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VK Top 25: Ranking Wichita’s top football teams with one week until the playoffs start

There are fewer than seven days until the 2019 regular season is complete.

The postseason of Kansas high school football is around the corner. Here are the top 25 teams in the Wichita area after Week 7:

Week 6 rankings

Week 5 rankings

Week 4 rankings

Week 3 rankings

Week 2 rankings

Preseason rankings

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7. mcpherson fb.PNG

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9. salina central fb.PNG

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11. cheney fb.PNG

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17. conway springs fb.PNG

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19. eisenhower fb.PNG

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23. goddard fb.PNG

24. newton fb.PNG

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Dropped teams

  • Wichita Heights (20)
  • Valley Center (21)
  • Winfield (23)
  • Belle Plaine (24)

Added teams

  • Hesston (22)
  • Goddard (23)
  • Newton (24)
  • Arkansas City (25)

Highest rises

  • Wichita East (+7)
  • Wichita West (+5)
  • Kapaun Mt. Carmel (+4)

Farthest falls

  • Eisenhower (-9)
  • Buhler (-4)
  • Maize South (-2)
  • Clearwater (-2)

BEHIND OUR REPORTING

How we ranked these teams

Preps reporter Hayden Barber has accumulated data from across the high school sports landscape and used his own evaluation from seasons past and present to create these rankings of teams in the Wichita area.

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Wichita Eagle preps reporter Hayden Barber brings the area updates on all high school sports while adding those hard-to-find human-interest stories on Wichita’s student-athletes.
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