DePaul Catholic moves to No. 3 in latest New Jersey Top 25 high school football rankings

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An impressive 17-0 shutout of former No. 3 St. Joseph Regional (Montvale) pushes DePaul Catholic up three spots to No. 3 in the latest High School Football America New Jersey Top 25 powered by NFL Play Football. In the national rankings, the Spartans moved-up from No. 157 to No. 108 this week.

St. Joseph (Hammonton) makes a five spot leap to No. 11 after beating former No. 9 Cherokee 38-21. This week, the Wildcats will square-off with No. 10 St. Augustine.

There are four new teams in the Top 25 this week, led by Washington Township at No. 20.

The other new teams are: Cedar Creek (No. 21), Woodbridge (No. 22) and Burlington Township (No.25).

High School Football America New Jersey Top 25

TeamRecordLast Week
No. 1 Bergen Catholic(2-0)1
No. 2 St. Peter’s Prep(3-0)2
No. 3 DePaul Catholic(2-0)6
No. 4 Delbarton (2-0)5
No. 5 Seton Hall Prep(3-0)7
No. 6 Don Bosco Prep (1-2)4
No. 7 St. Joseph Regional (Montvale)(1-2)3
No. 8 Holy Spirit(2-1)8
No. 9 Rumson-Fair Haven(2-0)10
No. 10 St. Augustine(2-1)11
No. 11 St. Joseph (Hammonton)(2-1)16
No. 12 Red Bank Catholic(2-0)13
No. 13 Ocean City(3-0)17
No. 14 Northern Highlands(2-0)14
No. 15 Millville(3-0)19
No. 16 Donavan Catholic (1-1)12
No. 17 Williamstown(1-1)18
No. 18 Union(2-1)20
No. 19 Ramapo(2-0)22
No. 20 Washington Township (2-0)NR
No. 21 Cedar Creek (3-0)NR
No. 22 Woodbridge(3-0)NR
No. 23 Cherokee(1-1)9
No. 24 Somerville(1-1)24
No. 25 Burlington Township(1-0)NR

Dropped-out: No. 15 Woodrow Wilson (Camden), No. 21 Rancocas Valley, No. 23 Wall Township, No. 25 Phillipsburg

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

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