Mallard Creek breaks into the Top 100

Mallard Creek Mavericks football

Mallard Creek is back on the national scene.  The Mavericks, who are off to a perfect 10-0 start, enter the High School Football America Top 100 national rankings at No. 97 this week.

MC is the second team from the Tar Heel State in the national rankings.  Wake Forest is currently ranked No. 56 in the nation.

High School Football America Top 100

Rank, Team, State Record Last Week Next Week
#1 Mater Dei (California) 9-0 1 Servite (CA)
#2 IMG Academy (Florida) 6-0 2 #71 Hoover (AL)
#3 Allen (Texas) 8-0 3 Plano East (TX)
#4 Trinity (Kentucky) 10-0 4 Seneca (KY)
#5 South Pointe (South Carolina) 10-0 6 Midland Valley (SC)
#6 American Heritage (Plantation, Florida) 7-0 7 Coconut Creek (FL)
#7 St. Joseph’s Prep (Pennsylvania) 8-0 8 Father Judge (PA)
#8 Ben Davis (Indiana) 1-0 9 #98 Warren Central (IN)
#9 Corona Centennial (CA) 7-1 10 King (CA)
#10 St. Ignatius (Ohio) 9-1 25 Perry (OH)
#11 St. Frances Academy (Maryland) 9-0 17 Silver Oak Academy (MD)
#12 Brentwood Academy (Tennessee) 9-0 15 Brentwood (TN)
#13 Northwestern (Miami, Florida) 6-2 11 Jackson (FL)
#14 Miami Central (Florida) 8-2 12 Idle
#15 Bishop Gorman (Nevada) 7-2 13 Palo Verde (NV)
#16 De La Salle (California) 8-1 14 San Ramon Valley (CA)
#17 Bingham (Utah) 9-0 16 Cyprus (UT)
#18 Katy (Texas) 6-0 19 Strake Jesuit (TX)
#19 Union (Oklahoma) 9-0 20 Mustang (OK)
#20 St. Thomas Aquinas (Florida) 8-1 21 Miramar (FL)
#21 St. John Bosco (California) 7-2 22 JSerra (CA)
#22 Mission Viejo (California) 9-0 23 San Clemente (CA)
#23 St. John’s College HS (Washington, DC) 7-2 24 #99 Gonzaga (DC)
#24 Fort Dorchester (South Carolina) 10-0 27 Socastee (SC)
#25 St. Edward (Ohio) 9-1 18 McKinley (OH)
#26 St. Xavier (Ohio) 9-1 26 Fairfield (OH)
#27 Cocoa (Florida) 8-0 28 Rockledge (FL)
#28 Grayson (Georgia) 8-1 29 South Gwinnett (GA)
#29 Bergen Catholic (New Jersey) 6-2 31 Seton Hall Prep (NJ)
#30 Denton Ryan (Texas) 8-0 32 Denison (TX)
#31 John Curtis (Louisiana) 8-1 33 Archbishop Shaw (LA)
#32 St. Peter’s Prep (New Jersey) 6-2 34 Don Bosco Prep (NJ)
#33 Pine-Richland (Pennsylvania) 10-0 35 Norwin (PA)
#34 Judson (Texas) 8-0 36 Smithson Valley (TX)
#35 Chaminade (California) 8-1 37 Bishop Amat (CA)
#36 East (Utah) 9-2 38 American Fork (UT)
#37 St. Joseph Regional (Montvale, New Jersey) 5-3 39 #44 DePaul Catholic (NJ)
#38 Aledo (Texas) 8-0 40 Northwest (TX)
#39 Erie Cathedral Prep (Pennsylvania) 10-0 41 Idle
#40 Archbishop Wood (Pennsylvania) 7-2 42 Idle
#41 Archer (Georgia) 9-0 43 Shiloh (GA)
#42 Armwood (Florida) 9-0 44 Durant (FL)
#43 DePaul Catholic (New Jersey) 6-2 47 #39 St. Joseph Regional (NJ)
#44 Duncanville (Texas) 8-0 77 Irving MacArthur
#45 Mountain Pointe (Arizona) 8-2 45 Cibola (AZ)
#46 Chandler (Arizona) 8-2 46 Mountain View (AZ)
#47 DeSoto (Texas) 7-0 6 Nimitz (TX)
#48 Cartersville (Georgia) 9-0 48 Troup County (GA)
#49 Westlake (Texas) 8-0 49 Leander (TX)
#50 Lake Travis (Texas) 6-2 50 Vista Ridge (TX)
#51 Dutch Fork (South Carolina) 8-1 52 Stratford (SC)
#52 The Woodlands (Texas) 5-1 53 Montgomery (TX)
#53 Hewitt-Trussville (Alabama) 9-0 54 Florence (AL)
#54 Long Beach Poly (California) 8-1 51 Serra (Gardena, CA)
#55 Evangel Christian (Louisiana) 6-1 55 Captain Shreve (LA)
#56 Wake Forest (North Carolina) 10-0 56 Heritage (NC)
#57 Owasso (Oklahoma) 8-1 57 Edmond North (OK)
#58 East St. Louis (Illinois) 9-1 58 Buffalo Grove (IL)
#59 West Point (Mississippi) 10-0 59 Lewisburg (MS)
#60 Buford (Georgia) 7-1 60 Flowery Branch (GA)
#61 Lowndes (Georgia) 10-0 62 Idle
#62 Trotwood-Madison (Ohio) 10-0 64 Elida (OH)
#63 Central (Phenix City, Alabama) 9-0 61 Idle
#64 Manvel (Texas) 7-0 63 Santa Fe (TX)
#65 Valor Christian (Colorado) 9-0 66 Fountain-Fort Carson (CO)
#66 Klein Collins (Texas) 7-0 67 Klein (TX)
#67 Pulaski Academy (Arkansas) 9-0 68 Miles University Studies (AR)
#68 Pearl (Mississippi) 11-0 69 Brandon (MS)
#69 Deerfield Beach (Florida) 7-2 70 Coral Springs (FL)
#70 Hoover (Alabama) 7-2 30 #2 IMG Academy (FL)
#71 Carol City (Florida) 5-3 71 American (FL)
#72 Pickerington Central (Ohio) 9-1 72 Northmont (OH)
#73 Prairie Ridge (Illinois) 10-0 74 Cary-Grove (IL)
#74 Liberty (Nevada) 8-1 75 Eldorado (NV)
#75 Lincoln-Way East (Illinois) 10-0 76 St. Charles East (IL)
#76 Harrisburg (Pennsylvania) 9-0 78 Cumberland Valley (PA)
#77 Kahuku (Hawaii) 9-1 79 Mililani (HI)
#78 Archbishop Hoban (Ohio) 9-1 80 Mayfield (OH)
#79 Midway (Texas) 8-0 81 Shoemaker (TX)
#80 Saint Louis (Hawaii) 8-0 82 Idle
#81 Maine South (Illinois) 9-1 83 Warren (IL)
#82 Oakland (Tennessee) 10-0 84 Lebanon (TN
#83 Good Counsel (Maryland) 7-2 88 Bishop McNamara (MD)
#84 Thompson (Alabama) 9-0 NR Hillcrest (AL)
#85 Centennial (Arizona) 8-1 65 Sunnyslope (AZ)
#86 Venice (Florida) 8-1 87 Manatee (FL)
#87 Viera (Florida) 6-1 85 Heritage (FL)
#88 Lamar (Houston, Texas) 5-1 89 Bellaire (TX)
#89 Saguaro (Arizona) 7-2 90 Mingus (AZ)
#90 Plant (Florida) 8-1 91 Newsome (FL)
#91 Narbonne (California) 6-3 93 Gardena (CA)
#92 Cardinal Gibbons (Florida) 7-1 94 Dillard (FL)
#93 Columbus (Florida) 7-1 95 Idle
#94 Folsom (California) 9-0 96 Oak Ridge (CA)
#95 North Little Rock (Arkansas) 9-0 NR Cabot (AR)
#96 Warren Central (Indiana) 7-3 98 #8 Ben Davis (IN)
#97 Mallard Creek (North Carolina) 10-0 NR Mooresville (NC)
#98 Gonzaga (Washington, DC) 7-2 86 #24 St. John’s (DC)
#99 Phillips Academy (Illinois) 10-0 100 Solorio (IL)
#100 Utica Eisnhower (Michigan) 10-0 NR Adams (MI)

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