Last night I said I would get more into high school football as the year goes on. I will cover recruiting, signing day and of course the games under the friday night lights. Well, here is the scoreboard courtsy of http://maxpreps.com. Keep in mind this is theirTop 25.
No. 1 St. Thomas Aquinas (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.)- Idle
No. 2 Byrnes (Duncan, S.C.) -85 Woodland (Dorchester, S.C.) - 8- Byrnes had 413 yards of offense and 58 points in the first half.
No. 3 Elder (Cincinnati, Ohio) - 23 La Salle (Cincinnati, Ohio) - 13
No. 4 Smith (Chesapeake, Va.) - 34 King's Fork (Suffolk, Va.) - 0- Former NY Giants QB Phil Sims son is the QB for Smith. Phillip Sims threw for 219 yards and a score.
No. 5 Lowndes (Valdosta, Ga.) - 31 Colquitt County (Moultrie, Ga.) - 6
No. 6 Central (Miami, Fla.) - 63 Miami Beach (Fla.) - 0- Central posted its third straight shutout
No. 7 DeMatha (Hyattsville, Md.) - 45 Friendship Collegiate Academy (D.C.) - 12
No. 8 Cedar Hill (Texas) - 47 Martin (Arlington, Texas) - 39
No. 9 Don Bosco Prep (Ramsey, N.J.) - Idle
No. 10 Oaks Christian (Westlake Village, Calif.) - 28 No. 12 Skyline (Sammamish, Wash.) - 25- Oaks Christian outdueled Skyline in a nationally-televised showdown on ESPN.
No. 11 Curtis (River Ridge, La.) - 24 Salmen (Slidell, La.) - 23
No. 13 Centennial (Peoria, Ariz.) - 24 Brophy College Prep (Phoenix, Ariz.) - 12- Centennial upped its winning streak to 30 in a row
No. 14 Madison Central (Miss.) - Idle
No. 15 Northwestern (Miami, Fla.) - 42 Hialeah-Miami Lakes (Hialeah, Fla.) - 20
No. 16 Longview (Texas) - 24 Lufkin (Texas) - 28
No. 17 Servite (Anaheim, Calif.) - 38 Crespi (Encino, Calif.) - 28
No. 18 St. Xavier (Cincinnati, Ohio) - 43 Trinity (Louisville, Ky.) - 7
No. 19 Stony Point (Round Rock, Texas) - Idle
No. 20 Highlands (Fort Thomas, Ky.) - 36 Boone County (Florence, Ky.) - 14
No. 21 Grayson (Loganville, Ga.) - 27 South Gwinnett (Snellville, Ga.) - 16
No. 22 Bishop McDevitt (Pa.) - Central Dauphin East (Harrisburg, Pa.) - Saturday (9/19)
No. 23 St. Bonaventure (Ventura, Calif.) - 42 Jordan (Los Angeles, Calif.) - 21
No. 24 Jenks (Okla.) - 41 Owasso (Okla.) - 3
No. 25 Butler (Matthews, N.C.) - 38 West Charlotte (Charlotte, N.C.) - 7
Other Notable Scores
West Monroe (La.) - 35
Richwood (Monroe, La.) - 0
Greenwood (Ark.) - 54
Shiloh Christian (Ark.) - 51
Maine South (Park Ridge, Ill.) - 63
Maine West (Des Plaines, Ill.) - 0
Memphis University (Memphis, Tenn.) - 20
Olive Branch (Miss.) - 12
Hutchinson (Kan.) - 55
Maize (Kan.) - 0
Hamilton (Chandler, Ariz.) - 49
Mountain Ridge (Glendale, Ariz.) - 7
Independence (Charlotte, N.C.) - 40
Vance (Charlotte, N.C.) - 7
I have to add these two scores since I attended both schools:
Upland High School (Ca) 21 @ Serrano High (Ca) 18- The Highlanders, ranked #37 in the state, improve to 3-0. The Scotts travel to Eastlake high on 9/25.
Crescenta Valley (Ca) 21 @ Sain Francis (Ca) 28- The Falcons and head coach Tony Zarillo (Coach Z) fall to 1-1. CV plays rival La Canada 9/25.
E-mail Joe @ firstname.lastname@example.org