High School Football America 100 shuffles after No. 5 St. Thomas Aquinas (Florida) is upset

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Cardinal Gibbons soars from No. 89 to No. 12 in the latest High School Football America 100 national rankings powered by BlackMP Living Water after stunning former No. 5 St. Thomas Aquinas Friday night in a South Florida Top 100 showdown. The Chiefs’ 17-10 victory drops STA ten spots to No. 15 this week and allows shuffling throughout the Top 25 and beyond.

Miami’s Northwestern jumps nine spots to No. 8 after defeating No. 21 Miami Central 21-14. It was the Bulls and Rockets first games after due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Northwestern will try to improve it lofty ranking this week when it faces No. 2 IMG Academy (Florida).

Right now, Florida has sixteen teams in the Top 100 that is created with our proprietary algorithm, five of them are in the Top 25. Texas leads the way with 18 teams in the Top 100, 13 of them are in the Top 50.

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Defending Alabama 7A champ Thompson is up four spots to No. 4 this week after knocking-off former No. 24 Hoover to finish the regular season a perfect 10-0.

There are two new entries this week — Brother Martin (Louisiana) at No. 72 and Medina (Ohio) at No. 94. This week, which upset top-seed St. Edward in the second round of the Ohio Division I playoffs will face No. 35 Mentor in a rematch of their Week 1 game won by Mentor 37-19.

The Medina/Mentor game will be one of eight head-to-head Top 100 matchups this week:

  • No. 2 IMG Academy (Florida) vs. No. 8 Northwestern (Miami, Florida)
  • No. 7 Grayson (Georgia) vs. No. 56 Parkview (Georgia)
  • No. 12 Cardinal Gibbons (Florida) vs. No. 42 American Heritage (Plantation, Florida)
  • No. 32 Bryant (Arkansas) vs. No. 81 North Little Rock (Arkansas)
  • No. 35 Mentor (Ohio) vs. No. 94 Medina (Ohio)
  • No. 36 Denton Guyer (Texas) vs. No. 55 Prosper (Texas)
  • No. 39 St. Xavier (Ohio) vs. No. 50 Lakota West (Ohio)
  • No. 51 Chaminade-Madonna (Florida) vs. No. 54 Jones (Orlando, Florida)

High School Football America 100

October 25, 2020

Rank, Team, StateRecordLast Week
#1 North Shore (Houston, Texas)(5-0)1
#2 IMG Academy (Florida)(6-0)2
#3 Lowndes (Georgia)(5-0)3
#4 Thompson (Alabama) (10-0)8
#5 St. Joseph’s Prep (Pennsylvania)(2-0)4
#6 Pickerington Central (Ohio)(9-0)6
#7 Grayson (Georgia)(6-0)7
#8 Northwestern (Miami, Florida)(1-0)17
#9 St. Peter’s Prep (New Jersey)(4-0)10
#10 Westlake (Austin, Texas)(4-0)9
#11 Dutch Fork (South Carolina)(5-0)11
#12 Cardinal Gibbons (Florida)(3-0)89
#13 Katy (Texas)(4-0)13
#14 Archbishop Hoban (Ohio)(7-0)14
#15 St. Thomas Aquinas (Florida)(1-1)5
#16 Duncanville (Texas)(2-1)15
#17 Allen (Texas)(2-0)16
#18 Maryville (Tennessee)(9-0)12
#19 Center Grove (Indiana)(9-0)19
#20 Corner Canyon (Utah) (10-0)20
#21 Miami Central (Florida)(0-1)21
#22 Trinity (Kentucky)(5-0)22
#23 Edna Karr (Louisiana)(3-0)23
#24 Chandler (Arizona)(4-0)25
#25 Owasso (Oklahoma)(7-0)26
#26 Denton Ryan (Texas)(4-0)27
#27 Cathedral (Indiana)(8-1)28
#28 DeSoto (Texas)(3-0)29
#29 North Allegheny (Pennsylvania)(5-0)30
#30 Colquitt County (Georgia)(4-0)31
#31 Massillon Washington (Ohio)(7-1)32
#32 Bryant (Arkansas)(7-0)33
#33 Brentwood Academy (Tennessee)(9-0)34
#34 Hoover (Alabama)(9-1)24
#35 Mentor (Ohio)(8-1)35
#36 Denton Guyer (Texas)(3-1)36
#37 Bergen Catholic (New Jersey)(4-0)37
#38 Highland Park (Texas) (2-0)38
#39 St. Xavier (Ohio)(6-2)39
#40 Brookwood (Georgia) (6-0)40
#41 Trinity Christian Academy (Jacksonville, Florida)(5-1)48
#42 American Heritage (Plantation, Florida)(4-1)49
#43 Lake Travis (Texas) (4-0)42
#44 Norcross (Georgia)(7-0)44
#45 La Salle (Ohio)(6-2)45
#46 Rockwall (Texas)(4-1)46
#47 Southlake Carroll (Texas)(2-1)47
#48 Bloomingdale (Florida)(6-0)66
#49 Cedar Hill (Texas)(3-0)50
#50 Lakota West (Ohio)(8-0)55
#51 Chaminade-Madonna (Florida) (4-1)57
#52 Oakland (Tennessee) (9-0)51
 #53 Hewitt-Trussville (Alabama)(8-2)58
#54 Jones (Orlando, Florida)(5-0)82
#55 Prosper (Texas) (3-0)54
#56 Parkview (Georgia)(5-1)56
#57 Delbarton (New Jersey)(4-0)63
#58 Bixby (Oklahoma) (6-0)59
#59 Rockledge (Florida) (4-0)60
#60 De Smet (Missouri)(2-0)61
#61 Central Dauphin (Pennsylvania)(6-0)62
#62 Hamilton (Arizona)(3-0)72
#63 Venice (Florida)(6-2)41
#64 Saguaro (Arizona)(2-1)43
#65 Aledo (Texas)(3-1)67
#66 Don Bosco Prep (New Jersey) (1-2)65
#67 Acadiana (Louisiana)(4-0)78
#68 St. Joseph Regional (Montvale, New Jersey)(1-2)68
#69 Alcoa (Tennessee)(8-1)69
#70 Manvel (Texas) (3-1)70
#71 Cedar Grove (Georgia)(4-0)71
#72 Brother Martin (Louisiana)(4-0)125
#73 Toledo Central Catholic (Ohio)(6-0)74
#74 Blessed Trinity (Georgia)(3-0)75
#75 Davison (Michigan)(6-0)76
#76 Palmetto (Miami, Florida)(0-0)73
#77 Archbishop Rummel (Louisiana)(2-1)18
#78 Carmel (Indiana)(7-2)79
#79 Oxford (Alabama) (8-1)80
#80 Pine-Richland (Pennsylvania)(6-0)81
#81 North Little Rock (Arkansas)(7-0)83
#82 Cocoa (Florida)(5-0)84
#83 John Curtis (Louisiana)(2-2)85
#84 Edgewater (Florida) (2-2)52
#85 Covington Catholic (Kentucky) (6-0)86
#86 Jenks (Oklahoma)(7-1)88
#87 Milton (Georgia)(5-1)90
#88 St. Thomas More (Louisiana)(4-0)94
#89 Lee County (Georgia)(5-1)92
#90 Massillon Perry (Ohio)(8-0)93
#91 Atascocita (Texas)(1-1)98
#92 Elder (Ohio)(5-4)87
#93 Lone Peak (Utah)(9-1)95
#94 Medina (Ohio)(6-3)HM
#95 St. Edward (Ohio)(6-2)91
#96 Catholic (Baton Rouge, Louisiana)(2-2)97
#97 Lakeland (Florida) (3-2)53
#98 Bridgeland (Texas) (5-0)99
#99 Gaffney (South Carolina) (4-0)96
#100 Dorman (South Carolina) (2-1)100

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

Dropped-out: No. 64 Dublin Coffman (Ohio), No. 77 Auburn (Alabama)

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