Westlake (Westlake Village, Calif.) scored a big victory over St. Bonaventure on Friday night and as a result, enjoys a nice rise in the Xcellent 25 National Football Rankings presented by the Army National Guard.
The top-ranked team in Southern California, Westlake rises from No. 22 to just outside the Top 10 at No. 12.
If it survives the Southern Section Northern Division playoff bracket
unscathed, it will have a great chance to capture an Open Division Bowl Game berth.
The rankings figure to change greatly over the next few weeks, as several ranked teams will square off.
Trinity and Allen will do battle in the Texas 5A-I playoff
s on Saturday. The winner could see Skyline down the road, if Skyline can clear a major hurdle against DeSoto.
Similarly, Georgia's AAAAA bracket
features both Grayson and Camden County, along several other dangerous teams.
Xcellent 25 National Football Rankings presented by the Army National Guard1. (1) Don Bosco Prep (Ramsey, N.J.), 9-0
Bye. Next game: Friday vs. Paramus Catholic.New Jersey Non-Public Group 4 playoff bracket2. (2) Armwood (Seffner, Fla.), 10-0
Idle. Next game: Friday vs. Lakewood Ranch.Florida Class 6A playoff bracket3. (3) Trinity (Louisville, Ky.), 11-0Travis Wright
continued his prodigious junior season with four more touchdown passes in Trinity's 55-0 win over Manual. QwiXcore Kentucky Class 6A playoff bracket4. (4) Katy (Texas), 11-0
Katy opened its state title chase with a 55-0 shutout of Madison.Texas 5A-II playoff bracket5. (5) Gaffney (S.C.), 12-0
Wide receiver Quinshad Davis
continued his fine play by reeling in four passes for 99 yards and two scores in Gaffney's 52-27 win over West Ashley. QwiXcore South Carolina AAAA-Division I playoff bracket