The 2023 high school esports spring regular season has switched on, with competitive gaming teams across North America taking part in the head-to-head matchups on the PlayVS platform.
It’s an exciting Act 2 for USA TODAY High School Sports and PlayVS, which created the first regional and state rankings from the platform’s competitive games—ones officially recognized by the NFHS Network and state associations—in 2022.
As the competition moves along, we’re looking at the best of the best that now includes the top teams and solo players from each state/region.
Here are the opening 2023 “Madden NFL 23” Power Rankings:
See the full state/regional rankings here
WP Davidson High School: Shakeback
Cabot High School: JBellou
Harrisburg High School – 01 (S.D.): HHS Madden Football
Eastern Senior High School (D.C.): Eastern Madden (Meco)
Carrollton High School: Trojans-GOLD
Valdosta High School: V Squad Gaming Madden 23 Black
Central Hardin High School: Central Hardin High School
Noxubee County High School: Mighty Tiger 2
Vista Peak 9-12 Preparatory (Colo.): Team Hay
La Cueva High School: La Cueva Bears Varsity – Isaac Sedillo
Cyril High School: Cyril Pirates – Carlson – Madden
Chandler High School (Ariz.): CHS Wolves A