The Park School, the defending Class A state Federation champions, opens the season ranked No. 1 in Class A by the New York State Sportswriters Association.
The group announced its first rankings of 2018-19 on Tuesday.
Park is among four area schools in the Class A top 25. St. Francis is ranked No. 11, Canisius at No. 18 and Lewiston-Porter at No. 21.
In Class AA, Niagara Falls, which lost to Park on Friday, is ranked No. 9 with its 3-1 start.
In Class B, Olean is ranked No. 3 in the state and is already 4-0. Cardinal O'Hara is just behind at No. 5. Nichols is No. 18 and Allegany Limestone checks in at No. 25.
In Class C, Buffalo Middle College is No. 2 in the rankings, followed by Randolph at No. 4, Buffalo Tapestry Charter at No. 11 and Chautaugua Lake is No. 17.
In Class D, Brocton is ranked No. 13.