Missouri Media Poll – Week 1

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Here is the state high school football rankings after Week 1 of the 2017 high school football season.

Kirkwood, ranked No. 1 in our statewide rankings created with our proprietary algorithm, is No. 3 in Class 6.  The defending state champs are also ranked No. 97 in our national Top 100

Related: High School Football America Top 100

Related: High School Football America Missouri Top 10

The 15-member media panel includes Sam McDowell, The Kansas City Star; Dion Clisso, PrepsKC; Dave Kvidahl, STLHighschoolsports.com; Jim Powers, High School Sports Caravan; Cameron Teague, The Columbia Tribune; Tom Rackers, Jefferson City News-Tribune; Mike Scott, Ozone Sports; Harrison Keegan, The Springfield News-Leader; Tim Leible, The Rolla Daily News; Thomas Huitt-Johnson, The St. Joseph News-Press; J.B Connoley, KRES radio; Chris Pobst, Sikeston Standard-Democrat; Matt King, The Daily Journal; Jason Peake, The Joplin Globe; and Josh Mlot, Southeast Missourian.

Here are the polls. First-place votes are in parenthesis.

CLASS 6

1. Blue Springs (15) 1-0

2. CBC, 1-0

3. Kirkwood, 1-0

4. Park Hill, 1-0

5. Eureka, 0-0

6. Hazelwood Central, 1-0

7. Lee’s Summit West, 1-0

8. Raymore-Peculiar, 1-0

9. Rock Bridge, 1-0

10. Rockhurst, 0-1

Also receiving votes: Francis Howell (1-0), Jefferson City (1-0), Springfield Kickapoo (1-0)

CLASS 5

1. Vianney (15), 1-0

2. Fort Zumwalt North, 1-0

3. Staley, 1-0

4. Battle, 1-0

5. Liberty, 1-0

6. Glendale, 1-0

7. Fort Osage, 1-0

8. Chaminade, 0-1

9. Ozark, 1-0

10. Park Hill South, 1-0

Also receiving votes: Carthage (0-1), William Chrisman (1-0), Jackson (1-0)

CLASS 4

1. Webb City (14), 1-0

2. Hannibal, 1-0

3. Harrisonville, 1-0

4. Carl Junction, 0-1

5. MICDS (1), 1-0

6. Kearney, 0-1

7. Parkway Central, 1-0

8. Camdenton, 1-0

9. Raytown South, 1-0

10. Ladue, 0-1

Also receiving votes: Parkway North (0-1), Platte County (1-0), Grain Valley (1-0)

CLASS 3

1. McCluer South-Berkeley (10), 1-0

2. Maryville (4), 1-0

3. Blair Oaks, 1-0

4. Miller Career (1), 0-1

5. Center, 1-0

6. Park Hills Central, 1-0

7. Southern Boone, 1-0

8. Monett, 1-0

9. Mt. Vernon, 1-0

10. Osage, 1-0

Also receiving votes: Oak Grove (1-0), Reeds Spring (1-0), Owensville (0-1), Springfield Catholic (1-0), Eldon (1-0), O’Fallon Christian (1-0), Cassville (0-1)

CLASS 2

1. Lamar (15), 1-0

2. Trinity, 0-0

3. Mountain Grove, 1-0

4. Lutheran North, 1-0

5. Ava, 1-0

6. Centralia, 1-0

7. South Callaway, 1-0

8. Cardinal Ritter, 1-0

9. Mountain. View-Liberty, 0-1

10. Brentwood, 1-0

Also receiving votes: Malden (1-0), Lexington (1-0), Macon (1-0)

CLASS 1

1. Hamilton-Penney (15), 1-0

2. Valle Catholic, 1-0

3. Monroe City, 1-0

4. Marceline, 1-0

5. Lincoln, 1-0

6. Hayti, 1-0

7. Westran, 1-0

8. Pierce City, 1-0

9. Thayer, 0-1

10. Lockwood, 1-0

Also receiving votes: Wellington-Napoleon (1-0), Plattsburg (1-0), Midway (0-1), 7; South Shelby (1-0)

About the Author

Jeff Fisher
Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America. Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet. Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.