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. James Wood(4);2-0;1
The Colonels beat Pulaski County, 34-33 last week. James Wood hosts Class 3 Brentsville on Friday.
The Judges crushed Spotswood, 48-6, last week. Handley hosts No. 8 Skyline on Saturday.
The Falcons shut down East Rockingham, 21-0, last week. Central plays at No. 4 Clarke County on Friday in a key Bull Run District showdown.
4. Clarke County;2-0;4
Clarke County had a bye last week. The Eagles host No. 4 Central on Friday in a big district battle.
The Rams posted their first shutout of the season with a 21-0 win over No. 9 Warren County last week. Strasburg has a bye this week.
The Warriors remained winless with a 58-7 loss to Martinsburg (W.Va.) last week. Sherando looks for its first win Friday at Musselman (W.Va.).
The Pioneers lost a close one to Harrisonburg, 14-12, last week. Millbrook looks for its first win of the season Friday at Potomac Falls.
The Hawks had to cancel their game with No. 1 James Wood due to COVID issues on their team last week. Skyline plays at No. 2 Handley on Saturday.
9. Warren County;0-3;9
The Wildcats fell to No. 5 Strasburg, 21-0, last week. Warren County hosts Class 4 Fauquier on Friday.
10. Mountain View;0-1;10
The Generals canceled their season due to a lack of players.