after last week's 42-33 loss to Herbert Hoover. The Tigers (3-3, 5.17) fell from 14th to 19th in this week's ratings.
Man, who has won five consecutive games, fell one spot in the ratings despite a 49-28 win over Buffalo. The Hillbillies (5-1, 7.60) tied with Cameron for ninth last week fell to 10th in Class A.
This week's ratings saw two new top ranked teams as Spring Valley (5-0, 13.20) takes over the top spot in Class AAA after Parkersburg South (5-1, 11.83) fell to fourth following a loss to Bridgeport.
Reigning champion Martinsburg (5-1, 12.83) is second in Class AAA with Musselman (4-1, 12.20) third, Parkersburg South fourth and Bridgeport (5-1, 11.17) rounding out the top five.
Hurricane (4-1, 10.80) and Huntington (4-1, 10.80) share the sixth spot with Cabell Midland (4-1, 10.60) eighth, Woodrow Wilson (5-1, 10.00) ninth and George Washington (4-2, 9.50) jumped two spots to 10th.
Jefferson (4-2, 9.00) and Princeton (3-1, 9.00) are tied for 11th with Hedgesville (4-2, 8.83), University (4-2, 8.83) and Wheeling Park (4-2, 8.83) sharing the 13th and Morgantown (3-2, 8.40) holding the 16th and final playoff spot.
Brooke (3-2. 7.20) is 17th with Oak Hill (3-3. 6.17) 18th and Buckhannon-Upshur (2-3, 5.00), Greenbrier East (2-3, 5.00), Parkersburg (2-3, 5.00) and Spring Mills (2-3, 5.00) tied for 19th.
Scott, who replaced North Marion in Class AA, is a top the ratings for the first time since 2012. Independence (6-0, 10.67) and Roane County (6-0, 10.67) share the second spot with North Marion fourth and Winfield (4-1, 9.60) fifth.
Logan is sixth with Frankfort (5-1. 8.67) seventh, Clay County (4-1, 8.20), Keyser (4-1, 8.20) and Nicholas County (4-1, 8.20) tied for eighth.
Fairmont Senior (4-2, 8.17) is 11th, Herbert Hoover (3-2, 6.60), winners of three straight, jumped five spots to 12th while East Fairmont (3-2, 6.20) and Philip Barbour (3-2, 6.20) are tied for 13th, Lincoln (3-2, 6.00) is 15th and Weir (4-2, 5.83) in the 16th and final playoff spot in Class AA.
The rest of the top 20 has Liberty (Harrison) (3-2, 5.80) ranked 17th, Point Pleasant (3-3, 5.50) 18th, Chapmanville 19th and Wayne (3-3, 4.83) rounding out the Class AA ratings.
Williamstown (5-0, 10.00) continues to remain atop the Class A ratings. Wheeling Central (5-0, 8.80) is second with Doddridge County (5-0, 8.40) up five spots to third and Tucker County (5-0, 8.00) and Wahama (5-0, 8.00) tied for fourth.
Greenbrier West (6-0, 7.83) headlines the second 10 checking in at six with Petersburg (5-0, 7.80) seventh, Van (5-0, 7.60) eighth, Cameron (6-0, 7.50), ninth and Man, the highest rated one loss school in Class A, 10th.
James Monroe (4-0, 7.00) remained 11th in the ratings while Tug Valley (5-1, 6.67) is 12th, Clay-Battelle (4-1, 6.40) and Montcalm (5-0, 6.40), the lowest of the 11 remaining unbeatens in Class A, tied for 13th, East Hardy (4-1, 6.00) is 15th and South Harrison (3-2, 5.80) occupying the 16th and final playoff spot in Class A.
Wirt County (4-1, 5.60) is 17th, Midland Trail (4-2, 4.83) and Valley (Wetzel) (4-2, 4.83) tied for 18th and Madonna (3-2, 4.80) and Trinity Christian (4-1, 4.80) rounding out the top 20 in Class A.