Monday, November 23, 2015

2015 Prep Football Rankings (Playoff Update)

The top four teams will compete for the San Diego Section's most prestigious prize: 
The Open Division Championship

#4 Cathedral Catholic Dons (7-4) at #1 Helix Highlanders (9-1)

Cathedral Catholic will enter Benton Hart Stadium this Friday as a heavy underdog, as they did prior to their previous visit to Helix in week four. The Dons suffered a 37-7 loss that night, but if they hope to make their first-ever appearance in the Open Division title game, the second time must be the charm.

Since suffering a 23-19 defeat to Chaparral (Scottsdale, AZ) in the season opener, the top-seeded Highlanders are riding a nine-game winning streak. The last Helix team to win nine straight games during a season was the 2011 squad that earned the Division II State Championship.

#2 Mission Hills Grizzlies (11-0) at #3 St. Augustine Saints (9-2)

The second semifinal contest of the bracket features a matchup that has serious Game of the Year potential. Both teams appear to be evenly matched as they get set to face off for the first time ever.

The attendees at Merrill Douglas Stadium on the San Diego Mesa College campus should be in for a treat as three finalist for the KUSI Silver Pigskin Award (San Diego Prep Football's Heisman Trophy) will try to lead their respective team to the finals.

Nehemiah McFarlin (Mission Hills) and Elijah Preston (St. Augustine) has the second and third most rushing yards in the section this season, while Troy Warner (Mission Hills) has established himself as one of the county's most feared playmakers on both sides of the ball.

SDFN Top 10

#1 Helix Highlanders (9-1)
Quarterfinal Result: Def. Madison 56-34
Semifinal Opponent: 11/27 vs. #4 Cathedral Catholic (7-4)

#2 Mission Hills Grizzlies (11-0)
Quarterfinal Result: Def. La Costa Canyon 47-0
Semifinal Opponent: 11/27 at #3 St. Augustine (9-2)

#3 St. Augustine Saints (9-2)
Quarterfinal Result: Def. Eastlake 54-14
Semifinal Opponent: 11/27 vs. #2 Mission Hills (11-0)

#4 Cathedral Catholic Dons (7-4)
Quarterfinal Result: Def. Carlsbad 24-21
Semifinal Opponent: 11/27 at #1 Helix (9-1)

#5 Rancho Bernardo Broncos (9-2)
Quarterfinal Result: Def. Mira Mesa 26-14
Semifinal Opponent: 11/27 vs. Otay Ranch (7-5)

#6 Valhalla Norsemen (9-2)
Quarterfinal Result: Def. Christian 48-17
Semifinal Opponent: 11/27 vs. Mt. Carmel (8-3)

#7 Madison Warhawks (8-3)
Quarterfinal Result: Loss to #1 Helix 34-56

#8 Carlsbad Lancers (7-4)
Quarterfinal Result: Loss to #4 Cathedral Catholic 21-24

#9 Bonita Vista Barons (9-2)
Quarterfinal Result: Def. Patrick Henry 49-7
Semifinal Opponent: 11/27 vs. Imperial (7-5)

#10 Mater Dei Catholic Crusaders (10-1)
Quarterfinal Result: Def. Kearny 35-6
Semifinal Opponent: 11/27 vs. Mar Vista (8-3)

*Mater Dei's record includes a forfeit loss

On The Bubble

Oceanside Pirates (7-4)
Quarterfinal Result: Def. San Marcos 41-14
Semifinal Opponent: 11/27 vs. Point Loma (8-3)

Point Loma Pointers (8-3)
Quarterfinal Result: Def. Poway 38-0
Semifinal Opponent: 11/27 at Oceanside (7-4)

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