Kearney’s 41-40 overtime upset of defending Class A state champ Bellevue West shakes-up the High School Football America Nebraska Top 5 heading into the state semifinals. Kearney pulled-off the upset after losing a 33-20 fourth quarter lead and going for a 2-point conversion in OT.
Kearney will face No. 3 Elkorn South, which beat former No. 3 Lincoln Southeast 28-7 last week. In the other Class A semifinal, new No. 1 Omaha Westside will take-on No. 2 Millard South.
High School Football America Nebraska Top 5
No. 1 Omaha Westside (10-0), LW: #2
No. 2 Millard South (8-1), LW: #4
No. 3 Elkhorn South (9-1), LW: #5
No. 4 Bellevue West (6-1), LW: #1
No. 5 Lincoln Southeast (8-1), LW: #3
Editor’s Note: The High School Football America national, regional and state rankings are developed using our proprietary algorithm.