1. Laverne (8-5): Coach Tim Allen always has the Tigers in contention, and this might be the year Laverne takes the gold ball.
2. Seiling (12-2): After reaching the Class C championship last year, the Wildcats are making the move up to B. Will be led by Eddy Pittman.
3. Garber (14-0): The Wolverines are losing a huge chunk from their back-to-back championship teams, but coach Mark Harmon feels they'll be OK.
4. Summit Christian (11-1): Summit has been a power as an independent, and new coach Ron Davis hopes to keep that tradition going.
5. Davenport (10-2): Tyler Phillips will be tough to replace, but John Greenfield said he has a lot of young guys ready to produce.
6. Kiefer (9-3): With Nick Livingston and Sergio Lazoya back, Trojans should contend for district championship.
7. Caddo (8-3): Ty Miller can make plays at wide receiver and in the secondary for the Bruins.
8. Fox (7-3): Justin Cornelius and Chris Spigner can make plays with their arms and legs, combining for 24 touchdowns last year.
9. Depew (9-3): The Hornets have to replace a lot, but Roy Lewis, 6-foot-3 and 240 pounds, is a star in the making.
10. Alex (6-5): The defensive line is a big concern, but the Longhorns make up for it with a strong group of linebackers.
11. Wetumka (7-3): At more than 230 pounds, tight end Terrence Yahola is a chore to bring down for any opposing team.
12. Copan (7-4): Everything begins with Josh Stanley, who has been a force for the Hornets the previous two seasons.
13. Pond Creek-Hunter (6-5): Returning quarterback Cody Coats was one of the top passers in the class last season.
14. Weleetka (6-5): Outlaws have one of the biggest wide receivers in the class in 6-foot-4 Caleb Smith.
15. Cherokee (5-5): If the Chiefs are going to find their way into the postseason, it's going to be on the strength of quarterback Justin Schanbacher.
16. Gans (7-4): Braily Couffer saw spot-time at quarterback last year and rushed for more than 1,000 yards. He enters this year as the starter.
17. Oaks (6-5): Jeremiah Snell is a player to watch with his legs and arm and is also a state champion in the hurdles.
18. Dewar (2-8): After a two-year stint in Class A, the Dragons return to their comfort zone and eight-man ball.
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