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P2P NCS Football Top 25

Prep2Prep NCS Rankings

THROUGH WEEK 12


By NATE SMITH
Prep2Prep.com

November 13, 2017


There is no change in the top half of our rankings after a first round that produced few surprises. The bottom of the rankings, however, welcome back Fortuna and Heritage after those schools each produced dominating victories this past weekend. Eureka jumps a couple spots into the top 20 as well.


1 (last week: 1) DE LA SALLE (9-1-0)
Last: DNP; next: vs. Clayton Valley (11/17)

The Spartans did not play last week. De La Salle hosts Clayton Valley in the semifinals of the Open Division this Friday.

2 (2) PITTSBURG (7-1-0)
Last: DNP; next: vs. San Ramon Valley (11/18)

The Pirates did not play last week. Pittsburg hosts San Ramon Valley in the semifinals of the Open Division this Saturday.

3 (3) SAN RAMON VALLEY (9-1-0)
Last: DNP; next: at Pittsburg (11/18)

The Wolves did not play last week. San Ramon Valley plays at Pittsburg in the semifinals of the Open Division this Saturday.

4 (4) CLAYTON VALLEY (8-2-0)
Last: DNP; next: at De La Salle (11/17)

The Ugly Eagles did not play last week. Clayton Valley plays at De La Salle in the semifinals of the Open Division this Friday.

5 (5) LIBERTY (8-2-0)
Last: DNP; next: vs. Heritage (11/17)

The Lions did not play last week. Liberty hosts Heritage in the Division I quarterfinals this Friday.

6 (6) FREEDOM (7-2-0)
Last: DNP; next: vs. Amador Valley (11/17)

The Falcons did not play last week. Freedom hosts Amador Valley in the Division I quarterfinals this Friday.

7 (7) BISHOP O'DOWD (8-2-0)
Last: def. Terra Linda, 49-7; next: vs. Acalanes (11/18)

The Dragons got 195 yards on the ground from Austin Jones in the win over Terra Linda, while Chris Lucas returned an interception 99 yards for a score. O'Dowd hosts Acalanes in the Division III quarterfinals this Saturday.

8 (8) MARIN CATHOLIC (9-0-0)
Last: def. De Anza, 63-7; next: vs. Miramonte (11/18)

The Wildcats got 203 yards and five touchdowns passing from Spencer Petras, in one half of play, while the defense forced four turnovers, including an interception return for a touchdown from Mack Roesner. Marin Catholic hosts Miramonte in the Division III quarterfinals this Saturday.

9 (9) CARDINAL NEWMAN (8-2-0)
Last: def. Kennedy-Fremont, 49-7; next: vs. Encinal (11/17)

The Cardinals got 216 yards and two touchdowns passing from Beau Barrington, who also ran for 53 yards and a pair of scores in the win over Kennedy. Kyle Carinalli had three catches for 116 yards and both touchdowns. Sophomore Jackson Pavitt added an interception on defense. Cardinal Newman faces Encinal in the Division III quarterfinals this Friday, at Santa Rosa JC.

10 (10) RANCHO COTATE (9-1-0)
Last: def. Las Lomas, 42-10; next: vs. Eureka (11/18)

The Cougars scored all 42 points in the first half, including four touchdown passes from Jake Simmons to Logan Reese, as they rolled past Las Lomas. Rancho Cotate hosts Eureka in the Division III quarterfinals on Saturday.

11 (11) ANTIOCH (7-3-0)
Last: def. Irvington, 38-0; next: vs. Dublin (11/18)

The Panthers held Irvington to 37 yards of total offense, while Dalaan Green ran for two scores to pace an easy victory on Saturday night. Antioch hosts Dublin in the Division I quarterfinals on Saturday.

12 (12) FOOTHILL (8-3-0)
Last: def. Logan, 40-7; next: at San Leandro (11/18)

The Falcons scored the first 33 points of the game to cruise past James Logan in the first round of the playoffs. Foothill plays at San Leandro in the Division I quarterfinals this Saturday.

13 (13) ACALANES (9-1-0)
Last: def. Petaluma, 49-25; next: at Bishop O'Dowd (11/18)

The Dons got 426 yards and five touchdowns passing from Robby Rowell to pull away from Petaluma on Friday night. Brian Merken had nine catches for 154 yards, while Nick Price added eight catches for 136 yards. Acalanes plays at Bishop O'Dowd in the Division III quarterfinals on Saturday.

14 (14) SAN LEANDRO (7-4-0)
Last: def. Berkeley, 68-14; next: vs. Foothill (11/18)

The Pirates got five touchdowns from Alvonte Thornton, as they scored 47 first-half points to race past Berkeley. San Leandro hosts Foothill in the Division I quarterfinals this Saturday.

15 (16) CAMPOLINDO (7-4-0)
Last: def. Washington, 50-14; next: vs. Maria Carrillo (11/17)

The Cougars got 168 yards and three touchdowns passing from John Torchio, who completed 10 of 11 passes, and added a defensive score from Charlie Craig to pull away from Washington. Campolindo hosts Maria Carrillo in the Division II quarterfinals this Friday.

16 (17) ENCINAL (11-0-0)
Last: def. Analy, 42-19; next: at Cardinal Newman (11/17)

The Jets got 376 yards and four touchdowns rushing from quarterback Theori Oliver, and ran for 538 yards as a team, as they raced past Analy on Saturday night. Encinal faces Cardinal Newman in the Division III quarterfinals this Friday, at Santa Rosa JC.

17 (18) MIRAMONTE (8-3-0)
Last: def. El Cerrito, 31-30; next: at Marin Catholic (11/18)

The Matadors rallied from an 11-point deficit in the fourth quarter to beat El Cerrito by one point, as Will Cassriel finished the game with three touchdowns through the air, while Peter Stehr ran for 164 yards and two scores. Ethan Fischler had six catches for 127 yards and all three touchdowns. Miramonte plays at Marin Catholic in the Division III quarterfinals on Saturday.

18 (19) EL CERRITO (7-2-0)
Last: lost to Miramonte, 31-30; next: idle

The Gauchos could not hold on to a late lead against Miramonte on Friday, despite a huge game on the ground from Lanique Wilkes. El Cerrito's season is now complete.

19 (20) ST. PATRICK/ST. VINCENT (8-1-0)
Last: DNP; next: vs. Stellar Prep (11/17)

The Bruins did not play last week. St. Patrick-St. Vincent hosts Stellar Prep in the Division V quarterfinals on Friday.

20 (22) EUREKA (11-0-0)
Last: def. Alhambra, 48-25; next: at Rancho Cotate (11/18)

The Loggers got three rushing touchdowns from Sergio Manzo in the win over Alhambra, and a big game defensively from Jazper Quillen, who had four tackles for a loss and two sacks. Eureka plays at Rancho Cotate in the Division III quarterfinals on Saturday.

21 (21) ST. BERNARD'S (9-0-0)
Last: DNP; next: at San Marin (11/18)

The Crusaders did not play last week. St. Bernard's hosts San Marin in the Division IV quarterfinals this Saturday.

22 (23) AMADOR VALLEY (7-4-0)
Last: def. Deer Valley, 26-13; next: at Freedom (11/17)

The Dons scored the final 13 points of the game to pull away from Deer Valley on Friday. Amador Valley plays at Freedom in the Division I quarterfinals on Friday night.

23 (24) GRANADA (7-4-0)
Last: def. Redwood, 42-0; next: at Casa Grande (11/17)

The Matadors got a rushing touchdown and an interception return for a score from Tommy Reeves, and Reeves was part of the Matadors' quartet in the backfield who all had a big night, including Benny Valdez, Zack MacIntire, and Octavio Morales, as they cruised past Redwood. Granada hosts Casa Grande in the Division II quarterfinals this Friday.

24 (NR) FORTUNA (9-2-0)
Last: def. Salesian, 61-0; next: vs. Moreau Catholic (11/17)

The Huskies racked up 48 first-half points during their rout over Salesian. Scott Sederberg scored twice on the ground, and Zac Claus added three touchdowns through the air, as seven different Huskies reached the end zone. JB Lewis scored once on the ground and once through the air. Fortuna hosts Moreau Catholic in the Division IV quarterfinals this Friday.

25 (NR) HERITAGE (7-4-0)
Last: def. Monte Vista, 38-7; next: at Liberty (11/17)

The Patriots racked up 434 yards of offense in the win over Monte Vista, while Jett Stanley's four sacks paced a strong defensive effort. Aidan Quinn ran for 149 yards while Luke Lang threw for 276 yards, and completed all nine of his attempts in the second half. Heritage plays at Liberty in the Division I quarterfinals this Friday.