Center Grove (Indiana) begins the 2021 season that begins this weekend as the top team in the High School Football America Midwest Region Top 25 powered by NFL Play Football, the NFL’s initiative to provide fun and engaging experience for players of all ages and skill levels. The defending 6A champs are also ranked No. 11 in the High School Football America 100 national rankings.
Ohio leads the Midwest rankings with ten teams in the Top 25.
At No. 2, defending Ohio Division I champ St. Xavier is the highest ranked team from the Buckeye State. This week, the Bombers will play No. 9 Lakota West. Another Top 25 head-to-head will played in Massillon, Ohio where No. 8 Pickerington Central plays the Massillon Washington Tigers.
Two-time defending Kentucky 6A champ Trinity starts the year at No. 3 in the region, followed by Archbishop Hoban (Ohio) at No. 4 and La Salle (Ohio) at No. 5.
The Midwest Region is made-up of Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota and Wisconsin.
You can see the rest of the Top 25 below.
High School Football America Midwest Top 25 powered by NFL Play Football
No. 1 Center Grove (Indiana)
No. 2 St. Xavier (Ohio)
No. 3 Trinity (Kentucky)
No. 4 Archbishop Hoban (Ohio)
No. 5 La Salle (Ohio)
No. 6 Cathedral (Indiana)
No. 7 St. Edward (Ohio)
No. 8 Pickerington Central (Ohio)
No. 9 Lakota West (Ohio)
No. 10 Male (Kentucky)
No. 11 Belleville (Michigan)
No. 12 Massillon Washington (Ohio)
No. 13 Elder (Ohio)
No. 14 Loyola Academy (Illinois)
No. 15 De Smet (Missouri)
No. 16 Christian Brothers College HS (Missouri)
No. 17 Ben Davis (Indiana)
No. 18 Mount Carmel (Chicago, Illinois)
No. 19 East St. Louis (Illinois)
No. 20 Westfield (Indiana)
No. 21 Lincoln-Way East (Illinois)
No. 22 Carmel (Indiana)
No. 23 Medina (Ohio)
No. 24 Cass Tech (Michigan)
No. 25 Winton Woods (Ohio)
Editor’s Note: The High School Football America national, regional and state rankings are developed using our proprietary algorithm.