The strength of the Metro League has been apparent through the first few weeks of the football season, with several teams off to strong starts.Three Metro League teams can be found in the top five of this week’s STLhighschoolsports.com small-schools rankings: No. 1 John Burroughs 3-0, No. 3 Westminster 3-0 and No. 5 Priory 2-1.“It’s stronger this year, that’s for sure,” Westminster coach Cory Snyder said of the conference.