Southern California Top 25 – Week 2

Southern California Top 25

Serra (Gardena) moves up three spots to No. 8 in the latest High School Football America Southern California Top 25. The Cavaliers opened with a solid 41-22 win over Serra (Mateo) in the Battle of Serra’s Saturday night. Serra (Mateo) entered the game as the state’s defending Division 2-AA state champs.

Long Beach Poly is the week’s biggest mover with a 26-3 win over former No. 10 Narbonne. The Jackrabbits jump five spots to No. 11 while Narbonne fell ten spots to No. 20.

There are two new teams in the rankings this week: Rancho Verde at No. 21 and Heritage at No. 24.

Southern California Top 25

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

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

No. 3 Corona Centennial (2-0), LW: #3

No. 4 Mission Viejo (2-0), LW: #4

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

No. 6 Oaks Christian (2-0), LW: #6

No. 7 JSerra (2-0), LW: #7

No. 8 Serra (Garden) (1-0), LW: #11

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

No. 10 Upland (1-0), LW: #13

No. 11 Long Beach Poly (2-0), LW: #16

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

No. 13 Cajon (2-0), LW: #15

No. 14 Bishop Amat (2-0)*, LW: #18

No. 15 Servite (2-0), LW: #19

No. 16 San Clemente (1-1), LW: #14

No. 17 Calabasas (0-1), LW: #8

No. 18 Norco (1-1), LW: #21

No. 19 Westlake (2-0), LW: #20

No. 20 Narbonne (0-2), LW: #10

No. 21 Rancho Verde (2-0), LW: NR

No. 22 Alemany (2-0), LW: #22

No. 23 Tesoro (2-0), LW: #23

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

No. 25 Valencia (Valencia) (0-1), LW: #17

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

Dropped-out: No. 24 Corona Santiago, No. 25 La Habra

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

Week 1

Preseason Top 25

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