The sports staffs of The Northern Virginia Daily, The Winchester Star and The Warren Sentinel collaborated to create a football top 10 for the schools in the area. Each staffer voted, with 10 points being awarded to the top-ranked team, nine to the No. 2 team and so on. First-place votes are in parentheses.

School Name;Record;Last Week

1. Handley(5);6-0;1

The Judges beat No. 8 Millbrook 36-18 last week. Handley hosts No. 6 Sherando on Saturday.

2. Clarke County;6-0;3

Clarke County beat Madison County 42-6 last week. The Eagles play at Meridian on Friday.

3. James Wood;4-2;2

The Colonels lost to Jefferson (W.Va.) 33-14 last week. James Wood hosts Liberty on Friday.

4. Central;5-1;4

The Falcons took a forfeit win over Luray last week. Central hosts No. 7 Skyline on Friday.

5. Strasburg;4-1;5

The Rams beat Manassas Park 57-0 on Monday. Strasburg plays at Madison County on Friday.

6. Sherando;4-3;6

The Warriors won their fourth-straight game with a 23-8 victory over Liberty last week. Sherando plays at No. 1 Handley on Saturday.

7. Skyline;1-4;8

The Hawks beat William Monroe 29-20 last week for their first win of the season. Skyline plays at No. 4 Central on Friday.

8. Millbrook;0-6;7

Millbrook lost to No. 1 Handley 36-18 last week. The Pioneers host Kettle Run on Friday.

9. Warren County;0-6;9

The Wildcats lost to Meridian 48-22 last week. Warren County plays at winless Manassas Park on Friday.

10. Mountain View;0-2;10

The Generals canceled their season due to a lack of players.