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Newest NYSSWA football rankings come out, 14 Section II teams ranked

Aidan Joly



On Wednesday morning, the New York State Sportswriters Association released their state football rankings. 14 Section II teams were ranked throughout the five classes and others were named honorable mentions. Here they are.

Class AA

#1 Troy, 6-0


#20 Saratoga Springs, 6-0

#26 Shaker, 5-1

Honorable mentions: Colonie (5-1), Shenendehowa (5-1)


Class A

#5 Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake, 6-0

#15 Averill Park, 5-1

Honorable mentions: Queensbury (3-3), South Glens Falls (4-2)


Class B

#1 Glens Falls, 6-0

#9 Schuylerville, 5-1

Honorable mentions: Cobleskill-Richmondville (5-1), Hudson Falls (4-2)


Class C

#11 Holy Trinity (5-1)

#12 Stillwater (5-1)

#13 Mechanicville (5-1)

#17 Voorheesville (5-1)

Honorable mentions: Chatham (4-2), Hoosick Falls (4-2)


Class D

#3 Greenwich (6-0)

#5 Cambridge (5-1)

#18 Warrensburg/Bolton (5-1)

Honorable mention: Canajoharie/Fort Plain (5-1)

Aidan Joly joined Upstate Courier Sports in February 2016 and became managing editor of the sports department in August 2017. He covers Section II athletics, the Siena men's basketball team and the Perfect Game Collegiate Baseball League. Aidan attends Saratoga Springs High School and will be attending Canisius College in the fall of 2018. Aidan can be contacted through social media (Twitter is @ByAidanJoly) or by email,