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Missouri 2020-2021.

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Well, it's about that time of the year when a new thread discussing the upcoming season sprouts up.

The thing that interests me about this season is how much talent still remains from last year. In particular, the top 4 consensus teams (STL, Ladue, Central and CHC) retain their top scorers, and most of their secondary scorers as well. The pool of skilled players though is so much deeper than almost any year I've seen, even with online tournaments this will be a season to remember. Here's a couple of teams I'll be keeping my eye on for the upcoming year.

Ray-Pec
Joel Miles is a criminally underrated player. I would go as far to say that he has a legitimate claim to being a top 3 generalist in Missouri. He's an incredible history and lit player, and his fine arts knowledge isn't that bad either. While Joel was unable to attend many tournaments last year, online tournaments may provide a remedy for this problem. Based on his results from recent events, it's pretty clear he's gearing up for a terrific senior run. If Joel can get more support, Ray-Pec is a legitimate threat to win the state title and break into the elite tier of teams

STL Patriots.

Assuming that Sam Lindsay will be returning, the sky is the limit for this squad. Recent freshman of the year winner Owen Farra was an absolute force last season, leading his team to first place finishes at prestigious events such as WHIT and the NAQT Qualifier. Sam Lindsay remains Missouri's second best history player, and the perfect supporting player for Owen. A deep run at nationals could be a real possibilty for this team, with their excellent pockets in almost all categories. It'll be truly tough to dethrone this team, but there are certainly challengers waiting out there.

Hallsville

Hallsville quickly managed to recover from the loss of Sam Lockwood last year, with a large part being due to sophomore Lauren Blakemore. They had some very impressive placings including a fourth place out of 48 teams at WHIT. Her, Jackson Morton, and Emma Crocker will all be returning to the team. Mason Herbold, the leading scorer on a Hallsville team that took 3rd at JV State seems likely to join them. Hallsville's reign over the small school field is almost assured at this point, as it usually is. If Lauren can make another jump in ability, and her teammates can too, then this Hallsville team will consistently be battling for tournament championships throughout this season.


To go through a couple of teams real quick.
Ladue will obviously be strong as ever, with the duo of Eric Yin and Louis Li leading the way. Eric is the best science player in Missouri, and Louis is most likely the best history player. They will be the favorites at most likely every tournament which doesn't feature STL, and another team that could potentially make a mark at nationals.

College Heights still have Gabe Forrest, who will continue to put up massive numbers which will no doubt skyrocket even higher. Gabe made one of the largest improvements I've ever seen from his freshman to sophomore year, so he will undoubtedly ramp up his game even more.

St. Joseph Central still has Frederick Rivas Giorgi and Emmaleigh Coe, ensuring they will remain in tournament contention. Whether freshman Patrick Rivas Giorgi can cover science will be a huge factor to their success.

Kickapoo's sophomore tandem of Chase Sponenberg and Roman Taylor will drive them to success. This team perhaps isn't ready yet for true contention, but consistent top 5 tournament placings this year would absolutely not be surprising for this squad.

Let me know what other teams might be interesting this season.
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I will say that Ladue is fortunate to have very good specialists Max Yang(Geo), Yuvan Chali (Myth), and Jason Xu (Music). We will be one of the deeper teams in Missouri and Max's geo ability will certainly help us on NAQT. We have yet to decide on final team composition, but our depth will certainly go a long way in close games.
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I believe Sam Lindsey is going to be a senior this year.
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Re: Missouri 2020-2021.

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Thanks for the thread, Felix! I’ve been wanting to do an essay/writeup on what to expect from the 2020-21 season for a while now, but I’ve never really had the motivation to, so I think this forum post gives me the inspiration I need. In addition to the teams you’ve mentioned, I’d also like to mention a few more.

First off: Washington. Audrey Bush may be graduating, but there’s no doubt that Samantha Doepker will be able to step up and keep Washington as the powerhouse that it is. On top of this, two very impressive middle school players, Hayden Ley and Vincent Hoang, will become freshmen this season, leaving it unlikely that Washington will experience a massive slump anytime soon.

While three of North Kansas City’s top scorers are graduating, this doesn’t mean they’re completely out of the picture. Along with Reilly Nash still being a part of the team, there are plenty of promising B-team members to pick from, ensuring that the void left by NKC’s seniors won’t be too large.

CIS seems likely to only get better the next coming seasons, evident by their second place finish at MACA JV (only below the aforementioned Washington) and their first place finish at Hallsville’s Middle School tournament. If some of their rising freshmen can transition from MSQB to HSQB and the team goes to bigger tournaments overall, there may be a top 10 team not just this season, but for quite a few seasons to come.

Rolla is another team with next to no graduating players -- not like it would matter, given how remarkably balanced the team is. Rolla seems to have quickly improved over the course of last season alone, if going from 13th at WHIT to placing in the top 5 at nearly all of their spring competitions is anything to go by. If this kind of improvement continues into the summer and next season, things are looking very good for Rolla.

While Fair Grove doesn’t have as impressive a track record as some of the other teams mentioned, to me they seem to have some of the most potential out of the teams here. To put it bluntly, both of their top scorers were freshmen, and were both some of the highest-scoring freshmen last season. If this potential is realized, Fair Grove has a shot at not just JV titles, but small school titles as well.

There are also a few teams which rarely go to many competitions, and as a result can slip under the radar when looking at notable upcoming teams. I’ve given these teams their own category apart from the aforementioned five due to the possibility that they may not be as much of a force as hoped for, but as well as providing a bit of encouragement to help these teams get out more. When I think of these kinds of teams, the first five to come to mind are Clayton, Kirksville, Parkway West, Hickman, and Savannah. Clayton seems to show the most potential out of these five, taking fifth at a stacked WUHSAC with an all-sophomore team. Kirksville also has its fair share of standings to boast about, such as a first-place finish at BRIC and placing as the top Missouri team at PAWS, yet unfortunately they never got to go to many bigger tournaments. Many of these cases seem to be based around location (e.g. Parkway West not venturing far from St. Louis, or Hickman rarely going outside of Columbia), yet the advent of online tournaments may see these teams getting out of their shell more often.

Finally, I’d like to look at some of the players from the Class of 2020 that won’t be returning this season. Rather than analyzing how X team would die without Y player, I’ll take a moment to congratulate some of the great runs they’ve had over their HSQB career.

Thayer's Garrett Blum for leading a small school to several top 3 finishes, small school titles, and overall a run reminiscent of Michael Powers.

TJ IDS's Savannah Dillard for maintaining a rivalry with College Heights that was fantastic to watch unfold, as well as a 4th place finish and 2nd place individual finish at the NAQT State Qualifier.

NKC's Ryan Huynh and Alfonso Franco for helping maintain a legend of a team, with several wins both in the Kansas City area and in the state as a whole.

Poplar Bluff's Michael Joseph for leading an underrated gem of a team, creating quite possibly the most unpredictable outcome of last season by becoming one of Ladue's only losses.

Orchard Farm's Savannah Carmichael for helping her team frequently be a presence in the St. Louis area, often placing at least top 3 both individually and as a team.

Washington's Audrey Bush for playing a crucial part in keeping Washington as one of the best teams in the state, even after Joe Stitz is long gone.

Parkway West's Mukund Viswanadha for propelling the team back to being one of St. Louis's most notable teams, even without an active competition schedule.

Hallsville's Colton Hough for helping to assert Hallsville's place as small school champion, despite losing Lockwood.

St. Joseph Central's Ansh Gupta for working as a great supplementary player to Frederick, filling in some of the gaps that Frederick couldn't cover by himself.

I'd also like to give honorable mentions to Helias's Gabe Borgmeyer, Savannah's Matt Brown, Palmyra's Mason Mitchell, Ben Ray and Jacob Bentlage from Centralia, Weaubleau's Samantha Dill, Houston's Maia Pritchett, and Moberly's Issac Oliver for all being great top scorers for amazing teams. Finally, I'd like to thank our own Caleb Martonfi for not just being a great generalist and captain, but for being a great role model, and bringing the spirit of quizbowl to our school and our team. We'll try not to slump too much without him.
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I'll add some of my thoughts too, though I'm admittedly only familiar with the bigger names in terms of statewide skill:

Tier 1 – National-Level Competitors
(Recycled from my Groger Ranks preseason poll response)

STL Patriots A: The #1 Missouri team last season retains its high-scoring dynamic duo of Owen Farra and Sam Lindsey, though they do lose their third scorer and team captain Tim Amiri. As Freshman of the Year, Owen almost single-handedly brought this team to be the best in Missouri with his all-around strong coverage, especially in literature and science. Sam remains a very good history specialist who also has many deep pockets of knowledge in other subjects, resulting in lots of match-swinging "clutch" buzzes and 30s on bonuses. This easily-underestimated homeschool team is sure to make a huge impact at next year's nationals, though it remains to be seen if they can continue their winning streak against their main in-state rival...

Ladue A: My own team retains virtually all of its scoring: Louis Li remains a top-tier history player who also covers literature very well, I myself have strong science specialism, and Jason Xu has been improving his deep knowledge of auditory fine arts and some areas of science. Additionally, Max Yang's immense geography skill will greatly boost our team's performance on NAQT questions, while either him or myth specialist Yuvan Chali will still bring pockets of deep knowledge to our team on the mACF format. Though we probably won't be a contender for a national title, Ladue will certainly be competitive on a national level once again.

Tier 2 – State-Level Powerhouses

College Heights Christian A: Gabe Forrest is probably the best player in the state who isn't named Owen or Louis, with immensely deep specialism in visual arts (he wrote GORKY for heck's sake) and literature, as well as solid all-around generalism. CHC's one weakness is their wholly dependence on Gabe—the lack of strong supporting teammates means this team likely won't be able to match Ladue or STL Patriots in subjects like science and history that Gabe isn't as good at.

Raymore-Peculiar A: Though formerly obscure and little-known outside the Kansas City area, Joel Miles is poised to take this team to the big leagues in the upcoming season. Joel is one of the few individual players in Missouri who can match Gabe Forrest, and is possibly the best overall generalist in the state (backed by his perennial status as top Missouri scorer in Level D Buzzword). Like CHC, Ray-Pec's main weakness is Joel's lack of strong teammates to support him in subjects like science, making this team still a tier below the Big Two.

St. Joseph Central A: Another strong team at the state level, Central retains a very good history and auditory fine arts player in Frederick Rivas-Giorgi, but they do lose most of their science coverage with Ansh Gupta's graduation. However, if last season was any indication, Central is sure to rebuild its A team rather quickly with rising players including Patrick Rivas-Giorgi. They'll definitely still be contenders on the state level, though the lost of Ansh has further widened the gap between them and the Tier 1 powerhouses.

Tier 3/Other notable teams

Washington A: This team didn't quite live up to the hype last season, but – even with the departure of Audrey Bush – Samatha, Kyle and Silas remain a very strong combo with lots of potential this year. Depending on how much they've improved since last season's premature end, they could easily become a statewide powerhouse for the first time since Joe Stitz's graduation.

Hallsville A: A strong and underrated team last season, Hallsville returns most of its players including Lauren, Emma and Jackson. They already proved their ability to place in the top 3 even while shorthanded at last season's MOQBA Fall and WUHSAC, and they'll only be better this year. I can definitely see this team moving up a tier during the season, especially if they can get their full team together more often.

Ladue B: Like in the past few years, I predict Ladue B will once again be a fairly underrated team. Our B team will feature either Max Yang or Yuvan Chali, who are not only great specialists in geo and myth respectively, but are also good all-around players with especially strong science coverage. Additionally, rising freshman Sophia Xu has already learned most of the regs-level visual arts canon, which will likely make her another solid contributor to the B team. With knowledgeable upperclassmen to round out the team, I don't think it's unreasonable for Ladue B to find itself contending in the playoffs of large tournaments.

Overall, even though much of the season looks like it'll be online, I'm looking forward to seeing how things play out in Missouri quizbowl this year!
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I will provide my limited knowledge (which as an Illinoisan is limited to the St. Louis Metro)

Ladue A: Return two of the top 5 players in the state in Eric Yin and Louis Li, who will pretty much lock down science and history, respectively. Jason Xu is also a very good specialist, although not in a "Big 3" category. I've gotten to play with Max Yang and Yuvan Chali in an online tournament and they've both played very well. Max is a legitimate contender for the #1 geography player in Missouri in my opinion, as he's 1st lined most of the Geography tossups in our matches (while playing with an ex-National Geographic Bee Finalist in Vishal Sareddy), and Yuvan is a pretty good Myth specialist who also has solid science coverage, though he will probably be shadowed by Eric in that category.

St. Louis Patriots: Owen is very good. I played him 1v1 on Scobol Solo and in a team setting at WUFAT, and both times he beat me/us handily. He's up there with some of the best rising Sophomores in the country, in my opinion. Sam is a very solid History player and will be able to help fill in Owen's weaker categories. They should be able to contend for a pretty high place at nationals (should they choose to go and assuming they aren't cancelled).

I don't know too much else in detail about any other teams. Orchard Farm and Washington should both be reasonably competitive. I know Webster Groves were pretty good last year, but I don't know if Ethan Weihl graduated or not.
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I'm a bit rusty from sheltering in place behind the farm desk the past few months, so here goes:

I would definitely keep an eye on Kirksville this year. Their main three players will all be back for their senior year, and depending on how active they and their second-year coach can become early in the season, the Tigers may be a force to reckon with. They're going to need that again their conference foes Mexico, as their top players are also returning for their senior year.

Also keep an eye on the development of Fair Grove's top scorers, as they're back for their sophomore year. Ditto for Columbia Independent.

One program in development that could make a bigger splash this year: Kansas City Lutheran. They finished in the top four at BASIC in the waning days of the season, and I suspect they may want to add more tournaments to their schedule this year however they're able to. Not sure how much of a wave they would make, but potentially a new name that may pop up in championship pools on the western side of the state.

Also something to keep watch on: how the heck MSHSAA's going to arrange their six classes for quiz bowl, and the introduction of championship factors that could elevate programs from non-public schools as many as two classes.
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Hello everybody.

I have created a preseason poll. I would highly encourage you to vote if you feel you have enough knowledge of the circuit. The deadline will be flexible depending on the amount and frequency of submissions.

https://forms.gle/DNMyjWBGjRaWtEXXA
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1. St. Louis Patriots, 98 points, ranked in 10/10 ballots, highest vote: 1, lowest vote: 2

2. Ladue A, 92 points ranked in 10/10 ballots, highest vote: 1, lowest vote: 2

3. St. Joseph Central A, 73 points, ranked in 10/10 ballots, highest vote: 3, lowest vote: 5.

4. College Heights Christian, 68 points ranked in 10/10 ballots, highest vote: 3, lowest vote: 5.

5. Ray-Pec, 64 points ranked in 10/10 of ballots, highest vote: 3, lowest vote: 10.

6. Hallsville, 40 points, ranked in 10/10 ballots, highest vote: 6, lowest vote: 8

7. Kirksville, 38 points, ranked in 10/10 ballots, highest vote: 5, lowest vote: 9

8, Kickapoo, 22, points ranked in 6 ballots, highest vote: 6, lowest vote: 9

9. Washington, 15 points, ranked in 10/10 ballots highest vote: lowest vote 9

10. North Kansas City, 13 points, ranked in 5 ballots,: highest vote: 6, lowest vote: 10


Also receiving votes
Eldon, 4 points, ranked in 3 ballots,
Clayton A, 3 points, 1 ballot.
Rolla: 3 points, 1 ballot
CIS, 3 points, 2 ballots
Ladue B, 2 points, 2 ballots
Centralia, 1 point, 1 ballot.

Thanks for everyone who voted. The results are now complete. Here are the 10 ballots.

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As the first real "Missouri-wide" tournament of the season, last Saturday's Kickapoo Classic (held on IS-199) should offer some insight into the dynamics of the state circuit this year, despite the absence of several top teams (notably STL Patriots, Hallsville, Washington, Kirksville, and of course Kickapoo).

1. Ladue: The favorites going into the tournament, Ladue's A team once again established itself as a state-wide powerhouse this season, sweeping the field while scoring a whopping 9.45 powers/game. As the #4 overall scorer at 96.82 PPG and 55 powers, top scorer and senior Louis Li seems to have dispelled any issues he had on NAQT questions last season, applying his deep and extensive coverage of history, literature, sports, and (surprisingly) math computation. More surprising, though, was the emergence of sophomore Max Yang as the team's 2nd scorer (#23 overall with 40.48 PPG and 18 powers). Max proved his skill not only as geography specialist, but also as a great all-around player—especially with regards to the hard-to-describe and ever-elusive "NAQT content." Seniors Eric Yin and Jason Xu rounded out the team with their science and fine-arts specialism, forming a well-balanced squad that no opponent could overcome. Still, a PPB of "only" 22.66 leaves something to be desired for a team that put up 26.46 PPB on RAFT II only a week prior.

2. Raymore-Peculiar: Perhaps as a surprise to some, Ray-Pec also established itself as a statewide power by finishing in 2nd place and scoring the highest PPB (23.10) in the entire field. Senior Joel Miles was also the #1 overall scorer in the field, with a whopping 154.09 PPG and 61 powers. Joel—a noted literature-oriented generalist—made up the vast majority of the team's tossup points, while fellow senior Brendan Fuller, a science player, scored most of the rest. Interestingly, Ray-Pec's lack of balance hasn't seemed to have really affected their consistency, at least at HS regular difficulty. They'll definitely be a contender at the NAQT State Qualifier and whichever MSHSAA State class they end up in.

3. St. Joseph Central: As always, Central appears to have rebuilt strongly after graduating several members from last season. Junior Frederick Rivas-Giorgi (#3 overall scorer) accounted for most of their tossup points, putting up 120.00 PPG and 54 powers with his deep knowledge in music, history, and other subjects; while senior Emmaleigh Coe picked up most of the rest. From my personal experience, our game against Central A was certainly our closest and most competitive matchup of the day, with Frederick and co's fast buzzes putting us on our toes the entire match. Central seems to be at least as good as they were last year, if not better—I can see them once again establishing themselves as top 3 in the state by the end of the season.

4. College Heights Christian: Another team that cemented its status as a powerhouse this season. As the #2 overall scorer at 146.82 PPG and 51 powers, junior Gabe Forrest scored nearly all of this team's tossup points, with deep fine-arts and literature specialism combined with great all-around skill. However, CHC's PPB seems to have greatly fluctuated, ranging from as high as 21.43 against Ray-Pec to as low as 10.00 in some rounds, averaging at 16.76—significantly lower than the 3 teams above (or their own team on IS-195 two weeks earlier). This wide range of values suggests an issue with gameplay consistency—CHC will probably need to improve their bonus-conferring skills in order to better compete against teams like Ladue and STL Patriots in the future.

5. Ladue B: Likely the biggest surprise, Ladue B established itself as a top team—defeating NKC A to win their prelim bracket, then playing CHC A fairly close—despite Max playing on the A team this tournament. Sophomore Yuvan Chali was #5 in overall scoring with 84.00 PPG and 14 powers, showcasing strong generalist skill in addition to his myth and science specialism. Fellow sophomore Will Bender had only one less power than Yuvan, with his deep knowledge in math and other areas, while several newer players rounded out the team. Ladue B is looking to be the strongest it's ever been since 2018–19 (when an incomplete B team placed 5th at NAQT State), and should definitely be watched out for this season.

6. North Kansas City: Despite losing half of its A team from last season, NKC remained quite formidable behind seniors Reilly Nash and Sergio Espitia. Reilly, a science-oriented player, put up especially strong stats with 60 PPG and 14 powers; Sergio was 2nd scorer with 36.00 PPG and 6 powers; while juniors Abbi Parks and Scott Nguyen rounded out their well-balanced squad. Though their powers/game stats didn't stand out much, they did manage to score the 4th-highest PPB in the field (17.17), defeat Fair Grove A and Sullivan A (both strong teams) by large margins, and play Ladue B and Central A fairly close. Although they likely didn't finish as high as some were expecting, NKC A has clearly shown their ability to compete at the state-wide level this season, and could very well repeat or exceed last year’s 5th-place finish at the NAQT State Qualifier. They're also in the same conference as Central, so those matches should be quite exciting.

7. Fair Grove (Small School champion):
edlonesceau wrote: Fri Aug 14, 2020 9:03 pmWhile Fair Grove doesn’t have as impressive a track record as some of the other teams mentioned, to me they seem to have some of the most potential out of the teams here. To put it bluntly, both of their top scorers were freshmen, and were both some of the highest-scoring freshmen last season. If this potential is realized, Fair Grove has a shot at not just JV titles, but small school titles as well.
It appears that this potential is already being realized. Sophomore Braden Booth (#6 overall scorer) led the team in scoring with 73.50 PPG and 11 powers, with fellow sophomore Chritian Allen the team's 2nd scorer at 32.00 PPG and 6 powers (quite impressive, given their tough playoff bracket). The team's overall performance was just as impressive—they sweeped their prelim bracket, becoming the only small-school team to make playoffs, then won a convincing victory against Sullivan A and took down Orchard Farm to finish a respectable 7th. With such a young team, Fair Grove will likely be contending with Hallsville for small-school titles for years to come.

8. Witchita East: The only non-Missouri team in the field, Witchita East has established themselves as a formidable team despite its location in "quizbowl North Korea." They finished ahead of relatively-strong Missouri teams like Orchard Farm, TJ A, and Sullivan A; Gabe Murphy was also #21 in individual scoring with 40.63 PPG, and Laura Smith was 26th with 37.00 PPG. This team definitely has a lot of potential, especially with transportation to Missouri a non-issue for them while tournaments remain online.

9. Orchard Farm: A strong upper middle-class team, Orchard Farm won all their prelim rounds except against Ray-Pec, and defeated Sullivan A in the playoffs. Their top scorer, James Reineke, was also #20 in overall scoring with 42.50 PPG. Combined with their strong 5th-place showing at Clever two weeks earlier, they've established themselves among the stronger Missouri teams this season.

10. Thomas Jefferson IDS: Though still a good team this season, TJ A definitely took a major hit compared to last season with Savannah Dillard’s graduation. Sophomore Ryken Garren did achieve #19 in individual scoring, though, with 42.78 PPG—boding well for this team’s future.

11. Sullivan A: Probably the team with the most tragic record last Saturday. Sullivan A was 15 points away from beating CHC A to sweep their prelim pool, but subsequently lost all five of their playoff matches, including a 35-point loss to Orchard Farm. Sophomore Ryan Happel led the team in scoring with 53.50 PPG, making him the #16 overall scorer in the field. Sullivan A’s PPG and PPB stats were both higher than those of the three teams that placed directly higher than them, suggesting that they underperformed by a significant amount. They showed lots of potential, though—and their performance last Saturday will be good motivation for the team to improve.

Looking forward into 2021, all eyes will be on the MOQBA Winter Kickoff (MCMT) in January and the North Kansas City Invitational (Prison Bowl) in February, both of which will once again feature most of the best teams in the state. With the Missouri circuit as competitive as ever, it'll be interesting to see how everything shakes out by the end of the season.
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Last weekend's AQBL ONCT marks the end of the 2020-21 postseason. "Scalene Triangle" won the tournament undefeated, while Ladue finished 4th—marking the highest-EVER combined nationals performance from Missouri teams. A tremendous end to the most competitive season of Missouri quizbowl yet!

Now that the season is over, Felix Wang is running a Missouri-wide team poll. You can fill out a ballot using the form linked here. A 1st-place vote gives a team 10 points, a 2nd-place vote gives 9, a 3rd-place vote gives 8, and so on. We look forward to seeing the results!
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The poll closes tomorrow night. If you're planning to submit a ballot, make sure to get it in soon.
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Poll is over. Thank you to our wonderful 13 voters for their valuable time and input. Congratulations to our #1 ranked team, Ladue A! Things of note, the first and second place, as well as the third and fourth place were incredibly contested. Just shows the parity this state has achieved. Also of note, Parkway West's rise from being completely unranked on the preseason poll to being #7 on the postseason, Hallsville dropping from #6 to unranked due to unfortunate circumstances and Ray-Pec going from 5th to nearly dethroning Ladue.

#1 Ladue: 126 points (ranked in all ballots) (Highest ranking: 1, Lowest ranking: 2
#2 Ray-Pec: 121 points (ranked in all ballots) : (Highest ranking: 1, Lowest ranking: 2)
#3 College Heights Christian (ranked in all ballot): 95 points (Highest ranking: 3, Lowest ranking 6)
#4 St. Joseph Central: 94(!!!) points (ranked in all ballots) (Highest ranking: 3, Lowest ranking 5)
#5 Kirksville: 80 points (ranked in all ballots) (Highest ranking: 3, Lowest ranking 6)
#6 St. Louis Patriots: 58 points (ranked in 11 ballots) (Highest ranking: 4, Lowest ranking unranked)
#7 Parkway West: 43 points (ranked in 12 ballots) (Highest ranking: 6, Lowest ranking 8)
#8 Clayton: 38 points (ranked in 11 ballots) (Highest ranking: 7, lowest ranking 9)
#9 North Kansas City: 14 points (ranked in 8 ballots) (Higheset ranking: 8, lowest ranking unranked)
#10 Fair Grove: 13 points (6 ballots) (Highest ranking: 7, Lowest ranking unranked)

Also receiving votes Washington: 10 points, Eldon, 4 points Kickapoo, 4 points, Liberty North: 2 points, Ladue B: 2 points, Clever: 2 points, North Shelby: 1 point, Sullivan 1 point

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