IMG Academy finishes No. 1 in final Florida Top 25

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Even though IMG Academy played five or so fewer games then most teams in the Florida Top 25 in 2017, the Ascenders finish as the No. 1 team in our rankings that are created with our proprietary algorithm.  The Ascenders, who finished the season ranked No. 3 nationally in our Top 100, beat four state champs and one state runner-up this past season.  They will enter 2018 with a 36-game win streak.

High School Football America Florida Top 25

No. 1 IMG Academy (8-0)

No. 2 American Heritage (Plantation) (13-0)

No. 3 Venice (14-1)

No. 4 Northwestern (12-3)

No. 5 Armwood (14-1)

No. 6 Miami Central (9-3)

No. 7 St. Thomas Aquinas (11-3)

No. 8 Chaminade-Madonna (10-2), LW: #11

No. 9 Cardinal Gibbons (10-2)

No. 10 Plant (12-2)

No. 11 Cocoa (11-2)

No. 12 Carol City (8-4)

No. 13 Viera (9-2)

No. 14 Dr. Phillips (13-2)

No. 15 Oxbridge Academy (10-2)

No. 16 Bartram Trail (11-4)

No. 17 Wekiva (12-2)

No. 18 Miramar (9-2)

No. 19 Deerfield Beach (8-3)

No. 20 St. Augustine (12-1)

No. 21 Columbus (9-2)

No. 22 Lakeland (10-1)

No. 23 Raines (13-1)

No. 24 Atlantic (12-2)

No. 25 Tampa Bay Tech (11-2)

Editor’s Note: The High School Football America national, regional and state rankings are developed using our proprietary algorithm.

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