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. 10, 2005


East

1. Independence (Charlotte, N.C.) – 6-0
2. Byrnes (Duncan, S.C.) – 7-0
3. Landstown (Virginia Beach, Va.) – 6-0
4. Bishop McDevitt (Harrisburg, Pa.) – 6-0
5. North Penn (Landsdale, Pa.) – 6-0
6. Gilman (Baltimore, Md.) – 5-0
7. St. Joseph's Prep (Philadelphia, Pa.) – 5-1
8. Don Bosco Prep (Ramsey, N.J.) – 4-0
9. Robinson (Fairfax, Va.) – 5-0
10. Brockton (Brockton, Mass.) – 5-0

On the Bubble: Neshaminy (Langhorne, Pa.) – 5-1; Richmond (Rockingham, N.C.) – 7-0; Thomas Jefferson (Jefferson Hills, Pa.) – 7-0; Central Catholic (Pittsburgh, Pa.) – 6-1

Notes:New No. 8 Don Bosco Prep (Ramsey, N.J.) defeated then-No. 9 St. Joseph Regional (Montvale, N.J.), 24-0. Senior linebacker Ken Mahoney had 11 tackles and junior linebacker Ike Garrow had eight stops.


Southeast

1. Lakeland (Lakeland, Fla.) – 7-0
2. Camden County (Kingsland, Ga.) – 7-0
3. Riverdale (Murfreesboro, Tenn.) – 7-0
4. Miami Central (Miami, Fla.) – 5-0
5. Brookwood (Brookwood, Ga.) – 7-0
6. St. Thomas Aquinas (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) – 6-0
7. South Panola (Batesville, Miss.) – 6-0
8. Warner Robins (Warner Robins, Ga.) – 7-0
9. Hillsborough (Tampa, Fla.) – 6-0
10. Raines (Jacksonville, Fla.) – 7-0

On the Bubble:Booker T. Washington (Miami, Fla.) – 5-0; Prattville (Prattville, Ala.) – 6-0; Statesboro (Statesboro, Ga.) – 7-0

Notes: New No. 10 Raines (Jacksonville, Fla.) upended then-No. 8 Bolles (Jacksonville, Fla.), 34-21. It was Bolles' first loss since 2003. Bolles had a chance to tie the game trailing, 28-21, with less than two minutes to play. But Raines' Greg Pollard intercepted Randy Hardin's pass and returned it for a 31-yard touchdown.


Midwest

1. Warren Central (Indianapolis, Ind.) – 8-0
2. Glenville (Cleveland, Ohio) – 7-0
3. Joliet Catholic (Joliet, Ill.) – 7-0
4. St. Xavier (Cincinnati, Ohio) – 7-0
5. Lincoln-Way East (Frankfort, Ill.) – 7-0
6. St. Xavier (Louisville, Ky.) – 7-0
7. Male (Louisville, Ky.) – 7-0
8. Colerain (Cincinnati, Ohio) – 6-1
9. Mount Carmel (Chicago, Ill.) – 7-0
10. Brother Rice (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) – 7-0

On the Bubble: St. Edward (Lakewood, Ohio) – 6-0; Morris (Morris, Ill.) – 7-0; Valley (West Des Moines, Iowa) – 6-0

Notes: Every team in the Midwest rankings won this past week, including "On the Bubble" Morris (Morris, Ill.), which has received 1,475 rushing yards and 25 touchdowns from senior running back John Dergo in the first seven games.


Southwest

1. Southlake Carroll (Southlake, Texas) – 6-0
2. Longview (Longview, Texas) – 7-0
3. Springdale (Springdale, Ark.) – 6-0
4. La Marque (La Marque, Texas) – 5-0
5. Lufkin (Lufkin, Texas) – 5-0
6. Abilene (Abilene, Texas) – 6-0
7. Westfield (Houston, Texas) – 4-0
8. Highland Park (Dallas, Texas) – 6-0
9. Jenks (Jenks, Okla.) – 5-1
10. Union (Tulsa, Okla.) – 5-1

On the Bubble:Raymore-Peculiar (Peculiar, Mo.) – 6-0; Katy (Katy, Texas) – 5-0; Trinity (Euless, Texas) – 6-0; Carter (Dallas, Texas) – 6-0

Notes: No. 8 Highland Park (Dallas, Texas) continues to roll behind the play of senior quarterback Matthew Stafford, who threw for 267 yards and three touchdowns in a 42-14 win over West Mesquite (Mesquite, Texas). Stafford has completed 54-of-88 passes (61.4 percent) for 1,046 yards, 13 touchdowns and just one interception in four games (he missed the first two games due to injury).


West

1. Mission Viejo (Mission Viejo, Calif.) – 5-0
2. Bellevue (Bellevue, Wash.) – 5-0
3. Hamilton (Chandler, Ariz.) – 6-0
4. Notre Dame (Sherman Oaks, Calif.) – 5-0
5. Cherry Creek (Englewood, Colo.) – 6-0
6. Sprague (Salem, Ore.) – 6-0
7. Bingham (South Jordan, Utah) – 8-0
8. Ferndale (Ferndale, Wash.) – 6-0
9. Westwood (Mesa, Ariz.) – 6-0
10. Bear Creek (Lakewood, Colo.) – 6-0

On the Bubble: Valencia (Valencia, Calif.) – 4-1; De La Salle (Concord, Calif.) – 3-2; Arvada West (Arvada, Colo.) – 5-1

Notes: Notre Dame (Sherman Oaks, Calif.) jumps up to No. 4 after it defeated then-No. 9 Valencia (Valencia, Calif.), 35-28, for its 27th consecutive win. Senior quarterback Garrett Green ran for 216 yards and three touchdowns and threw for 155 yards.

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