Friday’s season-opening football game between McPherson High and Buhler will match two teams that earned spots in The Hutchinson News’ preseason rankings.
Buhler, which invades McPherson Stadium, is ranked No. 3 in Class 4A Division I, while the Bullpups are just behind at No. 4. Andale completes the Top 5.
Ironically Maize South — MHS’ opponent next week — is ranked No. 2. Defending state champion Bishop Miege is ranked No. 1.
Hesston is ranked No. 5 in Class 3A, trailing Rossville, Silver Lake, Hoisington and Norton.