Week 15: SoCal CIF Bowl Rankings

Fresno Edison's A.J. Greeley on the move vs. Bakersfield. The Tigers should be selected for a CIF bowl game for the first time in program history. Photo: CentralValleyFootball.com.

Fresno Edison’s A.J. Greeley on the move vs. Bakersfield. The Tigers should be selected for a CIF bowl game for the first time in program history. Photo: CentralValleyFootball.com.

Here’s the updated lists for every division plus a SoCal Open Division Top 20 after all games are played on Saturday and before the CIF meets to choose teams for this year’s bowl games.

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Note: The top 20 teams that would be ranked by CalHiSports.com for the CIF Open Division in Southern California would be:

1. Centennial (Corona)
2. St. John Bosco (Bellflower)
3. Oceanside
4. Long Beach Poly (Long Beach)
5. Bishop Amat (La Puente)
6. JSerra (San Juan Capistrano);
7. Mater Dei (Santa Ana)
8. Serra (Gardena)
9. Edison (Fresno)
10. Mission Viejo
11. Crespi (Encino)
12. El Capitan (Lakeside)
13. Westlake (Westlake Village)
14. Santa Margarita (Rancho SM)
15. Alemany (Mission Hills)
16. Liberty (Bakersfield)
17. Helix (La Mesa)
18. Redlands East Valley (Redlands)
19. Paso Robles
20. Cathedral Catholic (San Diego)

With assistance from Ronnie Flores and Paul Muyskens, here are the Week 15 rankings for each of Southern California’s CIF bowl game divisions (previous ranking in parentheses; after games of Saturday, Dec. 6):

Oceanside head coach John Carroll is no stranger to CIF bowl games. Photo: Ronnie Flores.

Oceanside head coach John Carroll is no stranger to CIF bowl games. Photo: Ronnie Flores.

DIVISION I SOUTH

1. (2) Centennial (Corona) 12-2*
2. (1) St. John Bosco (Bellflower) 12-2
3. (3) Oceanside 13-0*
4. (4) Long Beach Poly (Long Beach) 11-2
5. (5) Bishop Amat (La Puente) 9-4
6. (6) JSerra (San Juan Capistrano) 10-2
7. (7) Mater Dei (Santa Ana) 9-3
8. (8) Serra (Gardena) 8-3
9. (10) Edison (Fresno) 12-1*
10. (11) Mission Viejo 12-2*
11. (9) Crespi (Encino) 9-2
12. (12) Westlake (Westlake Village) 8-3
13. (14) Santa Margarita (Rancho SM) 6-5
14. (NR) Alemany (Mission Hills) 7-3
15. (15) Liberty (Bakersfield) 10-3
*Team is eligible for bowl game.
Also eligible for D1 South Bowl Game: Narbonne (Harbor City) 10-4.
Dropped Out: Previous No. 14 Helix (La Mesa).

DIVISION II SOUTH

1. (1) Redlands East Valley (Redlands) 13-1*
2. (3) Ridgeview (Bakersfield) 12-1*
3. (2) Poly (Riverside) 13-1
4. (5) Crescenta Valley (La Crescenta) 14-0*
5. (9) St. Augustine (San Diego) 8-5*
6. (NR) Trabuco Hills (Mission Viejo) 10-4*
7. (4) San Clemente 12-2
8. (6) Heritage (Menifee) 12-1
9. (10) Palos Verdes (PV Estates) 11-3*
10. (NR) West (Torrance) 12-1
*Team is eligible for CIF bowl game.
Also eligible for D2 South Bowl Game: Colony (Ontario) 12-2, Hamilton (Los Angeles) 11-3, Palm Springs 12-2.
Dropped Out: Previous No. 8 Ventura.

DIVISION III SOUTH

1. (1) El Capitan (Lakeside) 13-0*
2. (3) Paso Robles 13-1*
3. (2) Newbury Park 11-3
4. (5) Hanford 12-1*
5. (4) Rancho Bernardo (San Diego) 10-3
6. (6) Arroyo Grande 10-3
7. (7) Atascadero 10-3
8. (8) Garden Grove 13-1*
9. (9) Lompoc 11-1
10. (NR) Bishop’s (La Jolla) 13-0*
*Team is eligible for CIF bowl game.
Also eligible for D3 South Bowl Game: Corcoran 11-3, Liberty (Madera Ranchos) 13-0, Los Angeles 12-2, Nipomo 10-4, Pomona 11-2 (not including forfeit and default losses).
Dropped Out: Previous No. 10 Paraclete (Lancaster).

The Buzz 150DIVISION IV SOUTH

1. (1) Christian (El Cajon) 13-0*
2. (2) St. Margaret’s (SJ Capistrano) 14-0*
3. (3) Grace Brethren (Simi Valley) 13-1
4. (5) Sierra Canyon (Chatsworth) 11-2
5. (7) Bishop Diego (Santa Barbara) 10-2
6. (4) Central Valley Christian (Visalia) 11-2
7. (6) Arrowhead Christian (Redlands) 12-2
8. (9) Poly (Pasadena) 12-1
9. (10) St. Anthony (Long Beach) 10-3**
10. (NR) La Jolla Country Day 7-6*
*Team is eligible for bowl game.
**Forfeits not included.
Dropped Out: Previous No. 8 Immanuel (Reedley).

Mark Tennis is the co-founder and publisher of CalHiSports.com. He can be reached at markjtennis@gmail.com. Don’t forget to follow Mark on the Cal-Hi Sports Twitter handle: @CalHiSports


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2 Comments

  1. 3kiddad
    Posted December 7, 2014 at 6:56 am | Permalink

    ANY TEAM that is undefeated deserves to play in the California State Playoffs!! Oseanside, Crescenta Valley, and El Capitan should all definitely get to play next weekend!!

  2. Details
    Posted December 7, 2014 at 9:02 am | Permalink

    any team that’s won 12 in a row should have a chance to play for state championship

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