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East Buchanan running back Cru Conaway runs through Hamilton tacklers in the first quarter Friday at East Buchanan High School.

Three KCI teams remain in the top 10 of Class 1 as the conference’s undefeated squads began their round robin last week.

Mid-Buchanan (4-0) remains No. 3 with one first-place vote while East Buchanan (4-0) moved up one spot with a win over Hamilton. The Hornets (3-1) dropped from sixth to No. 9.

In Class 2, Maryville dropped out of the rankings but still received two votes after falling to 1-3 with a loss to St. Pius X.

Lafayette (4-0) is the only other area team receiving consideration, getting six votes in Class 4 ahead of their rivalry trip to Central on Friday.

Missouri Media football rankings

Statewide high school football rankings, as compiled by a 10-member panel of sportswriters and broadcasters. First-place votes in parenthesis. Panel is made up of Dion Clisso, PrepsKC; Cody Thorn, The Examiner; Dave Kvidahl, STLHighschoolsports.com; Tom Rackers, Jefferson City News-Tribune; Chris Parker, Ozone Sports; Brandon Zenner, The St. Joseph News-Press; J.B. Connoley, KRES radio; Matt King, The Daily Journal; Jason Peake, SOMOSports.com; Brian Rosener, Poplar Bluff Daily American Republic.

First-place votes in parenthesis.

CLASS 6Rank, team, Rec., Pts., LW

1. CBC (5), 3-1, 95, 1

2. Liberty North (4), 2-1, 93, 2

3. Joplin (1), 4-0, 78, 3

4. DeSmet, 2-2, 66, 5

5. Lee’s Summit North, 4-0, 54, 8

6. Francis Howell, 4-0, 51, 6

7. Nixa, 3-1, 38, 7

8. Hazelwood Central, 4-0, 23, 9

9. Park Hill South, 4-0, 21, 10

10. Kirkwood, 4-0, 17, NR

Dropped out: No. 4 Raymore-Peculiar

Also receiving votes: Raymore-Peculiar (2-2), 14

CLASS 5

Rank, team, Rec., Pts., LW

1. Jackson (9), 4-0, 99, 1

2. Carthage (1), 4-0, 84, 5

3. Raytown, 2-0, 80, 3

4. Holt, 4-0, 76, 4

5. Webb City, 2-2, 57, 2

6. Lebanon, 4-0, 44, 7

7. Platte County, 3-1, 29, NR

8. Fort Osage, 3-1, 22, 9

9. Jefferson City Helias, 3-1, 21, 10

10. Ladue, 3-1, 18, 8

Dropped out: No. 6 North Kansas City

Also receiving votes: Rockwood Summit (4-0), 10; North Kansas City (2-2), 8; Battle (2-1), 1; Springfield Glendale (3-0), 1

CLASS 4

Rank, team, Rec., Pts., LW

1. Smithville (8), 4-0, 98, 1

2. West Plains (1), 4-0, 86, 2

3. MICDS (1), 4-0, 83, 3

4. Hannibal, 4-0, 73, 4

5. Union, 4-0, 53, 7

6. Harrisonville, 3-1, 41, 9

7. St. Dominic, 3-1, 29, 5

8. Lincoln College Prep, 4-0, 27, NR

9. McCluer, 3-1, 22, 8

10. Warrensburg, 3-1, 18, 6

Also receiving votes: Vashon (4-0), 13; St. Joseph Lafayette (4-0), 6; Nevada (3-1), 1

CLASS 3

Rank, team, Rec., Pts., LW

1. Odessa (10), 4-0, 100, 2

2. St. Mary’s, 2-1, 88, 3

3. Valle Catholic, 4-0, 79, 4

4. St. Pius X, 4-0, 68, 5

5. Lutheran North, 2-2, 52, 6

6. Boonville, 3-1, 48, NR

7. Blair Oaks, 3-1, 43, 1

8. Mexico, 4-0, 32, 8

9. Cardinal Ritter, 2-2, 22, 7

10. Park Hills Central, 3-1, 12, 10

Dropped out: No. 9 Summit Christian Academy

Also receiving votes: Kennett (4-0), 4; Buffalo (3-1), 1; Summit Christian (3-1), 1

CLASS 2

Rank, team, Rec., Pts., LW

1. Lamar (10), 4-0, 100, 1

2. Fair Grove, 4-0, 85, 2

3. Lutheran St. Charles, 3-1, 73, 4

4. Hallsville, 4-0, 71, 3

5. Richmond, 4-0, 57, 7

6. Butler, 4-0, 43, 9

7. Ava, 4-0, 41, 8

8. Duchesne, 2-2, 32, 5

9. Jefferson, 3-1, 21, 6

10. Bowling Green. 3-0, 13, NR

Dropped out: No. 10 Maryville

Also receiving votes: Lafayette County (3-1), 10; Maryville (1-3), 2; North Callaway (3-0) 1; Palmyra (2-2), 1

CLASS 1

Rank, team, Rec., Pts., LW

1. Windsor (9), 4-0, 97, 1

2. Monroe City, 4-0, 87, 2

3. Mid Buchanan (1), 4-0, 80, 3

4. Hayti, 3-0, 65, 4

5. Marionville, 4-0, 60, 5

6. East Buchanan, 4-0, 50, 7

7. Harrisburg, 4-0, 35, 8

8. Thayer, 3-1, 30, 9

9. Hamilton-Penney, 3-1, 26, 6

10. Skyline, 2-2, 12, NR

Dropped out: No. 10 Westran

Also receiving votes: Marceline (3-1), 6; Sarcoxie (4-0), 1: Westran (2-2), 1

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