Cannon Falls, Lakeville South Now #1 in Football Rankings
The halfway point is here for the Minnesota high school football season. After going undefeated the first half Cannon Falls is on top of Class 3A, Lakeville South on top in Class 6A, and Blooming Prairie #1 in Class 2A.
Proof football in southern Minnesota still draws crowds is in the latest rankings. The South Suburban teams are dominating in the largest school division 6A.
In addition to Lakeville South in the top spot. Shakopee is #3, Rosemount #5, Prior Lake is #8.
In Class 5A Mankato West has been ranked #1 all season. Rochester Mayo is #6.
Becker is still #1 in Class 4A. Stewartville is #5, Kasson-Mantorville (Faribault's opponent this week) is #7.
The Falcons and Albert Lea (I know I did a double take also) received votes but didn't crack the top 10 in 4A.
Lake City is now #2 in 3A, Plainview, Elgin-Millville #8. Waseca is in others receiving votes.
Blooming Prairie is joined in Class 2A by Chatfield in others receiving votes.
Class 1A Rushford-Peterson is #9.
In nine man Lanesboro is #3, Leroy-Ostrander #10. Grand Meadow and Spring Grove received votes.
Each class is below with KDHL/POWER 96, KRFO/KAT KOUNTRY area teams in bold.
- Lakeville South
- Eden Prairie
- St. Michael-Albertville
- Prior Lake (tie) Woodbury
- Maple Grove
Others receiving votes: Minnetonka , Centennial .
- Mankato West
- St. Thomas Academy
- Rochester Mayo
- Elk River
- Sauk Rapids-Rice
- Spring Lake Park
Others receiving votes: None.
- Holy Angels
- North Branch
Others receiving votes: Willmar , Simley , Faribault , Albert Lea , Princeton
- Cannon Falls
- Lake City
- Plainview Elgin-Millville
Others receiving votes: Providence Academy, Waseca, New London-Spicer Annandale, Esko, Watertown-Mayer .
School Total Points Prv
- Blooming Prairie
- Blue Earth Area
- Minneapolis North
- West Central Ashby
- Moose Lake Willow River
- Eden Valley-Watkins
- Redwood Valley
Others receiving votes: Chatfield , Royalton , Rush City.
- Murray County Central
- Polk County West
- Martin County West
- Others receiving votes: Browerville-Eagle Valley, New York Mills, Pine River-Backus, Ottertail Central.
School Total Points Prv
- Mountain Iron-Buhl
- Hills-Beaver Creek
- Sleepy Eye St. Mary's
- Mountain Lake Area
- (No. 8, tie with Mountain Lake) Fertile-Beltrami
Others receiving votes: NCE-UH , Grand Meadow , Wheaton Herman Norcross, Cherry, Spring Grove .
The featured football games this week include Bethlehem Academy Homecoming game against Kenyon-Wanamingo on KDHL 920 AM and 97.9 FM and FREE KDHL app . Coverage begins 6:45 p.m.
On POWER 96, 95.9 FM and FREE POWER 96 app Faribault is at KM Telecom Stadium to square off with the KoMets. Coverage starts 6:45 p.m. Both teams have one loss.
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