Here are the Suburban Conference Gold and Red divisions high school football rankings after Week 1, including league record, overall record, last week’s result, this week’s opponent and a comment.
SUBURBAN GOLD CONFERENCE
1. Lee’s Summit West (1-0, 1-0)
Beat Blue Springs South 35-23, Friday at Blue Springs
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Senior quarterback Cole Taylor threw for three touchdowns and ran for another.
2. Blue Springs (1-0, 1-0)
Beat Lee’s Summit 58-45; Friday vs. Lee’s Summit West
Wildcats running back Jaylen Ivey ran for an eye-popping seven touchdowns in the shootout.
3. Park Hill (1-0, 1-0)
Beat Lee’s Summit North 37-19; Friday at Lee’s Summit
The victory Friday was the first for the Trojans as a member of the Suburban Gold Conference.
4. Raymore-Peculiar (1-0, 0-0)
Beat Belton 48-21; Friday vs. Lee’s Summit North
Running back Noah Durham found the end zone three times, including once on a punt return.
5. Blue Springs South (0-1, 0-1)
Lost to Lee’s Summit West 35-23; Friday vs. Rockhurst
The Missouri Class 6 defending state champion lost for the first time since Oct. 31, 2014.
6. Lee’s Summit (0-1, 0-1)
Lost to Blue Springs 58-45; Friday vs. Park Hill
The Tigers put a scare into Blue Springs with a seven-point halftime lead, but couldn’t hold it.
7. Lee’s Summit North (0-1, 0-1)
Lost to Park Hill 37-19; Friday at Raymore-Peculiar
A young defense allowed 37 points, only two shy of the most it allowed in any game last year.
SUBURBAN RED CONFERENCE
1. Liberty North (0-1, 0-0)
Lost to Staley 31-13; Friday vs. Raytown
Jon Redmond’s touchdown gave the Eagles a first-half lead, but they couldn’t move the chains afterward.
2. Liberty (1-0, 1-0)
Beat St. Joseph Central 49-28; Friday at Belton
Junior Robert Rawie ran for 310 yards and crossed the goal line four times.
3. Raytown (1-0, 1-0)
Beat Truman 36-0; Friday at Liberty North
The Bluejays put up their highest point total since Sept. 5, 2014.
4. Park Hill South (1-0, 0-0)
Beat Winnetonka 19-0; Friday vs. Grandview
It took the Panthers eight weeks to claim their first victory in 2015. They required one week in 2016.
5. St. Joseph Central (0-1, 0-1)
Lost to Liberty 49-28; Friday at St. Joseph Lafayette
Phil Pitts lost in his coaching debut with the Indians.
6. Truman (0-1, 0-1)
Lost to Raytown 36-0; Friday at Fort Osage
A slew of penalties and turnovers prevented the Patriots from staying in the game.