Regional Football Rankings

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


Rankings as of Oct. 31, 2004

East

1. Independence (Charlotte, N.C.) – 9-0
2. Central Catholic (Pittsburgh, Pa.) – 10-0
3. Everett (Everett, Mass.) – 6-0
4. Southern Durham (Durham, N.C.) – 9-0
5. St. Joseph Regional (Montvale, N.J.) – 8-0
6. Good Counsel (Wheaton, Md.) – 9-0
7. Christian Brothers Academy (Syracuse, N.Y.) – 9-0
8. Rock Hill (Rock Hill, S.C.) – 9-0
9. New Rochelle (New Rochelle, N.Y.) – 9-0
10. Acton-Boxboro (Acton, Mass.) – 8-0

Notes: Former No. 8 Northwest (Germantown, Md.) drops out after losing to Seneca Valley (Germantown, Md.), 36-35. It was Seneca Valley's first win over Northwest since 2001, and it gave the Screaming Eagles the Montgomery Class 3A title. New Rochelle (New Rochelle, N.Y.) enters the rankings after defeating North Rockland (Thiells, N.Y.), 38-7, in the Section 1 Class AA semifinals. Senior running back Raymell Rice ran for a career-high 196 yards and scored three touchdowns in the win. New Rochelle will play Mount Vernon (Mount Vernon, N.Y.) in the Section 1 Class AA championship this weekend.


Southeast

1. John Curtis (River Ridge, La.) – 8-0
2. Armwood (Seffner, Fla.) – 7-1
3. Camden County (Kingsland, Ga.) – 10-0
4. LaGrange (LaGrange, Ga.) – 10-0
5. Hoover (Hoover, Ala.) – 9-0
6. South Panola (Batesville, Miss.) – 10-0
7. Naples (Naples, Fla.) – 8-0
8. Deerfield Beach (Deerfield Beach, Fla.) – 8-0
9. Lakeland (Lakeland, Fla.) – 9-0
10. Marietta (Marietta, Ga.) – 10-0

Notes: No. 7 Naples (Naples, Fla.) recorded its fourth shutout of the year with a 35-0 win over Gulf Coast (Naples, Fla.). Senior defensive lineman Spencer Adkins, who is rated the No. 31 overall recruit in the Class of 2005 by SchoolSports.com, had 10 tackles in the win. Senior linebacker Corey Hogue added nine tackles.


Midwest

1. Colerain (Cincinnati, Ohio) – 10-0
2. Sacred Heart-Griffin (Springfield, Ill.) – 10-0
3. Maine South (Park Ridge, Ill.) – 10-0
4. Joliet Catholic (Joliet, Ill.) – 10-0
5. Muskegon (Muskegon, Mich.) – 10-0
6. Eden Prairie (Eden Prairie, Minn.) – 10-0
7. Rochester Adams (Rochester Hills, Mich.) – 10-0
8. St. Xavier (Cincinnati, Ohio) – 10-0
9. Morgan Park (Chicago, Ill.) – 10-0
10. Snider (Fort Wayne, Ind.) – 11-0

Notes: Former No. 7 D.C. Everest (Schofield, Wis.) lost to Marshfield (Wis.), 13-12, in the second round of the WIAA Division 1 playoffs. Marshfield running back Ross Wingert scored with 44 seconds remaining in the first half and kicker Craig Kolb booted the ensuing extra point to give Marshfield a 13-12 lead it would never relinquish. New No. 9 Morgan Park (Chicago, Ill.) debuts in the rankings after defeating Moline (Moline, Ill.), 40-7, in the Class 7A, Quadrant D first round. Meanwhile, new No. 10 Snider (Fort Wayne, Ind.) also enters the rankings after defeating Huntington North (Huntington, Ind.), 63-3, in the Class 5A section playoffs.


Southwest

1. Southlake Carroll (Southlake, Texas) – 9-0
2. Lufkin (Lufkin, Texas) – 9-0
3. Jenks (Jenks, Okla.) – 8-0
4. Katy (Katy, Texas) – 9-0
5. Union (Tulsa, Okla.) – 8-1
6. North Shore (Galena Park, Texas) – 9-0
7. Longview (Longview, Texas) – 9-0
8. La Cueva (Albuquerque, N.M.) – 8-0
9. Springdale (Springdale, Ark.) – 9-0
10. Denton Ryan (Denton, Texas) – 8-1

Notes: No. 9 Springdale (Springdale, Ark.) captured the AAAAA-West title by defeating Northside (Fort Smith, Ark.), 35-17. Junior running back Matt Clinkscales ran for 166 yards on 27 carries in the win.


West

1. Bellevue (Bellevue, Wash.) – 8-0
2. Mission Viejo (Mission Viejo, Calif.) – 8-0
3. Centennial (Peoria, Ariz.) – 9-0
4. Los Alamitos (Los Alamitos, Calif.) – 7-1
5. Pasco (Pasco, Wash.) – 8-0
6. Pittsburg (Pittsburg, Calif.) – 8-0
7. Notre Dame (Sherman Oaks, Calif.) – 8-0
8. Brighton (Salt Lake City, Utah) – 11-0
9. Lakewood (Lakewood, Calif.) – 8-0
10. Loyola (Los Angeles, Calif.) – 7-1

Notes: Former No. 10 Mater Dei (Santa Ana, Calif.) drops out after losing to new No. 10 Loyola (Los Angeles, Calif.), 14-7. As a result, the Cubs move into the rankings. Senior Trason Bragg led Loyola with two touchdown runs in the win over Mater Dei.


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