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The Dutch Fork football team remains the unanimous number one in this week's SC Prep Football Media Class 5A poll.

River Bluff, Ridge View and Spring Valley all received votes in the same poll. The Gators will open the season at home Friday against the Silver Foxes.

AC Flora remained at fourth in Class 4A. The Falcons play host Friday to Irmo, which received votes, at Memorial Stadium.

Camden was fifth in Class 3A and Gilbert moved up two spaces to eighth. Fairfield-Central received votes in the poll.

The Class 2A poll consisted of four Midlands teams. Newberry, defending state champion Saluda and Gray Collegiate ranked third, fourth and fifth, respectively, and Batesburg-Leesville was ninth.

North Central, which opened the season this past Friday with a 24-10 win over Andrew Jackson, received votes in Class 2A.

SC PREP FOOTBALL MEDIA POLL

CLASS 5A

1. Dutch Fork (13)

2. Gaffney

3. Fort Dorchester

4. Dorman

5. Byrnes

6. Sumter

7. T.L. Hanna

8. Carolina Forest

9. Goose Creek

10. Northwestern

Receiving votes: River Bluff, Spring Valley and Ridge View

CLASS 4A

1. Myrtle Beach (13)

2. South Pointe

3. Greenville

4. AC Flora

5. Greenwood

6. North Myrtle Beach

7. West Florence

8. May River

9. Westside

10. Greer

Receiving votes: Beaufort, Hartsville, Wilson, Irmo, Laurens and Catawba Ridge

CLASS 3A

1. Dillon (12)

2. Wren (1)

3. Chapman

4. Daniel

5. Camden

6. Chester

7. Belton Honea Path

8. Gilbert

9. Oceanside Collegiate

10. Strom Thurmond

Receiving Votes: Aynor, Lake City, Union County, Hanahan and Fairfield Central

CLASS 2A

1. Abbeville (12)

2. Barnwell

3. Newberry

4. Saluda (1)

5. Gray Collegiate

6. Cheraw

7. Timbelrand

8. Chesnee

9. Batesburg-Leesville

10. Wade Hampton

Others receiving votes: Andrews, Central, Latta, North Central, Kingstree and Christ Church

(PHOTO | WWW.GOFLASHWIN.COM) Dutch Fork wide receiver Elliott Spencer with the catch against Chapin.

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