Cornwall’s big win over Newburgh propels Green Dragons into the top five of Class A state rankings

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Cornwall-Newburgh, September 23, 2017
Photo credit: Nick Scott

Cornwall’s win over Newburgh last Saturday had Section 9 abuzz and the state has taken notice, too.

Cornwall (4-0) has jumped from seventh to fourth in the latest New York State Sportswriters Association (NYSSWA) rankings, which were released on Wednesday. The Green Dragons defeated visiting Newburgh 31-28 in a much anticipated game.

Veteran sportswriter Neil Kerr puts together the state rankings each week with input from reporters throughout the state. The Section 9 Football Insider’s Justin Rodriguez is a state football pollster.

New York State Sportswriters Association Football Rankings (Sept. 27)

Class AA

  1. Troy 4-0
  2. Lancaster 4-0
  3. Erasmus Hall-PSAL 3-0
  4. New Rochelle 4-0
  5. William Floyd 4-0
  6. Buffalo Canisius-MMAA 3-1
  7. Oceanside 3-0
  8. Cicero-North Syracuse 4-0
  9. Archbishop Stepinac-CHSFL 3-0
  10. Pittsford 3-1
  11. Newburgh 3-1
  12. Lindenhurst 3-0
  13. Victor 3-1
  14. Baldwinsville 4-0
  15. Shaker 4-0
  16. Cardinal Hayes-CHSFL 2-0
  17. Aquinas 3-1
  18. Jamestown 4-0
  19. Massapequa 2-1
  20. St. Anthony-CHSFL 2-1
  21. Clarkstown North 4-0
  22. Tottenville-PSAL 3-0
  23. Freeport 2-1
  24. Warwick 4-0
  25. Farmingdale 2-1

 

Class A

 

  1. Garden City 3-0
  2. Yorktown 4-0
  3. Wantagh 3-0
  4. Cornwall 4-0
  5. Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake 4-0
  6. Starpoint 4-0
  7. Our Lady of Lourdes 4-0
  8. Carey 3-0
  9. West Seneca West 4-0
  10. Irondequoit 4-0
  11. Indian River 4-0
  12. Lehman-PSAL 3-0
  13. Union-Endicott 4-0
  14. Queensbury 4-0
  15. South Park 4-0
  16. Somers 3-1
  17. Westhampton 3-0
  18. Fordham Prep-CHSFL 3-0
  19. John Jay, Cross River 4-0
  20. West Babylon 3-0
  21. Canandaigua 3-1
  22. Plainedge 3-0
  23. Lawrence 2-1
  24. Sayville 2-1
  25. Bishop Kellenberg-CHSFL 3-0

 

Class B

  1. Glens Falls 4-0
  2. Chenango Forks 4-0
  3. Pleasantville 4-0
  4. Homer 4-0
  5. Hornell 4-0
  6. Schuylerville 4-0
  7. Cazenovia 4-0
  8. Seaford 3-0
  9. Babylon 3-0
  10. New Paltz 4-0
  11. Maryvale 4-0
  12. Batavia 3-1
  13. Marlboro 4-0
  14. Cheektowaga 3-1
  15. Dunkirk 4-0
  16. Locust Valley 2-1
  17. Lackawanna 4-0
  18. Westlake 3-1
  19. Ardsley 3-1
  20. Gouverneur 4-0
  21. Susquehanna Valley 3-1
  22. Riverdale Country Day-AIS 2-0
  23. Albion 4-0
  24. Norwich 3-1
  25. Vernon-Verona-Sherrill 3-1

 

Class C

  1. Newark Valley 4-0
  2. East Rochester/Gananda 4-0
  3. General Brown 4-0
  4. Stillwater 4-0
  5. Canastota 4-0
  6. Mechanicville 4-0

7, LeRoy 4-0

  1. Cleveland Hill 3-1
  2. Burke Catholic 3-1
  3. Skaneateles 4-0
  4. Albertus Magnus 3-1
  5. Bath 3-1
  6. Holy Trinity 3-1
  7. Penn Yan 4-0
  8. Dobbs Ferry 3-1
  9. Marcus Whitman 4-0
  10. Southwestern 3-1
  11. Thousand Islands 4-0
  12. Lansing 3-1
  13. Falconer/Cassadaga Valley 3-1

 

Class D

  1. Cambridge 4-0
  2. Sidney 4-0
  3. Clyde-Savannah 4-0
  4. Greenwich 4-0
  5. Alexander 4-0
  6. Dolgeville 4-0
  7. Ticonderoga 4-0
  8. Franklinville/Ellicottville 4-0
  9. Bishop Ludden 4-0
  10. Moriah 4-0
  11. Maple Grove 3-1
  12. Canisteo-Greenwood 4-0
  13. Onondaga 4-0
  14. Deposit/Hancock 3-1
  15. Tioga 2-1
  16. Canajoharie/Fort Plain 4-0
  17. Clymer/Sherman/Panama 4-0
  18. Cuba-Rushford 3-1
  19. Tuickahoe 3-1
  20. Elmira Notre Dame 3-0