Area High School Football Rankings Through Week Five

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
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