Friday night the #1 and #3 teams in our Top 25 proved they are worthy of the lofty ranking, while preseason #2 Hoover has gone from a 30 game win streak to a two game losing streak.
Allen won the battle of two-time defending champs with a 55-41 win over Denton Guyer in the Tom Landry Classic. The top-ranked Eagles were led by QB Kyler Murray, who threw for three scores and ran for three as the Eagles’ began their quest for a third straight Texas state title.
In Florida, St. Thomas Aquinas stormed-out to a 38-0 lead and a running clock by late in the third quarter in a 38-7 win over #11 American Heritage that was coming off an impressive win over defending 7A champ Dwyer on Sunday before a national television audience.
Hoover (Alabama) traveled to Georgia to face its former head coach, Rush Probst, who is now the head coach at Colquitt County. The Bucs dropped to 0-2 with a 35-14 loss.
Out west, #8 Bishop Gorman (Nevada) looked very impressive in a 48-27 win over #22 Servite (California). The Gaels were locked in a tight battle in the first half when sophomore Tate Martell came-off the bench to throw three touchdown passes.
Saturday saw Florida powers #7 Booker T. Washington and #14 Miami Central take road victories of Georgia schools.
The weekend closed-out in Chicago with #10 St. Joseph’s Prep from Philadelphia edging Chicago-power Mount Carmel 28-27
We’ll release our first in-season Top 25 later today.
Top 25 Scoreboard
1. Allen (Texas) beats Denton Guyer (Texas) 55-41
2. Hoover (Alabama) loses to Colquitt County (Georgia) 35-14
3. St. Thomas Aquinas (Florida) beat #11 American Heritage (Florida) 38-7
4. De La Salle (California) beats Jesuit (California) 63-0
5. DeSoto (Texas) beats Arlington Martin (Texas) 55-30
6. St. John Bosco (California) – Idle
7. Booker T. Washington (Florida) beats Tucker (Georgia) 19-7
8. Bishop Gorman (Nevada) beats #22 Servite (California) 48-27
9. Cedar Hill (Texas) beats South Oak Cliff (Texas) 56-34
10. St. Joseph’s Prep (Pennsylvania) beat Mount Carmel (Chicago, IL) 28-27
11. American Heritage (Florida) lost to #3 St. Thomas Aquinas (Florida) 38-7
12. Archbishop Moeller (Ohio) beat Pickerington North (Ohio) 21-6
13. Katy (Texas) beats Kingwood (Texas) 31-0
14. Miami Central (Florida) beats Stephenson (Georgia) 21-10
15. Jenks (Oklahoma) – Idle
16. Bellevue (Washington) – Idle
17. Folsom (California) beats Cathedral Catholic (California) 55-10
18. Centreville (Virginia) – Idle
19. St. Peter’s Prep (New Jersey) – Idle
20. Southlake Carroll (Texas) beat Westlake (Texas) 17-14
21. South Panola (Mississippi) beat West Point (Mississippi) 14-10
22. Servite (California) loses to Bishop Gorman (Nevada) 48-27
23. Trinity Christian (Florida) – Idle
24. McEachern (Georgia) – Idle
25. Acadiana (Louisiana) – Idle