Final 2019 High School Football America Small Schools Top 25

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For the second straight year, Pennsylvania’s Southern Columbia is the No. 1 small school in the nation. The Tigers, who won their third straight Pennsylvania high school football state championship earlier this month, began the season ranked No. 1 in the Preseason High School Football America Small Schools Top 25.

During a perfect 16-0 season, Southern Columbia set a Pennsylvania scoring record with 866 points and will bring a 48 game win streak in the 2020 high school football season.

Related: High School Football America Top 100

Falling in behind the Tigers at No. 2 is Refugio, which captured the Texas 2A Division I title last week. Rounding out the Top 5 is Florida 2A champ Champagnat Catholic at No. 3, Florida 1A champ Madison County at No. 4 and Georgia A Private champ Eagle’s Landing Christian Academy at No. 5.

2019 High School Football America Small Schools Top 25

No. 1 Southern Columbia (Pennsylvania) 16-0

No. 2 Refugio (Texas) 16-0

No. 3 Champagnat Catholic (Florida) 10-3

No. 4 Madison County (Florida) 12-2

No. 5 Eagle’s Landing Christian (Georgia) 13-1

No. 6 Mart (Texas) 13-3

No. 7 Taylorsville (Mississippi) 15-1

No. 8 Irwin County (Georgia) 13-0

No. 9 Gunter (Texas) 15-1

No. 10 Kirtland (Ohio) 15-0

No. 11 Farrell (Pennsylvania) 14-2

No. 12 Fyffe (Alabama) 15-0

No. 13 Grandview (Texas) 15-1

No. 14 Pottsboro (Texas) 15-1

No. 15 Willingboro (New Jersey) 12-1

No. 16 Marion Local (Ohio) 13-2

No. 17 Park Ridge (New Jersey) 11-1

No. 18 St. Mary’s Springs (Wisconsin) 12-2

No. 19 East Surry (North Carolina) 15-0

No. 20 Dublin (Georgia) 14-1

No. 21 Riverheads (Virginia) 15-0

No. 22 Lake County (Tennessee) 15-0

No. 23 Ferriday (Louisiana) 14-1

No. 24 Clinch County (Georgia) 11-2

No. 25 Anna (Ohio) 14-1

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

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