URBANDALE, Iowa -- Fresh off an impressive 27-7 defeat of perennial national power Long Beach (Calif.) Poly, St. Bonaventure (Ventura) enters this week's National Prep Poll Top 25 rankings.
Senior running back Devon Blackledge ran for 291 yards and three touchdowns to lead the No. 12 Seraphs, whose only loss since September 2007 is a 12-7 setback to Poly last season.
Jenks (Okla.) rejoins the national poll at No. 21 after defeating rival Tulsa Union, 27-25. The Trojans began the year ranked No. 12 before Oklahoma-bound receiver Jarrett Lake was ruled ineligible for the season.
No. 22 Stony Point (Round Rock, Texas) makes its first-ever appearance in the national rankings this week. The Tigers have several key players back from the team that reached the Class 5A/II state semifinals last season.
Rounding out the Top 25 this week is Washington D.C.-area power Good Counsel (Olney, Md.). The Falcons got a win at Valhalla (El Cajon, Calif.) to open the season then blanked city-ranked Mount St. Joseph (Baltimore), 42-0, in week two.