CIF Southern Section releases 2018 high school football divisions

CIF Southern Section

The CIF Southern Section, California’s most power high school football section, has released its new divisional groupings for the 2018 season. This is the third straight year that the section is using its competitive equity rankings for the postseason for its 386 11-man teams.

The CIF-SS’s most powerful division, Division 1 remains the same from last year with 18 schools in the division, of which, sixteen will make the postseason. The division is led by defending division, state and national champ Mater Dei, which has a ranking of 142.47. The Monarchs are followed closely by Trinity League foe St. John Bosco with a ranking of 142.19.

Here’s the rest of Division 1:

CIF Southern Section Division 1

Mater Dei
St. John Bosco 142.19
Mission Viejo 130.12
Orange Lutheran 129.80
Santa Margarita 129.65
Chaminade 128.82
Corona Centennial 128.63
JSerra 128.12
Bishop Amat 126.53
Serra 126.14
Servite 125.55
Rancho Cucamonga 124.86
Murrieta Valley 124.20
Oaks Christian 122.30
San Clemente 122.10
Vista Murrieta 120.93
Long Beach Poly 118.02
Valencia (Valencia) 117.94

CIF Southern Section Division 2-13

Division 2 – Upland, Norco, Tesoro, Notre Dame (Sherman Oaks), Edison, Heritage, Calabasas, La Habra, Cathedral, Alemany, Great Oak, St. Francis, Westlake, San Juan Hills, Rancho Verde, Los Alamitos, Redlands East Valley

Division 3 – Hart, Cajon, Downey, Paraclete, Charter Oak, Newbury Park, Roosevelt (Eastvale), Murrieta Mesa, Elo Toro, Moorpark, Capistrano Valley, Corona Santiago, Damien, Lompoc, Paloma Valley, Citrus Hill, Sierra Canyon, La Mirada, Etwanda

Division 4 – Villa Park, Crespi, Paramount, Yucaipa, Corona del Mar, Bishop Diego, Grace Brethren, Oak Hills, Saugus, Golden Valley, El Modena, Chino Hills, Chaparral, Camarillo, St. Bonaventure, Rio Mesa, Redondo Union, King, Yorba Linda

Division 5 – Palos Verdes, Burroughs (Ridgecrest), La Serna, St. Paul, Don Lugo, Colony, Glendora, Ventura, Corona, Harvard-Westlake, Lawndale, Antelope Valley, Los Altos, Dos Pueblos, Redlands, Diamond Ranch, Los Osos, Apple Valley, Aquinas, Trabuco Hills, Carter, Burbank

Division 6 – Gahr, Canyon (Canyon Country), Mira Costa, St. Margaret’s, Valley Christian (Cerritos), Oxnard, Quartz Hill, Fulerton, Serrano, South Hills, Valley View, Pacifica (Oxnard), Mayfair, Long Beach Wilson, West Ranch, Huntington Beach, Silverado, Cypress, Tustin, Ayala, Palmdale, Canyon (Anaheim)

Division 7 – La Salle, Warren, Santa Ynez, San Jacinto, Pacifica (Garden Grove), Crescenta Valley, Valencia (Placentia), Northview, Newport Harbor, El Segundo, Culver City, Buena, Grand Terrace, Millikan, La Quinta (La Quinta), Citrus Valley, Buena Park, Sunny Hills, Santa Barbara, Elsinore, St. Anthony, Troy, Notre Dame (Riverside), Thousand Oaks

Division 8 – Temecula Valley, Arcadia, Santa Ana, Rancho Mirage, Fountain Valley, Arroyo, Chino, Woodbridge, Summit, Katella, Kaiser, Santa Fe, Sultana, Agoura, Alta Loma, Salesian, Wesst Covina, Temescal Canyon, Arlington, San Dimas, Lakewood, Royal, J.W. North, El Dorado

Division 9 – Aliso Niguel, Covina, Westminster, Orange, Foothill, Garden Grove, Palm Springs, Palm Desert, San Gorgonio, Lynwood, Marina, San Marino, Segerstrom, Claremont, North Torrance, Norte Vista, Montebello, Heritage Christian, Leuzinger, Big Bear, Muir, Brea Olinda, Monrovia, Victor Valley, Norwalk, Sonora, Dominguez, West Torrance, Poly (Riverside)

Division 10 – Chaffey, St. Genevieve, Brentwood, Hillcrest, Shadow Hills, Schurr, Hueneme, Poly (Pasadena), Burroughs (Burbank), Moreno Valley, Rancho Christian, Simi Valley, Whittier, Souoth El Monte, Lakeside, Highland, Bonita, Long Beach Cabrillo, Knight, Coachella Valley, Laguna Hills, Oak Park, Eisenhower, El Rancho, Compton, Nordhoff, Kennedy, Crean Lutheran, Rubidoux

Division 11 – Barstow, Ontario Christian, University, Ocean View, Perris, Beaumont, Channel Islands, California, Twentynine Palms, Silver Valley, Hesperia, AB Miller, Maranatha, Dana Hills, Ontario, Beckman, Pomona, Pasadena, Peninsula, Hemet, Inglewood, Godinez, Irvin, Jordan, Morningside, Yucca Valley, Western, La Quinta (Westminster), Jurupa Hills, Santa Paula, Patriot, Whittier Christian, Colton, Canyon Springs

Division 12 – Nogales, Artesia, Linfield Christian, Cabrillo (Lompoc), Pacific, Rio Hondo Prep, Campbell Hall, Diamond Bar, Santa Monica, Bellflower, Esperanza, Walnut, Xavier Prep, West Valley, Torrance, Banning, Rowland, San Marcos, Baldwin Park, Ramona, Rancho Alamitos, Viewpoint, Temple City, Arrowhead Christian, Northwood, Fontana, Pioneer, Hawthorne, Bell Gardens, Laguna Beach, South Pasadena, Indio, La Sierra, Montclair, Glenn, Saddleback Valley Christian, Tahquitz, Cantwell-Sacred Heart, Mary Star of the Sea, Santa Clarita Christian, Hoover, Carpinteria, Village Christian, Lancaster, Portola, South Torrance

Division 13 – Santa Ana Valley Eastside, Cathedral City, Alhambra, Hacienda Heights Wilson, La Canada, Bishop Montgomery, El Monte, Rosemead, Santa Clara, Azusa, Santiago (Garden Grove), Webb, Calvary Murrieta, Carnigie, Glendale, Granite Hills, Rim of the World, Calvary Chapel (Santa Ana), Garey, Littlerock, Savanna, Loara, Adelanto, Excelsior Charter, Verbum Dei, La Puente, California Military, Anaheim, Rialto, Desert Hot Springs, Cerritos, San Bernandino, Mountain View, Filmore, Los Amigos, Indian Springs, St. Monica Catholic, Bloomington, Trinity Classical Academy, Century, Jurupa Valley, Beverly Hills, Desert Mirage, Estancia, McAuliffe, Orange Vista, Duarte, Marshall, Magnolia, Saddleback, Riverside Prep, Workman, Vista Del Lago, Western Christian, Centennial (Compton), Gabriellino, Sierra Vista, San Gabriel, Bolsa Grande, Southlands Christian, St. Bernard, Ganesha, Malibu, Capistrano Valley Christian, Fairmont Prep, Santa Rose Academy, Don Bosco Tech, Vasquez, Arroyo Valley, Gladstone, Bassett, Costa Mesa, Hamilton, Firebaugh, St. Pius X/St. Matthias Academy, Keppel, Temecula Prep, Sherman Indian, Nuview Bridge, Ribet Academy, Desert Christian Academy

 

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