Final Round of voting in America's Best Athletic Program contest is underway

Final Round of voting in America's Best Athletic Program contest is underway


Final Round of voting in America's Best Athletic Program contest is underway



FINAL ROUND of voting is underway! Voting will end Thursday, June 2 at 2 pm ET. Show your support and VOTE NOW!


Maggie Walker, VA
Old Rochester, MA
South Brunswick, NJ
Burns, OR
Woodward Academy, GA
Green Hope, NC
Dalton, GA
St. Joseph’s Academy, LA
Hunterdon Central, NJ
New London, WI
Mill River, VT
Kearsarge Regional, NH
Burlington, WI
Washington, IA
Derryfield School, NH
T.F. Riggs, SD
Lake Orion, MI
Mother McAuley, IL
Juneau-Douglas, AK
St. Thomas Aquinas, KS
Lowell Catholic, MA (wildcard)
Eldorado, NM (wildcard)
Valley Christian, AZ (wildcard)
Allen, TX (wildcard)
Regina, IA (wildcard)

America’s Best Athletic Program is down to 120 schools nationwide and voting in the group round is underway. Voting continues through Tuesday, May 24 at 2 p.m. ET.


Vote as often as you like, tell your friends and family and school alumni, share on Facebook and Twitter. This is YOUR CHANCE to prove which school is the best.

The two schools in each state that received the most votes in the state round have been entered into the national championship round. The top votegetter not among the top two in each state with the most votes nationally is entered as a wild card.

The top 25 in this round move to the national finals, beginning Wednesday, May 25 at noon ET.

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Below are the top two votegetters from each state based on fan votes. 

Alabama – Homewood, Piedmont
Alaska – Juneau-Douglas, West Valley
Arizona – Valley Christian, Desert Vista
Arkansas – Siloam Springs, Hot Springs
California – La Mirada, Enterprise
Colorado – Thompson Valley, Regis Jesuit
Connecticut – Waterford, Notre Dame
Delaware – Smyrna, Cape Henlopen
District of Columbia – Gonzaga College, St. John’s College
Florida – Godby, Miami Country Day
Georgia – Dalton, Woodward Academy
Hawaii – Hawaii Prep, Konawaena
Idaho – Boise, Blackfoot
Illinois – George Washington, Mother McAuley
Indiana – Valparasio, North Central
Iowa – Washington, Regina
Kansas – St. Thomas Aquinas, Hesston
Kentucky – Notre Dame, Covington Catholic
Louisiana – St. Joseph’s Academy, Catholic
Maine – Scarborough, Forest Hills
Maryland – Sherwood, Middletown
Massachusetts – Old Rochester, Lowell Catholic
Michigan – Lake Orion, Seaholm
Minnesota – Southwest Minnesota Christian, Blue Earth
Mississippi – St. Patrick, St. Stanislaus
Missouri – St. Francis Borgia, Lafayette
Montana – Corvallis, Hamilton
Nebraska – Sidney, Omaha Scutt Catholic
Nevada – Bishop Gorman, Spanish Springs
New Hampshire – Kearsarge Regional, Derryfield School
New Jersey – South Brunswick, Hunterdon Central
New Mexico – Mayfield, Eldorado
New York – Burnt Hills-Ballston Lake, Shenendehowa
North Carolina – Green Hope, Millbrook
North Dakota – Fargo South, Hazen
Ohio – Bishop Watterson, Wapakoneta
Oklahoma – Verdigris, Newcastle
Oregon – Burns, South Eugene
Pennsylvania – Cumberland Valley, Pine Richland
Rhode Island – Rogers, Coventry
South Carolina – Dutch Fork, Chapin
South Dakota – Tea Area, T.F. Riggs
Tennessee – Farragut, Christ Presbyterian
Texas – Allen, Judson
Utah – Richfield, Maple Mountain
Vermont – Mill River, U-32
Virginia – Maggie Walker, Matoaca
Washington – Sumner, Zillah
West Virginia – Charleston Catholic, Morgantown
Wisconsin – Burlington, New London
Wyoming – Tongue River, Central


Aquinas, GA
Archer, GA
Ames, IA
De La Salle, MI
Detroit Catholic Central, MI
Lincoln Plus X, NE
Manchester, MA
Monacan, VA
Parkview Baptist, LA
Peachtree Ridge, GA
Ponte Vedra, FL
Mills Godwin, VA
Northbridge, MA
North Vermillion, IN
Sandy Creek, GA
Starr’s Mill, GA
Rosebud-Lott, TX
Verona Area, WI


The biggest America’s Best contest in the history of USA TODAY High School Sports is here. Beginning Aug. 31, the high school sports fans of America will decide which school has the best overall athletic program. We begin with Arizona, Nevada and Utah (see the full state schedule below).

Schools qualify by having won a state championship in a state-sanctioned sport in any of the last three academic years. Then YOU decide which school is No. 1 in the state.

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