Lake Stevens head football coach Tom Tri congratulates one of his players during a practice in August. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Lake Stevens head football coach Tom Tri congratulates one of his players during a practice in August. (Andy Bronson / The Herald)

Lake Stevens ranked No. 1 in first AP poll of the season

The Vikings are one of three local football teams that cracked the rankings.

Herald staff

The Lake Stevens Vikings are ranked No. 1 in Class 4A in the first Associated Press High School Football Poll of the season.

The poll was released Wednesday.

Lake Stevens, which opened its season Friday with a 55-0 victory over Ferndale, received five of the six first-place votes. The Vikings play at Lincoln of Tacoma on Friday. The Abes (0-1) are No. 4 in the Class 3A poll.

Lake Stevens is one of three locals teams in the AP rankings. Oak Harbor (1-0) is ranked 10th in 3A, and Archbishop Murphy is No. 4 in the 2A poll.

Murphy plays Hockinson, the No.1-ranked 2A team in the state, Friday night in Brush Prairie.

The state’s other top-ranked teams are Eastside Catholic (3A), Royal (1A), Kalama (2B) and Odessa (1B).

Here are the complete rankings, with team, record, total points and first-place votes in parentheses:

CLASS 4A

1. Lake Stevens (5) 1-0 58

2. Woodinville 1-0 53

3. Graham-Kapowsin 1-0 35

(tie) Kennedy 1-0 35

5. Camas 1-0 33

6. Puyallup 1-0 30

(tie) Chiawana (1) 1-0 30

8. Skyview 1-0 15

9. Central Valley 1-0 14

10. Bothell 1-0 12

Others receiving 6 or more points: Union 8.

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CLASS 3A

1. Eastside Catholic (6) 1-0 60

2. O’Dea 1-0 36

3. Lakes 1-0 32

4. Mt. Spokane 1-0 30

5. Lincoln 0-1 28

6. Kamiakin 1-0 23

7. Bellevue 0-1 16

8. Bethel 0-1 13

9. Peninsula 0-1 12

10. Oak Harbor 1-0 9

Others receiving 6 or more points: Garfield 7.

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CLASS 2A

1. Hockinson (6) 1-0 60

2. Steilacoom 1-0 52

3. Tumwater 1-0 50

4. Archbishop Murphy 1-0 28

5. West Valley (Spokane) 1-0 26

6. Liberty (Issaquah) 1-0 22

(tie) Fife 1-0 22

8. Lynden 1-0 19

9. Black Hills 1-0 10

10. North Kitsap 0-1 6

Others receiving 6 or more points: none.

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CLASS 1A

1. Royal (3) 1-0 39

2. Lynden Christian (1) 1-0 38

3. Newport 1-0 34

4. Mount Baker (1) 1-0 32

5. Zillah 1-0 26

6. La Salle 1-0 18

7. Colville 0-1 13

8. Cascade Christian 0-0 11

9. Hoquiam 1-0 10

10. Connell 0-1 9

Others receiving 6 or more points: Wahluke 8. Port Townsend 7. Montesano 7.

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CLASS 2B

1. Kalama (4) 1-0 58

2. Napavine (1) 1-0 49

3. Onalaska (1) 1-0 40

4. Adna 1-0 38

5. Toledo 1-0 31

6. Tri-Cities Prep 1-0 25

7. Reardan 1-0 24

8. Chewelah (Jenkins) 0-1 19

9. Colfax 1-0 13

10. Lake Roosevelt 0-0 9

Others receiving 6 or more points: none.

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CLASS 1B

1. Odessa (4) 1-0 40

2. Almira/Coulee-Hartline 1-0 36

3. Entiat 1-0 16

4. Naselle 1-0 15

(tie) Quilcene 1-0 15

Others receiving 6 or more points: Neah Bay 13. Lummi 13.

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