Following an impressive rout of El Toro, Mission Viejo debuts at No. 24 in the Xcellent 25 National Football Rankings presented by the Army National Guard.
Led by head coach Bob Johnson, Mission Viejo has proven to be one of the top programs in Southern California in recent years. This year's team is led offensively by quarterback Ian Fieber
and defensively by safety Max Redfield
On the strength of a 35-14 win over St. Xavier, Colerain moves up to No. 11, with a chance to rise higher as it navigates the Division 1 playoff bracket in Ohio
Coppell, which did not allow a touchdown for the second week in a row, checks in at No. 25 this week. The team has overcome adversity to look like a serious title contender in Class 5A.
Xcellent 25 National Football Rankings presented by the Army National Guard1. (1) Manatee (Bradenton, Fla.), 9-0
The nation's No. 1 team pummeled Sarasota 51-9. Qwixcore
/ Game recap2. (2) Curtis (River Ridge, La.), 9-0
Thanks to a 29-point first quarter, John Curtis cruised to a 50-0 victory over South Plaquemines. Box score3. (3) Camden County (Kingsland, Ga.), 9-0
In its biggest test of the season, Camden County proved up to the task, handing Lowndes its first loss, 24-7. Qwixcore
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4. (4) St. Edward (Lakewood, Ohio), 11-0
St. Edward opened up its Division 1 title chase with a 50-27 victory over Mayfield. Brackets
5. (6) DeSoto (Texas), 9-0
DeSoto throttled Grand Prarie 76-35, topping the 50-point mark for the fourth-straight week.