Video: Top 25 high school football rankings
The final rankings of the 2019 season.
The St. John Bosco Braves end the 2019 season as the MaxPreps National Champions.
They finished 13-1 and moved into the top spot after beating then No. 1 Mater Dei (Santa Ana) in the CIF Southern Section Division 1 championship. They followed that with a 49-28 win against No. 12 De La Salle (Concord) to win the school's first CIF Open Division state title since 2016.
Bosco's resume is one of the strongest in the country with other notable wins over DeMatha (Hyattsville, Md.), Don Bosco Prep (Ramsey, N.J.), Liberty (Henderson, Nev.), Our Lady of Good Counsel (Olney, Md.), Servite (Anaheim, Calif.), JSerra Catholic (San Juan Capistrano, Calif.), Calabasas (Calif.) and Corona Centennial (Calif.).
St. Thomas Aquinas (Fla.), North Shore (Houston) and Marietta (Ga.) all moved up in the final rankings.
The Raiders went from five to three after snapping a 38-game winning streak by St. Louis (Honolulu). They won 35-19 Saturday in the GEICO State Champions Bowl Series in Las Vegas. They wrapped up their first undefeated season since 2010, finishing 15-0, but St. Thomas Aquinas' resume didn't stack up with the Braves or Monarchs.
The Mustangs moved up to No. 4 after repeating as 6A Division 1 Texas state champs. They handed Duncanvilles its first loss of the season with a 31-17 win. Dematrius Davis Jr.
was named Offensive MVP for the second consecutive year.
After the Blue Devils won their first Georgia state title since 1967 they answered that with a one-sided 53-14 win over Eastside Catholic (Sammamish, Wash.) in the opener of the GEICO State Champions Bowl Series. 2020 Tennessee signee Harrison Bailey
threw for 410 yards and six touchdowns without playing a minute in the second half. He finished his senior season throwing for 4,671 yards and 50 scores.
The only new team to join the rankings was the Kentucky 5A champs Covington Catholic (Park Hills). They went 15-0 and jumped into the Top 25 after No. 23 Denton Guyer (Texas) lost in the 6A Division 2 championship.
Final MaxPreps Top 25 national high school football rankings
Last week: Beat St. Louis (Honolulu) 35-19
Last week: Beat Duncanville (Texas) 31-17
Last week: Lost to North Shore (Houston) 31-17
Last week: Beat Eastside Catholic (Sammamish, Wash.) 53-14
Last week: Lost to St. Thomas Aquinas (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) 35-19
Last week: Beat Ryan (Denton) 28-22
Last week: Beat Guyer (Denton) 24-0