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Class 2A football preseason top 10

LCA's Clay Elliott, 17 sacked Danville quarterback Zack Dampier, 18, as Danville played LCA on Friday October 23, 2015 in Lexington, Ky.
LCA's Clay Elliott, 17 sacked Danville quarterback Zack Dampier, 18, as Danville played LCA on Friday October 23, 2015 in Lexington, Ky. mcornelison@herald-leader.com

Coaches in each of Kentucky’s six classes were asked to rank the top 10 teams in their respective classes. These rankings are based on the results of that polling.

Class 2A

School

2015 record

Josh Moore’s comment

1. Mayfield

14-1 (champs)

Cardinals are one title away from being third program to win five straight.

2. DeSales

11-3

Colts’ close loss to Mayfield in state semis likely cost them championship.

3. Newport Central Catholic

9-6

2-5 start didn’t keep Thoroughbreds from playing in fourth straight finals.

4. Louisville Christian

10-3

Two-way threat Jacob Paulson led team with 99 tackles last season.

5. Danville

12-2

Can the smaller half of “Titletown” reach its first title game since 2006?

6. Owensboro Catholic

10-3

Highest-scoring team in Class 2A graduated prolific passer Ray Zuberer.

7. Murray

7-5

Leading rusher Andrew Pajor returns looking for first 1,000-yard season.

8. Lexington Christian

8-5

LCA’s junior class is stocked with talent to take it far in the postseason.

9. Butler County

9-3

Senior Rex Henderson the top returning passer regardless of classification.

10. Glasgow

6-6

Linebacker Steven Franklin has offers from Army, Memphis, Toledo.

Josh Moore: 859-231-1307, @HLpreps

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