Sioux Falls Washington is atop the inaugural KELOLAND Sports/ESPN 99.1/KBHB High School Football Poll. The Warriors have 37 state titles in football overall, 2 playoff championships and edged Brandon Valley by one first place vote in this preseason poll. Week one of the season begins Friday.


KELOLAND Sports has teamed up with ESPN 99.1 in Sioux Falls and KBHB Radio in Sturgis to create the KELOLAND Sports/ESPN 99.1/KBHB High School Football Poll. Rankings will be released each Monday at 12:01am throughout the High School Football Season. Here are the preseason rankings for all 6 South Dakota Classes heading into the 2012 season. 1st Place votes are in parentheses.


1. Washington (4)

2. Brandon Valley (3)

3. O'Gorman

4. Roosevelt (1)

5. Yankton

Also Receiving Votes: Lincoln, RC Stevens, RC Central, Mitchell


1. Dell Rapids (7)

2. West Central (1)

3. Spearfish

4. Dakota Valley

5. Tea Area

Also Receiving Votes: Harrisburg, Vermillion, Milbank


1. Tri-Valley (3)

2. Winner (3)

3. Flandreau (2)

4. St. Thomas More

5. Wagner

Also Receiving Votes: Parkston, McCook Central/Montrose


1. Bridgewater-Emery/Ethan (4)

2. Kimball/White Lake (1)

3. Deubrook Area (2)

4. Miller

T5. White River

T5. Howard

Also Receiving Votes: Leola/Frederick (1), Freeman, Clark/Willow Lake, Potter Co.


1. Canistota (8)

2. Corsica/Stickney

3. Wall

4. Irene-Wakonda

5. Hanson

Also Receiving Votes: Herreid-Selby, Chester, Arlington, Alcester-Hudson, Colman-Egan, Faith


1. Avon (3)

2. Viborg-Hurley (3)

3. Harding Co. (2)

4. Hitchcock-Tulare

5. Castlewood

Also Receiving Votes: Sully Buttes, Langford Area, Marion, Centerville, Waverly-South Shore, Scotland

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