It’s Showdown Time in the California Top 25 with No. 1 Mater Dei ready to battle No. 2 St. John Bosco

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The Mater Dei/St. John Bosco has become a game that has captured the nation’s attention. The latest chapter in this Trinity League battle will be played Friday night in Bellflower on the campus of St. John Bosco.

Not only will the game answer the question of who’s the best in SoCal, at this point, but also who’s the best in all of California. The team rivals enter the game ranked No. 1 and No. 2 in the High School Football America California Top 25 high school football rankings.

The game will also officially start the national championship chase.

Mater Dei has spent the entire season ranked No. 1 in the High School Football America 100 national rankings powered by NFL Play Football. Bosco is ranked No. 4 in our national rankings.

Related: High School Football America 100

As far as the latest Cali Top 25, there is some slight movement this week. No. 11 Sierra Canyon moves-up three spots to No. 8 after beating former No. 7 Norco 35-21. Norco slips two spots to No. 9.

New to the rankings this week is Bishop Amat at No. 25 after its 55-35 win over former No. 25 Damien.

Mater Dei/Bosco headlines this week’s Top 25 schedule, but No. 3 Servite will also open Trinity League play against No. 12 Orange Lutheran.

The top of the Sunset League will be on the line when No. 10 Los Alamitos takes-on No. 17 Corona del Mar.

High School Football America California Top 25

TeamRecord Last Week
No. 1 Mater Dei(3-0)1
No. 2 St. John Bosco (5-0)2
No. 3 Servite(5-0)3
No. 4 Corona Centennial(5-0)4
No. 5 St. Francis (Mountain View)(3-0)5
No. 6 De La Salle (3-1)6
No. 7 Santa Margarita(4-1)8
No. 8 Sierra Canyon(3-2)11
No. 9 Norco(4-1)7
No. 10 Los Alamitos(4-1)9
No. 11 Buchanan (Clovis)(4-1)10
No. 12 Orange Lutheran(5-0)12
No. 13 Central (Fresno)(4-0)13
No. 14 Serra (San Mateo)(3-0)14
No. 15 Mission Viejo (4-1)15
No. 16 Folsom(5-0)16
No. 17 Corona del Mar(5-0)17
No. 18 Carlsbad(5-0)18
No. 19 Lincoln (San Diego)(4-1)19
No. 20 Chaminade(3-1)20
No. 21 Cathedral Catholic (San Diego)(4-2)21
No. 22 Edison (Huntington Beach)(3-2)22
No. 23 Vista Murrieta(4-1)24
No. 24 Pittsburg(2-1)23
No. 25 Bishop Amat(3-2)NR

Dropped-out: No. 25 Damien

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

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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.