Sunday, October 28, 2012

Week 12 National Prep Football Poll released

^National Prep Football Poll – Week 12=
^By Jamie DeMoney=
     The National Prep Football Poll is compiled by Jamie DeMoney of XOS Digital with input from sportswriters, experts, and coaches. The national Top 25 and regional Top 10's follow with won-loss-tie records:
#1. Bradenton, Fla., Manatee (8-0-0), hammered then-unbeaten Palmetto, 62-0
#2. River Ridge, La., Curtis (8-0-0), only 31 points allowed all year
#3. Concord, Calif., De La Salle (9-0-0), seeks third straight Open Division state title
#4. Bellevue, Wash. (9-0-0), outscored foes by a combined 450-59
#5. Kingsland, Ga., Camden County (8-0-0), led by Georgia-bound combo QB Brice Ramsey and RB J.J. Green
#6. Lakewood, Ohio, St. Edward (10-0-0), beat rival No. 11 St. Ignatius, 20-13, before over 13,000 fans
#7. DeSoto, Texas (8-0-0), averaging 49 points per game 
#8. Fort Lauderdale, Fla., University (7-0-0), game vs. Miami Edison ppd. due to Hurricane Sandy
#9. Katy, Texas (8-0-0), 42-point average win margin
#10. Bentonville, Ark. (9-0-0), clobbered state-ranked Har-Ber, 63-0
#11. Cleveland, St. Ignatius (9-1-0), 15-game win streak snapped in loss to No. 6 St. Edward
#12. Cincinnati, Colerain (10-0-0), won 62 of last 63 conference games
#13. Matthews, N.C., Butler (10-0-0), beat rival Charlotte Independence, 33-14
#14. Murrieta, Calif., Vista Murrieta (9-0-0), LB Su’a Cravens headed to USC
#15. Wexford, Pa., North Allegheny (9-0-0), outscored foes 355-37 this season
#16. Nashville, Tenn., Ensworth (10-0-0), looks to repeat as Division II-AA champ
#17. Goose Creek, S.C. (10-0-0), extended in-state win streak to 24
#18. Cibolo, Texas, Steele (8-0-0), RB-DB Jordan Sterns will play at Oklahoma St.
#19. St. Louis, Christian Brothers (10-0-0), opened postseason with 45-0 rout of Howell North
#20. x-Bellflower, Calif., St. John Bosco (5-4-0), plays regionally ranked Santa Margarita on Friday for Trinity League title
#21. Marietta, Ga., Lassiter (9-0-0), QB Eddie Printz a Missouri recruit
#22. Hoover, Ala. (9-0-0), 21 unanswered in fourth quarter to get 28-10 win over Tuscaloosa County
#23. Philadelphia, St. Joseph’s Prep (8-0-0), clinched 16th Philadelphia Catholic League crown
#24. Harbor City, Calif., Narbonne (9-0-0), led by California-bound WR A.J. Richardson
#25. Toledo, Ohio, Whitmer (10-0-0), dominated state-ranked Toledo Central Catholic, 42-0
x-All losses by forfeit for using ineligible player
#1. Wexford, Pa., North Allegheny, 9-0-0
#2. Philadelphia, St. Joseph’s Prep, 8-0-0
#3. Ramsey, N.J., Don Bosco, 6-1-0
#4. Exton, Pa., Downingtown East, 9-0-0
#5. Monroeville, Pa., Gateway, 8-1-0
#6. Erie, Pa., Cathedral Prep, 9-0-0
#7. Oradell, N.J., Bergen Catholic, 4-3-0
#8. Montvale, N.J., St. Joseph Regional, 5-2-0
#9. Harrisburg, Pa., McDevitt, 9-0-0
#10. Wyndmoor, Pa., La Salle, 8-1-0
^East Coast=
#1. Matthews, N.C. Butler, 10-0-0
#2. Goose Creek, S.C., 10-0-0
#3. Olney, Md., Good Counsel, 8-1-0
#4. Richmond, Va., Hermitage, 8-0-0
#5. Ashburn, Va., Stone Bridge, 9-0-0
#6. Baltimore, Gilman, 7-2-0
#7. Upper Marlboro, Md., Wise, 9-0-0
#8. New Bern, N.C., 10-0-0
#9. Virginia Beach, Va., Ocean Lakes, 9-0-0
#10. Hampton, Va., Phoebus, 9-0-0
#1. Bradenton, Fla., Manatee, 8-0-0
#2. River Ridge, La., Curtis, 8-0-0
#3. Kingsland, Ga., Camden County, 8-0-0
#4. Fort Lauderdale, Fla., University, 7-0-0
#5. Nashville, Tenn., Ensworth, 10-0-0
#6. Marietta, Ga., Lassiter, 9-0-0
#7. Hoover, Ala., 9-0-0
#8. Gainesville, Fla., 9-0-0
#9. Norcross, Ga., 9-0-0
#10. Monroe, La., Neville, 9-0-0
#1. Lakewood, Ohio, St. Edward, 10-0-0
#2. Cleveland, St. Ignatius, 9-1-0
#3. Cincinnati, Colerain, 10-0-0
#4. Toledo, Ohio, Whitmer, 10-0-0
#5. Frankfort, Ill., Lincoln-Way East, 10-0-0
#6. Glen Ellyn, Ill., Glenbard West, 10-0-0
#7. Hilliard, Ohio, Darby, 10-0-0
#8. Massillon, Ohio, Washington, 9-1-0
#9. Hartland, Wis., Arrowhead, 10-0-0
#10. Clarkston, Mich., 10-0-0
#1. St. Louis, Christian Brothers, 10-0-0
#2. Lee’s Summit, Mo., West, 9-0-0
#3. Kirkwood, Mo., 8-0-0
#4. Ankeny, Iowa, 10-0-0
#5. Webb City, Mo., 10-0-0
#6. Omaha, Neb., Millard North, 10-0-0
#7. Sandy, Utah, Jordan, 9-1-0
#8. Wildwood, Mo., Lafayette, 10-0-0
#9. Blue Springs, Mo., 9-1-0
#10. Fridley, Minn., Totino-Grace, 9-0-0
#1. DeSoto, Texas, 8-0-0
#2. Katy, Texas, 8-0-0
#3. Bentonville, Ark., 9-0-0
#4. Cibolo, Texas, Steele, 8-0-0
#5. Houston, North Shore, 8-0-0
#6. Coppell, Texas, 8-0-0
#7. Allen, Texas, 7-1-0
#8. Las Vegas, Bishop Gorman, 8-1-0
#9. Southlake, Texas, Carroll, 7-1-0
#10. Abilene, Texas, 9-0-0
^West Coast=
#1. Concord, Calif., De La Salle, 9-0-0
#2. Bellevue, Wash., 9-0-0
#3. Murrieta, Calif., Vista Murrieta, 9-0-0
#4. x-Bellflower, Calif., St. John Bosco, 5-4-0
#5. Harbor City, Calif., Narbonne, 9-0-0
#6. Santa Ana, Calif., Mater Dei, 7-2-0
#7. Sammamish, Wash., Skyline, 9-0-0
#8. Rancho Santa Margarita, Calif., Santa Margarita, 8-1-0
#9. Ventura, Calif., St. Bonaventure, 8-1-0
#10. Corona, Calif., Centennial, 8-1-0
x-All losses by forfeit for using ineligible player
     FEATS OF THE WEEK: John McKissick of Summerville, S.C., became the first coach at any level of football to win 600 games. (The most wins by a college coach is 488 and by an NFL coach 347.) He reached the milestone when his squad beat crosstown rival Ashley Ridge, 37-21. Now in his 61st season as a head coach (all at Summerville), McKissick, 86, has a career record of 600-147-13 with 10 state titles. The only other coach at the prep level with over 500 wins is J.T. Curtis, and his team is ranked No. 2 this week. ... Gary Swenson of West Des Moines, Iowa, Valley earned his 300th victory as his team clobbered Fort Dodge, 56-13. Also posting win No. 300 was Tony DeMatteo of Lincolndale, N.Y., Somers when his Tuskers thumped Montrose, Hendrick Hudson, 34-7. ... Arizona’s career record for passing yardage fell during Cave Creek, Cactus Shadows’ 50-17 blowout of Phoenix, Shadow Mountain. Cactus Shadows senior Bryce Kinsler (uncommitted) threw for 235 yards, pushing his three-year total to 8,679. ... Sunnyvale, Calif., Fremont broke the Central Coast Section single-game scoring record in its 90-56 onslaught against San Jose, Harker. Running back Keenan Smith scored seven of Fremont’s touchdowns and rushed for 348 yards while Harker quarterback Spenser Quash accounted for all eight of his team’s touchdowns. ... For the second time this season, Westminster’s Deryk Kern tied the Maryland record of seven touchdown passes in a game. This time Kern accomplished the feat as his Owls breezed past Leonardtown, 56-7. His total for touchdowns sits at 49, seven shy of the season state record. ... Peter Warren of Grand Marais, Minn., Cook scored eight touchdowns en route to breaking a state record with 52 total points during a 70-6 drubbing of Cass Lake-Bena. ... Andre Stoddard ran for 452 yards and eight touchdowns for Greenville, S.C., St. Joseph’s in a 62-32 blowout of Simpsonville, Southside Christian.
Copyright 2012 World Features Syndicate, Inc...endit

NOTE: This is the 26th consecutive season for World Features Syndicate's National Prep Poll. It is the 13th straight year the National Prep Poll has been compiled by Jamie DeMoney.

About the National Prep Poll: Compiled weekly weekly since 1987 and distributed by World Features Syndicate and the Associated Press, the National Prep Poll is the nation's second oldest weekly high school sports rankings. Doug Huff compiled the rankings from 1987 until 1999. Jamie DeMoney has compiled the poll since the start of the 1999 basketball season to the present.

The National Prep Poll is the only high school poll distributed to newspapers and Web sites around the United States by the Associated Press national wire service.
Among the criteria used in the weekly compilation of the National Prep Poll rankings are strength of schedule, the ability to accomplish the ultimate goal on a team's schedule (i.e. winning a championship), impact players and performers, a team's coaching and recent tradition.

About was originally launched August 1, 2001 by Jamie DeMoney for the purpose of creating a permanent online home for the National Prep Poll football and boys basketball rankings.

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