Texas: DeSoto moves up to No. 5 in Top 100

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With a District 7-6A showdown this Friday against Duncanville, DeSoto moved-up to No. 5 in the new High School Football America Top 100 that was released on Sunday.  This is the highest ranking this year for the Eagles, who spent the entire season in the Top 10.  Duncanville will enter Friday’s game ranked No. 77 in the nation.

Related: Texas Top 25

The Eagles and Panthers are two of fourteen teams from Texas in our national rankings, tying the Lone Star State with the most number of teams in the Top 100.

Allen leads the way at No. 3, followed by DeSoto at No. 5, Katy at No. 19, Denton Ryan at No. 32, Judson at No. 36, Aledo at No. 40, Westlake at No. 49, Lake Travis at No. 50, The Woodlands at No. 53, Manvel at No. 63, Klein Collins at No. 67, Duncanville at No. 77, Midway at No. 81 and Lamar (Houston) at No. 89.

High School Football America Top 100

Rank, Team, State Record Last Week Next Week
#1 Mater Dei (California) 8-0 1 Orange Lutheran (CA)
#2 IMG Academy (Florida) 6-0 2 Idle
#3 Allen (Texas) 7-0 3 McKinney (TX)
#4 Trinity (Kentucky) 10-0 4 Idle
#5 DeSoto (Texas) 7-0 6 #77 Duncanville (TX)
#6   South Pointe (South Carolina) 9-0 7 York (SC)
#7 American Heritage (Plantation, Florida) 6-0 9 Hallandale (FL)
#8 St. Joseph’s Prep (Pennsylvania) 6-0 10 Archbishop Ryan (PA)
#9 Ben Davis (Indiana) 9-0 13 #97 Lawrence Central (IN)
#10 Corona Centennial (CA) 6-1 14 Norco (CA)
#11 Northwestern (Miami, Florida) 6-1 37 Idle
#12 Miami Central (Florida) 7-2 8 #71 Carol City (FL)
#13 Bishop Gorman (Nevada) 7-2 11 Sierra Vista (NV)
#14 De La Salle (California) 8-1 12 Idle
#15 Brentwood Academy (Tennessee) 8-0 15 Ensworth (TN)
#16 Bingham (Utah) 9-0 16 Cyprus (UT)
#17 St. Frances Academy (Maryland) 8-0 17 Mount St. Joseph (MD)
#18 St. Edward (Ohio) 9-0 18 #25 St. Ignatius (OH)
#19 Katy (Texas) 5-0 19 Tompkins (TX)
#20 Union (Oklahoma) 8-0 20 Putnam City North (OK)
#21 St. Thomas Aquinas (Florida) 7-1 21 Blanche Ely (FL)
#22 St. John Bosco (California) 6-2 22 Servite (CA)
#23 Mission Viejo (California) 9-0 23 Idle
#24 St. John’s College HS (Washington, DC) 6-2 24 Archbishop Carroll (DC)
#25 St. Ignatius (Ohio) 8-1 38 #18 St. Edward (OH)
#26 St. Xavier (Ohio) 8-1 5 St. Xavier (KY)
#27 Fort Dorchester (South Carolina) 9-0 25 Summerville (SC)
#28 Cocoa (Florida) 7-0 26 Pahokee (FL)
#29 Grayson (Georgia) 7-1 27 Rockdale County (GA)
#30 Hoover (Alabama) 7-1 28 Thompson (AL)
#31 Bergen Catholic (New Jersey) 5-2 31 Don Bosco Prep (NJ)
#32 Denton Ryan (Texas) 6-0 29 Wichita Falls (TX)
#33 John Curtis (Louisiana) 7-1 30 Archbishop Rummel (LA)
#34 St. Peter’s Prep (New Jersey) 5-2 34 Idle
#35 Pine-Richland (Pennsylvania) 9-0 33 North Allegheny (PA)
#36 Judson (Texas) 7-0 32 Clemens (TX)
#37 Chaminade (California) 7-1 35 Notre Dame (Sherman Oaks, CA)
#38 East (Utah) 8-2 36 Northridge (UT)
#39 St. Joseph Regional (Montvale, New Jersey) 4-3 39 Paramus Catholic (NJ)
#40 Aledo (Texas) 7-0 40 Brewer (TX)
#41 Erie Cathedral Prep (Pennsylvania) 9-0 41 Canisius (NY)
#42 Archbishop Wood (Pennsylvania) 5-2 42 La Salle (PA)
#43 Archer (Georgia) 8-0 43 South Gwinnett (GA)
#44 Armwood (Florida) 9-0 50 Hillsborough (FL)
#45 Mountain Pointe (Arizona) 7-2 44 Gilbert (AZ)
#46 Chandler (Arizona) 7-2 45 Hamilton (AZ)
#47 DePaul Catholic (New Jersey) 5-2 46 #99 Pope John XXIII (NJ)
#48 Cartersville (Georgia) 9-0 47 Troup County (GA)
#49 Westlake (Texas) 7-0 48 Lehman (TX)
#50 Lake Travis (Texas) 5-2 51 Leander (TX)
#51 Long Beach Poly (California) 7-1 49 Lakewood (CA)
#52 Dutch Fork (South Carolina) 7-1 52 Irmo (SC)
#53 The Woodlands (Texas) 4-1 53 Conroe (TX)
#54 Hewitt-Trussville (Alabama) 8-0 54 James Clemens (AL)
#55 Evangel Christian (Louisiana) 6-1 55 Idle
#56 Wake Forest (North Carolina) 9-0 56 Wakefield (NC)
#57 Owasso (Oklahoma) 7-1 57 Moore (OK)
#58 East St. Louis (Illinois) 6-1 58 Libertyville (IL)
#59 West Point (Mississippi) 9-0 59 Saltillo (MS)
#60 Buford (Georgia) 6-1 60 Loganville (GA)
#61 Central (Phenix City, Alabama) 8-0 61 Prattville (AL)
#62 Lowndes (Georgia) 9-0 62 Colquitt County (GA)
#63 Manvel (Texas) 6-0 63 Texas City (TX)
#64 Trotwood-Madison (Ohio) 9-0 67 Wayne (OH)
#65 Centennial (Arizona) 8-0 65 Liberty (AZ)
#66 Valor Christian (Colorado) 8-0 66 Poudre (CO)
#67 Klein Collins (Texas) 6-0 69 Stratford (TX)
#68 Pulaski Academy (Arkansas) 7-0 68 McClellan (AR)
#69 Pearl (Mississippi) 10-0 70 Oak Grove (MS)
#70 Deerfield Beach (Florida) 6-2 80 Piper (FL)
#71 Carol City (Florida) 5-2 81 #12 Miami Central (FL)
#72 Pickerington Central (Ohio) 8-1 71 Grove City (OH)
#73 Starkville (Mississippi) 9-1 72 Warren Central (MS)
#74 Prairie Ridge (Illinois) 9-0 73 Crystal Lake Central (IL)
#75 Liberty (Nevada) 7-1 75 Basic (NV)
#76 Lincoln-Way East (Illinois) 9-0 76 Joliet West (IL)
#77 Duncanville (Texas) 5-0 77 #5 DeSoto (TX)
#78 Harrisburg (Pennsylvania) 8-0 78 Carlisle (PA)
#79 Kahuku (Hawaii) 9-1 79 Idle
#80 Archbishop Hoban (Ohio) 8-1 86 Benedictine (OH)
#81 Midway (Texas) 8-0 82 Shoemaker (TX)
#82 Saint Louis (Hawaii) 8-0 83 Idle
#83 Maine South (Illinois) 8-1 84 Evanston (IL)
#84 Oakland (Tennessee) 9-0 85 Warren County (TN)
#85 Viera (Florida) 5-1 87 South Fork (FL)
#86 Gonzaga (Washington, DC) 7-1 88 #88 Good Counsel (MD)
#87 Venice (Florida) 7-1 89 Palmetto (FL)
#88 Good Counsel (Maryland) 6-2 92 #86 Gonzaga (DC)
#89 Lamar (Houston, Texas) 4-1 90 Hou. Math Science & Tech (TX)
#90 Saguaro (Arizona) 7-2 91 Cactus Shadows (AZ)
#91 Plant (Florida) 7-1 74 Wiregrass Ranch (FL)
#92 Bryant (Arkansas) 8-0 94 North Little Rock (AR)
#93 Narbonne (California) 5-3 95 George Washington Prep (CA)
#94 Cardinal Gibbons (Florida) 7-1 96 Stranahan (FL)
#95 Columbus (Florida) 6-1 NR Coral Gables (FL)
#96 Folsom (California) 8-0 NR Rocklin (CA)
#97 Lawrence Central (Indiana) 6-3 97 #9 Ben Davis (IN)
#98 Warren Central (Indiana) 6-3 98 Lawrence North (IN)
#99 Pope John Paul XXIII (New Jersey) 5-2 99 DePaul Catholic (NJ)
#100 Phillips Academy (Illinois) 9-0 100 Morgan Park (IL)

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

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