P2P CCS Football Top 25

Prep2Prep CCS Rankings



November 13, 2017

Terra Nova and Sacred Heart Cathedral spring upsets to move up the rankings while Milpitas moves up a notch to put pressure on No. 1 Serra and No. 2 Valley Christian in the latest Prep2Prep CCS Top 25.

1 (last week: 1) SERRA (8-2-0)
Last: def. St. Francis, 31-21; next: vs. Mitty (11/18)

Junior QB Luke Bottari continued his outstanding season, completing 15 of 23 passes for 345 yards and 3 TDs in a 31-21 win over St. Francis to give the Padres the outright WCAL title.

2 (2) VALLEY CHRISTIAN (8-2-0)
Last: def. Riordan, 30-0; next: vs. Oak Grove (11/17)

Valley Christian secured sole possession of second place with a 30-0 win over Riordan.

3 (4) MILPITAS (10-0-0)
Last: DNP; next: vs. Bellarmine (11/17)

Milpitas was off last week and will be the No. 1 seed in the CCS Open Division 1 playoffs.

4 (3) ST. FRANCIS (7-3-0)
Last: lost to Serra, 31-21; next: vs. Wilcox (11/17)

The Lancers came up short in their bid for a share of the WCAL title in a 31-21 loss to Serra to finish third.

5 (5) HALF MOON BAY (10-0-0)
Last: def. Sacred Heart Prep, 40-26; next: vs. Burlingame (11/17)

The Cougars completed a perfect regular season with a hard-fought 40-26 win over Sacred Heart Prep. Half Moon Bay outscored its opponents by an average score of 45-9.

6 (6) SALINAS (8-2-0)
Last: DNP; next: vs. Palo Alto (11/17)

Salinas was off during the final weekend of the regular season and will be the No. 2 seed in the CCS Open Division 1 playoffs.

7 (7) ARAGON (9-1-0)
Last: def. Menlo-Atherton, 21-18; next: vs. Westmont (11/18)

It wasn't easy but Aragon got past Menlo-Atherton, 21-18, to finish second in the loaded PAL-Bay Division.

8 (8) APTOS (7-3-0)
Last: def. Alvarez, 42-0; next: vs. Terra Nova (11/17)

Aptos completed its first season in the MBL-Gabilan with just one loss after thrashing Alvarez 42-0 to close the regular season.

9 (9) MENLO-ATHERTON (6-4-0)
Last: lost to Aragon, 21-18; next: at San Benito (11/17)

The Bears lost a tight one at home against Aragon to finish third in the PAL-Bay Division. Menlo-Atherton will begin play in the CCS Open Division 1 playoffs next week.

10 (11) WILCOX (7-3-0)
Last: def. Palo Alto, 27-10; next: at St. Francis (11/17)

Senior David Hernandez ran for 132 yards and two touchdowns as the Chargers closed out the regular season with a 27-10 win over Palo Alto.

11 (13) PALMA (6-4-0)
Last: DNP; next: vs. Seaside (11/17)

Palma did not play the final weekend of the CCS regular season and will be one of the favorites in the CCS Open Division 3 field.

12 (15) SAN BENITO (6-4-0)
Last: DNP; next: vs. Menlo-Atherton (11/17)

The Balers were off the final weekend of the CCS regular season and will participate in the CCS Open Division 1 playoffs.

13 (16) GILROY (10-0-0)
Last: def. Watsonville, 41-14; next: vs. Santa Cruz (11/17)

Gilroy completed a perfect 10-0 regular season with a 41-14 win at Watsonville.

14 (17) OAK GROVE (6-4-0)
Last: def. Leigh, 28-14; next: at Valley Christian (11/17)

Oak Grove sealed an outright BVAL-Mount Hamilton title with its fifth straight victory, 28-14 at Leigh.

15 (10) ARCHBISHOP MITTY (5-5-0)
Last: lost to Sacred Heart Cath, 35-25; next: at Serra (11/18)

The Monarchs were knocked off by Sacred Heart Cathedral to fall all the way to fifth in the WCAL.

Last: lost to St. Ignatius, 28-21; next: at Milpitas (11/17)

The Bells were stunned by St. Ignatius at home to finish seventh in the WCAL.

17 (18) PIEDMONT HILLS (8-2-0)
Last: def. Pioneer, 49-31; next: vs. Los Gatos (11/17)

The Pirates rolled to their fifth straight win - 49-31 over Pioneer - and have averaged over 49 points per game during that span.

18 (21) TERRA NOVA (5-5-0)
Last: def. Burlingame, 17-14; next: at Aptos (11/17)

The Tigers snapped a four-game losing with a big 17-14 win over Burlingame to seal a spot in the CCS playoffs.

19 (12) BURLINGAME (6-4-0)
Last: lost to Terra Nova, 17-14; next: at Half Moon Bay (11/17)

Burlingame suffered a damaging 17-14 loss to Terra Nova in its season finale, but still had enough to qualify as an at-large CCS playoff team.

20 (19) LOS GATOS (5-5-0)
Last: def. Homestead, 43-14; next: at Piedmont Hills (11/17)

Things haven't gone too smoothly for the Wildcats, but they still finished third in the SCVAL-De Anza with a 43-14 at Homestead for their fourth win in the final five games.

Last: def. Mitty, 35-25; next: vs. Live Oak (11/17)

The Irish captured the fourth and final WCAL automatic playoff bid with a 35-25 home victory over Mitty.

22 (22) LIVE OAK (6-4-0)
Last: def. Lincoln, 35-18; next: at Sacred Heart Cath (11/17)

Live Oak finished tied for second in the BVAL-Mount Hamilton following a 35-18 win over Lincoln in its season finale.

23 (20) MENLO SCHOOL (6-4-0)
Last: lost to Sequoia, 42-27; next: vs. Jefferson (11/18)

The Knights were upset by Sequoia to suffer their first loss of the season in the PAL-Ocean Division.

24 (24) LELAND (9-1-0)
Last: def. Branham, 35-14; next: vs. Willow Glen (11/17)

Leland took care of Branham to capture the BVAL-Santa Teresa Division in a head-to-head tiebreaker over Independence.

25 (25) CHRISTOPHER (8-2-0)
Last: DNP; next: vs. Cupertino (11/17)

Christopher was off during the final week of the CCS regular season and will compete in the CCS Division 4 playoffs next week.