The preseason polls for prep football in the state of Missouri have been released. The rankings are compiled by a 15-member panel of sportswriters and broadcasters. Listed following are the polls for Class 3 and Class 4.
Class 4
Rank. Team (number of first-place votes in parentheses); 2013 Record; Points
1. Webb City (15); 14-1; 150
2. Helias; 12-3; 131
3. St. Charles West; 10-3; 96
4. Carl Junction; 10-2; 95
5. Kearney; 11-2; 93
6. Festus; 8-3; 48
7. Bolivar; 12-1; ;43
8. Miller Career Academy; 11-1; 29
9. Westminster Christian; 10-3; 26
10. (tie) Cape Girardeau Central; 9-5; 21
10. (tie) Moberly; 10-1; 21
Also receiving votes: Union (7-3) 19; St. Joseph Lafayette (7-5) 18; Hillcrest (7-4) 17; Harrisonville (6-4) 9; Hannibal (8-4) 7; Hillsboro (9-3) 2.
Class 3
Rank. Team (number of first place votes in parentheses); 2013 Record; Points
1. Maryville (15); 15-0; 150
2. John Burroughs; 11-1; 134
3. Blair Oaks; 12-2; 114
4. California, 12-2, 97
5. Park Hills Central; 12-1; 69
6. Mountain Grove; 10-2; 54
7. Duchesne; 10-2; 53
8. Oak Grove; 11-2; 42
9. Cameron; 8-4; 34
10. Ava; 7-5; 20
Also receiving votes: Richmond, (7-4) 15; McCluer South-Berkeley (10-2) 13; Centralia (9-2) 11; Aurora (6-6) 10; Reeds Spring (9-2) 6; Seneca (11-4) 3.