First in-season High School Football America Texas Top 25

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Two-time defending state champ Westlake opens the 2021 season ranked No. 1 in the High School Football America Texas Top 25 powered by NFL Play Football. The Chaps, who opened with a win over Temple, plays No. 10 Euless Trinity this week.

Both teams are ranked in the High School Football America 100 powered by NFL Play Football. Westlake is ranked No. 2 in America, while the Trojans are ranked No. 53.

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The headline Top 25 head-to-head this week will be in Denton where No. 5 Ryan plays No. 13 Guyer. It will be the ninth time that these two crosstown rivals have met on the gridiron. Ryan leads the all-time series with five wins to three for the Wildcats.

Ryan, the defending Class 5A Division I state champs, won last year’s game 23-20. The Raiders bring a 60-game regular season win streak into the contest.

No. 2 Southlake Carroll will be on the road Thursday night to face No. 18 Rockwall-Heath. Last year, the Dragons and R-H played a wild one with SC winning a 72-57 shootout.

Judson, which climbs to No. 19 in our first in-season rankings, will be on the road to play No. 12 Lake Travis. Both teams won their openers against nationally-ranked teams.

LT beat Arlington Martin 40-28, which moved the Cavaliers from No. 82 to No. 74 in the nation. Judson beat former No. 52 DeSoto, which brought the Rockets into the national rankings at No. 127. DeSoto fell to No. 130 in our national rankings that are created with our proprietary algorithm.

On Saturday, No. 9 Bridgeland hosts No. 22 Shadow Creek in another intra-Top 25 matchup.

High School Football America Texas Top 25 powered by NFL Play Football

No. 1 Westlake (1-0)

No. 2 Southlake Carroll (1-0)

No. 3 Katy (1-0)

No. 4 North Shore (1-0)

No. 5 Denton Ryan (1-0)

No. 6 Allen (1-0)

No. 7 Rockwall (1-0)

No. 8 Bridgeland (1-0)

No. 9 Duncanville (0-1)

No. 10 Euless Trinity (1-0)

No. 11 Aledo (1-0)

No. 12 Lake Travis (1-0)

No. 13 Denton Guyer (1-0)

No. 14 Arlington Martin (0-1)

No. 15 Highland Park (0-1)

No. 16 Cedar Hill (0-1)

No. 17 Tompkins (1-0)

No. 18 Rockwall-Heath (1-0)

No. 19 Judson (1-0)

No. 20 DeSoto (0-1)

No. 21 Shadow Creek (0-1)

No. 22 Prosper (1-0)

No. 23 Carthage (1-0)

No. 24 Spring (1-0)

No. 25 Tomball Memorial (1-0)

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

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About the Author

Jeff Fisher
Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America. Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet. Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.