Respected website KPreps has come out with its high school football preseason ratings.
McPherson High is picked No. 4 in Class 4A Division I behind Miege, Buhler and Maize South. The Bullpups, of course, open their season on the road with games at Buhler and Maize South, just as they did last season.
DeSoto rounds out the Top 5.
Hesston, which lost to Rossville in last year’s Class 3A title game, is ranked No. 5. Silver Lake is No. 1, followed by Nemaha Central and Phillipsburg. Rossville is No. 4, just ahead of Hesston.