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.
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.