CIF Southern Section releases Preseason Top 10’s

CIF Southern Section

The CIF Southern Section has released its preseason rankings for all thirteen of its divisions.

In Division 1, which replaces the PAC-5 under the section’s new competitive equity plan, defending CIF-SS PAC-5 champ Corona Centennial is the top ranked team, followed by Mater Dei, St. John Bosco, Mission Viejo and Long Beach Poly.

Corona Centennial, Mater Dei and St. John Bosco are all ranked in our national Top 50 that is developed with our proprietary algorithm.  Bosco is ranked #1, Mater Dei #4 and Corona Centennial is #27

Related: High School Football America National Top 25

Related: High School Football America The Other 25 (#26 through #50)

Related: High School Football America SoCal Preseason Top 25

2016 CIF SOUTHERN SECTION 11-MAN FOOTBALL PRESEASON POLLS

(As of August 23, 2016)

DIVISION 1 RANK SCHOOL(LEAGUE)

1. Centennial/Corona (Big VIII)

2. Mater Dei (Trinity)

3. St. John Bosco (Trinity)

4. Mission Viejo (South Coast)

5. Poly/Long Beach (Moore)

6. Vista Murrieta (Southwestern)

7. Chaminade (Mission)

8. Bishop Amat (Mission)

9. Serra (Mission)

10. JSerra (Trinity)

DIVISION 2 RANK SCHOOL(LEAGUE)

1. Oaks Christian (Marmonte)

2. Norco (Big VIII)

3. Murrieta Valley (Southwestern)

4. San Clemente (South Coast)

5. La Habra (Freeway)

6. St. Bonaventure (Marmonte)

7. Redlands East Valley (Citrus Belt)

8. Citrus Hill (Mountain Pass)

9. Westlake (Marmonte)

10. Notre Dame/Sherman Oaks (Mission)

DIVISION 3 RANK SCHOOL(LEAGUE)

1. La Mirada (Suburban)

2. Villa Park (Crestview)

3. Edison (Sunset)

4. Cathedral (Angelus)

5. Rancho Verde (Inland Valley)

6. San Juan Hills (South Coast)

7. Newbury Park (Camino)

8. Buena Park (Freeway)

9. Palos Verdes (Bay)

10. Oak Hills (Mojave River)

DIVISION 4 RANK SCHOOL(LEAGUE)

1. Corona del Mar (Pacific Coast)

2. Charter Oak (Hacienda)

3. Sierra Canyon (Gold Coast-Ocean)

4. Dominguez (San Gabriel Valley)

5. Colony (Mt. Baldy)

6. Redondo Union (Bay)

7. Lompoc (Los Padres)

8. Valencia/Placentia (Empire)

9. Lakewood (Moore)

10. Chaparral (Southwestern)

DIVISION 5 RANK SCHOOL(LEAGUE)

1. Calabasas (Camino)

2. Bishop Diego (Tri-Valley)

3. Salesian (Angelus)

4. Redlands (Citrus Belt)

5. Corona (Big VIII)

6. Paloma Valley (Sunbelt)

7. Moorpark (Camino)

8. San Jacinto (Mountain Pass)

9. St. Joseph/Santa Maria (Los Padres)

10. Ventura (Channel)

DIVISION 6 RANK SCHOOL(LEAGUE)

1. San Marino (Rio Hondo)

2. Summit (Sunkist)

3. Mira Costa (Bay)

4. Palmdale (Golden)

5. West Torrance (Pioneer)

6. Lawndale (Ocean)

7. Wilson/Long Beach (Moore)

8. Yucaipa (Citrus Belt)

9. Los Altos (Hacienda)

10. Paraclete (Gold Coast-Valley)

DIVISION 7 RANK SCHOOL(LEAGUE)

1. Linfield Christian (Ambassador)

2. Warren (San Gabriel Valley)

3. Pacifica/Oxnard (Pacific View)

4. South Hills (Palomares)

5. St. Margaret’s (Freelance)

6. Cabrillo/Long Beach (Moore)

7. El Segundo (Ocean)

8. St. Paul (Angelus)

9. San Gorogonio (San Andreas)

10. Tustin (Empire)

DIVISION 8 RANK SCHOOL(LEAGUE)

1. El Modena (North Hills)

2. Chino (Hacienda)

3. Grace Brethren (Tri-Valley)

4. Laguna Hills (Sea View)

5. Burbank (Pacific)

6. Burroughs/Burbank (Pacific)

7. Moreno Valley (Mountain Valley)

8. Brea Olinda (North Hills)

9. Rio Mesa (Pacific View)

10. San Dimas (Valle Vista)

DIVISION 9 RANK SCHOOL(LEAGUE)

1. Antelope Valley (Golden)

2. Burroughs/Ridgecrest (Mojave River)

3. Notre Dame/Riverside (Ambassador)

4. Palm Desert (Desert Valley)

5. La Salle (Angelus)

6. Mayfair (Suburban)

7. Eastside (Golden)

8. Diamond Bar (Palomares)

9. Muir (Pacific)

10. Valley Christian/Cerritos (Olympic)

DIVISION 10 RANK SCHOOL(LEAGUE)

1. Brethren Christian (Freelance)

2. Dos Pueblos (Channel)

3. Aquinas (Ambassador)

4. Alta Loma (Mt. Baldy)

5. Mission Prep (Northern)

6. Rubidoux (Mountain Valley)

7. Grand Terrace (Sunkist)

8. Santa Ynez (Los Padres)

9. Leuzinger (Pioneer)

10T. Apple Valley (Mojave River)

10T. JW North (Inland Valley)

DIVISION 11 RANK SCHOOL(LEAGUE)

1. Valley View (Inland Valley)

2. Ontario Christian (Ambassador)

3. Culver City (Ocean)

4. Ramona (River Valley)

5. Crean Lutheran (Freelance)

6. Oak Park (Canyon)

7. Twentynine Palms (De Anza)

8. Capistrano Valley Christian (San Joaquin)

9. Coachella Valley (De Anza)

10. Bishop Montgomery (South Catholic)

DIVISION 12 RANK SCHOOL(LEAGUE)

1. Banning (Mountain Valley)

2. Calvary Murrieta (South Valley)

3. Segerstrom (Golden West)

4. Rancho Mirage (De Anza)

5. Rim of the World (San Andreas)

6. Santa Paula (Tri-Valley)

7. Banning (Mountain Valley)

8. Arroyo (Mission Valley)

9. Saddleback (Orange Coast)

10. Ontario (Mt. Baldy)

DIVISION 13 RANK SCHOOL(LEAGUE)

1. Santa Ana (Golden West)

2. Rancho Christian (South Valley)

3. Godinez (Orange Coast)

4. Santa Clarita Christian (San Joaquin)

5. Campbell Hall (Gold Coast-Valley)

5. Boron (Desert Mountain)

6. Rio Hondo Prep (Prep)

8. Cantwell-Sacred Heart (South Catholic)

9. Mary Star of the Sea (Santa Fe)

10T. Hueneme (Pacific View)

10T. Costa Mesa (Orange Coast)

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