School football: State rankings
Reigning state champions Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake (Class A) and Hoosick Falls (Class C) are No. 1 in the first set of high school football rankings released this week by the New York State Sportswriters Association.
Burnt Hills is joined in Class A by two other 2-0 Section II teams in Queensbury, at No. 11, and Amsterdam, at No. 19.
Section II’s other ranked teams are Shenendehowa (2-0, No. 21)) in Class AA; Schalmont (2-0, No. 5) and Lansingburgh (1-1, No. 16) in Class B; Chatham (2-0, No. 8) and Fonda-Fultonville (2-0, No. 14) in Class C; and Rensselaer (2-0, No. 7), Cambridge (2-0, No. 13) and Greenwich (1-1, No. 15) in Class D.
The Section II honorable mention group includes CBA (1-1), Colonie (2-0), Saratoga Springs (2-0), Schenectady (1-1) and Shaker (2-0) in Class AA; Gloversville (2-0) and Troy (0-2) in Class A; Broadalbin-Perth (2-0) and Green Tech (1-1) in Class B; Mechanicville (1-1), Stillwater (2-0) and Watervliet (2-0) in Class C; and Canajoharie (2-0) in Class D.
Other No. 1-ranked teams are Aquinas (2-0) in Class AA, Maine Endwell (2-0) in Class B, and Randolph (2-0) in Class D.
Maine-Endwell owns the state’s longest active win streak at 27 games, Hoosick Falls is second with 15 in a row, and Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake is tied for third with 14 in a row. Erasmus Hall has also won 13 in a row.