Prep2Prep CCS Rankings
THROUGH WEEK 12
With only a small handful of games being played, there is little movement in this week's rankings, but Salinas gets a boost after moving on to the Division I semifinals and overwhelmingly exacting a measure of revenge from a regular season loss.Note: Last week's rankings in parentheses
The Lancers have allowed just 75 points all season long, and 33 of those came in their lone loss to De La Salle. For the rest of the year, they are averaging fewer than five points per game allowed. Saint Francis is scheduled to host Aragon this Friday.
The Chargers averaged nearly 40 points per game and close to 280 rushing yards per game during their unbeaten regular season. Wilcox is set to host Piedmont Hills on Friday.
The Warriors' defense has not allowed double digits to an opposing offense since a Sep. 7 win over Clovis West, while the offense has averaged 278 yards per game on the ground. Valley Christian is scheduled to host Christopher this Friday.
The Vikings have gotten a fantastic senior season from Jackson Chryst, who has completed 62 percent of his passes, with 31 touchdowns and six interceptions, while Aiden Chang is over the 1,000-yard mark on the ground and Jamir Shepard has topped 1,000 yards through the air. Palo Alto is scheduled to host Los Gatos on Friday.
The Bears allowed just 18 points over the final six games of the season, dominating PAL competition. Menlo-Atherton will host Milpitas this Friday evening.
The Padres have been dominant in each of their six wins this season, but on the other side of similar outcomes during their losses, including league games to Valley Christian and Saint Francis. Serra will look to gain some post-season momentum this Friday at Leland.
The Gators have scored five touchdowns this season on defense and special teams, and have one of the region's best kickers in junior Ronan Donnelly. Sacred Heart Prep will look to use all three phases of its production against St. Ignatius this Saturday.
Since we base rankings more on the current strength of a team, and less on early results, the Cowboys get a boost this week after proving that their earlier loss to San Benito was an anomaly, thumping the Balers behind an offense that racked up 490 yards of offense in the rematch. Salinas faces either Wilcox or Piedmont Hills in the Division I semifinals.
The Chieftains got another big game from Grant Sergent in an easy win over Pioneer, and Sergent now has 27 touchdown passes with just one interception. Palma faces either Aptos or Terra Nova in the Division III semifinals.
The Tigers have one of the top dual-threats in the section, in quarterback Jared Julian, who could top 2,000 yards in passing and 1,000 yards in rushing for the year. Terra Nova is set to host Aptos this Friday.
The Padres were sluggish out of the gate against Mt. Pleasant on Saturday, but five Dakota Mornhinweg touchdowns in the second half propelled them to victory. Carmel will host Gonzales in a couple weeks.
After winning eight straight games to open the season, the Mariners dropped two straight to finish the regular season, by a combined nine points. Now, Aptos heads to Terra Nova for its quarterfinal game.
The Balers finished their season with the Division I quarterfinal loss to Salinas, who had they had beaten two games earlier. They placed third in the MBL-Gabilan this year, and beat Los Gatos in non-league action. San Benito's season is complete.
The 76ers outscored opponents by nearly 300 points during the regular season, winning the Santa Teresa title. Independence is scheduled to host Soledad this Friday in the Division IV quarterfinals.
The Panthers have won seven straight, and went unbeaten in the PAL-Ocean. Burlingame is set to host Mountain View this Friday in the Division IV quarterfinals.
The Trojans hit their stride late in the regular season, winning four of their past five games. Milpitas heads to Menlo-Atherton this Friday in the Division I quarterfinals.
All four of the Wildcats' losses are to higher-ranked teams, and the defense has been stout, allowing just 12 points per game. Los Gatos will face Palo Alto in the Division I quarterfinals this Friday.
The Lions, who do not participate in the CCS playoffs, averaged a whopping 340 yards per game on the ground during the regular season. Lincoln concludes its season on Thanksgiving against San Jose in the 76th annual Big Bone Game.
The Knights have scored over 50 points in each of their last three victories. TKA hosts Del Mar in the Division V quarterfinals this Friday.
The Acorns are led by quarterback Jonathan Singleton, who should top 2,000 yards passing and 1,000 yards rushing when Live Oak hosts Sacred Heart Cathedral on Friday.
The Monarchs saw the emergence of sophomore Reymello Murphy at quarterback in their regular season-ending win over Sacred Heart Cathedral. Mitty heads to Oak Grove this Friday in the Division II quarterfinals.
The Fightin' Irish will have revenge on their minds this Friday when they head to Live Oak, after falling to the Acorns in last year's playoffs.
After winning their final two regular-season games by a combined score of 69-0, the Wildcats will find out if their grueling schedule this year will pay dividends in the post-season. St. Ignatius heads to Sacred Heart Prep this Saturday afternoon.
After dropping two of their final three regular season games, and finishing second in the Mount Hamilton, Oak Grove looks to reverse track this Friday when the Eagles play host to Mitty.
The Chargers carry a three-game win streak into their quarterfinal game against Serra at home. Leland will need a big game from dual-threat junior quarterback Carson Yates.