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Belleville News-Democrat High School Football Poll

Edwardsville junior quarterback Kendall Abdur-Rahman (left), who powered the Tigers to the semifinals of the Class 8A playoffs, has received a scholarship offer from Illinois. Abdur-Rahman previously received offers from Iowa State and Iowa.
Edwardsville junior quarterback Kendall Abdur-Rahman (left), who powered the Tigers to the semifinals of the Class 8A playoffs, has received a scholarship offer from Illinois. Abdur-Rahman previously received offers from Iowa State and Iowa. Jimmy Simmons photo

Belleville News-Democrat

High School Football Poll

Rankings for metro-east teams; voting by area coaches and News-Democrat staff. First-place votes are in parentheses. Voting is done by area football coaches

Large school rankings (Class 5A-8A)

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Rank

Team

W-L

1.

Edwardsville (4)

1-0

2.

East St. Louis (3)

0-1

3.

Highland

1-0

4.

Belleville West

1-0

5.

Belleville East

0-1

Also receiving votes: Granite City (1-0), O’Fallon (0-1), Cahokia (1-0), Alton (0-1), Mascoutah (0-1), Triad (0-1)

Small school rankings (Class 1A-4A)

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Rank

Team

W-L

1.

Columbia (4)

1-0

2.

Althofff

0-1

3.

Mater Dei

1-0

4.

Wesclin

1-0

5.

Freeburg

1-0

Also receiving votes: Central (1-0), Nashville (1-0), Civic Memorial (1-0), Madison (1-0), Red Bud (0-1), Carlyle (0-1)

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