AP Nebraska High School Football Rankings

Posted 6 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. Millard West, (8-1), 1, def. Bellevue East 55-26, Kearney.

2. Omaha North (8-1), 6, Millard North 38-24, Bellevue East.

3. Omaha Westside (8-1), 4, Papillion-LaVista South 42-27, Lincoln Southwest.

4. Millard North (4-5), 3, lost to Omaha North 38-24, Lincoln East.

5. Papillion-La Vista (6-3), 8, def. Millard South 22-19, Omaha Central.

6. Omaha Burke (6-3), 10, def. Bellevue West 38-37, Lincoln Southeast.

7. Grand Island (8-1), 7, def. Lincoln High 51-21, Bellevue West.

8. Omaha Central (6-3), 9, def. Creighton Preparatory School 28-7, at Papillion-La Vista.

9. Creighton Preparatory School (6-3), 2, lost to Omaha Central 28-7, Papillion-La Vista South.

10. Bellevue West (6-3), 5, lost to Omaha Burke 38-37, at Grand Island.

Others receiving votes: Lincoln East.

CLASS B

1. Gretna (9-0), 1, def. Mount Michael Benedictine 52-12, Omaha Gross Catholic.

2. Omaha Skutt Catholic (8-1), 2, def. Omaha Gross Catholic 24-14, Norris.

3. Ralston (8-1), 3, Omaha Roncalli Catholic 70-41, Elkhorn.

4. York (8-1), 6, def. Aurora 33-14, Scottsbluff.

5. Elkhorn (6-3), 8, Elkhorn South 28-21, at Ralston.

6. McCook (8-1), 7, def. Lexington 26-13, Crete.

7. Norris (6-3), 9, def. Seward 37-15, at Omaha Skutt Catholic.

8. Aurora (7-2), 5, lost to York 33-14, Plattsmouth.

9. Omaha Gross Catholic (5-4), 4, lost to Omaha Skutt Catholic 24-14, at Gretna.

10. Beatrice (6-3), NR, def. Crete 19-14, Elkhorn South.

Others receiving votes: Elkhorn South.

CLASS C1

1. Boone Central/Newman Grove (8-0), 1, def. Grand Island Central Catholic 35-7, Valentine.

2. Cozad (8-0), 2, def. Ogallala 57-12, Minden.

3. Syracuse (8-0), 3, def. Lincoln Lutheran 53-7, Raymond Central.

4. Norfolk Catholic (6-2), 5, def. Wayne 57-6, Gibbon.

5. Pierce (6-2), 9, def. West Point-Beemer 41-14, at Ogallala.

6. Adams Central (7-1), 7, def. St. Paul 49-7, Chadron.

7. Bishop Neumann (5-3), 8, def. Boys Town 60-14, Logan View.

8. Ashland-Greenwood (7-1), NR, def. Wahoo 7-6, Boys Town.

9. Gothenburg (6-2), NR, def. Kearney Catholic 28-27 (2 OT), Chase County.

10. Columbus Lakeview (6-2), NR, def. Columbus Scotus 17-16, Columbus Scotus.

Others receiving votes: Lincoln Christian, Kearney Catholic.

CLASS C2

1. Doniphan-Trumbull (8-0), 1, def. Ravenna 38-0, Centura.

2. Battle Creek (8-0), 7, def. Lutheran High Northeast 41-3, Bayard.

3. Archbishop Bergan (7-1), 3, def. Centennial 48-7, Weeping Water.

4. Blue Hill (7-1), 6, def. Wood River 41-6, Kimball.

5. Lutheran High Northeast (7-1), 2, lost to Battle Creek 41-3, Johnson County Central.

6. Hastings St. Cecilia (6-2), 8, def. Thayer Central 40-0, Thayer Central.

7. Sutton (6-2), 9, def. Superior 50-7, Southern Valley.

8. Hershey (8-0), 10, def. North Platte St. Patrick’s 25-14, West Holt.

9. Malcolm (6-2), NR, def. Aquinas Catholic 14-12, Ponca.

10. Aquinas Catholic (6-2), 4, lost to Malcolm 14-12, Oakland-Craig.

Others receiving votes: Hartington Cedar Catholic, North Platte St. Patrick’s, Oakland-Craig, Omaha Brownell-Talbot.

CLASS D1

1. Exeter-Milligan (8-0), 1, def. Pawnee City 60-8, Hartington.

2. Howells-Dodge (8-0), 2, def. Clarkson/Leigh 42-18, Clarkson/Leigh.

3. Creighton (8-0), 3, def. Niobrara/Verdigre 84-6, Bloomfield.

4. Bruning-Davenport/Shickley (8-0), 4, def. Harvard 44-19, Neligh-Oakdale.

5. Overton (8-0), 5, def. Alma 67-7, Clearwater/Orchard.

6. High Plains Community (7-1), 6, Nebraska Christian 53-6, Emerson-Hubbard.

7. Guardian Angels Central Catholic (7-1), 7, def. Omaha Nation 76-0, at Heartland.

8. Randolph (7-1), 8, def. Pender 78-26, McCool Junction.

9. Elm Creek (7-1), 9, def. Southwest 69-36, Niobrara/Verdigre.

10. Hemingford (8-0), 10, def. Maxwell 64-30, Franklin.

Others receiving votes: Freeman.

CLASS D2

1. Falls City Sacred Heart (8-0), 1, def. Deshler 74-0, Kenesaw.

2. Wynot (8-0), 2, def. Wausa 74-58, Wausa.

3. Giltner (7-1), 3, def. Cedar Valley 80-13, Lawrence-Nelson.

4. Shelton (7-1), 6, def. Wilcox-Hildreth 66-22, Sandhills/Thedford.

5. Humphrey St. Francis (7-1), 5, def. Bancroft-Rosalie 34-14, Bancroft-Rosalie.

6. Nebraska Lutheran (8-0), 9, Parkview Christian 48-12, Osceola.

7. Fullerton (6-2), 8, def. Pleasanton 63-22, Parkview Christian.

8. Lyons-Decatur Northeast (7-1), 10, bye, at Meridian.

9. Stuart (7-1), NR, def. Osmond 42-6, Garden County.

10. Lawrence-Nelson (6-2), NR, def. Amherst 22-14, at Giltner.

Others receiving votes: Amherst, Wallace.