How do the top high school football teams in the state stack up? Check out our preseason top-10 rankings for Class 2A, 3A and 4A football across Washington.

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Can the defending state football champs do it again?

Three of them are ranked No. 1 to start the season in The Seattle Times’ preseason state football rankings.

Gonzaga Prep (4A), Eastside Catholic (3A) and Prosser (2A) enter the 2016 season, which begins Sept. 1, loaded and ready to repeat.

Of course, it’s tough to stay at No. 1 all season.

Can always-tough Skyline or Camas take the Class 4A crown from the Bullpups? Will the fact Bellevue is barred from postseason play help clear the path for Eastside Catholic to win a third consecutive Class 3A title?

And what about in Class 2A? Can Tumwater and retiring coach Sid Otton get past Prosser, which beat them in the state title game last year?

We’ll start finding out next week. Check out our preseason 2A, 3A and 4A rankings below: