Class 8M-I Rankings

#1 Canton-Galva (7-0)
Last: won at Solomon 60-0

Canton-Galva has been ranked No. 1 all year and remains one of six undefeated squads in the classification, along with South Central, Madison, St. Francis, Clifton-Clyde and Ness City. Canton-Galva dominated Solomon, 60-0, in a road victory. Last year, Canton-Galva defeated Solomon in district play, but then lost to the Gorillas in the sub-state title game. However, Solomon suffered huge graduation losses and has undergone a coaching change. Canton-Galva has posted shutouts in the last three and four of the past five contests. The Eagles have won every game by the 45-point margin, including marquee wins versus Little River (6-1), Goessel (5-2) and Centre-Lost Springs (5-2). Canton-Galva has outscored teams, 396-31, and rank second in scoring offense and first in defense. The Eagles have already captured the District 4 championship.

Next: vs. Herington (0-7)
#2 St. Francis (7-0)
Last: defeated WaKeeney-Trego, 60-12

St. Francis defeated WaKeeney-Trego, 60-12, behind 14 carries for 206 yards and three scores from senior Brady Dinkel. The Indians have outscored teams, 338-42, and have won all by one game by the 45-point margin. St. Francis has won District 8.

Next: at Atwood-Rawlins County (2-5)
#3 South Central (7-0)
Last: beat Oxford 56-6

South Central has permitted just 32 points, one point behind Canton-Galva for the classification lead. South Central defeated Oxford, 56-6, at home. South Central’s district remains up for grabs with the Timberwolves (7-0, 4-0), along with Argonia-Attica and Medicine Lodge, both 4-3, 3-1. South Central is at Argonia-Attica this week. Against Oxford, the Timberwolves cruised in a game that was called at halftime. Senior Chayde Snyder has completed five of five passes for 184 yards and four scores. Junior Jonny Robles continued his great touchdown per touch rate with four carries for 21 yards and three scores, along with two catches for 103 yards and two TDs. This season, Robles has tallied 15 touchdowns on 35 offensive touches.

Next: at Argonia-Attica (4-3)
#4 Madison (7-0)
Last: beat Burlingame, 56-6

Madison has outscored teams, 432-84, and leads the classification in scoring offense. The Bulldogs have won District 3 and stand 16-1 since the start of 2018. Madison captured the Lyon County League title with a 56-6 victory versus Burlingame. Madison is at much-improved Chase County (4-3) this week. Madison has also defeated Lebo and Maranatha Academy, both 5-2 squads this year.

Next: at Chase County (4-3)
#5 Clifton-Clyde (7-0)
Last: beat Washington County, 48-0

Clifton-Clyde has captured District 7 with a 48-0 road victory versus Washington County. The Eagles have five shutouts this year, including the last two games. Clifton-Clyde has outscored teams, 362-36.

Next: vs. Lincoln (2-5)

Others Considered: Cedar Vale-Dexter (6-1), Hodgeman County (6-1), Leoti-Wichita Co. (6-1), Little River (6-1), Ness City (7-0), Pratt-Skyline (6-1)

Last updated: October 20, 2019 - 11:01 pm