How the Super 25 Football Teams Fared: Week 11

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How the Super 25 Football Teams Fared: Week 11


How the Super 25 Football Teams Fared: Week 11


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Now that the high school football season is in full swing, here’s how the Super 25 ranked football teams fared for games Nov. 1-2.

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1. Mater Dei, Santa Ana, California (10-0)

Result: Won 51-14 vs. JSerra (San Juan Capistrano, California)

Takeaway: For maybe the first time this season, Mater Dei ran into trouble. JSerra took a 7-0 lead and then recovered a fumble by wide receiver Kyron Ware-Hudson. But by halftime, it felt foolish to ever think the Monarchs were in danger of losing the game as Mater Dei had taken a 48-7 lead. Pressure on the backfield helped prevent JSerra from moving the ball, Ware-Hudson made up for the fumble with a long touchdown and linebacker Ray Leutele had a pick-six. Wide receiver Kody Epps had two touchdowns. And quarterback Bryce Young went 17-for-17 in the first half with 373 passing yards and five touchdowns. As for JSerra, running back Chris Street got hurt early, and speedy running back Sammy Green scored the first touchdown, a 65-yarder, but got hurt later in the first half. Nobody else on the Lions could do damage. The Monarchs go into the playoffs undefeated.

Next: Friday, Nov. 15 vs. Bishop Amat (La Puente, California), 10:30 p.m. ET

2. St. Thomas Aquinas, Fort Lauderdale, Fla. (9-0)

Result: Won 41-16 vs. Western (Davie, Florida)

Takeaway: The Raiders transformed a nailbiter into a laugher thanks to a massive second half run sparked by a 98-yard kickoff return for a touchdown by Ja’Den McBurrows. St. Thomas Aquinas’ opportunistic defense was the real star of the game, with the Raiders intercepting Western quarterback Collin Hurst five times in the win.

Next: Friday, Nov. 8 vs. South Broward (Hollwood, Florida), 7:30 p.m. ET

3. Duncanville, Texas (9-0)

Result: Won 59-0 vs. Richardson (Texas)

Next: Thursday, Nov. 7 vs. Molina (Dallas, Texas), 8 p.m. ET

4. St. John Bosco, Bellflower, California (9-1)

Result: Won 56-10 vs. Santa Margarita (California), 10 p.m. ET

Next: TBA

5. St. Frances Academy, Baltimore, Maryland (9-1)

Result: Result: Forfeit win vs. Clarkson Football North (Mississauga, Ontario)

Next: Friday, Nov. 8 at Life Christian Academy (Chester, VA), 7 p.m. ET

6. St. Louis, Honolulu, Hawaii (10-0)

Result: Won 21-14 vs. Punahou (Honolulu)

Takeaway: St. Louis had to pull out all the stops in the battle between the two best Hawaii teams. Linebacker Nick Herbig was out due to a one-game suspension, and the team used star linebacker Jordan Botehlo in kickoff coverage, according to Hawaii Prep World. A 14-0 halftime lead was squandered as Punahou tied the game in the third quarter. Quarterback Jayden de Laura came through in the fourth, scoring his second rushing touchdown of the day, and after defensive stops by both teams, the Crusaders were able to run out the clock.

Next: Friday, Nov. 22 vs. Mililani (Hawaii), 1 a.m. PT

7. Katy, Texas (9-0)

Result: Won 47-0 vs. Mayde Creek (Houston, Texas)

Next: Thursday, Nov. 7 vs. Taylor (Katy, Texas), 7 p.m. ET

8. De La Salle, Concord, California (9-1)

Result: Won 56-14 vs. Clayton Valley Charter (Concord, California)

Next: TBA

9. Lakeland, Florida (10-0)

Next: Friday, Nov. 8 vs. Wiregrass Ranch (Wesley Chapel, Florida), 7:30 p.m.

10. IMG Academy, Bradenton, Florida (9-1)

Result: Won 38-7 at Hoover (Alabama)

Takeaway: Kaytron Allen had three touchdowns and broke the 1,000-yard rushing mark on the season as IMG Academy ran all over Hoover in the blowout win. Lejond Cavazos had a sack and pass break up, and IMG has now outscored its last two opponents 73-7 since its only loss on the season. What We Learned >>>

Next: TBA

11. John Curtis, River Ridge, Louisiana (8-1)

Result: Lost 21-20 vs. Archbishop Rummel (Metairie, Louisiana)

Takeaway: John Curtis jumped ahead 14-0, but Archbishop Rummel came roaring back. The game eventually went into overtime, and when the Patriots went for two, they were unable to convert. Safety Donovan Kaufman had an excellent game for Rummel, helping limit John Curtis to 21 points when the Patriots hadn’t scored fewer than 35 at all this season prior to the game. What We Learned >>>

Next: Friday, Nov. 8 vs. Brother Martin (New Orleans, Louisiana), 8 p.m. ET

12. Allen, Texas (9-0)

Result: Won 35-7 at Prosper (Texas)

Takeaway: The Eagles trotted to another win behind an impressive performance by quarterback Raylen Sharpe, who passed for 321 yards and three touchdowns and ran for two more, helping Allen build a first half lead of 28-0 and then hitting cruise control en route to the 35-7 victory. The win earned Allen a 14th straight division title.

Next: Friday, Nov. 8 at Plano West (Plano, Texas), 8 p.m. ET

13. Chandler, Arizona (10-0)

Next: Won 42-38 vs. Hamilton (Chandler, Arizona)

Takeaway: Arizona Avenue still runs through Chandler. But for most of the game, it looked like Hamilton was going to take bragging rights of the street both schools are on. Chandler made a wild comeback after trailing by 14 at the start of the fourth quarter and running back Dae Dae Hunter punched in the winning touchdown, his fourth of the day, with 17 seconds left. Hamilton got downfield thanks to a Hail Mary and had one last shot with an untimed down, but Chandler prevailed. Recap >>>

Next: Friday, Nov. 15 vs. Chaparral (Scottsdale, Arizona), 10 p.m. ET

14. Bishop Gorman, Las Vegas, Nevada (9-1)

Result: Won 62-0 vs. Clark (Las Vegas)

Takeaway: Bishop Gorman has put together an incredible four-game stretch in which the team outscored opponents 257-0. This game, the 62-0 blowout over Clark, was somehow the second-smallest deficit of those four games. It is looking inevitable the Gaels will win another championship — is there a team that can stop them?

Next: Friday, Nov. 8 vs. Coronado (Henderson, Nevada), 10 p.m. ET

15. Male, Louisville, Kentucky (10-0)

Result: Won 22-21 at DuPont Manual (Louisville, Kentucky)

Takeaway: With a late field goal by Jordi Gomez, Male avoided the upset in the intense rivalry game that saw an estimated crowd of 10,000 and get the one-point victory. DuPont Manual running back Ja’Waun Northington had three touchdowns and 135 yards, but Male was able to overcome deficits of 14-0 in the first quarter and 21-13 in the third. Jaylin Bross rushed for more than 200 yards for Male. Recap >>>

Next: Friday, Nov. 8 vs. Southern (Louisville, Kentucky), 7:30 p.m. ET

16. Mentor, Ohio (10-0)

Result: Won 56-21 at Strongsville (Ohio)

Next: Friday, Nov. 8 vs. Cleveland Heights (Ohio), 7 p.m. ET

17. Gonzaga, Washington, District of Columbia (8-1)

Next: Saturday, Nov. 9 at St. John’s (Washington, District of Columbia), 3 p.m.

18. Muskegon, Michigan (10-0)

Result: Won 69-7 vs. Marquette (Michigan), 1 p.m. ET

Next: Saturday, Nov. 9 vs. Cedar Springs (Michigan), Game time TBA

19. North Shore, Galena Park, Texas (8-1)

Result: Won 42-14 vs. Beaumont United (Beaumont, Texas)

Next: Friday, Nov. 8 at Channelview (Texas), 8 p.m. ET

20. Carroll, Southlake, Texas (9-0)

Result: Won 56-17 vs. V.R. Eaton (Fort Worth, Texas)

Next: Thursday, Nov. 7 at Timber Creek (Fort Worth, Texas), 8 p.m. ET

21. Highland Springs, Virginia (9-0)

Result: Won 27-20 at Colonial Forge (Stafford, Virginia)

Takeaway: The Springers were tested by a resilient Colonial Forge squad. The Springers were down 7-6 until quarterback Jamareeh Jones connected on a 17-yard touchdown pass with 26 seconds left in the first half putting them up 13-7. Highland Springs came out strong in the second half taking a commanding 27-7 lead but let the Eagles back into it with two late interceptions, one for a touchdown. Forge had a chance late in the game but couldn’t sustain a drive and turned it over on downs. The Springers will need to clean up the turnovers if they want to stay undefeated and have a chance of rising in the rankings.

Next: Saturday, Nov. 9 vs. Varina (Richmond, Virginia), 1 p.m. ET

22. Owasso, Oklahoma (9-0)

Result: Won 34-7 vs. Moore (Oklahoma)

Next: Friday, Nov. 8 vs. Putnam City North (Oklahoma City, Oklahoma), 8:30 p.m. ET

23. Dutch Fork, Irmo, South Carolina (9-0-1)

Result: Won 41-14 at White Knoll (Lexington, South Carolina)

Next: TBA

24. Corner Canyon, Draper, Utah (11-0)

Result: Won 53-21 vs. Westlake (Saratoga Springs, Utah)

Next: Friday, Nov. 8 vs. TBA, 8 p.m. ET

25. Lowndes, Valdosta, Georgia (10-0)

Result: Won 28-17 vs. Colquitt County (Norman Park, Georgia)

Takeaway: The Vikings made the necessary adjustments defensively to emerge victorious. Colquitt County’s potent offense was averaging 40 points a game, but the Vikings held them to just a field goal in the second half. The Packers didn’t have an answer for Vikings quarterback Jacurri Brown, who did most of his damage with his legs, setting up a score to take the lead and extending the lead with a touchdown of his own. The Vikings head into the postseason as the favorite to take home the state title hardware. What We Learned >>> 

Next: TBA


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