Cougars drop to ninth in region football rankings

Cougar football helmetPatriot Staff Report

Pulaski County has now fallen to ninth in Region 4D high school football rankings – one spot outside the playoffs.

The top eight schools in each region reach the Virginia High School League playoffs each season in football.

The Cougars’ decline in ratings follows last Thursday’s 41-14 defeat at the hands of the Graham G-Men.

There is still time for the Cougars to improve its rating and move into the top eight spots and earn a playoff bid.

Pulaski County hosts Patrick Henry this week and ends its regular season next week at Christiansburg.

Patrick Henry currently ranks sixth in Region 5D, while Christiansburg ranks fourth in Region 3D.

E.C. Glass tops Region 4D this week – less than a quarter of a point ahead of Salem.

Numbers three through eight are Louisa County, Orange County, Amherst County, Jefferson Forest, Western Albemarle and Halifax County.

While the Cougars are in ninth place this week, they are only half of one point ahead of George Washington of Danville.  Further behind are Mecklenburg County and Blacksburg is at the bottom of the region’s ratings.

Rankings in Region 4C and 4D: 10-28 Region 4D ratings