Las Cruces starts No. 1 in New Mexico Top 5

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Las Cruces is the No. 1 team in the first in-season High School Football America New Mexico Top 5 after beating defending Class 6A state champ Manzano 48-13 to start the season. Manzano finished 2017 as the top team in the state.

High School Football America New Mexico Top 5

No. 1 Las Cruces (1-0)

No. 2 La Cueva (1-0)

No. 3 Centennial (1-0)

No. 4 Carlsbad (1-0)

No. 5 Cleveland (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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