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Jason Andera's Power Rankings
ND Class AAA
1. Bismarck (5-0) 2. Bismarck Century (5-0) 3. Fargo South (4-2) 4. Minot (6-0) 5. West Fargo (3-2)
Game of the week: Bismarck at Century
Here's a complete preview with both Coach Gibson and Coach Wingenbach, this is the full interview only part of it ran on Varsity Sports Now!
ND Class AA
1. Bismarck St. Mary (6-0) 2. Minot Bishop Ryan (6-0) 3. Fargo Shanley (5-1) 4. Wahpeton (5-1) 5. Lisbon (4-2)
Game of the week: Central Cass at Fargo Shanley
The Deacons got just 9 yards passing last week from their high-octane offense due to rainy and wet conditions, but their defense saved the day with a shutout 13-0 against Wahpeton. Central Cass has been playing their best ball of the season, last week they rolled over Grafton 28-2 on a field with rough conditions. Last season Central Cass brought a 2-3 record into the Shanley game and beat the Deacons 32-20. The Squirrels will try to do the same entering with an even 3-3 mark.
ND Class A
1. Hazen (6-0) 2. Larimore (6-0) 3. Killdeer (6-0) 4. Carrington (6-0) +1 5. Des Lacs-Burlington (6-0) +1
ND Class 9-Man
1. Cavalier (5-0) 2. TGU (7-0) 3. Grant County-Flasher (5-0) 4. Shiloh Christian (6-0) +1 5. Divide County (6-1) +1
Game of the week: Divide County at TGU
Two dynamic quarterbacks will take the field Friday night. TGU's Eli Luna has a 134 Passer Rating as well as 17TDs, and has run for 480 yds and 9TDs. Colter Thorp has been the top target with 497 yds receiving. He has caught 7TDs. Last season TGU lost to Divide County in the semis for the right to advance to the Dakota Bowl 30-14. Divide County brings their ace playmaker, QB Isaac Jacobs. He is a dual threat but mostly runs the ball. He's compiled 751 Rush yards and 10TDs. The Maroons average 297.7 ypg. Their only loss came to St. John on the road on August 31st, but have been dominant since then.