Mater Dei opens No. 1 in California Top 25

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Mater Dei opens No. 1 in the High School Football America California Top 25 even though it has forfeited its season opening win over Bishop Amat for using an ineligible player.

High School Football America California Top 25

No. 1 Mater Dei (0-1)*

No. 2 St. John Bosco (1-0)

No. 3 De La Salle (1-0)

No. 4 Corona Centennial (1-0)

No. 5 Mission Viejo (1-0)

No. 6 Orange Lutheran (1-0)

No. 7 Folsom (0-1)

No. 8 Oaks Christian (1-0)

No. 9 JSerra (1-0)

No. 10 Calabasas (0-0)

No. 11 Chaminade (0-1)

No. 12 Narbonne (0-1)

No. 13 Serra (Gardena) (0-0)

No. 14 Central (Fresno) (1-0)

No. 15 Clayton Valley (1-0)

No. 16 Pittsburg (0-1)

No. 17 Santa Margarita (1-0)

No. 18 Upland (0-0)

No. 19 San Clemente (1-0)

No. 20 Cajon (1-0)

No. 21  Long Beach Poly (1-0)

No. 22 Torrey Pines (1-0)

No. 23 Helix (0-1)

No. 24 Bishop Amat (1-0)*

No. 25 Del Oro (1-0)

Note: *Mater Dei forfeited its win against Bishop Amat for using an ineligible player.

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

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