24-7's Preseason Team Rankings

24-7Football.com's preseason top five in 5A1 to 4A2.

The season doesn't go in to full tilt until next Friday but Brophy and Salpointe face off tonight to kick off the season for Arizona high school football. A handful of other games will be played on Friday and their is the big event up at NAU featuring eight games.

I wanted to start my rankings next week but it just didn't feel right with the season about to open, so I started with a top 5 in 5A1-4A2. I will more than likely do a top 10 during the season but here is just a glimpse on my early take on the season ahead.

5A1

1. Hamilton
2. Chandler
3. Brophy
4. Red Mountain
5. Desert Vista

Others I considered: Basha, Buena, Corona, Mt. Ridge, Mt. View, Salpointe, St. Mary's

5A2

1. Centennial
2. Sunnyside
3. Westview
4. Goldwater
5. Marcos de Niza

Others: Cibola, Deer Valley, Horizon, Ironwood, Ironwood Ridge, Marana Mt. View, North, Pinnacle

4A1

1. Saguaro
2. Chaparral
3. Cactus
4. Peoria
5. Sabino

Others: Canyon del Oro, Cienega, Independence, Millennium, Paradise Valley 

4A2

1. Mingus
2. Buckeye
3. Notre Dame
4. Washington
5. Bradshaw Mountain

Others: Arcadia, Glendale, Higley, Moon Valley, Palo Verde, Queen Creek, Seton Catholic

I will continue with region previews and preseason all state teams this week. I will try and bag out a couple per day.


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