Regional Football Rankings

Find out who the top 10 high school football teams are in the East, Southeast, Midwest, Southwest and West in SchoolSports.com regional football rankings.



Rankings as of Nov. 28, 2004

East

1. Independence (Charlotte, N.C.) – 13-0
2. Central Catholic (Pittsburgh, Pa.) – 14-0
3. Everett (Everett, Mass.) – 9-0
4. Southern Durham (Durham, N.C.) – 13-0
5. Christian Brothers Academy (Syracuse, N.Y.) – 13-0*
6. Rock Hill (Rock Hill, S.C.) – 12-1
7. Acton-Boxboro (Acton, Mass.) – 11-0
8. Richmond County (Rockingham, N.C.) – 14-0
9. DeMatha (Hyattsville, Md.) – 10-1*
10. New Rochelle (New Rochelle, N.Y.) – 11-1*

Notes: Former No. 7 Northwestern (Rock Hill, S.C.) lost to new No. 6 Rock Hill (Rock Hill, S.C.), 7-6, in the Class 4A, Division I state semifinals. The Bearcats move into the rankings with the win and will play Stratford (Goose Creek, S.C.) for the Big 16 state title on Dec. 4. Meanwhile, No. 10 New Rochelle (New Rochelle, N.Y.) lost to No. 5 Christian Brothers Academy (Syracuse, N.Y.), 41-35, in the Class AA state championship but stays in the rankings after playing a nationally ranked team so tough.


Southeast

1. John Curtis (River Ridge, La.) – 12-0
2. Armwood (Seffner, Fla.) – 11-1
3. LaGrange (LaGrange, Ga.) – 14-0
4. Hoover (Hoover, Ala.) – 13-0
5. South Panola (Batesville, Miss.) – 14-0
6. Lowndes (Valdosta, Ga.) – 14-0
7. Lakeland (Lakeland, Fla.) – 13-0
8. Riverdale (Murfreesboro, Tenn.) – 14-0
9. Parkview (Lilburn, Ga.) – 13-1
10. Miami Carol City (Miami, Fla.) – 11-1

Notes: New No. 10 Miami Carol City (Miami, Fla.) enters the rankings after defeating Miami Central (Miami, Fla.) in the Class 6A, Region 3 final. The Chiefs, who are the defending Class 6A state champs, will play Miami Killian (Miami, Fla.) in the state semifinals on Dec. 3.


Midwest

1. Colerain (Cincinnati, Ohio) – 14-0
2. Joliet Catholic (Joliet, Ill.) – 14-0*
3. Muskegon (Muskegon, Mich.) – 14-0*
4. Mukwonago (Mukwonago, Wis.) – 14-0*
5. Bettendorf (Bettendorf, Iowa) – 13-0*
6. Libertyville (Libertyville, Ill.) – 14-0*
7. Lowell (Lowell, Mich.) – 14-0*
8. Warren Central (Indianapolis, Ind.) – 14-1*
9. Providence Catholic (New Lenox, Ill.) – 13-1*
10. St. Xavier (Louisville, Ky.) – 13-1

Notes: New No. 8 Warren Central (Indianapolis, Ind.) enters the rankings after beating former No. 5 Snider (Fort Wayne, Ind.), 35-23, in the Class 5A state finals for its second consecutive state title. New No. 9 Providence Catholic (New Lenox, Ill.) debuts in the rankings after blanking Bloomington (Bloomington, Ill.), 40-0, in the Class 6A state championship. It was the Celtics' ninth state title overall. Meanwhile, new No. 10 St. Xavier (Louisville, Ky.) will be going for its 11th state title when it plays Scott County (Georgetown, Ky.) in the Class 4-A state championship this weekend.


Southwest

1. Southlake Carroll (Southlake, Texas) – 13-0
2. Lufkin (Lufkin, Texas) – 13-0
3. Jenks (Jenks, Okla.) – 12-0
4. Union (Tulsa, Okla.) – 12-1
5. La Cueva (Albuquerque, N.M.) – 12-0
6. Denton Ryan (Denton, Texas) – 12-1
7. Westfield (Houston, Texas) – 12-1
8. Little Rock Central (Little Rock, Ark.) – 12-1
9. Abilene (Abilene, Texas) – 12-1*
10. Longview (Longview, Texas) – 12-1*

Notes: Former No. 7 Springdale (Springdale, Ark.) drops out after losing to Little Rock Central (Little Rock, Ark.), 30-21, in the Class AAAAA state semifinals. Little Rock Central moves into the rankings at No. 8 and will play West Memphis (West Memphis, Ark.) for the state title on Dec. 4. The Tigers defeated West Memphis in last year's state title game.


West

1. Bellevue (Bellevue, Wash.) – 12-0
2. Mission Viejo (Mission Viejo, Calif.) – 12-0
3. Moon Valley (Phoenix, Ariz.) – 13-0
4. Los Alamitos (Los Alamitos, Calif.) – 11-1
5. Notre Dame (Sherman Oaks, Calif.) – 12-0
6. Long Beach Poly (Long Beach, Calif.) – 11-1
7. Mullen (Denver, Colo.) – 12-1
8. Dorsey (Los Angeles, Calif.) – 11-1
9. Jesuit (Portland, Ore.) – 12-0
10. Skyline (Sammamish, Wash.) – 12-1

Notes: New No. 10 Skyline (Sammamish, Wash.) enters the rankings after shocking former No. 4 and nationally ranked Pasco (Pasco, Wash.), 28-23, in the Class 4A state semifinals. Skyline will play Evergreen (Vancouver, Wash.), which is 13-0, in the Class 4A state championship on Dec. 4.


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