The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

High School Sports

November 29, 2011

Summers preseason No. 1 in Class AA

CHARLESTON — Class AAA runner-up South Charleston and defending champions Summers County in Class AA and St. Joseph in Class A have been picked as the favorites to win state titles in girls basketball.

The poll conducted by a statewide media panel was released Monday.

Bridgeport was picked second behind South Charleston in Class AAA, followed by Greenbrier East, University and George Washington.

Scott, which lost to Summers County in last year’s Class AA title game, was picked second again. Westside was third, followed by Berkeley Springs and Ravenswood.

In Class A, St. Joseph was followed by 2011 runner-up St. Marys, Wheeling Central, Charleston Catholic and Williamstown.

W.Va. Girls Preseason Poll

CHARLESTON (AP) — The Associated Press preseason high school girls basketball poll with first-place votes in parentheses and total points:

Team    Record    Pts    Prv

Class AAA

 1. South Charleston (7)    0-0    97    -

 2. Bridgeport    0-0    70    -

 3. Greenbrier East (1)    0-0    66    -

 4. University    0-0    57    -

 5. George Washington (1)    0-0    55    -

 6. North Marion (1)    0-0    48    -

 7. Martinsburg    0-0    34    -

 8. Wheeling Park    0-0    27    -

 9. Huntington    0-0    24    -

10. Spring Valley    0-0    20    -

Others receiving votes: John Marshall 13, Robert C. Byrd 11, Parkersburg 8, Princeton 6, Woodrow Wilson 5, Nicholas County 4, Parkersburg South 3, Buckhannon-Upshur 1, Fairmont Senior 1.

Class AA

 1. Summers County (8)    0-0    94    -

 2. Scott (2)    0-0    86    -

 3. Westside    0-0    64    -

 4. Berkeley Springs    0-0    60    -

 5. Ravenswood    0-0    47    -

 6. Tolsia    0-0    40    -

T7. Lincoln    0-0    35    -

T7. Braxton County    0-0    35    -

 9. Chapmanville    0-0    26    -

10. PikeView    0-0    20    -

Others receiving votes: Weir 14, Frankfort 8, Clay County 6, River View 5, James Monroe 4, Poca 3, Liberty Harrison 2, Oak Glen 1.

Class A

 1. Saint Joseph Central (8)    0-0    97    -

 2. St. Marys (1)    0-0    81    -

 3. Wheeling Central (1)    0-0    64    -

 4. Charleston Catholic    0-0    60    -

 5. Williamstown    0-0    58    -

 6. Pocahontas County    0-0    46    -

 7. Buffalo    0-0    42    -

 8. Parkersburg Catholic    0-0    34    -

 9. Tucker County    0-0    29    -

T10.Notre Dame    0-0    11    -

T10.Trinity    0-0    11    -

Others receiving votes: Greater Beckley Christian 9, Cameron 4, Fayetteville 1, Madonna 1, Clay-Battelle 1, Calhoun 1.

Local Schedule

Today

Bluefield at Greenbrier East

Wyoming East at Liberty

Greenbrier West at Webster County

Montcalm at Greater Beckley Christian

Wednesday

James Monroe at Pocahontas County

St. Marys at Richwood

Thursday

Wyoming East, River View at Little General Tournament

Greater Beckley Christian at Liberty

Riverside at Valley

Friday

Wyoming East, River View at Little General Tournament

Lincoln County at Greenbrier East

Fayetteville at Independence

James Monroe at Greenbrier West

Buffalo at Midland Trail

Bath Co. Va., at Pocahontas County

Richwood at Montcalm

Saturday

Mingo Central at Greenbrier East

Princeton at Cabell Midland

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