Fifth statewide football media poll released






This week's statewide football rankings are out.

Nixa is the top-ranked SW Missouri team in Class 5 at No. 7. Camdenton fell from No. 5 to No. 10 after losing to Kickapoo last Friday, which is now No. 9. Both Ozark and Lebanon are getting votes.

Webb City and Bolivar sit at Nos. 1 and 2 in Class 4. Hillcrest is up one spot to No. 7. Carl Junction enters the rankings at No. 9.

Reeds Spring and Monett hold at Nos. 6 and 8 in Class 3.

In Class 2, SW Missouri continues to dominate with Lamar, MV/BT Liberty, Mountain Grove and Strafford all sitting in the top five. Ash Grove is getting votes in the class.

Class 1 has Skyline and Thayer sticking at Nos. 7 and 9 while Marionville, Jasper and Osceola are all getting votes.

 
The complete rankings compiled by a 15-member panel of sportswriters and broadcasters are below.
 
CLASS 6
Rank, team                            Rec      Pts.      LW
1. Blue Springs (15)                4-0       150      1
2. Hazelwood Central             4-0       130      3
3. Francis Howell                    3-1       122      4
4. Rockhurst                            1-3       83        6
5. Rock Bridge                        3-1       75        2
6. CBC                                    3-1       66        7
7. De Smet                              2-2       44        8
8. Fort Zumwalt West             3-1       37        10
9. Lee’s Summit                      4-0       35        --
10. Liberty                              3-1       33        5
Dropped out: Jefferson City (2-2)
Also receiving votes: Blue Springs South (3-1) 29, Raymore-Peculiar (2-2) 17, Jefferson City (2-2) 4
 
CLASS 5
Rank, team                            Rec.     Pts.      LW
1. Lee’s Summit West (11)     3-1       146      1
2. Fort Osage (3)                     4-0       130      T2
3. Parkway Central                 4-0       125      T2
4. Kirkwood (1)                      4-0       109      4
5. Vianney                               3-1       71        8
6. Staley                                  2-2       53        6
T7. Nixa                                  4-0       49        10
T7. Webster Groves                2-2       49        9
9. Kickapoo                             4-0       44        --
10. Camdenton                       3-1       27        5
Dropped out: Ozark (3-1)
Also receiving votes: Kearney (3-1) 8, Ozark (3-1) 6, Lebanon (3-1) 5, Park Hill (3-1) 2, Park Hill South (2-2) 1
 
CLASS 4
Rank, team                            Rec.     Pts.      LW
1. Webb City (15)                   3-1       150      1
2. Bolivar                                4-0       135      2
3. Harrisonville                        3-1       117      4
4. Westminster                        4-0       97        5
5. Helias                                  2-2       80        3
6. Moberly                               4-0       71        6
7. Hillcrest                               3-1       63        8
8. Festus                                  4-0       41        9
9. Carl Junction                       3-1       26        --
10. Liberty North                    2-2       25        7
Dropped out: Hannibal (3-1)
Also receiving votes: Hannibal (3-1) 19, Carthage (2-2) 1
 
CLASS 3
Rank, team                            Rec.     Pts.      LW
1. Maryville (11)                     4-0       146      1
2. John Burroughs (4)             4-0       138      2
3. California                            4-0       119      3
4. Oak Grove                          4-0       105      4
5. Duchesne                            4-0       92        5
6. Reeds Spring                       4-0       70        6
7. O’Fallon Christian              4-0       58        7
8. Monett                                4-0       47        8
9. Hogan                                 4-0       26        --
10. Park Hills Central              4-0       14        --
Dropped out: Cameron (3-1), Cassville (1-3)
Also receiving votes: Centralia (3-1) 4, Center (2-2) 2, Seneca (2-2) 2, Cameron (3-1) 1, Ste. Genevieve (3-1) 1
 
CLASS 2
Rank, team                            Rec.     Pts.      LW
1. Lamar (15)                          4-0       150      1
2. MV-Liberty                         4-0       135      2
3. Mountain Grove                  4-0       115      3
4. South Callaway                   4-0       96        4
5. Strafford                             4-0       86        5
6. Caruthersville                      3-1       68        6
7. Lathrop                               4-0       54        T7
8. Lafayette County                4-0       53        T7
9. Palmyra                               4-0       26        10
10. Brookfield                         4-0       25        9
Also receiving votes: Blair Oaks (3-1) 11, Ash Grove (4-0) 3, Holden (3-1) 2, Sarcoxie (4-0) 1
 
CLASS 1
Rank, team                            Rec.     Pts.      LW
1. Valle Catholic (15)              4-0       150      1
2. Westran                               4-0       129      2
3. Hamilton                             3-1       124      3
4. Cass-Midway                      4-0       105      4
5. Salisbury                             4-0       84        5
6. Milan                                   3-0       60        6
7. Skyline                                4-0       56        7
8. Marceline                            3-1       43        8
9. Thayer                                 2-2       35        9
10. East Buchanan                  4-0       13        --
Dropped out: Drexel (3-1)
Also receiving votes: Osceola (3-1) 12, Chaffee (4-0) 6, Drexel (3-1) 3, Marionville (2-2) 2, South Harrison (2-2) 2, Jasper (4-0) 1

Photo Galleries

Pictures: Ava 9, Mt. Grove 8


Ava won the battle of SCA unbeatens with a walk-off sac fly.

Pictures: Southwest 10, Purdy 8


Southwest claims the Ozark 7 championship.

Pictures: Central vs. Glendale tennis


The Falcons and Bulldogs met at Cooper on Wednesday.
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