Mater Dei moves #1 in latest Southern California Top 25

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There’s a new #1 in the High School Football America Southern California Top 25.  Mater Dei jumps from #2 to the top spot after St. John Bosco lost to Bishop Gorman (Nevada) on Friday.  The Monarchs are also currently ranked #3 in our national rankings.

Friday night, Mater Dei will square-off against #20 Upland in one of six Top 25 match-ups this weekend.

There’s only one new team in the poll this week — Charter Oak, which enters at #25.  Former #23 Palos Verdes drops-out after its loss to #5 Narbonne.

High School Football America Southern California Top 25 

#1 Mater Dei

Record: (3-0)

Previous Rank: #2

Rewind: beat La Mirada 48-0

Fast Forward: vs. #20 Upland, Friday

#2 St. John Bosco

Record: (2-1)

Previous Rank: #1

Rewind: lost to Bishop Gorman (Nevada) 35-20

Fast Forward: at Crespi , Friday

#3 Corona Centennial

Record: (2-1)

Previous Rank: #3

Rewind: beat #14 Orange Lutheran 42-14

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

#4 Mission Viejo

Record: (3-0)

Previous Rank: #4

Rewind: beat La Habra 32-14

Fast Forward: vs. #11 Long Beach Poly, Friday

#5 Narbonne

Record: (3-0)

Previous Rank: #5

Rewind: beat #23 Palos Verdes 28-7

Fast Forward: Idle

#6 Vista Murrieta

Record: (3-0)

Previous Rank: #6

Rewind: beat Corona Santiago 41-13

Fast Forward: at #13 JSerra, Thursday

#7 Oaks Christian

Record: (2-1)

Previous Rank: #7

Rewind: beat Paraclete 21-14

Fast Forward: vs. Alemany, Friday

#8 Chaminade

Record: (2-1)

Previous Rank: #8

Rewind: beat Valencia 42-15

Fast Forward: vs. Bakersfield, Thursday

#9 Rancho Cucamonga

Record: (3-0)

Previous Rank: #9

Rewind: beat Don Lugo 49-7

Fast Forward: vs. #23 Murrieta Valley, Friday

#10 Bishop Amat

Record: (2-1)

Previous Rank: #15

Rewind: beat #10 JSerra 35-28

Fast Forward: at St. Paul, Friday

#11 Long Beach Poly

Record: (1-1)

Previous Rank: #11

Rewind: Idle

Fast Forward: at #4 Mission Viejo, Friday

#12 Edison

Record: (3-0)

Previous Rank: #11

Rewind: beat Canyon (Anaheim) 38-19

Fast Forward: at San Juan Hills, Friday

#13 JSerra

Record: (2-1)

Previous Rank: #10

Rewind: lost to #15 Bishop Amat 35-28

Fast Forward: vs. #6 Vista Murrieta, Thursday

#14 Servite

Record: (1-2)

Previous Rank: #16

Rewind: lost to De La Salle 28-27

Fast Forward: at Villa Park, Friday

#15 Santa Margarita

Record: (2-1)

Previous Rank: #17

Rewind: beat Alemany 48-35

Fast Forward: vs. Westlake, Friday

#16 La Mirada

Record: (1-2)

Previous Rank: #13

Rewind: lost to #2 Mater Dei 48-0

Fast Forward: vs. #17 San Clemente, Friday

#17 San Clemente

Record: (2-1)

Previous Rank: #18

Rewind: beat Los Angeles Roosevelt 63-3

Fast Forward: at # 16 La Mirada, Friday

#18 Orange Lutheran

Record: (1-2)

Previous Rank: #14

Rewind: lost to #3 Corona Centennial 42-14

Fast Forward: at #21 Norco, Friday

#19 Calabasas

Record: (3-0)

Previous Rank: #19

Rewind: beat West Adams 51-14

Fast Forward: vs. Pacifica (Oxnard), Friday

#20 Upland

Record: (2-1)

Previous Rank: #21

Rewind: beat #20 Redlands East Valley 44-34

Fast Forward: at #1 Mater Dei, Friday

#21 Norco

Record: (1-1)

Previous Rank: #24

Rewind: Idle

Fast Forward: vs. #18 Orange Lutheran, Friday

#22 Newbury Park

Record: (3-0)

Previous Rank: NR

Rewind: beat Westlake 43-40

Fast Forward: at Valencia, Friday

#23 Murrieta Valley

Record: (2-1)

Previous Rank: #22

Rewind: lost to Grandview (Colorado) 50-49

Fast Forward: at #9 Rancho Cucamonga, Friday

#24 Tesoro

Record: (2-1)

Previous Rank: #25

Rewind: beat Huntington Beach 38-20

Fast Forward: at El Toro, Friday

#25 Charter Oak Chargers

Record: (3-0)

Previous Rank: NR

Rewind: Glendora 43-0

Fast Forward: vs. Damien, Friday

Dropped-out: #23 Palos Verdes

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