2021 Great Catholic League South Schedules

Greater Catholic League South
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As we get ready for the 2021 high school football season, High School Football America will be posting schedules from the toughest leagues/conferences in America.

Today, we feature the Greater Catholic League South out of the Cincinnati-area. The GCL South is compromised of Archbishop Moeller, Elder, La Salle and St. Xavier.

Year-in and year-out, all four teams are usually in the running to be a part of the High School Football America 100 powered by NFL Play Football. Last year, two of the four finished in our Top 100 national rankings.

St. Xavier enters 2021 as Ohio’s defending Division I champ. The Bombers finished No. 22 in the HSFA 100.

Related: High School Football America 100 for 2020-21

La Salle, which advanced to the Division II state semifinals last year, was ranked No. 58 in the 2020-21 rankings that are created with our proprietary algorithm.

Elder finished the year ranked No. 105 with a 5-4 record. However, all four losses were against nationally-ranked teams — St. X (twice), La Salle and Indiana 5A champ Indianapolis, which was ranked No. 18 in the nation.

Once again this year, all four will play some of the toughest schedules in the nation. La Salle is the best example with five games scheduled against nationally-ranked opponents.

Below you can see each team’s 2021 schedule.

Archbishop Moeller Crusaders 2021 Schedule

August 20 – at Lakota East

August 28 – vs. Trinity (Kentucky)

September 3 – at East Central (Indiana)

September 10 – at Ironton

September 17 – vs. St. Xavier

September 24 – vs. La Salle

October 1 – at Elder

October 9 – vs. St. Ignatius

October 16 – at St. Edward

October 22 – at Martin Luther King (Detroit, Michigan)

Elder Panthers 2021 Schedule

August 20 – vs. Covington Catholic (Kentucky)

August 27 – at Pickerington Central

September 3 – vs. St. Mary’s (St. Louis, Missouri)

September 11 – vs. St. Edward

September 17 – at Trinity (Kentucky)

September 24 – at St. Xavier

October 2 – vs. Archbishop Moeller

October 8 – Roncalli (Indianapolis, Indiana)

October 15 – Life Christian Academy (Virginia)

October 22 – at La Salle

La Salle Lancers 2021 Schedule

August 20 – vs. Colerain

August 27 – vs. Winton Woods

September 3 – vs. IMG Academy (Florida)

September 10 – at Trinity (Kentucky)

September 17 – vs. DuPont Manual (Kentucky)

September 24 – at Archbishop Moeller

October 1 – vs. Cathedral (Indianapolis, Indiana)

October 8 – at St. Xavier

October 15 – at Trotwood-Madison

October 22 – vs. Elder

St Xavier Bombers 2021 Schedule

August 20 – vs. Lakota West

August 27 – at Colerain

September 3 – at Olentangy Liberty

September 10 – at Penn (Indiana)

September 17 – at Archbishop Moeller

September 24 – vs. Elder

October 1 – vs. Trinity (Kentucky)

October 8 – vs. La Salle

October 16 – at St. Ignatius

October 22 – vs. Eagle’s Landing Christian (Georgia)

Related: 2020 High School Football America Ohio Top 25

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