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AP preseason football poll released

Two northeast Indiana teams will go into the regular season openers Friday ranked No. 2 in their respective Associated Press polls.

The AP released its polls Monday and Snider (Class 5A) and Bishop Luers (2A) are both ranked No. 2.

Also in the top 10 from the area are North Side (No. 7 in 5A), Bishop Dwenger (No. 8) and East Noble (No. 9) in 4A and Churubusco (No. 10 in 2A).

Area teams receiving votes in the AP poll were Carroll (6A), Homestead (6A), Leo (4A), New Haven (4A), Heritage (3A), Tippecanoe Valley (3A), Garrett (3A), Bluffton (2A), Adams Central (1A) and Southern Wells (1A).

In the Indiana Football Coaches Association preseason poll, Snider is second in 5A, while Luers is in the same position for 3A. North Side is ninth in 5A, Bishop Dwenger sixth and East Noble seventh in 4A, Churubusco is eighth in 2A and Adams Central is ninth in 1A.

High School Sports Editor Greg Jones on prep sports.