Six new teams enter High School Football America Top 100

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Mater Dei (California) strengthened its hold on the top-spot in the High School Football America Top 100 that is created with our proprietary algorithm.  The Monarchs 35-21 win over No. 2 Bishop Gorman (Nevada) keeps the Monarchs solidly on-top of the rankings.

IMG Academy (Florida) moves-up two spots to No. 2 after beating No. 9 Corona Centennial 40-20 Saturday night.  The Ascenders have now beaten the No. 9 and No. 11 (Chandler) teams in the country to start the season.  This week, IMG will face St. Frances Academy of Maryland, ranked No. 38 in the latest rankings.

IMG/St. Frances will be one of 19 all-Top 100 games this week. The others are: No. 3 Allen (Texas) vs. No. 41 Evangel Christian (Louisiana), No. 5 Grayson (Georgia) vs. No. 12 John Curtis (Louisiana), No. 6 St. Joseph Regional (Montvale, New Jersey) vs. No. 30 St. John’s College High School (Washington, DC), No. 7 Bishop Gorman (Nevada) vs. No. 34 Miami Central (Florida), No. 8 St. John Bosco (California) vs. No. 46 Chaminade (California), No. 9 St. Peter’s Prep (New Jersey) vs. #43 St. Joseph’s Prep (Pennsylvania), No. 10 DeSoto (Texas) vs. No. 87 Denton Guyer (Texas), No. 13 Bergen Catholic (New Jersey) vs. No. 60 Archbishop Wood (Pennsylvania), No. 22 Katy No. 78 Klein Collins (Texas), No. 24 Chandler vs. No. 59 Mountain Pointe (Arizona), No. 26 Paramus Catholic (New Jersey) vs. No. 89 DePaul Catholic (New Jersey), No. 29 Ben Davis (Indiana) vs. No. 45 Center Grove (Indiana), No. 32 Bingham (Utah) vs. No, 84 Kahuku (Hawaii), No. 44 Armwood (Florida) vs. No. 81 Plant (Florida), No. 47 Cibolo Steele (Texas) vs. No. 62 Lake Travis (Texas), No. 71 Manvel (Texas) vs. No. 94 North Shore (Texas) and No. 91 Landry-Walker (Louisiana) vs. No. 95 Edna Karr (Louisiana).

Related: High School Football America Top 100 Scoreboard – September 1-2, 2017

Six new teams enter this week’s rankings led by Byrnes (South Carolina), which hops-in at No. 53 after beating previous No. 28 Don Bosco Prep (New Jersey). Other newbies are — West Point (Mississippi) at No. 65, followed by Dudley (North Carolina) at No. 92, Prairie Ridge (Illinois) at No. 98 and Punahou (Hawaii) and Fayetteville (Arkansas) are at tied No. 99.

High School Football America Top 100

Rank, Team, StateRecordLast WeekNext Week
#1 Mater Dei (California)2-01La Mirada (CA)
#2 IMG Academy (Florida)2-04#38 St. Frances Academy (MD)
#3 Allen (Texas)1-03#41 Evangel Christian (LA)
#4 St. Thomas Aquinas (Florida)2-05Flanagan (FL)
#5 Grayson (Georgia)2-06#12 John Curtis (LA)
#6 St. Joseph Regional (Montvale, New Jersey)1-07#30 St. John’s (DC)
#7 Bishop Gorman (Nevada)1-14#34 Miami Central (FL)
#8 St. John Bosco (California)1-18#46 Chaminade (CA)
#9 St. Peter’s Prep (New Jersey)1-011#43 St. Joseph’s Prep (PA)
#10 DeSoto (Texas)1-010#87 Denton Guyer (TX)
#11 Trinity (Kentucky)3-012Male (KY)
#12 John Curtis (Louisiana)1-013#5 Grayson (GA)
#13 Bergen Catholic (New Jersey)1-015#60 Archbishop Wood (PA)
#14 St. Xavier (Ohio)2-014Walnut Hills (OH)
#15   South Pointe (South Carolina)3-016Idle
#16 De La Salle (California)2-018St. Francis (Mountain View, CA)
#17 St. Ignatius (Ohio)2-017Euclid (OH)
#18 Corona Centennial (CA)1-19Etiwanda (CA)
#19 Warren Central (Indiana)2-119Lawrence Central (IN)
#20 DeMatha (Maryland)1-121Franklin (MD)
#21 Brentwood Academy (Tennessee)3-022Bishop Dunne (TX)
#22 Katy (Texas)0-020#78 Klein Collins (TX)
#23 Hoover (Alabama)1-123Mountain Brook (AL)
#24 Chandler (Arizona)2-124#59 Mountain Pointe (AZ)
#25 St. Edward (Ohio)2-025Woodson (DC)
#26 Paramus Catholic (New Jersey)1-031#89 DePaul Catholic (NJ)
#27 (tied) American Heritage (Plantation, Florida)2-033Miramar (FL)
#27 (tied) Colquitt County (Georgia)3-027Roswell (GA)
#29 Ben Davis (Indiana)3-032#45 Center Grove (IN)
#30 St. John’s College HS (Washington, DC)1-130#6 St. Joseph Regional (NJ)
#31 Cocoa (Florida)2-029Dunnellon (FL)
#32 Bingham (Utah)3-034#84 Kahuku (HI)
#33 Union (Oklahoma)2-038Jenks (OK)
#34 Miami Central (Florida)2-046#7 Bishop Gorman (NV)
#35 Fort Dorchester (South Carolina)3-047Idle
#36 Denton Ryan (Texas)1-039Poteet (TX)
#37 Mission Viejo (California)2-042La Habra (CA)
#38 St. Frances Academy (Maryland)2-051#2 IMG Academy (FL)
#39 La Salle (Ohio)2-043West Clermont (OH)
#40 Long Beach Poly (California)2-045Idle
#41 Evangel Christian (Louisiana)1-058#3 Allen (TX)
#42 Pickerington Central (Ohio)2-055Trotwood-Madison (OH)
#43 St. Joseph’s Prep (Pennsylvania)1-060#9 St. Peter’s Prep (NJ)
#44 Armwood (Florida)1-048#81 Plant (FL)
#45 Center Grove (Indiana)2-152#29 Ben Davis (IN)
#46 Chaminade (California)2-087#8 St. John Bosco (CA)
#47 Cibolo Steele (Texas)1-057#62 Lake Travis (TX)
#48 Narbonne (California)1-126Palos Verdes (CA)
#49 Judson (Texas)1-098San Antonio Brennan (TX)
#50 Aledo (Texas)1-053Aguilas Blancas IPN (Mexico)
#51 Pine-Richland (Pennsylvania)2-065Seneca Valley (A)
#52 East (Utah)2-154Westlake (UT)
#53 Byrnes (South Carolina)3-0NRNorthwestern (SC)
#54 Cedar Hill (Texas)0-149Mansfield (TX)
#55 Don Bosco Prep (New Jersey)0-128Seton Hall Prep (NJ)
#56 Northwestern (Miami, Florida)2-079South Dade (FL)
#57 Trinity Christian Academy (Jacksonville, FL)1-150Parker (FL)
#58 Dutch Fork (South Carolina)1-140Summerville (SC)
#59 Mountain Pointe (Arizona)1-141#24 Chandler (AZ)
#60 Archbishop Wood (Pennsylvania)1-144#13 Bergen Catholic (NJ)
#61 The Woodlands (Texas)0-057Spring (TX)
#62 Lake Travis (Texas)0-037#47 Cibolo Steele (TX)
#63 Wake Forest (North Carolina)3-059Leesville Road (NC)
#64 Cartersville (Georgia)3-066Westlake (GA)
#65 West Point (Mississippi)3-0NRIdle
#66 Cass Tech (Michigan)1-162Henry Ford (MI)
#67 Erie Cathedral Prep (Pennsylvania)2-085McDowell (PA)
#68 Hewitt-Trussville (Alabama)1-086Gadsden City (AL)
#69 East St. Louis (Illinois)1-178Edwardsville (IL)
#70 Central (Phenix City, Alabama)2-071Auburn (AL)
#71 Manvel (Texas)0-067#94 North Shore (TX)
#72 Valor Christian (Colorado)2-072Greater Atlanta Christian (GA)
#73 Owasso (Oklahoma)2-081Broken Arrow (OK)
#74 Westlake (Texas)1-080Glenn (TX)
#75 Buford (Georgia)2-077Int. School of Broward (FL)
#76 Lowndes (Georgia)3-084Shiloh (GA)
#77 Lamar (Houston, Texas)0-070Fort Bend Hightower (TX)
#78 Klein Collins (Texas)0-074#22 Katy (TX)
#79 Norman North (Oklahoma)1-083Yukon (OK)
#80 Good Counsel (Maryland)1-088Mount St. Joseph (MD)
#81 Plant (Florida)2-089#44 Armwood (FL)
#82 Parkway (Louisiana)1-090Washington (LA)
#83 Booker T. Washington (Florida)1-192Southridge (FL)
#84 Kahuku (Hawaii)4-093#32 Bingham (UT)
#85 Venice (Florida)2-094Charlotte (FL)
#86 Kirkwood (Missouri)3-095Pattonville (MO)
#87 Denton Guyer (Texas)1-096#10 DeSoto (TX)
#88 Deerfield Beach (FL)1-168Blanche Ely (FL)
#89 DePaul Catholic (New Jersey)0-173#26 Paramus Catholic (NJ)
#90 Carol City (Florida)0-175Miami Columbus (FL)
#91 Landry-Walker (Louisiana)0-176#95 Edna Karr (LA)
#92 Dudley (North Carolina)3-0NRHillside (NC)
#93 Liberty (Nevada)1-137Alta (UT)
#94 North Shore (Texas)0-091#71 Manvel (TX)
#95 Edna Karr (Louisiana)1-0100#91 Landry-Walker (LA)
#96 (tied) Starkville (MS)2-169Columbus (MS)
#96 (tied) Pulaski Academy (Arkansas)1-097Ridgeway (TN)
#98 Prairie Ridge (Illinois)2-0NRCrystal Lake Central (IL)
#99 (tied) Punahou (Hawaii)3-0NRKamehameha (HI)
#99 (tied) Fayetteville (Arkansas)1-0NRBryant (AR)
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