The Star’s high school football rankings were selected by the high school sports staff.
1. Fort Osage
The state’s top-ranked team will play the winner of Raytown vs. William Chrisman next week.
2. Shawnee Mission East
Friday at Wyandotte
The Lancers kicked off district play with a dominant 83-0 victory.
Friday vs. Lee’s Summit North
The Hawklets won seven straight games to earn the top seed in their Missouri Class 6 district.
4. Olathe North
Friday vs. Lawrence
The Eagles have outscored opponents 100-17 in their last two games.
5. Park Hill
The top seed in Missouri Class 5, District 8 awaits the winner of Liberty vs. Park Hill South.
6. Blue Valley
Friday vs. Olathe South
The Kansas Class 5A defending champion will be tested in 6A district play.
7. Olathe South
Friday at Blue Valley
The Falcons have held opponents to 21 points or fewer in six games.
Friday vs. Lee’s Summit West
The Panthers defeated Lee’s Summit West last week to win the Suburban Gold Conference.
Friday vs. Oak Park
The Falcons hit their stride heading into the playoffs. They have allowed six points in three weeks.
10. Blue Springs
Friday vs. Lee’s Summit
The Wildcats’ route to a third straight Missouri Class 6 title is a difficult one.
1. Bishop Miege
Friday at Louisburg
The Stags look poised for a perfect run through Kansas Class 4A districts.
Friday vs. Excelsior Springs
Junior linebacker Cale Garrett has a team-best 97 tackles this season.
3. Platte County
Friday vs. St. Joseph Benton
The Pirates won a share of the Suburban Blue Conference championship.
Beat Tonganoxie 56-14 Thursday
The Pirates have scored 52 points or more in each of their last three games.
Friday vs. Pleasant Hill
How will Center handle the jump to Missouri Class 4? We’re about to find out.