Sept. 2 Statewide Football Rankings

Statewide high school football rankings, as compiled by a 9-member panel of sportswriters and broadcasters. First-place votes in parenthesis. Panel is made up of Dion Clisso, PrepsKC; Cody Thorn, The Platte County Citizen; Dave Kvidahl, STLHighschoolsports.com; Tom Rackers, Jefferson City News-Tribune; Chris Parker, Ozone Sports; Brandon Zenner, The St. Joseph News-Press; J.B. Connoley, KRES radio; Matt King, The Daily Journal; Jason Peake, The Joplin Globe.

First-place votes in parenthesis.

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CLASS 6

Rank, team, Rec., Pts., LW
1. CBC (9), 1-0, 90, 1
2. Rockhurst, 1-0, 79, 2
3. DeSmet, 1-0, 71, T3
4. Rock Bridge, 0-1, 59, T3
5. Joplin, 1-0, 54, 5
6. Blue Springs, 1-0, 49, 7
7. Kirkwood, 1-0, 37, 8
8. Park Hill, 0-1, 26, 10
9. Liberty North, 1-0, 16, NR
10. Lee’s Summit West, 0-1, 7, 9
Also receiving votes: Lee’s Summit North (0-1), 4; Francis Howell (1-0), 3

CLASS 5

Rank, team, Rec., Pts., LW
1. Fort Zumwalt North (8), 1-0, 89, 1
2. Carthage (1), 1-0, 82, 2
3. Raytown, 1-0, 68, 4
4. Staley, 1-0, 63, 6
5. Jackson, 1-0, 49, 9
6. Eureka, 0-1, 44, 3
7. Chaminade, 1-0, 35, 10
8. Battle, 0-1, 26, 7
9. North Kansas City, 1-0, 18, NR
10. Vianney, 0-1, 15, 5
Also receiving votes: Fort Osage (0-1), 6

CLASS 4

Rank, team, Rec., Pts., LW
1. Ladue (5), 1-0, 86, 1
2. Webb City (4), 1-0, 85, 2
3. Camdenton, 1-0, 64, 3
4. Platte County, 1-0, 61, 4
T5. MICDS, 1-0, 46, 5
T5. Kearney, 1-0, 46, 6
7. St. Mary’s, 1-0, 30, 7
8. West Plains, 1-0, 25, 8
9. Smithville, 1-0, 24, 10
10. Lebanon, 1-0, 13, 9
Also receiving votes: St. Joseph Lafayette (1-0), 8; Grain Valley (1-0), 6; Jefferson City Helias (1-0), 1

CLASS 3

Rank, team, Rec., Pts., LW
1. Blair Oaks (8), 1-0, 89, 2
2. Trinity (1), 0-1, 80, 1
3. Odessa, 1-0, 69, 4
4. Mt. Vernon, 1-0, 62, 3
5. St. Charles West, 1-0, 57, 5
6. Southern Boone, 1-0, 40, 6
7. St. Francis Borgia, 1-0, 37, 7
8. Cassville, 1-0, 26, 8
9. Boonville, 1-0, 21, 9
10. Kennett, 1-0, 9, T10
Also receiving votes: Springfield Catholic (1-0), 4; Savannah (0-1), 1

CLASS 2

Rank, team, Rec., Pts., LW
1. Lutheran North (9), 1-0, 90, 1
2. Cardinal Ritter, 1-0, 80, 2
3. Lathrop, 1-0, 66, 4
4. Lamar, 1-0, 63, 5
5. Maryville, 0-1, 57, 3
6. Clark County, 1-0, 45, 6
7. Ava, 1-0, 34, 8
8. Centralia, 1-0, 25, NR
9. Palmyra, 1-0, 10, T10
10. Macon, 1-0, 9, NR
Also receiving votes: Knob Noster (1-0), 6; Hallsville (1-0), 3; Lawson (0-1), 3; Summit Christian Academy (1-0), 2; O’Fallon Christian (1-0), 1; Monroe City (0-1), 1

CLASS 1

Rank, team, Rec., Pts., LW
1. Lincoln (9), 1-0, 90, 1
2. Westran, 1-0, 73, 4
3. Pierce City, 1-0, 72, 3
4. Mid Buchanan, 1-0, 56, 4
5. Valle Catholic, 1-0, 48, 5
6. Thayer, 1-0, 43, 9
7. Marceline, 1-0, 36, 7
8. Adrian, 1-0, 30, 8
9. Hamilton-Penney, 1-0, 21, 10
10. Hayti, 0-1, 18, 2
Also receiving votes: Milan (0-1), 5; South Callaway (0-1), 2; Tipton (1-0), 1