1. Blue Valley (4-0)
Friday vs. St. James Academy
The Tigers have beaten two defending state champions in a month.
2. Blue Springs (5-1)
Friday vs. Lee’s Summit North
The Wildcats’ defense turned in a season-best performance against Rockhurst, forcing five turnovers.
3. Rockhurst (5-1)
Off this week
After the bye week, the Hawklets will travel to CBC in a rematch of the 2014 state title game.
4. Shawnee Mission East (3-1)
Friday vs. SM North
The Lancers’ three wins have come by an average of 44 points.
5. Lee’s Summit (5-1)
Friday vs. Blue Springs South
The Tigers rushed for 264 yards last week, including 127 from quarterback Dalton Hill.
6. Mill Valley (3-1)
Friday at St. Thomas Aquinas
Mill Valley’s only loss of the season has been to undefeated Blue Valley.
7. William Chrisman (6-0)
Friday at North Kansas City
The Bears have taken over the top spot in the Suburban White Conference.
8. Lee’s Summit West (4-2)
Friday vs. Fort Osage
The Titans have won three straight to get back in the poll, including an overtime win against Park Hill.
9. Lawrence (3-1)
Friday at Olathe North
A 30-point victory over Shawnee Mission West helped Lawrence leapfrog into the top 10.
10. Liberty (5-1)
Friday vs. Park Hill South
A matchup with the Panthers should decide the Suburban Red Conference title.
1. Kearney (6-0)
Friday at Raytown
Dating back to last season, the Bulldogs have won 18 straight games.
2. Bishop Miege (3-1)
Friday vs. Blue Valley West
After an opening week one-touchdown loss to Blue Valley, Miege has won three in a row.
3. Louisburg (4-0)
Friday vs. Baldwin
Louisburg pitched a shutout last week against Eudora to continue its perfect start to the season.
4. Center (6-0)
Friday at Warrensburg
The Yellowjackets have clinched a fifth straight winning season.
5. Basehor-Linwood (4-0)
Friday at Bonner Springs
Last week’s 46-6 win was the first time this season Basehor-Linwood didn’t score 50 points.