Two of three teams in the High School Football America Top 25 going state championships this weekend suffered losses.
Friday night, Carmel beat #21 Center Grove 16-13 in overtime in a wild finish to the game that saw both teams score in the last minute of regular to send the game into OT. The win by Carmel denied Center Grove its second straight state title and avenged a regular season 19-6 loss to the Trojans.
On Saturday, #18 Cass Tech beat Detroit Catholic Central for its third Michigan Division 1 state title in six years. In Illinois, #19 Loyola Academy lost to Maine South 27-17 in the Illinois 8A championship game.
High School Football America Top 25
#1 Bishop Gorman Gaels (Nevada) beat Arbor View (Nevada) 56-17
#2 IMG Academy Ascenders (Florida) – Season complete
#3 Mater Dei Monarchs (California) beat #47 Rancho Cucamonga (California) 48-21
#4 DeMatha Stags (Maryland) – Season complete
#5 Allen Eagles (Texas) beat San Angelo Central (Texas) 34-21
#6 Grayson Rams (Georgia) beat Colquitt County (Georgia) 49-21
#7 Corona Centennial Huskies (California) lost to #11 St. John Bosco (California) 49-47
#8 St. Thomas Aquinas Raiders (Florida) beat Mater Academy Charter (Florida) 50-10
#9 McGill-Toolen Yellowjackets (Alabama) vs. #35 Hoover (Alabama), November 30th, Alabama 7A state championship game
#10 Roswell Hornets (Georgia) beat North Cobb (Georgia) 42-21
#11 St. John Bosco Braves (California) beat #7 Corona Centennial (California) 49-47
#12 Mill Creek Hawks (Georgia) beat McEachern (Georgia) 31-28
#13 Trinity Shamrocks (Kentucky) beat St. Xavier (Kentucky) 24-14
#14 American Heritage Patriots (Plantation, Florida) beat Bishop Moore (Florida) 20-7
#15 St. Joseph’s Prep Hawks (Philadelphia, Pennsylvania) beat Parkland (Pennsylvania) 38-17
#16 Lake Travis Cavaliers (Texas) beat Los Fresnos (Texas) 54-7
#17 DeSoto Eagles (Texas) beat Abilene (Texas) 49-45
#18 Cass Tech Technicians (Michigan) beat Detroit Catholic Central (Michigan) 49-20
#19 Loyola Academy Ramblers (Illinois) lost to Maine South (Illinois) 27-17
#20 Cibolo Steele Knights (Texas) beat Weslaco East (Texas) 56-0
#21 Center Grove Trojans (Indiana) lost to Carmel (Indiana) 16-13
#22 St. Joseph Regional Green Knights (Montvale, New Jersey) vs. DePaul (New Jersey), December 2nd, Non-Public Group 3 championship
#23 Paramus Catholic (New Jersey) vs. St. Peter’s Prep (New Jersey), December 2nd, Non-Public Group 4 championship
#24 South Pointe Stallions (South Carolina) beat Airport (South Carolina) 61-7
#25 Denton Ryan Raiders (Texas) beat Lubbock Monterey (Texas) 38-21
Editor’s Note: The High School Football America National Top 50 is developed using our proprietary algorithm.