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Suburban Conference Week 1 football rankings: Gold and Red divisions

Park Hill senior running back Seven Wilson stiff-armed Nyles Thomas of Lee’s Summit North on his way to 15-yard run in last week’s football season opener for both teams.
Park Hill senior running back Seven Wilson stiff-armed Nyles Thomas of Lee’s Summit North on his way to 15-yard run in last week’s football season opener for both teams. 810 Varsity

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

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.

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