GREEN BAY (WLUK) -- The high school football season kicks off Friday but before the games are played it's time to unveil this year's first FOX 11 Top 11.
Teams we're used to seeing in the rankings but are missing due to opting to play spring football include Kimberly, Fond du lac, Bay Port, Appleton North and St. Mary's Springs.
Nonetheless, there are plenty of quality teams to fill out the spots, so here is the Week 1 FOX 11 Top 11:
FOX 11 TOP 11
1. West De Pere: Phantoms won the Bay Conference in 2019. This week: host No. 3 Menasha.
2. Wrightstown: Tigers reached Level 4 last season. This week: at Denmark.
3. Menasha: Bluejays reached the Division 3 state title game last season. This week: at No. 1 West De Pere.
4. Freedom: Irish won the North Eastern Conference title last season. This week: at Winneconne.
5. Hortonville: Polar Bears were 9-2 last season. This week: at Marshfield.
6. Kaukauna: Ghosts were 8-4 last season. This week: host No. 11 Notre Dame.
7. Xavier: Hawks were 5-5 last season. This week: at New London.
8. Kiel: Purple Raiders reached the Division 4 state title game last season. This week: host Sheboygan Lutheran/Christian.
9. Southern Door: Eagles missed postseason in 2019. This week: at Clintonville.
10. Kewaunee: Storm won the MONLPC Large last season. This week: at Bonduel.
11. Notre Dame: Tritons look to bounce back after 1-win season in 2019. This week: at Kaukauna.
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