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P2P CCS Football Top 25

Prep2Prep CCS Rankings

THROUGH WEEK 4


By P2P STAFF
Prep2Prep.com

September 18, 2017


With the WCAL idle last weekend, there is little change near the top, but Wilcox takes a big leap this week with a rousing win over San Benito to move into the top 10 in the latest Prep2Prep CCS Top 25.


1 (last week: 1) ST. FRANCIS (2-1-0)
Last: DNP; next: at Valley Christian (9/22)

The Lancers were off last week and open WCAL play Friday night at No. 2 Valley Christian.

2 (2) VALLEY CHRISTIAN (2-1-0)
Last: DNP; next: vs. St. Francis (9/22)

It's obviously early but the winner of the 1-2 matchup between St. Francis and Valley Christian could have the inside track in the WCAL title race.

3 (3) BELLARMINE COLLEGE PREP (2-1-0)
Last: DNP; next: at Mitty (9/22)

Bellarmine was off last week and travels to Mitty Friday night for its WCAL opener.

4 (4) MILPITAS (4-0-0)
Last: def. Salinas, 27-0; next: vs. Saratoga (9/22)

Milpitas didn't challenge itself in the preseason as its SCVAL-De Anza rivals, but still enters league play as the title favorite. The Trojans open Friday night at home against winless Saratoga.

5 (5) SERRA (1-2-0)
Last: DNP; next: at Riordan (9/23)

Serra was off last week and opens WCAL play Saturday afternoon at Riordan.

6 (6) ARCHBISHOP MITTY (2-1-0)
Last: DNP; next: vs. Bellarmine (9/22)

The Monarchs were off last week and open WCAL play with an early-season showdown against rival Bellarmine Friday night.

7 (7) MENLO-ATHERTON (2-2-0)
Last: def. Los Gatos, 56-41; next: idle

Senior Chris Flores completed 10 of 14 passes for 168 yards and 4 TDs as Menlo-Atherton won a shootout against Los Gatos, 56-41, to improve to 2-2 heading into its bye week.

8 (10) HALF MOON BAY (4-0-0)
Last: def. El Camino, 56-0; next: vs. Mills (9/22)

The Cougars continued their dominant start with a 56-0 win over El Camino. Half Moon Bay (4-0) has outscored its opponents by a combined score of 219-14.

9 (14) WILCOX (1-2-0)
Last: def. San Benito, 35-0; next: at Los Altos (9/23)

Wilcox climbs up the rankings with a massive 35-0 win over San Benito as sophomore running back Paul Rosa and senior quarterback David Hernandez each rushed for a pair of touchdowns.

10 (11) BURLINGAME (4-0-0)
Last: def. South San Francisco, 22-16; next: idle

The Panthers had their first challenge of the season, holding off South San Francisco, 22-16, to improve to 4-0.

11 (12) PALMA (1-2-0)
Last: def. Menlo, 29-14; next: vs. Aptos (9/22)

Palma picked up its first victory of the season with an impressive 29-14 win at Menlo. The Chieftains welcome Aptos to the MBL-Gabilan Friday night in their league opener.

12 (13) ARAGON (3-0-0)
Last: def. Palo Alto, 48-14; next: at The King's Academy (9/22)

Aragon improved to a 3-0 with a 48-14 win at Palo Alto. The Dons travel to The King's Academy for a final tuneup before PAL-Bay action begins September 29.

13 (15) SEASIDE (3-0-0)
Last: DNP; next: vs. Salinas (9/22)

Seaside was off last week and opens MBL-Gabilan play Friday night at home against Salinas.

14 (8) SAN BENITO (2-1-0)
Last: lost to Wilcox, 35-0; next: vs. Alvarez (9/22)

San Benito suffered its first loss of the season in resounding fashion in a 35-0 defeat at Wilcox. The Balers host Alvarez Friday night in their MBL-Gabilan opener.

15 (9) LOS GATOS (1-3-0)
Last: lost to Menlo-Atherton, 56-41; next: idle

The Wildcats dropped their third in a row against stiff competition, losing a 56-41 shootout against Menlo-Atherton. Los Gatos has a bye ahead of its SCVAL-De Anza opener at Wilcox September 29.

16 (16) APTOS (1-2-0)
Last: DNP; next: at Palma (9/22)

Aptos was off last week and plays its first MBL-Gabilan game ever Friday night at Palma.

17 (19) TERRA NOVA (3-1-0)
Last: def. Homestead, 42-18; next: at Capuchino (9/22)

Save for a season-opening forfeit, Terra Nova has been perfect, averaging nearly 45 points per game in wins over Scotts Valley, Salinas and Homestead.

18 (17) MENLO SCHOOL (2-2-0)
Last: lost to Palma, 29-14; next: idle

Menlo heads into its bye week 2-2 after a home loss against MBL-Gabilan power Palma.

19 (18) ST. IGNATIUS (1-2-0)
Last: DNP; next: at Sacred Heart Cath (9/22)

St. Ignatius opens WCAL play Friday night for the Bruce-Mahoney game against rival Sacred Heart Cathedral.

20 (21) GILROY (4-0-0)
Last: def. Harbor, 44-8; next: vs. Alisal (9/22)

Gilroy had no trouble with Harbor to improve to 4-0. The Mustangs have outscored their opponents 155-71.

21 (22) CHRISTOPHER (4-0-0)
Last: def. Woodside, 41-14; next: vs. Pajaro Valley (9/22)

Christopher remained undefeated with a 41-14 win over Woodside behind three TD passes from junior QB Conner O'Callaghan.

22 (20) SALINAS (1-2-0)
Last: lost to Milpitas, 27-0; next: at Seaside (9/22)

After opening the season with a surprisingly one-sided win over Oak Grove, the Cowboys have dropped two in a row to top-notch competition (Terra Nova, Milpitas).

23 (24) SACRED HEART CATHEDRAL (3-0-0)
Last: DNP; next: vs. St. Ignatius (9/22)

The Irish were off last week and open WCAL play Friday night against rival St. Ignatius.

24 (25) HILLSDALE (4-0-0)
Last: def. Capuchino, 31-15; next: idle

Senior workhorse Nick Hulman ran for 215 yards and 2 TDs as the Knights remained undefeated with a 31-15 win over Capuchino.

25 (NR) LELAND (3-0-0)
Last: DNP; next: at Del Mar (9/22)

The Chargers get the nod in a close contest for the final spot in the Top 25 by virtue of their 3-0 start featuring two wins over BVAL-Mount Hamilton teams.