Defending 6A champ Carmel begins 2020 as the No. 1 team in the High School Football America Indiana 100

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The Carmel Greyhounds are the No. 1 team in the Hoosier State entering the 2020 high school football season. Carmel, the defending 6A champs, are the top team in the Preseason High School Football America Indiana Top 10 that is created with our proprietary algorithm.

The highly-anticipated Week 1 matchup between No. 2 Center Grove and No. 8 Warren Central will not be played. The game has been canceled because of too many Warren Central players are in quarantine from COVID-19.

Read: Two top Indiana high school football games canceled due to COVID

Two-time defending champ New Palestine, which finished No. 1 in the state last year, is also sidelined by the coronavirus pandemic. The Dragons were scheduled to play Decatur Central. Those two met for the Class 5A title two years ago. Next week, Decatur Central is schedule to play Center Grove.

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The only intra-Top 10 features No. 4 Brownsburg opening against No. 6 Ben Davis.

High School Football America Indiana Top 10

No. 1 Carmel

No. 2 Center Grove

No. 3 New Palestine

No. 4 Brownsburg

No. 5 Avon

No. 6 Ben Davis

No. 7 North Central

No. 8 Warren Central

No. 9 Cathedral

No. 10 Valparaiso

Editor’s Note: The High School Football America national, regional and state rankings are developed using our proprietary algorithm.

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