BHS cracks top 10 in state poll
23 hours ago • | Pantagraph staff
Bloomington High School debuted at No. 10 in Class 6A, while Normal
Community West and University High each dropped one spot in the
Associated Press state football rankings despite posting season-opening
victories last week.
BHS was unranked in the preseason poll but edged No. 10 Danville, 43-42,
on Friday at Danville. The Purple Raiders shared the 10th spot this week
with Oak Lawn Richards in voting by a statewide panel of sportswriters.
Normal West, No. 7 in 6A last week, slipped to No. 8 despite a 45-0
thrashing of Champaign Central. U High, No. 6 in 5A a week ago, fell to No.
7 despite beating Morton, 35-21, on Saturday.
Tri-Valley moved up from No. 9 to No. 8 in 2A after a 49-7 win over
Area teams receiving votes but not cracking the top 10 were LeRoy in 1A,
Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley in 2A and Mahomet-Seymour in 5A.