Mater Dei finishes No. 1 in the High School Football America California Top 25 for Spring ’21

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Mater Dei has returned to the top of the heap in the High School Football America California Top 25. The Monarchs finish the Spring 2021 season as the top team in our statewide rankings after beating former No. 1 St. John Bosco 34-17 in their Trinity League showdown.

Related: Mater Dei beats Bosco for Trinity League crown

Mater Dei was the 2017 and 2018 High School Football America “mythical” national champs. Bosco was our national champ in 2019.

San Clemente makes a big jump in the final rankings after knocking-off former No. 6 Mission Viejo on junior Sean Harry’s 25-yard field goal as time expired. The Tritons move-up five spots to No. 8 in the rankings that are created with our proprietary algorithm. 

High School Football America California Top 25

No. 1 Mater Dei (5-0), LW: #2

No. 2 St. John Bosco (5-1), LW: #1

No. 3 De La Salle (6-0), LW: #3

No. 4 Servite (4-2), LW: #4

No. 5 Cathedral Catholic (5-0), LW: #5

No. 6 Sierra Canyon (5-1), LW: #7

No. 7 Buchanan (5-0), LW: #8

No. 8 San Clemente (5-0), LW: #13

No. 9 Central (Fresno) (4-1), LW: #9

No. 10 Serra (San Mateo) (5-0), LW: #10

No. 11 Mission Viejo (4-1), LW: #6

No. 12 Norco (4-0), LW: #14

No. 13 Long Beach Poly (4-0), LW: #11

No. 14 Corona Centennial (3-1), LW: #15

No. 15 St. Mary’s (3-1), LW: #16

No. 16 Monterey Trail (5-0), LW: #17

No. 17 Folsom (6-0), LW: #18

No. 18 Alemany (4-1), LW: #25

No. 19 Serra (Gardena) (4-2), LW: #12

No. 20 Oaks Christian (4-1), LW: #19

No. 21 Pittsburg (5-0), LW: #20

No. 22 Los Alamitos (6-0), LW: #21

No. 23 La Habra (6-0), LW: #22

No. 24 Chaminade (4-2), LW: #23

No. 25 Carlsbad (5-0), LW: #24

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

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