LINCOLN/OMAHA – Not too many changes were made for northeast Nebraska high school football teams through week five of rankings.
According to the weekly release from the Omaha World Herald and the Lincoln Journal Star, Wayne High remained at #6 in both ratings while Wakefield stayed at #5 in the OWH and #6 in the LJS.
The Blue Devils are coming off a 31-12 road victory at Battle Creek last week as the Trojans had their road game at Plainview canceled and are still 4-0 on the year.
WHS will take their 3-0 road record (4-1 overall) back to the road when they visit #8 (OWH) Norfolk Catholic who sits 2-2 on the season in Class C2. The Knights defeated Ponca 38-20 last week following a week off.
Join Sports Director, Aaron Scheffler on Big Red Country ‘KTCH’ 104.9 and online at waynedailynews.com for Wayne High at Norfolk Catholic on Friday, October 2. Pregame coverage is set for 6:40 p.m. with kickoff slated for 7 p.m.
The Wakefield Trojans will welcome Elkhorn Valley for a Friday late afternoon kickoff. Elkhorn Valley has dropped back-to-back recently falling to Lutheran High Northeast (78-22) to now sit 3-2 on the year. Kickoff is scheduled for 3 p.m. from Eaton Field.
Other area teams in the rankings:
C1 Pierce (4-0) had their home game with Boone Central canceled and remained at #1 in the OWH and #2 in the LJS. The Bluejays will next visit O’Neill (1-4) on Friday, October 2.
C2 Hartington Cedar (5-0) won at BRLD, 50-8, last week and remained at #8 in the LJS and #9 in the OWH. The Trojans will next host Crofton (2-2) on Friday, October 2.
C2 Norfolk Catholic (2-2) topped Ponca, 38-20, last Thursday after a week off from competition. The Knights remained #8 in the OWH and will next host Wayne High (4-1) on Friday, October 2.
D1 Laurel-Concord-Coleridge (4-1) recently defeated Hartington-Newcastle, 60-16, last week. The Bears stayed at #10 in the LJS. LCC will next host Plainview (1-2) on Friday, October 2.
Class C1 Lincoln Journal Star:
|1||Adams Central (5-0) at Central City||same|
|2||Pierce (4-0) at O’Neill||Same|
|3||Wahoo (4-1) at Louisville||Same|
|4||St. Paul (4-1) at Wood River-Shelton||same|
|5||Ashland-Greenwood (5-0) vs. Malcolm||same|
|6||Wayne (4-1) at #8 C2 OWH Norfolk Catholic||same|
|7||Kearney Catholic (3-1) vs. Broken Bow||same|
|8||Cozad (4-1) at Ogallala||same|
|9||North Bend (3-1) at Columbus Scotus||same|
|10||Mitchell (5-0) vs. Gothenburg||Same|
|Dropped out: none|
Class C1 Omaha World Herald:
|1||Pierce (4-0), 230-85||same|
|2||Ashland-Greenwood (5-0), 134-67||same|
|3||Adams Central (5-0), 195-34||same|
|4||Wahoo (4-1), 156-30||same|
|5||Cozad (4-1), 170-49||same|
|6||Wayne (4-1), 114-80||same|
|7||St. Paul (4-1),217-80||same|
|8||Kearney Catholic (3-1), 145-39||same|
|9||Auburn (4-1), 159-52||same|
|10||Mitchell (5-0), 230-36||NR|
|Dropped out: #10 Lincoln Christian (4-1)|
Class C2 Lincoln Journal Star:
|1||Oakland-Craig (5-0) at Tekamah-Herman||same|
|2||Ord (5-0) at #10 GICC||up one|
|3||Archbishop Bergan (5-0) at #4 Aquinas Catholic||up one|
|4||Aquinas Catholic (4-1) vs. #3 Bergan||down two|
|5||Wilber-Clatonia (3-0), vs. #9 Yutan||same|
|6||Sutton (4-1) vs. Sandy Creek||same|
|7||Bishop Neumann (3-1) at Centennial||same|
|8||Hartington Cedar Catholic (5-0) vs. Crofton||same|
|9||Yutan (4-1) at #5 Wilber-Clatonia||same|
|10||GICC (3-2) vs. #2 Ord||same|
Class C2 Omaha World Herald:
|1||Oakland-Craig (5-0), 208-25||same|
|2||Ord (5-0), 237-34||up one|
|3||Fremont Bergan (5-0), 234-67||up one|
|4||David City Aquinas (4-1), 109-61||down two|
|5||Wilber-Clatonia (3-0), 68-19||same|
|6||Sutton (4-1), 154-47||same|
|7||Bishp Neumann (3-1), 124-77||same|
|8||Norfolk Catholic (2-2), 99-97||same|
|9||Hartington Cedar Catholic (5-0), 164-73||up one|
|10||Yutan (4-1), 188-78||NR|
|Dropped out: #9 Bridgeport (3-1)|
Class D1 Lincoln Journal Star:
|1||Cross County (5-0) vs. Shelby-Rising City||same|
|2||Burwell (5-0) vs. Arcadia-Loup City||same|
|3||Dundy County Stratton (4-0) vs. Hi-Line||same|
|4||Tri County (5-0) at Southern||same|
|5||Howells-Dodge (4-1) at #8 Stanton||same|
|6||Wakefield (4-0) vs. Elkhorn Valley||same|
|7||Neligh-Oakdale (4-1) at Ainsworth||same|
|8||Stanton (3-1) vs. #5 Howells-Dodge||same|
|9||Nebraska Christian (4-1) vs. East Butler||same|
|10||LCC (4-1) vs. Plainview||same|
Class D1 Omaha World Herald:
|1||Dundy County-Stratton (4-0), 226-48||same|
|2||Burwell (5-0), 306-89||Same|
|3||Cross County (5-0), 264-100||same|
|4||Tri County (5-0), 278-62||same|
|5||Wakefield (4-0), 182-64||same|
|6||Howells-Dodge (4-1), 180-78||same|
|7||Neligh-Oakdale (4-1), 250-143||same|
|8||Stanton (3-1), 169-100||same|
|9||Nebraska Christian (4-1), 200-146||same|
|10||Arcadia-Loup City (3-2), 206-107||same|