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Football: 2010 preseason Top 10 rankings

Post by Doug Pacey / The News Tribune on Aug. 29, 2010 at 2:27 pm with No Comments »
August 29, 2010 2:27 pm

Here they are, the Tacoma News Tribune’s 2010 preseason football rankings. One thing I know that everyone will agree on is this: “These rankings are ridiculous, man. How could you not include (pick a school)?”

I’m not complaining. Anonymous e-mails calling me an idiot, justified or not, come with the territory. I will point out, however, that three of my preseason No. 1 teams from 2009 won a state title and a fourth (Colfax) reached the title game.

We can talk more about the rankings this week. I’ll be doing a live chat at 1 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 2, here on the Prep Blog. That’s the same day our high school football special section will be published, in print and online. We can chat about the rankings, the Week 1 matchups, what teams are the favorites in particular leagues, the preseason all-state team, the best places to grab a bite before and after games and anything else in the high school sports realm.

That out of the way, let’s get to the rankings.

Tacoma News Tribune’s 2010 High School Football Preseason State Rankings

CLASS 4A
1. Skyline
2. Auburn
3. Curtis
4. Gonzaga Prep
5. Bothell
6. Skyview
7. Central Valley
8. Union
9. Olympia
10. Richland

CLASS 3A
1. Bellevue
2. Camas
3. Liberty
4. Capital
5. Lakes
6. Juanita
7. O’Dea
8. Kamiakin
9. Mount Spokane
10. Timberline

CLASS 2A
1. Archbishop Murphy
2. Clarkston
3. Lynden
4. Prosser
5. Spokane West Valley
6. Tumwater
7. Othello
8. Ellensburg
9. Burlington-Edison
10. Mark Morris

CLASS 1A
1. Connell
2. Cascade Christian
3. King’s
4. Chelan
5. Montesano
6. Cashmere
7. Meridian
8. Royal
9. Nooksack Valley
10. Onalaska

CLASS 2B
1. Colfax
2. Adna
3. South Bend
4. Tacoma Baptist
5. Asotin

CLASS 1B
1. Cusick
2. Neah Bay
3. Lummi
4. Lyle/Wishram
5. Colton

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