The Star’s high school football rankings were selected by the high school sports staff.
1. Lee’s Summit West
Friday vs. Rock Bridge
Led by MU commit Ryan Williams, the Titans are averaging more than 200 rushing yards per game.
2. Fort Osage
Friday at North Kansas City
Jesse McBee had three touchdowns and 300 total yards for the Indians, who knocked off a state-ranked Lee’s Summit.
3. Shawnee Mission East
Friday vs. SM South
The 2013 Kansas Class 6A runners up opened the season with a blowout victory against Gardner Edgerton.
4. Blue Springs
Friday vs. St. Joseph Central
The Wildcats bounced back from their first loss in two seasons with a win against rival Blue Springs South.
5. Olathe North
Friday at Lawrence Free State
The Eagles returned from Arkansas with coach Gene Wier’s 200th victory in the program.
6. Blue Valley
Friday vs. BV West
The Kansas Class 5A defending champions looked sharp with a shutout against SM Northwest.
Friday vs. Springdale Har-Ber (Ark.)
A week after defeating the top-ranked team in Arkansas (Bentonville), the Hawklets host another opponent from the south.
8. Lee’s Summit
Friday vs. Lee’s Summit North
The Tigers couldn’t complete a late comeback in a 31-28 loss to Fort Osage, the top-ranked team in Missouri Class 5.
9. Blue Valley West
Friday at Blue Valley
The Jaguars will try to avenge last year’s state semifinal loss to Eastern Kansas League foe Blue Valley.
10. Olathe East
Friday at Olathe South
The Hawks enter the poll after an out-of-conference victory against Garden City.
1. Bishop Miege
Friday vs. Gardner Edgerton
The defense came up big for the Stags with a safety and fumble return for a touchdown.
Friday vs. Raytown South
The Bulldogs upended Liberty North 9-3 on Friday and have allowed only 10 points through three weeks.
Friday at Baldwin
Colton Beebe and the Piper defense held Lansing to 50 yards on the ground in an opening-week win.
Friday at Nevada
The Celtics’ offense keeps on rolling. They are averaging 41 points per game.
Friday at Lincoln Prep
Looking for their third straight eight-win season, the Yellowjackets have outscored opponents 108-34.