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A battle of a pair of top-three-ranked opponents in the Missouri Media football rankings will take place Friday in Faucett, Missouri.

Lathrop (2-0) climbed up to a tie for second in Class 2, while Mid-Buchanan (2-0) moved up one spot to No. 3 in Class 1 ahead of Friday’s KCI tilt in Dragon country.

Mid-Buchanan comes in behind unanimous first-place Lincoln and Pierce City, while Cardinal Ritter is the unanimous top vote getter in Class 2. Lutheran North (1-1) comes into Week 3 tied with the Mules.

Despite a win against Class 4 Harrisonville, Maryville ramined ranked No. 5 in Class 2.

Hamilton dropped out of the Class 1 rankings, though Gallatin and the Hornets both received votes..

Savannah received one single vote in the Class 3 poll after a win against Pleasant Hill in Week 2.

In the Missouri 8-Man Media rankings, Mound City came in first with four first-place votes, ahead of Pattonsburg and East Atchison.

North Andrew and Worth County rounded out the top five.

— From staff report

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