Six new teams enter USA TODAY Super 25

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After a week of upsets for Super 25 teams, unbeaten No. 18 Bergen Catholic (Oradell, N.J.) and No. 21 St. Joseph Regional (Montvale, N.J.) lead six new teams in the Super 25 rankings.

Bergen Catholic improved to 2-0 by thrashing defending Non-Public Group 4 state champion St. Peter’s Prep (Jersey City) 47-17 Saturday as Ryan McCarthy ran for 116 yards and two touchdowns. The Crusaders will be immediately tested as they play host to No. 12 IMG Academy (Bradenton, Fla.) on Saturday.

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St. Joseph Regional (2-0) held off then-No. 18 St. Edward (Lakewood, Ohio) as middle linebacker Jake Trotter returned an interception 36 yards for a touchdown.

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The other new teams: No. 22 La Salle (Cincinnati), which defeated then-No. 20 Colerain (Cincinnati) 39-36 as Jarell White ran for two TDs and returned a fumble for a touchdown; No. 23 Male (Louisville), which defeated then-No. 22 Trinity (Louisville) 42-13 behind Devin Gentry’s three touchdown runs; No. 24 Archbishop Rummel (Metairie, La.), which defeated Covington 48-0 as David Hensley had three touchdown catches; and No. 25 Saline, Mich., which improved to 3-0 as quarterback Zach Schwartzenberger threw a touchdown pass, ran for a touchdown and caught a touchdown pass in a 45-6 defeat of Skyline (Ann Arbor).

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