TENNERTON – The Buckhannon-Upshur Lady Bucs will open the season ranked 10th in Class AAAA after the release of the Associated Press girls basketball pre-season poll.
The Lady Bucs are ranked in a tie in that 10th spot with Bridgeport.
Huntington is first after receiving nine first place votes while Cabell Midland is second with one first-place vote.
Region I foes Morgantown and Wheeling Park are fourth and fifth, respectively.
The Lady Bucs open their season Tuesday at Preston.
AP GIRLS PRESEASON POLL
1. Huntington (9)
2. Cabell Midland (1)
3. George Washington
5. Wheeling Park
6. Woodrow Wilson
8. Greenbrier East
10. (tie) Bridgeport
10. (tie) Buckhannon-Upshur
Others receiving votes: Jefferson 14, Capital 13, Parkersburg South 8, Hurricane 8, University 7, Spring Valley 4.
() First place votes