First in-season High School Football America California Top 25 led by Mater Dei

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Mater Dei, which opens the regular season on Friday in Texas against Duncanville, is No. 1 in the High School Football American rankings and our California Top 25. Both rankings are powered by NFL Play Football, the NFL’s initiative to provide fun and engaging experience for players of all ages and skill levels. 

The Monarchs will be playing their first-ever game against a Texas opponent. Duncanville is currently ranked No. 14 in our Top 100.

Related: High School Football America 100

The MD/Duncanville game can be watched LIVE on FloFootball.

Click here to watch No. 1 Mater Dei vs. No. 14 Duncanville

Week 1 finds seven Top 25 head-to-head matchups:

  • No. 2 St. John Bosco vs. No. 25 Alemany
  • No. 3 De La Salle vs. No. 20 St. Mary’s (Stockton)
  • No. 4 Servite vs. No. 7 Mission Viejo
  • No. 8 Cathedral Catholic (San Diego) vs. No. 17 Corona Centennial
  • No. 11 Long Beach Poly vs. No. 23 Serra (Gardena)
  • No. 12 Serra (San Mateo) vs. No. 22 Pittsburg
  • No. 15 Orange Lutheran vs. No. 19 Upland

High School Football America California Top 25

No.1 Mater Dei (0-0)

No. 2 St. John Bosco (1-0)

No. 3 De La Salle (0-0)

No. 4 Servite (1-0)

No. 5 Sierra Canyon (1-0)

No. 6 San Clemente (1-0)

No. 7 Mission Viejo (1-0)

No. 8 Cathedral Catholic (San Diego) (1-0)

No. 9 Buchanan (Clovis) (1-0)

No. 10 Central (Fresno) (1-0)

No. 11 Long Beach Poly (0-0)

No. 12 Serra (San Mateo) (0-0)

No. 13 Norco (1-0)

No. 14 Folsom (1-0)

No. 15 Orange Lutheran (1-0)

No. 16 Los Alamitos (1-0)

No. 17 Corona Centennial (0-0)

No. 18 Chaminade (1-0)

No. 19 Upland (1-0)

No. 20 St. Mary’s (Stockton) (0-0)

No. 21 Corona del Mar (1-0)

No. 22 Pittsburg (0-0)

No. 23 Serra (Gardena) (0-1)

No. 24 Carlsbad (1-0)

No. 25 Alemany (0-1)

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.