September 26, 2012
A closer look at four high school football rankings heavy on regional teams, with links

A closer look at high school football rankings that include regional teams, from The Bee, to SureWest Sports to MaxPreps to Cal-Hi...


The Bee's Top 20
1. Elk Grove 5-0 1
2. Franklin 5-0 2
3. Burbank 4-0 5
4. Oak Ridge 5-0 6
5. Folsom 5-0 8
6. Placer 4-0 7
7. Nevada Union 3-2 3
8. Granite Bay 1-3 4
9. Inderkum 3-1 9
10. Pleasant Grove 3-2 10

11. Del Campo 3-2 11
12. Cosumnes Oaks 3-1 12
13. Rocklin 2-3 -
14. Grant 2-3 17
15. Jesuit 3-1 13
16. Rio Linda 3-1 14
17. Antelope 4-1 16
18. Monterey Trail 3-1 18
19. El Camino 4-1 19
20. Center 3-1 -
On the bubble: Del Oro 0-4; Whitney 3-1; Bear River 4-0; Yuba City 4-1; Sacramento 3-1; Ponderosa 4-0; Vista del Lago 3-1; Lincoln 3-1; Pioneer 3-1; Sheldon 3-2.


For this week's schedule and news and notes of area teams, go here.

SureWest Sports Top 15
1. Elk Grove (5-0)
2. Franklin (5-0)
3. Folsom (5-0)
4. Oak Ridge (5-0)
5. Burbank (4-0)
6. Placer (4-0)
7. Pleasant Grove (3-2)
8. Nevada Union (3-2)
9. Inderkum (3-1)
10. Granite Bay (1-3)
11. Grant (2-3)
12. Del Campo (3-2)
13. Rocklin (2-3)
14. Cosumnes Oaks (3-1)
15. Whitney (3-1)

For complete Top 20 and other news, notes, rankings, game highlights and interviews, go here.


MaxPreps Section Top 15
1. Elk Grove 4-0
2. Franklin 5-0
3. Burbank 4-0
4. Oak Ridge 5-0
5. Folsom 5-0
6. Placer 4-0
7. St. Mary's 3-2
8. Buhach Colony 3-2
9. Nevada Union 3-2
10. Granite Bay 2-3
11. Vacaville 2-2
12. Lincoln (Stockton 2-2
13. Oakdale 3-1
14. Central Catholic (Modesto) 2-1
15. Inderkum 3-1

For complete MaxPreps Top 25, go here.

Cal-Hi Sports NorCal Bowl rankings
Division I North
1. (1) De La Salle (Concord) 4-0
2. (2) Elk Grove 5-0
3. (3) James Logan (Union City) 5-0
4. (5) Franklin (Elk Grove) 5-0
5. (6) Bellarmine (San Jose) 2-1
6. (NR) Oak Ridge (El Dorado Hills) 5-0
7. (7) Folsom 5-0
8. (8) Serra (San Mateo) 3-0
9. (10) Archbishop Mitty (San Jose) 3-0
10. (13) California (San Ramon) 4-0
11. (11) Palo Alto 2-1
12. (9) Buhach Colony (Atwater) 3-2
13. (14) Luther Burbank (Sacramento) 4-0
14. (NR) St. Mary's (Stockton) 3-2
15. (NR) Oak Grove (San Jose) 3-0
Drops: Previous No. 4 Lincoln (Stockton) lost to St. Mary's (Stockton) 51-18; No. 12 Nevada Union (Grass Valley) lost to Elk Grove 43-19; No. 15 Granite Bay lost to Pittsburg 28-27.
Bubble Teams: Amador Valley (Pleasanton) 2-2, Foothill (Pleasanton) 3-1, Freedom (Oakley) 3-2, Granite Bay 1-3, Grant (Sacramento) 2-3, Lincoln (Stockton) 2-2, Nevada Union (Grass Valley) 3-2, Pleasant Grove (Elk Grove) 3-2, St. Ignatius (San Francisco) 2-1, Vacaville 2-2, Valley Christian (San Jose) 2-1.

Division II North
1. (1) Placer (Auburn) 4-0
2. (3) Concord 5-0
3. (5) Oakdale 3-1
4. (4) Paradise 3-1
5. (6) Benicia 4-0
6. (8) Rancho Cotate (Rohnert Park) 4-0
7. (9) Foothill (Palo Cedro) 3-1
8. (10) Cosumnes Oaks (Elk Grove) 3-1
9. (2) Inderkum (Sacramento) 3-1
10. (NR) American Canyon 5-0
Drops: Previous No. 7 Sierra (Manteca) lost to Oakdale 49-7.
Bubble Teams: Casa Grande (Petaluma) 3-1, Dublin 3-2, Northgate (Walnut Creek) 4-1, Sierra (Manteca) 3-1, Washington (Fremont) 2-2.

Division III North
1. (1) Marin Catholic (Kentfield) 4-1
2. (2) El Cerrito 5-0
3. (3) Cardinal Newman (Santa Rosa) 4-0
4. (8) Seaside 3-0
5. (5) Sutter 4-0
6. (6) Campolindo (Moraga) 4-1
7. (7) Bishop O'Dowd (Oakland) 3-1
8. (9) Salesian (Richmond) 5-0
9. (NR) Ripon 5-0
10. (4) Los Banos 4-1
Drops: Previous No. 10 Hilmar lost to Modesto Christian (Modesto) 42-21.
Bubble Teams: Acalanes (Lafayette) 3-1, Aptos 2-2, Argonaut (Jackson) 4-0, Carmel 2-1, Escalon 3-2, Hilmar 4-1, Menlo School (Atherton) 3-0, Sacred Heart Prep (Atherton) 4-0, Soquel 3-1, St. Helena 4-0, West Valley (Cottonwood) 4-0.

Division IV North
1. (1) Central Catholic (Modesto) 3-2
2. (4) McClymonds (Oakland) 1-3
3. (5) Ferndale 3-1
4. (6) Le Grand 3-1
5. (7) Pierce (Arbuckle) 5-0
6. (2) Valley Christian (Dublin) 4-1
7. (3) Capital Christian (Sacramento) 4-1
8. (8) St. Vincent de Paul (Petaluma) 3-1
9. (9) Bradshaw Christian (Sacramento) 2-3
10. (10) Foresthill 4-1
Drops: None.
Bubble Teams: Chester 4-0, Modesto Christian (Modesto) 3-2, Portola 4-0, St. Bernard (Eureka) 3-1.

For more news, insight, analysis on state football, go here.

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