FloridaHSFootball.com releases preseason rankings

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FloridaHSFootball.com has released its Preseason Rankings for all eight classifications, plus the Florida Top 25 Preseason Rankings. For teams to be ranked in the Florida Top 25, they must be ranked in our classification rankings. Links included direct back to full write up for each classification, if you wish to link to those. Schedule, tradition, possible playoff seeding placement and what a team will potentially have to work with were considered in the rankings.
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FLORIDA TOP 25
Ranking, Team, Classification in parenthesis, 2016 record
1. St. Thomas Aquinas (7A), 13-2
2. American Heritage (Plantation) (5A), 14-0
3. Miami Carol City (6A), 10-3
4. Miami Northwestern (6A), 10-2
5. Cocoa (4A), 11-1
6. Trinity Christian (Jacksonville) (5A), 11-3
7. Miami Central (6A), 6-2
8. Miami Southridge (8A), 12-2
9. Dr. Phillips (8A), 12-3
10. Deerfield Beach (8A), 10-3
11. Booker T. Washington (4A), 9-3
12. Plant (7A), 13-1
13. Mainland (6A), 11-1
14. Venice (7A), 12-1
15. Chaminade-Madonna (3A), 9-4
16. Jones (5A), 10-2
17. Coral Gables (8A), 10-2
18. Armwood (6A), 10-2
19. Robert E. Lee (7A), 10-2
20. Navarre (6A), 12-2
21. Clay (5A), 10-4
22. Bartram Trail (7A), 8-5
23. Cardinal Gibbons (5A), 9-2
24. Vanguard (6A), 10-2
25. Madison County (1A), 11-1
CLASS 8A
Ranking, Team, 2016 Record
1. Miami Southridge, 12-2
2. Dr. Phillips, 12-3
3. Deerfield Beach, 10-3
4. Coral Gables, 10-2
5. Vero Beach, 11-1
6. Apopka, 9-1
7. Seminole (Sanford), 12-1
8. Osceola (Kissimmee), 10-1
9. Atlantic (Delray), 9-4
10. Park Vista, 10-1

FIVE ON THE BUBBLE
University (Orange City), 8-2
Columbus, 7-4
Wekiva, 7-4
Winter Park, 9-4
Western, 8-3
FULL WRITE UP: http://flhsfb.com/2wkF4M7

CLASS 7A
Ranking, Team, 2016 Record
1. St. Thomas Aquinas, 13-2
2. Plant, 13-1
3. Venice, 12-1
4. Robert E. Lee, 10-2
5. Bartram Trail, 8-5
6. Tampa Bay Tech, 9-2
7. Lakeland, 8-2
8. Dwyer, 11-1
9. Viera, 9-3
10. South Fort Myers, 9-2

FIVE ON THE BUBBLE
Buchholz, 8-3
Columbia, 7-4
Wiregrass Ranch, 7-3
Braden River, 9-2
Kathleen, 5-5

CLASS 6A
Ranking, Team, 2016 Record
1. Miami Carol City, 10-3
2. Miami Northwestern, 10-2
3. Miami Central, 6-2
4. Mainland, 11-1
5. Armwood, 10-2
6. Navarre, 12-2
7. Vanguard, 10-2
8. Lake Gibson, 10-2
9. St. Augustine, 11-2
10. Naples, 9-2

FIVE ON THE BUBBLE
Charlotte, 12-1
Sebastian River, 10-2
Clearwater, 10-2
Niceville, 8-3
Fort Myers, 8-5

FULL WRITE UP: http://flhsfb.com/2uV9j8
CLASS 5A
Ranking, Team, 2016 Record
1. American Heritage (Plantation), 14-0
2. Trinity Christian (Jacksonville), 11-3
3. Jones, 10-2
4. Clay, 10-4
5. Cardinal Gibbons, 9-2
6. Bolles, 12-1
7. Rickards, 10-2
8. Bishop Moore, 11-2
9. Ponte Vedra, 13-1
10. Dunbar, 9-3

SIX ON THE BUBBLE

Jesuit, 12-1
Palm Bay, 10-1
Nature Coast, 10-2
Baker County, 9-2
River Ridge, 9-2
West Florida, 9-3
FULL WRITE UP: http://flhsfb.com/2uV0V97

CLASS 4A
Ranking, Team, 2016 Record
1. Cocoa, 11-1
2. Booker T. Washington (Miami), 9-3
3. Raines, 7-3
4. Dunnellon, 9-2
5. South Sumter, 10-2

THREE ON THE BUBBLE
Glades Central, 6-5
Avon Park, 9-2
Gadsden County, N/A

FULL WRITE UP: http://flhsfb.com/2wkIcHS

CLASS 3A
Ranking, Team, 2016 Record
1. Chaminade-Madonna, 9-4
2. Melbourne Central Catholic, 11-1
3. Clearwater Central Catholic, 9-3
4. Oxbridge Academy, 10-2
5. Newberry, 9-1

THREE ON THE BUBBLE
Berkeley Prep, 9-3
Fort White, 9-3
King’s Academy, 11-0

CLASS 2A
Ranking, Team, 2016 Record
1. University Christian, 10-2
2. Champagnat, 10-2
3. Victory Christian, 10-2
4. Cambridge Christian, 9-1
5. Northside Christian, 10-3

THREE ON THE BUBBLE
North Florida Christian, 7-4
First Baptist (Naples), 8-4
Oak Hall, 10-0

FULL WRITE UP: http://flhsfb.com/2uV0Iml

CLASS 1A
Ranking, Team, 2016 Record
1. Madison County, 11-1
2. Baker County, 14-0
3. Pahokee, 12-2
4. Blountstown, 10-3
5. Port St. Joe, 6-4

THREE ON THE BUBBLE
Hamilton County, 4-5
Williston, 5-4
Frostproof, 5-6

FULL WRITE UP: http://flhsfb.com/2uUOREV

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