High School Sports

The Star’s high school football rankings (Oct. 15)



1. Blue Springs South ... 8-0 ... Friday at Lee’s Summit

Five of the Jaguars’ wins are against teams that have appeared in The Star’s big-class poll.

2. Staley ... 7-1 ... Friday at Oak Park

Aided by four shutouts in eight weeks, the Falcons have allowed only 7.8 points per game.

3. Lawrence ... 7-0 ... Thursday at Olathe Northwest

Chesty Lions stay undefeated with 35-7 win over Olathe Northwest on Thursday night.

4. Park Hill ... 7-1 ... Friday at Truman

Zach Neal and Dorian Clayton have combined for 15 rushing touchdowns this year.

5. Olathe North ... 6-0 ... Friday at Olathe East

The undefeated Eagles have won their last four games by an average of 33.8 points.

6. Fort Osage ... 7-1 ... Friday at Raytown

The Indians lost to Liberty North last week — their first regular season loss in more than three years.

7. Blue Valley North ... 5-1 ... Friday at Shawnee Mission South

The Mustangs captured a share of the Eastern Kansas League for the first time since 2002.

8. Mill Valley ... 5-1 ... Friday at St. James Academy

The Jaguars bounced back from their first loss with six touchdowns from Logan Koch.

9. Liberty North ... 7-2 ... Thursday vs. North Kansas City

Jon Redmond had two first-half TDs in 57-0 win over North Kansas City 57-0 on Thursday night.

10. Shawnee Mission East ... 5-1 ... Friday at Harmon

Wyatt Edmisten scored four touchdowns as the Lancers rebounded from their first loss this season.


1. Harrisonville ... 8-0 ... Friday vs. Pleasant Hill

The Wildcats used their best offensive output of the year to clinch a conference title.

2. Bishop Miege ... 5-1 ... Friday at Spring Hill

Dawson Downing scored five rushing touchdowns for the EKL co-champion Stags last week.

3. Kearney ... 7-1 ... Friday at Grandview

The Bulldogs have allowed only three touchdowns over the past four weeks.

4. Center ... 8-0 ... Friday vs. Smith-Cotton

The matchup Friday will determine the West Central Conference champion.

5. Odessa ... 7-1 ... Friday at Grain Valley

After allowing 10 points per game in seven wins, the Bulldogs gave up 55 in a loss to Harrisonville.