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Belleville News-Democrat High School Football Poll

Edwardsville coach Matt Martin is confident that if the Tigers are close in the late stages of their Class 8A semifinal playoff game Saturday against Loyola Academy, they will find a way to win.
Edwardsville coach Matt Martin is confident that if the Tigers are close in the late stages of their Class 8A semifinal playoff game Saturday against Loyola Academy, they will find a way to win. News-Democrat file 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)

1-1

2.

East St. Louis (3)

1-1

3.

Highland

2-0

4.

Belleville West

2-0

5.

Alton

1-1

Also receiving votes: Granite City (1-1), O’Fallon (0-2), Mascoutah (1-1) Cahokia (1-1), O’Fallon (0-2), Collinsville (1-1), Belleville East (0-2)

Small school rankings (Class 1A-4A)

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Rank

Team

W-L

1.

Columbia (4)

2-0

2.

Mater Dei

2-0

3.

Centrral

2-0

4.

Freeburg

2-0

5.

Nashville

2-0

Also receiving votes: Althoff (0-2), Red Bud (1-1), Wesclin (1-1), Civic Memorial (2-0), Madison (2-0), Carlyle (0-2)

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