2016 Missouri Media football rankings: Hayti jumps to No. 5, Jackson back in

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Statewide high school football rankings, as compiled by a 14-member panel of sportswriters and broadcasters. First-place votes in parenthesis. Panel is made up of Dion Clisso, PrepsKC; Sam McDowell, The Kansas City Star; Chris Geinosky, The Liberty Tribune; Dave Kvidahl, STLHighschoolsports.com; Jim Powers, High School Sports Caravan; Larry Thornton, KSDK radio; Cameron Teague-Robinson, The Columbia Tribune; Tom Rackers, Jefferson City News-Tribune; Mike Scott, Ozone Sports; Rance Burger, The Springfield News-Leader; Cody Thorn, The St. Joseph News-Press; J.B Connoley, KRES radio; Chris Pobst, Sikeston Standard-Democrat; Matt King, The Daily Journal.

First-place votes in parenthesis.

CLASS 6
Rank, team, Rec., Pts., LW
1. CBC (12), 4-1, 138, 1
2. Blue Springs (2), 4-1, 126, 2
3. Kirkwood, 4-1, 105, 3
4. Rockhurst, 5-0, 101, 5
5. Jefferson City, 4-1, 75, 6
6. Hazelwood Central, 5-0, 73, 7
7. Lee's Summit, 4-1, 44, 10
8. Springfield Kickapoo, 4-1, 41, 4
9. Raymore-Peculiar, 4-1, 38, NR
10. Eureka, 4-1, 19, 8
Dropped out: No. 9 SLUH
Also receiving votes: Park Hill (3-2), 4; SLUH (3-2), 3; Lee's Summit West (3-2), 2; Blue Springs South (3-2), 1

CLASS 5
Rank, team, Rec., Pts., LW
1. Chaminade (12), 4-1, 136, 1
2. Battle (2), 5-0, 123, 2
3. Staley, 4-1, 113, 3
4. Liberty, 5-0, 93, 4
5. Glendale, 5-0, 81, 7
6. Nixa, 5-0, 76, 5
7. Fort Zumwalt North, 4-1, 64, 6
8. Park Hill South, 4-1, 39, T9
9. Jackson, 4-1, 19, NR
10. Liberty North, 2-3, 9, 8
Dropped out: No. T9 Timberland
Also receiving votes: Timberland (4-1), 6; Vianney (1-4), 5; William Chrisman (5-0), 3; Pattonville (2-3), 2; Carthage (4-1), 1

CLASS 4
Rank, team, Rec., Pts., LW
1. Kearney (14), 5-0, 140, 1
2. Carl Junction, 4-1, 121, 4
3. Parkway North, 4-1, 108, 2
4. Hannibal, 4-1, 80, 7
5. Platte County, 3-2, 77, 3
6. St. Dominic, 5-0, 69, 5
7. Webb City, 3-2, 67, 8
8. Ladue, 4-1, 48, 9
9. Hillsboro, 5-0, 24, 10
10. Smithville, 5-0, 19, NR
Dropped out: No. 6 Harrisonville
Also receiving votes: Harrisonville (3-2), 17

CLASS 3
Rank, team, Rec., Pts., LW
1. Maryville (12), 5-0, 138, 1
2. Blair Oaks (2), 5-0, 128, 2
3. Center, 5-0, 100, 4
4. Monett, 4-1, 90, 5
5. McCluer South-Berkley, 5-0, 78, 6
6. John Burroughs, 3-2, 63, 3
7. Park Hills Central, 5-0, 58, 7
8. Richmond, 5-0, 57, 8
9. Mexico, 3-2, 27, 9
10. Osage, 5-0, 24, 10
Also receiving votes: Odessa (3-2), 5; Hogan Prep (5-0), 1; Oak Grove (3-2), 1

CLASS 2
Rank, team, Rec., Pts., LW
1. Lamar (14), 4-0, 140, 1
2. Mtn. View-Liberty, 5-0, 123, 2
3. Centralia, 5-0, 114, 3
4. Mountain Grove, 5-0, 92, 4
5. Trinity, 5-0, 78, 5
6. Lutheran North, 4-1, 66, 7
7. Malden, 5-0, 63, 6
8. Fair Grove, 5-0, 42, 8
9. Macon, 5-0, 27, 9
10. Lawson, 4-1, 16, 10
Also receiving votes: South Callaway (5-0), 7; Brookfield (3-2), 1; Lexington (5-0), 1

CLASS 1
Rank, team, Rec., Pts., LW
1. Valle Catholic (14), 5-0, 140, 1
2. Marceline, 5-0, 123, 2
3. Hamilton-Penney, 5-0, 114, 3
4. Lincoln, 5-0, 98, 4
5. Hayti, 5-0, 81, 7
6. Cass-Midway, 5-0, 70, 8
7. East Buchanan, 4-1, 49, 10
8. Maysville, 4-1, 23, NR
9. Polo, 4-1, 18, 6
T10. Monroe City, 4-1, 15, NR
T10. Lockwood, 4-1, 15, 5
Dropped out: No. 9 Westran
Also receiving votes: Ash Grove (5-0), 8; Westran (4-1), 6; Wellington-Napoleon (4-1), 5; Thayer (3-2), 5

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