AP Nebraska High School Football Rankings

Posted 12 months ago

By Robert Lovell

fox-footballHere are the Associated Press Nebraska high school football rankings in Classes A through D2. Listings include name of school, season record, previous week’s ranking, previous opponent and result, and next opponent. (NR_Not ranked). The rankings are based on a formula that includes ratings from the Omaha World-Herald and Lincoln Journal Star plus experts for each class. Class A: Dale Miller, Grand Island Independent. Class B: Jeff Fielder, Scottsbluff Star-Herald. Class C1: Tom Behmer, Norfolk Daily News. Class C2: Brent Wasinius, Fremont Tribune. Class D1: Mark Obermeier, North Platte Telegraph. Class D2: Nick Blasnitz, Hastings Tribune.

CLASS A

1. Omaha North (7-0), 2, def. Papillion-La Vista 41-14, at Bellevue West.

2. Omaha Westside (7-0), 1, def. Omaha South 49-8, at Millard North.

3. Millard West, (6-1), 4, def. Creighton Preparatory School 24-21, at Omaha Northwest.

4. Omaha Burke (5-2), 5, def. Omaha Benson 49-22, at Papillion-La Vista.

5. Creighton Preparatory School (5-2), 3, lost to Millard West 24-21, Bellevue East.

6. Millard North (3-4), 7, def. Bellevue West 50-49, Omaha Westside.

7. Grand Island (6-1), 8, def. Lincoln North Star 34-14, at North Platte.

8. Bellevue West (5-2), 6, lost to Millard North 50-49, Omaha North.

9. Omaha Central (4-3), 9, def. Omaha Northwest 57-0, at Omaha Bryan.

10. Lincoln East (6-1), NR, def. Lincoln Southeast 21-10, at Norfolk.

Others receiving votes: Papillion-La Vista, Papillion-La Vista South.

CLASS B

1. Gretna (7-0), 1, def. Elkhorn South 42-16, Elkhorn.

2. Omaha Skutt Catholic (6-1), 3, def. Omaha Roncalli Catholic 37-3, Ralston.

3. Ralston (7-0), 2, def. Omaha Gross Catholic 22-14, at Omaha Skutt Catholic.

4. Crete (5-2), 4, def. Seward 30-29, Norris.

5. Omaha Gross Catholic (4-3), 5, lost to Ralston 22-14, Omaha Roncalli Catholic.

6. Aurora (6-1), 6, def. Northwest 41-14, Columbus.

7. McCook (6-1), 9, def. Hastings 34-0, at Holdrege.

8. York (6-1), 10, def. Columbus 34-7, Northwest.

9. Elkhorn South (5-2), 7, lost to Gretna 42-16, Mount Michael Benedictine.

10. Elkhorn (5-2), NR, def. Mount Michael Benedictine 48-7, at Gretna.

Others receiving votes: Scottsbluff.

CLASS C-1

1. Boone Central/Newman Grove (6-0), 1, def. Madison 42-0, Columbus Lakeview.

2. Norfolk Catholic (5-1), 2, def. West Point-Beemer 54-14, at Pierce.

3. Lincoln Christian (6-0), 3, def. Lincoln Lutheran 65-14, at Syracuse.

4. Columbus Lakeview (5-1), 5, bye, at Boone Central/Newman Grove.

5. Cozad (6-0), 6, def. Kearney Catholic 27-20 OT, Minden.

6. Kearney Catholic (5-1) 4, lost to Cozad 27-20 OT, at Chase County.

7. Syracuse (6-0), 7, def. Auburn 35-0, Lincoln Christian.

8. Wahoo (5-1), 9, def. Bishop Neumann 31-29, at Logan View.

9. Adams Central (5-1), 8, def. Minden 45-6, at Grand Island Central Catholic.

10. Bishop Neumann (3-3), NR, lost to Wahoo 31-29, Raymond Central

Others receiving votes: Columbus Scotus, Pierce.

CLASS C-2

1. Doniphan-Trumbull (6-0), 1, def. Sutton 34-30, Hastings St. Cecilia.

2. Lutheran High Northeast (6-0), 2, def. Crofton 20-14, Ponca.

3. Archbishop Bergan (5-1), 3, def. Oakland-Craig 27-20, at North Bend Central.

4. Aquinas Catholic (5-1), 4, def. North Bend Central 47-0, Centennial.

5. North Platte St. Patrick’s (6-0), 5, def. Cambridge 42-12, Dundy County-Stratton.

6. Blue Hill (5-1), NR, def. Centura 39-0, Superior.

7. Hastings St. Cecilia (5-1), 6, def. Southern Valley 42-0, at Doniphan-Trumbull.

8. Battle Creek (6-0), 10, def. Hartington Cedar Catholic 36-13, at Crofton.

9. Sutton (4-2), 8, lost to Doniphan-Trumbull 34-30, at Thayer Central.

10. Crofton (4-2), 9, lost to Lutheran High Northeast 20-14, Battle Creek.

Others receiving votes: Hartington Cedar Catholic.

CLASS D-1

1. Exeter-Milligan (6-0), 1, def. Freeman 68-14, at Friend.

2. Howells-Dodge (6-0), 2, def. Guardian Angels Central Catholic 26-0, Omaha Nation.

3. Creighton (6-0), 4, def. Plainview 74-12, at Neligh-Oakdale.

4. Bruning-Davenport/Shickley (6-0), 5, def. Franklin 42-16, Heartland.

5. Overton (6-0), 8, def. Elm Creek 20-13, at Loup City.

6. High Plains Community (6-1), 6, def. Cross County 86-6, bye.

7. Guardian Angels Central Catholic (5-1), 3, lost to Howells-Dodge 26-0, at Cedar Bluffs.

8. Randolph (5-1), 10, def. Winnebago 64-6, Hartington.

9. Elm Creek (5-1), 7, lost to Overton 20-13, Alma.

10. Hemingford (6-0), NR, def. Paxton 71-0, at Morrill.

Others receiving votes: Freeman, Friend, Heartland.

CLASS D-2

1. Falls City Sacred Heart (6-0), 1, def. Sterling 60-8, at Lewiston.

2. Wynot (6-0), 2, def. Winside 54-0, at Newcastle.

3. Giltner (5-1), 3, def. Pleasanton 64-26, Spalding/Spalding Academy.

4. Amherst (6-0), 4, def. Kenesaw 48-6, Axtell.

5. Humphrey St. Francis (5-1), 5, def. Scribner-Snyder 34-20, Humphrey.

6. Wallace (7-0), 6, def. Hitchcock County 54-30, Medicine Valley.

7. Shelton (5-1), 7, def. Lawrence-Nelson 30-28, at Kenesaw.

8. Fullerton (4-2), 9, def. Spalding/Spalding Academy 66-8, Heartland Lutheran.

9. Nebraska Lutheran (7-0), 8, def. Osceola 76-56, bye.

10. Lyons-Decatur Northeast (6-1), NR, def. Bancroft-Rosalie 30-14, at Scribner-Snyder.

Others receiving votes: Medicine Valley.