The top seven teams remain exactly where they were last week. Elkin slips back into the list at No. 8, taking over for Ashe County.
There is some great football being played around the area as well. Here are the eight teams we believe represent the best of the best from the MVAC and Northwest leagues heading into this week’s action.
Before teams start popping pads, we unveil our preseason edition of the Foothills Football “Elite Eight” — our version of power rankings involving the 17 teams from the Northwest 1A/2A and Mountain Valley 1A/2A conferences