St. John Bosco moves to the top of the SoCal Top 25

St. John Bosco football

For the first time since High School Football America released its preseason SoCal Top 25 poll based on our proprietary algorithm, there’s been a change at the top.

Related: High School Football America National Top 25

St. John Bosco, on the strength of its schedule, is now the #1 team in the area.  For fans upset that the Braves have flip-flopped with preseason #1 Corona Centennial…don’t worry, the two should sort things out on the field in the CIF-SS Pac-5 playoffs.

High School Football America/SoCal Top 25
Games through October 17th

#1 St. John Bosco Braves

Record: 7-0

Last Week’s Ranking: #2

Rewind: beat #3 Mater Dei 42-21

Fast Forward: vs. #25 JSerra, Friday

#2 Corona Centennial Huskies

Record: 7-0

Last Week’s Ranking: #1

Rewind: beat Roosevelt (Eastvale) 59-7

Fast Forward: vs. Corona Santiago, Friday

#3 Mater Dei Monarchs

Record: 6-1

Last Week’s Ranking: #3

Rewind: lost to #2 St. John Bosco 42-21

Fast Forward: vs. #23 Servite, Friday

#4 Serra Cavaliers

Record: 7-1

Last Week’s Ranking: #4

Rewind: beat Crespi 33-7

Fast Forward: Idle

#5 Bishop Amat Lancers

Record: 6-2

Last Week’s Ranking: #4

Rewind: beat #11 Alemany 49-24

Fast Forward: at #12 Chaminade, Friday

#6 Mission Viejo Diablos

Record: 8-0

Last Week’s Ranking: #6

Rewind: beat Tesoro 39-33

Fast Forward: at #19 San Juan Hills, Friday

#7 Oaks Christian Lions

Record: 7-0

Last Week’s Ranking: #8

Rewind: Idle

Fast Forward: vs. St. Bonaventure, Friday

#8 Orange Lutheran Lancers

Record: 4-3

Last Week’s Ranking: #10

Rewind: beat #23 Servite 37-36

Fast Forward: vs.#20  Santa Margarita Friday

#9 Long Beach Poly Jackrabbits

Record: 5-2

Last Week’s Ranking: #7

Rewind: lost to De La Salle 52-6

Fast Forward: vs. Lakewood, Friday

#10 Narbonne Gauchos

Record: 5-2

Last Week’s Ranking: #9

Rewind: beat Gardena 64-6

Fast Forward: vs. Carson, Friday

#11 Loyola Cubs

Record: 6-1

Last Week’s Ranking: #15

Rewind: Idle

Fast Forward: at #14 Alemany, Friday

#12 Chaminade Eagles

Record: 5-2

Last Week’s Ranking: #16

Rewind: beat Notre Dame (Sherman Oaks) 27-22

Fast Forward: vs. #5 Bishop Amat, Friday

#13 Vista Murrieta Broncos

Record: 6-1

Last Week’s Ranking: #14

Rewind: beat Murrieta Valley 35-7

Fast Forward: vs. Murrieta Valley, Friday

#14 Tesoro Titans

Record: 6-2

Last Week’s Ranking: #13

Rewind: lost to #6 Mission Viejo 39-33

Fast Forward: at Dana Hills, Friday

#15 Alemany Warriors

Record: 5-2

Last Week’s Ranking: #11

Rewind: lost to #5 Bishop Amat 49-24

Fast Forward: vs. #11 Loyola, Friday

#16 Westlake Warriors

Record: 6-1

Last Week’s Ranking: #17

Rewind: beat Newberry Park 35-24

Fast Forward: vs. Moorpark, Friday

#17 Norco Cougars

Record: 6-1

Last Week’s Ranking: #18

Rewind: beat Corona 30-19

Fast Forward: at King, Friday

#18 La Habra Highlanders

Record: 6-1

Last Week’s Ranking: #19

Rewind: beat Buena Park 48-14

Fast Forward: at Fullerton, Friday

#19 San Juan Hills Stallions

Record: 7-0

Last Week’s Ranking: #20

Rewind: Idle

Fast Forward: vs. #6 Mission Viejo, Friday

#20 Santa Margarita Eagles

Record: 5-2

Last Week’s Ranking: #24

Rewind: beat JSerra 28-21

Fast Forward: at #8 Orange Lutheran, Friday

#21 Rancho Cucamonga Cougars

Record: 6-1

Last Week’s Ranking: #21

Rewind: beat Chino Hills 24-10

Fast Forward: at Los Osos, Friday

#22 Redlands East Valley Wildcats

Record: 6-1

Last Week’s Ranking: #22

Rewind: beat Eisenhower 55-6

Fast Forward: at Cajon, Friday

#23 Servite Friars

Record: 3-4

Last Week’s Ranking: #23

Rewind: lost to #10 Orange Lutheran 37-36

Fast Forward: vs. #3 Mater Dei, Friday

#24 Camarillo Scorpions

Record: 7-0

Last Week’s Ranking: #25

Rewind: beat Calabasas 40-39

Fast Forward: vs. Newbury Park, Friday

#25 JSerra Lions

Record: 5-2

Last Week’s Ranking: #12

Rewind: lost to #24 Santa Margarita 28-21

Fast Forward: at #1 St. John Bosco, Friday

*Editor’s note: High School Football America uses its proprietary algorithm to determine the HSFA SoCal Top 25

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