Nebraska AP high school football rankings – Week 1

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Here are the Associated Press Nebraska high school football rankings in Classes A through D2. Listings include name of school, season record, previous week’s result and this week’s opponent. The rankings are based on a formula that includes ratings from the Omaha World-Herald and Lincoln Journal Star plus experts for each class. Class A: Dale Miller, Grand Island Independent. Class B: Jeff Fielder, Scottsbluff Star-Herald. Class C1: Tom Behmer, Norfolk Daily News. Class C2: Brent Wasinius, Fremont Tribune. Class D1: Andrew Bottrell, North Platte Telegraph. Class D2: Nick Blasnitz, Hastings Tribune.

CLASS A

1. Millard North (1-0), def. Millard South 14-10, at Millard West.

2. Bellevue West (1-0), def. Omaha Westside 42-22, Papillion-La Vista South.

3. Millard West (1-0), def. Omaha North 21-19, Millard North.

4. Creighton Preparatory School (1-0), def. Papillion-La Vista 33-21, at Omaha Westside.

5. Omaha North (0-1), lost to Millard West 21-19, at Omaha Burke.

6. Omaha Central (1-0), def. Lincoln North Star 14-7, at Papillion-La Vista.

7. Papillion-La Vista South (1-0), def. Omaha Burke 34-16, at Bellevue West.

8. Omaha Westside (0-1), lost to Bellevue West 42-22, Creighton Preparatory School.

9. Norfolk (1-0), def. South Sioux City 49-6, Columbus.

10. Grand Island (1-0), def. Kearney 20-12, Lincoln Southeast.

Others receiving votes: Lincoln Southwest.

CLASS B

1. Omaha Skutt Catholic (1-0), def. Beatrice 35-0, Omaha Gross Catholic.

2. Elkhorn South (1-0), def. Omaha Gross Catholic 35-0, Bennington.

3. Gretna (1-0), def. Lincoln Pius X 34-14, at Blair.

4. Elkhorn (1-0), def. Blair 35-21, at Norris.

5. McCook (1-0), def. Alliance 28-12, Northwest.

6. Scottsbluff (1-0), def. Lexington 41-0, at Hastings.

7. York (1-0), def. Norris 10-7, Waverly.

8. Aurora (1-0), def. Crete 40-21, Alliance.

9. Sidney (1-0), def. Chadron 41-7, at Adams Central.

10. Waverly (1-0), def. Seward 34-6, at York.

Others receiving votes: Blair.

CLASS C1

1. Norfolk Catholic (1-0), def. Arlington 48-8, at Wahoo.

2. Columbus Scotus (1-0), def. Boone Central/Newman Grove 31-14, Aquinas Catholic.

3. Bishop Neumann (1-0), def. Syracuse 36-22, Lincoln Christian.

4. Kearney Catholic (1-0), def. Ord 35-32, Ogallala.

5. Pierce (1-0), def. North Bend Central 58-20, at Arlington.

6. Wahoo (1-0), def. Ashland-Greenwood 45-42 OT, Norfolk Catholic.

7. Ashland-Greenwood (0-1), lost to Wahoo 45-42 (OT), at Syracuse.

8. Boys Town (1-0), def. Lincoln Christian 63-30, Raymond Central.

9. Boone Central/Newman Grove (0-1), lost to Columbus Scotus 31-14, Columbus Lakeview.

10. Chase County (1-0), def. Minden 38-6, Bridgeport.

Others receiving votes: Holdrege, Wilber-Clatonia.

CLASS C2

1. Aquinas Catholic (1-0), def. Hartington Cedar Catholic 51-7, at Columbus Scotus.

2. Hastings St. Cecilia (1-0), def. Ravenna 55-0, Hershey.

3. Battle Creek (1-0), def. Stanton 19-6, at Oakland-Craig.

4. Sutton (1-0), def. Wood River 50-0, at Thayer Central.

5. Oakland-Craig (1-0), def. Archbishop Bergan 22-6, Battle Creek.

6. Doniphan-Trumbull (1-0), def. North Platte St. Patrick’s 26-20, Twin River.

7. Gibbon (1-0), def. St. Paul 38-14, Bayard.

8. Lutheran High Northeast (1-0), def. Ponca 43-14, Wisner-Pilger.

9. Stanton (0-1), lost to Battle Creek 19-6, at Logan View.

10. Hartington Cedar Catholic (0-1), lost to Aquinas Catholic 51-7, at Laurel-Concord-Coleridge.

Others receiving votes: Archbiship Bergan, North Platte St. Patrick’s, Yutan.

CLASS D1

1. Guardian Angels Central Catholic (0-0), did not play, Highs Plains Community.

2. Elm Creek (0-0), did not play, Perkins County.

3. Blue Hill (0-0), did not play, BDS.

4. BDS (1-0), def. Harvard 64-12, at Blue Hill.

5. Hemingford (0-0), did not play, at Twin Loup.

6. Friend (0-0), did not play, at East Butler.

7. Howells-Dodge (0-0), did not play, Cross County.

8. Creighton (0-0), did not play, at Elgin Public/Pope John.

9. Neligh-Oakdale (0-0), did not play, at Fullerton.

10. Amherst (1-0), def. Shelton 66-22, bye.

Others receiving votes: Burwell.

CLASS D2

1. Humphrey St. Francis (0-0), did not play, at Lyons-Decatur Northeast.

2. Anselmo-Merna (0-0), did not play, Stapleton.

3. Kenesaw (0-1), lost to Exeter-Milligan 46-40 (OT), at Lawrence-Nelson.

4. Falls City Sacred Heart (0-1), lost to North Andrew, Missouri, 58-26, at Meridian.

5. Exeter-Milligan (1-0), def. Kenesaw 46-40 (OT), bye.

6. Giltner (0-0), did not play, Palmer.

7. Stuart (0-0), did not play, Boyd County.

8. Maxwell (1-0), def. Sutherland 54-34, at South Loup.

9. Garden County (0-0), did not play, Creek Valley.

10. Sandhills/Thedford (0-0), did not play, Ansley-Litchfield.

Others receiving votes: Bertrand, CWC.

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