#1 Bishop Gorman vs. #10 St. Thomas Aquinas and #4 DeMatha vs. #9 St. John’s highlight this weekend’s Top 25 schedule

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Seven Top 25 teams are on their bye week, but there are two huge games this week that will shape the national championship chase.

In Nevada on Friday, #1 Bishop Gorman will take-on #10 St. Thomas Aquinas (Florida).  Gorman is currently riding a 44-game win streak, which is the fourth longest active win streak in the nation.  STA began the season ranked #1 by USA TODAY, MaxPreps and Prepnation.com in their preseason polls.  High School Football America had the Raiders at #7 in our preseason Top 25.

In Maryland, #4 DeMatha, winner of three straight Washington Catholic Athletic Conference titles, will host #9 St. John’s College High School (Washington, D.C.).  DeMatha beat SJC twice last year.  Friday night’s game will mark the fifth time in its first six games that St. John’s is playing a team that began the season in the High School Football America Top 25.

Another game that shouldn’t be overlooked is in New Jersey on Saturday when #24 St. Joseph Regional (Montvale) takes-on #27 Bergen Catholic.

High School Football America Top 25 Schedule
Presented by Krossover Intelligence

#1 Bishop Gorman Gaels (Nevada) vs. #10 St. Thomas Aquinas (Florida), Friday

#2 IMG Academy Ascenders (Florida) – Idle

#3 Mater Dei Monarchs (California) – Idle

#4 DeMatha Stags (Maryland) vs. #9 St. John’s College High School (Washington, D.C.), Friday

#5 Allen Eagles (Texas) vs. Plano West (Texas), Friday

#6 Miami Central Rockets (Florida) vs. Carol City (Florida), Saturday

#7 St. John Bosco Braves (California) – Idle

#8 Colerain Cardinals (Ohio) vs. Mason (Ohio), Friday

#9 St. John’s College HS Cadets (Washington, D.C.) at #4 DeMatha (Maryland), Friday

#10 St. Thomas Aquinas Raiders (Florida) at #1 Bishop Gorman (Nevada), Friday

#11 Grayson Rams (Georgia) at Rockdale County (Georgia), Friday

#12 Roswell Hornets (Georgia) at Milton (Georgia), Friday

#13 Mill Creek Hawks (Georgia) vs. North Gwinnett (Georgia), Friday

#14 McGill-Toolen Yellowjackets (Alabama) vs. Bryant (Alabama), Friday

#15 Corona Centennial Huskies (California) – Idle

#16 Jenks Trojans (Oklahoma) vs. Broken Arrow (Oklahoma), Friday

#17 Warren Central Warriors (Indiana) vs. Lawrence North (Indiana), Friday

#18 St. Joseph’s Prep Hawks (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) – Idle

#19 Trinity Shamrocks (Kentucky) vs. St. Xavier (Kentucky), Friday

#20 American Heritage Patriots (Plantation, Florida) vs. Stranahan (Florida), Friday

#21 Lake Travis Cavaliers (Texas) – Idle

#22 Cibolo Steele Knights (Texas) – Idle

#23 South Pointe Stallions (South Carolina) vs. Ridge View (South Carolina), Friday

#24 St. Joseph Regional Green Knights (New Jersey) vs. #27 Bergen Catholic (New Jersey), Saturday

#25 Mallard Creek Mavericks (North Carolina) vs. Hopewell (North Carolina), Friday

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Jeff Fisher
Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America. Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet. Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.