Final Rankings (12/04)

SANTA ANA, Calif. – College of the Canyons scored early and often and held off a late City College of San Francisco rally to claim a 39-32 victory in the California State Championship game in Visalia.  The victory was a record-setting 14th for coach Chuck Lyon and his Cougars and earned them the J.C. Grid-Wire National Championship, edging out Pearl River, Miss. for the title.

Rank, School, W-L, Last Ranking, Weekend Scores

1. COLLEGE OF CANYONS (14-0) Last: 4
Weekend: DEFEATED SAN FRANCISCO 39-32 TO WIN CALIF. AND JC GRID-WIRE CHAMPIONSHIPS.

2. PEARL RIVER (12-0) Last: 3
Bowl game: PEARL RIVER 35, BUTLER 14 FOR THE NJCAA TITLE.

3. SAN FRANCISCO (11-1) Last: 1
Weekend: LOST TO CANYONS 32-39 IN CALIF. CHAMPIONSHIP GAME.

4. BUTLER (11-1) Last: 2
Bowl game: LOST TO PEARL RIVER 14-35 IN NJCAA TITLE GAME.

5. GROSSMONT (11-1) Last: 5
Playoffs: LOST TO CANYONS 0-30

6. SADDLEBACK (11-2) Last: 6
Playoffs: BEAT LONG BEACH then LOST TO CANYONS

7. SAN JOAQUIN DELTA (9-2) Last: 8
Bowl game: DROPPED BUTTE 42-33

8. COFFEYVILLE (10-2) Last: 11
Bowl game: POUNDED SCOTTSDALE 33-14

9. SIERRA (11-0) Last: 9
Bowl game: DOWNED CHABOT 31-16

10. KILGORE (10-2) Last: 7
Bowl game: LOST TO PIMA 7-10

11. DIXIE STATE (10-2) Last: 13
Bowl game: BEAT GRAND RAPIDS 27-20

12. BUTTE (9-2) Last: 14
Bowl game: HALTED BY SAN JOAQUIN DELTA 33-42

13. BLINN (9-2) Last: 17
Bowl game: BEAT JONES 20-14

14. HINDS (9-2) Last: 16

15. SCOTTSDALE (9-2) Last: 10
Bowl game: LOST TO COFFEYVILLE 14-33

16. FRESNO (8-3) Last: 12
NorCal Title Game: LOST TO SAN FRANCISCO 21-42

17. GRAND RAPIDS (9-2) Last: 15
Bowl game: LOST TO DIXIE STATE 20-27

18. CHAFFEY (9-2) Last: 18
Playoffs: LOST TO GROSSMONT 7-26

19. PIMA (9-3) Last: NR
Bowl game: DEFEATED KILGORE 10-7

20. EL CAMINO (8-3) Last: 19
Playoffs: LOST TO CANYONS 0-21

21. MT. SAN ANTONIO (8-3) Last: 20
Playoffs: TERMINATED BY SADDLEBACK 18-21

22. FOOTHILL (8-3) Last: 23
Bowl game: DROPPED SAN MATEO 48-28

23. NORTHWEST MISS. (7-2) Last: 22

24. CHABOT (8-3) Last: 21
Bowl game: LOST TO SIERRA 16-31

25. WM. RAINEY HARPER (9-2) Last: 24
Bowl game: BEAT IOWA CENTRAL 24-20

26. MONTEREY PENINSULA (10-1) Last: 25
Bowl game: BEAT SOLANO 35-28

27. MESABI RANGE (9-1) Last: 25

28. NORTHEAST MISS. (7-3) Last: NR

29. JONES CO. (7-3) Last: 25
Bowl game: LOST TO BLINN 14-20

30. CITRUS (7-3) Last: 25

 


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