Blue Devil Football Climbs Up Top 10 Rankings

WAYNE – As the updated high school football top 10 polls were released on Monday, Wayne High finds themselves moving up the chart.

From starting the season unranked, to picking up back-to-back wins over ranked opponents, the Blue Devils are looking to continue their early success.

Wayne High moved up three spots to #7 in the Lincoln Journal Star while jumping one spot to #9 in the Omaha World Herald.

The Blue Devils are recently coming off a 34-30 home win over then #6/#9 Boone Central/Newman Grove. In that game, the passing attack and special teams helped WHS. Senior quarterback Beau Bowers completed 9-17 for 203 yards with three touchdowns and one interception. Over half of his completions were to senior wideout Mason Lee who had six grabs for 178 yards and three scores. Lee (86 yards) and senior Ryan Jaixen (84 yards) each had a kickoff return for a touchdown.

Next on the schedule for Wayne High is a 1-1 Arlington team who is coming off a 55-14 win at Madison. The Eagles shut out the Blue Devils a year ago in Arlington, 34-0.

C1 Rankings as of Monday, September 4.

Lincoln Journal Star:                                      Omaha World Herald

  1. Norfolk Catholic (2-0) | 1                  1. David City Aquinas (2-0), 1
  2. Aquinas (2-0) | 2                                   2. Norfolk Catholic (2-0), 2
  3. O’Neill (2-0) | 3                                      3. O’Neill (2-0), 3
  4. Kearney Catholic (2-0) | 4                 4. Kearney Catholic (2-0), 4
  5. Boys Town (2-0) | 5                              5. Wahoo (2-0), 5
  6. Bishop Neumann (1-1) | 7                6. Boys Town (2-0), 6
  7. Wayne (2-0) | 10                                    7. Bishop Neumann (1-1), 7
  8. Fairbury (2-0) | 8                                   8. Fairbury (2-0), 8
  9. Wahoo (2-0) | 9                                      9. Wayne (2-0), 10
  10. Boone Central/NG(1-1) | 6               10. Chadron (2-0), NR

Dropped out: none                                          Dropped out: #9 Boone Central/Newman Grove

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