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 Nov. 28, 2005


East

1. Independence (Charlotte, N.C.) – 13-0
2. Byrnes (Duncan, S.C.) – 14-0
3. Landstown (Virginia Beach, Va.) – 12-0
4. Bishop McDevitt (Harrisburg, Pa.) – 13-0
5. Gilman (Baltimore, Md.) – 9-0*
6. Don Bosco Prep (Ramsey, N.J.) – 11-0
7. Brockton (Brockton, Mass.) – 11-0
8. North Penn (Lansdale, Pa.) – 12-1
9. South (Middletown, N.J.) – 11-0
10. Damascus (Damascus, Md.) – 12-0

On the Bubble: St. Joseph Regional (Montvale, N.J.) – 10-1; C.D. Hylton (Woodbridge, Va.) – 12-0; DeMatha (Hyattsville, Md.) – 11-1*; Monroe-Woodbury (Central Valley, N.Y.) – 12-0*

Notes: "On the Bubble" DeMatha (Hyattsville, Md.) edged Good Counsel (Wheaton, Md.), 21-20, in overtime in the Washington Catholic Athletic Conference championship. Sophomore Kenny Tate had two touchdown runs, the second of which tied the score in overtime. Matt Campbell kicked the ensuing extra point to give the Stags their third straight WCAC title and fifth in six years.


Southeast

1. Lakeland (Lakeland, Fla.) – 13-0
2. Brookwood (Brookwood, Ga.) – 14-0
3. South Panola (Batesville, Miss.) – 13-0
4. St. Thomas Aquinas (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) – 12-0
5. Northside (Warner Robins, Ga.) – 14-0
6. Booker T. Washington (Miami, Fla.) – 10-0
7. West Monroe (West Monroe, La.) – 11-1
8. Lowndes (Valdosta, Ga.) – 13-1
9. Hoover (Hoover, Ala.) – 11-1
10. Statesboro (Statesboro, Ga.) – 14-0

On the Bubble: St. Augustine (St. Augustine, Fla.) – 13-0; Maryville (Maryville, Tenn.) – 14-0; Oak Ridge (Oak Ridge, Tenn.) – 13-1

Notes: No. 9 Hoover (Hoover, Ala.) defeated Oak Mountain (Birmingham, Ala.), 28-7, in the Class 6A state semifinals. The Buccaneers have won the last three state titles and four out of the last five.


Midwest

1. St. Xavier (Cincinnati, Ohio) – 14-0
2. Warren Central (Indianapolis, Ind.) – 14-1*
3. Lincoln-Way East (Frankfort, Ill.) – 14-0*
4. Morris (Morris, Ill.) – 14-0*
5. St. Xavier (Louisville, Ky.) – 14-0
6. Valley (West Des Moines, Iowa) – 13-0*
7. Wayzata (Plymouth, Minn.) – 13-1*
8. Prospect (Mount Prospect, Ill.) – 13-1*
9. Park (Racine, Wis.) – 13-1*
10. Brother Rice (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.) – 12-2*

On the Bubble: Joliet Catholic (Joliet, Ill.) – 11-1*; St. Edward (Lakewood, Ohio) – 12-1*; St. Mary's (Orchard Lake, Mich.) – 11-1*; Driscoll Catholic (Addison, Ill.) – 14-0*

Notes: No. 9 Park (Racine, Wis.) beat Lincoln (Wisconsin Rapids, Wis.), 28-7, in the Division 1 state title game. Junior running back John Clay ran for a Division 1-record 259 yards and three touchdowns. The 6-foot-2, 220-pounder ran for 2,032 yards and 30 touchdowns on 166 carries this year and was named Associated Press state Player of the Year. He's considered one of the top recruits in the Class of 2007.


Southwest

1. Southlake Carroll (Southlake, Texas) – 13-0
2. Springdale (Springdale, Ark.) – 13-0
3. La Marque (La Marque, Texas) – 12-0
4. Lufkin (Lufkin, Texas) – 13-0
5. Westfield (Houston, Texas) – 11-0
6. Highland Park (Dallas, Texas) – 13-0
7. Union (Tulsa, Okla.) – 12-1
8. Raymore-Peculiar (Peculiar, Mo.) – 13-0*
9. Katy (Katy, Texas) – 12-0
10. Millard North (Omaha, Neb.) – 12-1*

On the Bubble: Plano (Plano, Texas) – 13-0; Salina Central (Salina, Kan.) – 13-0*; Mayfield (Las Cruces, N.M.) – 13-0

Notes: No. 8 Raymore-Peculiar (Peculiar, Mo.) upended McCluer North (Florissant, Mo.), 43-21, in the Class 5 state championship game. It was Raymore-Peculiar's second consecutive state title and 28th consecutive win.


West

1. Mission Viejo (Mission Viejo, Calif.) – 12-0
2. Hamilton (Chandler, Ariz.) – 13-0
3. Notre Dame (Sherman Oaks, Calif.) – 12-0
4. St. Bonaventure (Ventura, Calif.) – 12-0
5. Ferndale (Ferndale, Wash.) – 13-0
6. Skyline (Sammamish, Wash.) – 13-0
7. Lake Oswego (Lake Oswego, Ore.) – 12-0
8. Prosser (Prosser, Wash.) – 13-1
9. Tualatin (Tualatin, Ore.) – 12-0
10. De La Salle (Concord, Calif.) – 10-2

On the Bubble:; ThunderRidge (Highlands Ranch, Colo.) – 13-0; Cactus (Glendale, Ariz.) – 13-0; Kahuku (Kahuku, Hawaii) – 10-1

Notes:No. 10 De La Salle (Concord, Calif.) defeated Foothill (Pleasanton, Calif.), 42-14, in the North Coast Section 4A semifinals. The Spartans are going for their 14th consecutive NCS title.

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