TORRINGTON – Despite losses last week, the Southeast and Torrington high school football teams remain in the top five of their respective classes’ rankings heading into week two of the season.
Torrington suffered a forfeit loss to Douglas, while Southeast opened the season with a 40-7 road loss to Shoshoni.
Both teams still are hanging onto top five rankings as Torrington only fell one spot to No. 4. This week, the Blazers still picked up two first-place votes, while garnering two second, three third, a fourth and four fifth-place votes.
Torrington travels to Glenrock, who is receiving votes, on Friday. Kickoff is scheduled for 7 p.m.
Wheatland holds down the top spot for the second straight week, while Lyman moved up two spots to No. 2. Mountain View is third, while Lovell and Upton-Sundance are tied for fifth.
As for Southeast, the Cyclones fell to No. 5 after their loss to current No. 2-ranked Shoshoni. Niobrara County takes the top spot, picking up nine of the possible 15 first-place votes. Rocky Mountain is No. 3, while Pine Bluffs comes in at No. 4.
The Lingle-Fort Laramie Doggers also earned a fourth and fifth-place vote this week.
(First place in parentheses)
1. Wheatland (11) 210
2. Lyman (2) 174
3. Mt. View (2) 114
4. Torrington (2) 99
T5. Lovell 57
T5. Upton-Sundance 57
Receiving votes: Tongue River 27, Big Horn 12, Glenrock 9, Cokeville 6
Class 1A 9-Man
1. Niobrara County (9) 195
2. Shoshoni (2) 174
3. Rocky Mountain 90
4. Pine Bluffs 78
5. Southeast 45
Receiving votes: Wind River (1) 18, Greybull 12, Saratoga 12, Lingle-Fort Laramie 9