Here is a detailed list of the 2017 preseason power rankings for the Class 1 Boys. Rankings are determined based on results from the 2016 cross country and 2017 track and field seasons, with some special emphasis given to results from the MSHSAA State Cross Country Championships and MSHSAA State Track and Field Championships. You will be able to find all of the rankings lists by clicking "More Articles in the Series."
*Special Note: Please understand that these rankings are meant only to profile some of the top athletes in each class and is meant by no means as a way of excluding certain athletes for any reason. Civil discussions on subjective rankings are encouraged and embraced. Comment with anyone you think we left out and please send any private questions, comments or concerns to firstname.lastname@example.org.