East St. Louis All-American receiver Jeff Thomas (4) has helped the Flyers move up to No. 1 in the Class 7A state rankings.
East St. Louis All-American receiver Jeff Thomas (4) has helped the Flyers move up to No. 1 in the Class 7A state rankings. Tim Vizer/BND
East St. Louis All-American receiver Jeff Thomas (4) has helped the Flyers move up to No. 1 in the Class 7A state rankings. Tim Vizer/BND

Two metro-east football teams are No. 1 in state rankings

September 13, 2016 04:15 PM