Being the fastest-rising member of these rankings may not be a good thing after what happened to Pittsburg in its second game. Still, we have some major movers this week, led by new No. 34 San Clemente, new No. 37 Carlsbad and new No. 40 Palos Verdes. Those getting closer to the top include Notre...
Here are rankings done by longtime Bay Area analyst Harold Abend and were done for use on Antioch High football game broadcasts. Anyone wishing to see writeups and breakdowns of the top teams in the state, sign up for our Gold Club membership. For details, CLICK HERE.
A 45-17 victory over Monte Vista of Danville (which was 9-0) shows that underclass-oriented Spartans are beginning to hit their stride as regular season ends. To win 26th straight North Coast Section title, however, it will have to be in new Open Division, which will leave out one team that won’t be happy when it’s […]
Bosco-Mater Dei week is finally here. The two nationally ranked powerhouses play Friday and as we’ve said a million times we’ve been waiting for it to perhaps finally move the Monarchs in front of the Braves. The major move in this week’s rankings was to find a newcomer at No. 25 and the one we...
Here are rankings done by longtime Bay Area analyst Harold Abend and done for use on Antioch High football game broadcasts. Anyone wishing to see writeups and breakdowns of the top teams in the state, sign up for our Gold Club membership. For details, CLICK HERE
There’s only one from De La Salle on first team and the talent in the section is among its best ever, including the top-ranked running back in the U.S. No one doubts the Spartans, though, are still favored in the first Open Division section playoff. Still, the elite players on some of the other teams […]
After collecting opinions as well as observations during Sunday’s Nike Football The Opening NorCal regional, it’s a great group of tight ends for the upcoming California season. It was a defensive back, however, who may have stole the show.
All five state champions crowned in Sacramento are within the top 24 while Norco ends up snagging the final 25th spot in the final rankings. Others that gained after the final week include Rocklin, Chaminade and Oakdale. All 50 teams in this Gold Club post are written up. For breakdowns of teams from No. 1...
Getting close or already having 2,000 yards rushing seemed to pump up several running backs last week, including Mikey Dean from Chaffey of Ontario, Isaac Jones of Porterville, Najee Harris of Antioch and Donovan Switalski of East Nicolaus. We also tip the hat to a QB with 506 yards passing in his final game and […]
Big win by Wilcox combined with Sacred Heart Prep allowing 55 points in crazy win over Carmel causes a shift toward the bottom of this week’s rankings. Many teams at the top had byes, but could be movement next week after Clayton Valley plays Monte Vista and WCAL games start.