5X defending state champ Dutch Fork opens No. 1 in High School Football America South Carolina Top 10

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Not much of a surprise that 5-time defending 5A champ Dutch Fork begins 2021 as the No. 1 team in the High School Football America South Carolina Top 10 powered by NFL Play Football, the NFL’s initiative to provide fun and engaging experience for players of all ages and skill levels.

The Silver Foxes, ranked No. 17 in the High School Football America 100 national rankings, will play No. 3 Gaffney this week. Gaffney is currently ranked No. 146 in the nation.

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South Pointe holds down the No. 4 spot after beating arch-rival Northwestern, which was ranked No. 2 in the state in our preseason rankings. Northwestern falls to No. 5.

High School Football America South Carolina Top 10

No. 1 Dutch Fork (1-0)

No. 2 T.L. Hanna (1-0)

No. 3 Gaffney (1-0)

No. 4 South Pointe (1-0)

No. 5 Northwestern (0-1)

No. 6 Byrnes (1-0)

No. 7 Fort Dorchester (0-0)

No. 8 North Myrtle Beach (0-0)

No. 9 A.C. Flora (0-0)

No. 10 Clover (1-0)

Editor’s Note: The High School Football America national, regional and state rankings are developed using our proprietary algorithm.

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Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America. Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet. Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.