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Airport, Chapin climb in Class 3A polls

Airport quarterback W.T. Murden rolls out looking for a reciever during the Airport vs Battery Creek game Friday night.
Airport quarterback W.T. Murden rolls out looking for a reciever during the Airport vs Battery Creek game Friday night.

Airport and Chapin high schools are on their way up in the state football rankings.

Both teams moved up in Class 3A in this week's Prep Writers Poll.

Airport (6-0) climbed two spots to No. 4 after defeating Midland Valley 38-7. Chapin (6-0) moved up a spot to No. 6 in Class 3A after defeating Lugoff-Elgin 24-21.

The four top 10 polls are below.

Voters: Steve Wiseman (Columbia State), Barry Byers (Rock Hill Herald), Justin Jarrett (Hilton Head Island-Packet/Beaufort Gazette), Shane Bowen (Myrtle Beach Sun News), Kevin Melton (Spartanburg Herald-Journal), Bob Castello (Greenville News), Phil Bowman (Charleston Post and Courier) and Cam Huffman (Aiken Standard).

Class 4A

1. Byrnes (5-1) 77

2. Rock Hill (6-0) 69

3. Dorman (6-0) 68

4. Berkeley (6-0) 53

5. Clover (5-1) 40

6. Boiling Springs (6-0) 36

7. Irmo (5-1) 26

8. North Augusta (6-0) 25

9. Summerville (5-1) 22

10. South Pointe (4-2) 15

Others receiving votes: Beaufort 3, Mauldin 3, Gaffney 2, Blythewood 1

Class 3A

1. Marlboro County (6-0) 79

2. Myrtle Beach (5-1) 69

3. Daniel (6-0) 68

4. Airport (6-0) 53

5. Chester (5-1) 42

6. Chapin (6-0) 41

7. Lake City (5-1) 33

8. Belton-Honea Path (5-1) 18

9. North Charleston (5-1) 17

10. Wilson (4-1) 7

Others receiving votes: Lugoff-Elgin 4, Clinton 4, Fairfield Central 2, Greenville 2.

Class 2A

1. Woodruff (6-0) 79

2. Timberland (6-0) 73

3. Abbeville (5-1) 60

4. Dillon (4-2) 48

5. Pendleton (5-1) 33

6. Columbia (5-1) 32

7. Manning (4-2) 31

8. Central Pageland (4-2) 28

9. Strom Thurmond (4-2) 22

10. Silver Bluff (4-2) 13

Others receiving votes: Batesburg-Leesville 12, Waccamaw 5, Cheraw 2, Chesnee 1

Class A

1. Chesterfield (6-0) 78

2. Bamberg-Ehrhardt (6-0) 71

3. Williston-Elko (6-0) 63

4. Calhoun County (5-1) 49

5. McBee (7-0) 41

6. Allendale-Fairfax (5-1) 38

7. Blackville-Hilda (5-1) 33

8. Carvers Bay (6-1) 30

9. Lamar (5-1) 17

10. Hemingway (5-1) 12

Others receiving votes: Christ Church 3, Cross 2, Johnsonville 2, Military Magnet 1.

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