Centennial's Kenny Tran (1) and Centennial's Deshane Johnson (23) go after Central's Tarell Evans (3) in a prep football game at Tommy Stewart Field in Champaign on Friday, September 6, 2019.

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Preps coordinator Colin Likas updates his weekly rankings after Week 2 action wrapped up:


1. Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley 2-0 (2)

Falcons used a big second half to blow past Eureka, start two-game road trip at Heyworth, then hit Fieldcrest.

2. Tuscola 2-0 (3)

Warriors won instant classic versus Arcola in Week 2, and things stay tough with talented Central A&M in town.

3. Bismarck-Henning/Rossville-Alvin 2-0 (4)

Blue Devils disposed of Momence to stay unbeaten, enter Vermilion Valley play against Hoopeston Area/A-P.

4. Champaign Central 1-1 (5)

Maroons rebounded from Week 1 defeat by dumping Centennial, welcome Peoria Notre Dame to C-U next.

5. Monticello 1-1 (1)

Sages stumbled in road loss to Chillicothe IVC, try to get on track with home debut against St. Thomas More.

6. Arcola 1-1 (6)

Purple Riders narrowly fell to Tuscola at home, return to Lincoln Prairie action at Villa Grove/Heritage.

7. Prairie Central 2-0 (—)

Hawks fly into these rankings after taking out Bloomington Central Catholic, get good test in Week 3 with Unity.

8. St. Joseph-Ogden 2-0 (9)

Spartans outlasted Rantoul on the road, now prepare for Bloomington Central Catholic on Friday in St. Joseph.

9. Fisher 1-1 (7)

Bunnies couldn’t pull through in defensive battle at Tremont, host a Tri-Valley team seeking its first win.

10. Watseka 2-0 (—)

Warriors also new to this poll after opening year with wins over Oakwood and Salt Fork. Momence is next.


Prep Sports Coordinator

Colin Likas is prep sports coordinator at The News-Gazette. His email is clikas@news-gazette.com, and you can follow him on Twitter (@clikasNG).