Latest High School Football America SoCal Top 25

Southern California high school football scores

The race for CIF Southern Section and LA City Section titles is on. The playoffs begin later this week, but for now, it’s time to look at the final regular season poll.

The top four teams in the High School Football America Southern California Top 25 were given the top four seeds, in our order, in the CIF-SS Division I playoffs.

Related: CIF Southern Section Division I playoff bracket

As far as this week’s rankings that are developed with our proprietary algorithm, last week’s 25 are this week’s 25 with a few minor changes.  Santa Margarita made the biggest move, jumping from #21 to #18.

The Division 1 first round features six all-Top 25 match-ups — #21 JSerra at #2 Corona Centennial, #20 Servite at #4 Mission Viejo, #19 Orange Lutheran at #6 Rancho Cucamonga, #18 Santa Margarita at #8 Serra (Gardena), #16 Chaminade at #10 Long Beach Poly and #17 Vista Murrieta at #15 Bishop Amat.

High School Football America Southern California Top 25

#1 Mater Dei

Record: (10-0)

Previous Rank: #1

Rewind: beat #20 JSerra 59-7

Fast Forward: vs. Tesoro, Friday

#2 Corona Centennial

Record: (9-1)

Previous Rank: #2

Rewind: beat King 52-7

Fast Forward: vs. #21 JSerra, Friday

#3 St. John Bosco

Record: (8-2)

Previous Rank: #3

Rewind: beat #18 Orange Lutheran 47-28

Fast Forward: vs. Upland, Friday

#4 Mission Viejo

Record: (10-0)

Previous Rank: #4

Rewind: beat #24 San Clemente 41-3

Fast Forward: vs. #20 Servite, Friday

#5 Narbonne

Record: (10-0)

Previous Rank: #5

Rewind: beat Banning (Wilmington) 66-7

Fast Forward: Arleta, Thursday

#6 Rancho Cucamonga

Record: (10-0)

Previous Rank: #6

Rewind: beat Chino Hills 45-7

Fast Forward: vs. #19 Orange Lutheran, Friday

#7 La Mirada

Record: (8-2)

Previous Rank: #7

Rewind: beat Mayfair 63-13

Fast Forward: vs. Paso Robles, Friday

#8 Serra (Gardena)

Record: (7-3)

Previous Rank: #8

Rewind: by Alemany 35-24

Fast Forward: vs. #18 Santa Margarita, Friday

#9 Murrieta Valley

Record: (8-2)

Previous Rank: #9

Rewind: beat Murrieta Mesa 56-27

Fast Forward: vs. St. Bonaventure, Friday

#10 Long Beach Poly

Record: (7-3)

Previous Rank: #10

Rewind: beat Millikan 56-27

Fast Forward: vs. #16 Chaminade, Friday

#11 Calabasas

Record: (10-0)

Previous Rank: #11

Rewind: beat Moorpark 42-35

Fast Forward: vs. Harvard-Westlake, Friday

#12 Edison

Record: (9-1)

Previous Rank: #12

Rewind: beat Huntington Beach 42-6

Fast Forward: vs. Newbury Park, Friday

#13 Heritage

Record: (10-0)

Previous Rank: #13

Rewind: beat Paloma Valley 35-13

Fast Forward: vs. El Toro, Friday

#14 Oaks Christian

Record: (8-2)

Previous Rank: #14

Rewind: beat Westlake 52-14

Fast Forward: vs. La Habra, Friday

#15 Bishop Amat

Record: (7-3)

Previous Rank: #15

Rewind: Idle

Fast Forward: vs. #17 Vista Murrieta, Friday

#16 Chaminade

Record: (7-3)

Previous Rank: #16

Rewind: beat Crespi 63-0

Fast Forward: at #10 Long Beach Poly, Friday

#17 Vista Murrieta

Record: (8-2)

Previous Rank: #17

Rewind: beat Great Oak 38-21

Fast Forward: at #15 Bishop Amat , Friday

#18 Santa Margarita

Record: (6-4)

Previous Rank: #21

Rewind: beat #19 Servite 49-24

Fast Forward: at #8 Serra (Gardena), Friday

#19 Orange Lutheran

Record: (5-5)

Previous Rank: #18

Rewind: lost to #3 St. John Bosco 47-28

Fast Forward: at #6 Rancho Cucamonga, Friday

#20 Servite

Record: (4-6)

Previous Rank: #19

Rewind: lost to #21 Santa Margarita 49-24

Fast Forward: at #4 Mission Viejo, Friday

#21 JSerra

Record: (5-5)

Previous Rank: #20

Rewind: lost to #1 Mater Dei 59-7

Fast Forward:  at #2 Corona Centennial, Friday

#22 Cathedral

Record: (10-0)

Previous Rank: #22

Rewind: beat Harvard-Westlake 56-0

Fast Forward: vs. Hart, Friday

#23 Valencia

Record: (8-2)

Previous Rank: #23

Rewind: beat Canyon Country Canyon 48-14

Fast Forward: vs. Notre Dame (Sherman Oaks), Friday

#24 San Clemente

Record: (7-3)

Previous Rank: #24

Rewind: lost to #24 Mission Viejo 41-3

Fast Forward: vs. Chino Hills, Friday

#25 Hawkins

Record: (10-0)

Previous Rank: #25

Rewind: beat Manual Arts 56-0

Fast Forward: vs. Cleveland, Thursday

Editor’s Note: The High School Football America Southern California Top 25 is developed using our proprietary algorithm.

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