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Austin FC is ranked at No. 21 in the MLS's latest power rankings.

A group of 13 MLS writers compiled a list of who ranks best—or worst—in the league on Tuesday, putting new club Austin FC at 21st out of 27 ahead of their first match on Saturday.

Their next opponent, LAFC, was ranked No. 2. The San Jose Earthquakes, who ATXFC will see in their home opener on Saturday, June 19, are ranked 16th.

The club may be low on the list, but it's to be expected for an expansion team. Austin FC is still ranked above six other teams, including rival Texas club Houston Dynamo.

Austin FC will put their underdog team to the test on Saturday as they head to No. 2 LAFC.


Akins Early College High School, 10701 S. 1st St., is on lockdown as district police investigate a report of an "armed subject," Austin ISD Police Chief Ashley Gonzalez tweeted at 10:11 a.m. Wednesday.

As of 11:56 a.m., the involved parties have been identified and located. Students and staff are safe, Gonzalez tweeted, and no shots have been fired as of 11:09 a.m.

Parents are asked to refrain from going to campus.

This post will be updated as more information becomes available.

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