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, State Record Last Week Next Week
#1 Mater Dei (California) 2-0 1 La Mirada (CA)
#2 IMG Academy (Florida) 2-0 4 #38 St. Frances Academy (MD)
#3 Allen (Texas) 1-0 3 #41 Evangel Christian (LA)
#4 St. Thomas Aquinas (Florida) 2-0 5 Flanagan (FL)
#5 Grayson (Georgia) 2-0 6 #12 John Curtis (LA)
#6 St. Joseph Regional (Montvale, New Jersey) 1-0 7 #30 St. John’s (DC)
#7 Bishop Gorman (Nevada) 1-1 4 #34 Miami Central (FL)
#8 St. John Bosco (California) 1-1 8 #46 Chaminade (CA)
#9 St. Peter’s Prep (New Jersey) 1-0 11 #43 St. Joseph’s Prep (PA)
#10 DeSoto (Texas) 1-0 10 #87 Denton Guyer (TX)
#11 Trinity (Kentucky) 3-0 12 Male (KY)
#12 John Curtis (Louisiana) 1-0 13 #5 Grayson (GA)
#13 Bergen Catholic (New Jersey) 1-0 15 #60 Archbishop Wood (PA)
#14 St. Xavier (Ohio) 2-0 14 Walnut Hills (OH)
#15   South Pointe (South Carolina) 3-0 16 Idle
#16 De La Salle (California) 2-0 18 St. Francis (Mountain View, CA)
#17 St. Ignatius (Ohio) 2-0 17 Euclid (OH)
#18 Corona Centennial (CA) 1-1 9 Etiwanda (CA)
#19 Warren Central (Indiana) 2-1 19 Lawrence Central (IN)
#20 DeMatha (Maryland) 1-1 21 Franklin (MD)
#21 Brentwood Academy (Tennessee) 3-0 22 Bishop Dunne (TX)
#22 Katy (Texas) 0-0 20 #78 Klein Collins (TX)
#23 Hoover (Alabama) 1-1 23 Mountain Brook (AL)
#24 Chandler (Arizona) 2-1 24 #59 Mountain Pointe (AZ)
#25 St. Edward (Ohio) 2-0 25 Woodson (DC)
#26 Paramus Catholic (New Jersey) 1-0 31 #89 DePaul Catholic (NJ)
#27 (tied) American Heritage (Plantation, Florida) 2-0 33 Miramar (FL)
#27 (tied) Colquitt County (Georgia) 3-0 27 Roswell (GA)
#29 Ben Davis (Indiana) 3-0 32 #45 Center Grove (IN)
#30 St. John’s College HS (Washington, DC) 1-1 30 #6 St. Joseph Regional (NJ)
#31 Cocoa (Florida) 2-0 29 Dunnellon (FL)
#32 Bingham (Utah) 3-0 34 #84 Kahuku (HI)
#33 Union (Oklahoma) 2-0 38 Jenks (OK)
#34 Miami Central (Florida) 2-0 46 #7 Bishop Gorman (NV)
#35 Fort Dorchester (South Carolina) 3-0 47 Idle
#36 Denton Ryan (Texas) 1-0 39 Poteet (TX)
#37 Mission Viejo (California) 2-0 42 La Habra (CA)
#38 St. Frances Academy (Maryland) 2-0 51 #2 IMG Academy (FL)
#39 La Salle (Ohio) 2-0 43 West Clermont (OH)
#40 Long Beach Poly (California) 2-0 45 Idle
#41 Evangel Christian (Louisiana) 1-0 58 #3 Allen (TX)
#42 Pickerington Central (Ohio) 2-0 55 Trotwood-Madison (OH)
#43 St. Joseph’s Prep (Pennsylvania) 1-0 60 #9 St. Peter’s Prep (NJ)
#44 Armwood (Florida) 1-0 48 #81 Plant (FL)
#45 Center Grove (Indiana) 2-1 52 #29 Ben Davis (IN)
#46 Chaminade (California) 2-0 87 #8 St. John Bosco (CA)
#47 Cibolo Steele (Texas) 1-0 57 #62 Lake Travis (TX)
#48 Narbonne (California) 1-1 26 Palos Verdes (CA)
#49 Judson (Texas) 1-0 98 San Antonio Brennan (TX)
#50 Aledo (Texas) 1-0 53 Aguilas Blancas IPN (Mexico)
#51 Pine-Richland (Pennsylvania) 2-0 65 Seneca Valley (A)
#52 East (Utah) 2-1 54 Westlake (UT)
#53 Byrnes (South Carolina) 3-0 NR Northwestern (SC)
#54 Cedar Hill (Texas) 0-1 49 Mansfield (TX)
#55 Don Bosco Prep (New Jersey) 0-1 28 Seton Hall Prep (NJ)
#56 Northwestern (Miami, Florida) 2-0 79 South Dade (FL)
#57 Trinity Christian Academy (Jacksonville, FL) 1-1 50 Parker (FL)
#58 Dutch Fork (South Carolina) 1-1 40 Summerville (SC)
#59 Mountain Pointe (Arizona) 1-1 41 #24 Chandler (AZ)
#60 Archbishop Wood (Pennsylvania) 1-1 44 #13 Bergen Catholic (NJ)
#61 The Woodlands (Texas) 0-0 57 Spring (TX)
#62 Lake Travis (Texas) 0-0 37 #47 Cibolo Steele (TX)
#63 Wake Forest (North Carolina) 3-0 59 Leesville Road (NC)
#64 Cartersville (Georgia) 3-0 66 Westlake (GA)
#65 West Point (Mississippi) 3-0 NR Idle
#66 Cass Tech (Michigan) 1-1 62 Henry Ford (MI)
#67 Erie Cathedral Prep (Pennsylvania) 2-0 85 McDowell (PA)
#68 Hewitt-Trussville (Alabama) 1-0 86 Gadsden City (AL)
#69 East St. Louis (Illinois) 1-1 78 Edwardsville (IL)
#70 Central (Phenix City, Alabama) 2-0 71 Auburn (AL)
#71 Manvel (Texas) 0-0 67 #94 North Shore (TX)
#72 Valor Christian (Colorado) 2-0 72 Greater Atlanta Christian (GA)
#73 Owasso (Oklahoma) 2-0 81 Broken Arrow (OK)
#74 Westlake (Texas) 1-0 80 Glenn (TX)
#75 Buford (Georgia) 2-0 77 Int. School of Broward (FL)
#76 Lowndes (Georgia) 3-0 84 Shiloh (GA)
#77 Lamar (Houston, Texas) 0-0 70 Fort Bend Hightower (TX)
#78 Klein Collins (Texas) 0-0 74 #22 Katy (TX)
#79 Norman North (Oklahoma) 1-0 83 Yukon (OK)
#80 Good Counsel (Maryland) 1-0 88 Mount St. Joseph (MD)
#81 Plant (Florida) 2-0 89 #44 Armwood (FL)
#82 Parkway (Louisiana) 1-0 90 Washington (LA)
#83 Booker T. Washington (Florida) 1-1 92 Southridge (FL)
#84 Kahuku (Hawaii) 4-0 93 #32 Bingham (UT)
#85 Venice (Florida) 2-0 94 Charlotte (FL)
#86 Kirkwood (Missouri) 3-0 95 Pattonville (MO)
#87 Denton Guyer (Texas) 1-0 96 #10 DeSoto (TX)
#88 Deerfield Beach (FL) 1-1 68 Blanche Ely (FL)
#89 DePaul Catholic (New Jersey) 0-1 73 #26 Paramus Catholic (NJ)
#90 Carol City (Florida) 0-1 75 Miami Columbus (FL)
#91 Landry-Walker (Louisiana) 0-1 76 #95 Edna Karr (LA)
#92 Dudley (North Carolina) 3-0 NR Hillside (NC)
#93 Liberty (Nevada) 1-1 37 Alta (UT)
#94 North Shore (Texas) 0-0 91 #71 Manvel (TX)
#95 Edna Karr (Louisiana) 1-0 100 #91 Landry-Walker (LA)
#96 (tied) Starkville (MS) 2-1 69 Columbus (MS)
#96 (tied) Pulaski Academy (Arkansas) 1-0 97 Ridgeway (TN)
#98 Prairie Ridge (Illinois) 2-0 NR Crystal Lake Central (IL)
#99 (tied) Punahou (Hawaii) 3-0 NR Kamehameha (HI)
#99 (tied) Fayetteville (Arkansas) 1-0 NR Bryant (AR)
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