Southern California Top 25 – Week 1

Southern California Top 25

Corona Centennial climbs one spot in the latest High School Football America Southern California Top 25. The Huskies are up to No. 3 after beating two-time Arizona 6A champ Chandler Friday. The Huskies are now ranked No. 24 nationally and will face Orange Lutheran this week. OLu is ranked No. 5 in the SoCal 25 and No. 39 in the High School Football America 100.

Another big SoCal Top 25 game this week features No. 4 Mission Viejo facing No. 12 Santa Margarita.

There are three other head-to-head Top 25 matchups: JSerra, which jumped three spots to No. 7 this week after its impressive 49-7 win over former No. 25 Corona del Mar, travels to No. 8 Calabasas for its season opener; No. 19 Servite hosts No. 21 Norco; and No. 16 Long Beach Poly hosts No. 10 Narbonne.

Top-ranked Mater Dei, also No. 1 in our national rankings, travels to nine-time Nevada state champ Bishop Gorman. The Gaels are ranked No. 10 in the HSFA 100.

Cajon was the biggest mover in the rankings this week with a jump from No. 20 to No. 15.

Southern California Top 25

No. 1 Mater Dei (0-1)*, LW: #1

No. 2 St. John Bosco (1-0), LW: #2

No. 3 Corona Centennial (1-0), LW: #4

No. 4 Mission Viejo (1-0), LW: #3

No. 5 Orange Lutheran (1-0), LW: #5

No. 6 Oaks Christian (1-0), LW: #8

No. 7 JSerra (1-0), LW: #10

No. 8 Calabasas (0-0), LW: #9

No. 9 Chaminade (0-1), LW: #6

No. 10 Narbonne (0-1), LW: #7

No. 11 Serra (Garden) 0-0, LW: #10

No. 12 Santa Margarita (1-0), LW: #12

No. 13 Upland (1-0), LW: #13

No. 14 San Clemente (1-0), LW: #14

No. 15 Cajon (1-0), LW: #20

No. 16 Long Beach Poly (1-0), LW: #16

No. 17 Valencia (Valencia) (0-0), LW: #18

No. 18 Bishop Amat (0-1), LW: #15

No. 19 Servite (1-0), LW: #19

No. 20 Westlake (1-0), LW: #22

No. 21 Norco (1-0), LW: #23

No. 22 Alemany (1-0), LW: NR

No. 23 Tesoro (1-0), LW: NR

No. 24 Corona Santiago (1-0), LW: NR

No. 25 La Habra (0-1), LW: #21

Dropped-out: No. 17 Murrieta Valley, No. 24 Edison, No. 25 Corona del Mar

Note: Mater Dei forfeited its win against Bishop Amat for using an ineligible player.

Honorable Mention: Antelope Valley, Birmingham, Cathedral, Corona del Mar, Dorsey, Edison, Heritage, Los Alamitos, Loyola, Murrieta Valley, Paraclete, Paramount, Rancho Cucamonga, Rancho Verde, Roosevelt (Eastvale), St. Francis, San Fernando, Sierra Canyon, Villa Park, Vista Murrieta

Preseason Top 25

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Jeff Fisher
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