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Hamilton SE jumps to No. 3 in rankings

9/1/2011

The Hamilton SE football team has jumped from No. 6 to No. 3 in our rankings after an impressive win over then-No. 2 Fishers this weekend.

Hamilton SE linebacker David Calhoun made the biggest play of the game, intercepting a pass and returning it 95 yards for a touchdown just before halftime, giving the Royals a 14-0 lead.

At the top of the rankings, Warren Central survived a challenge from No. 7 Cathedral, holding on for a 27-24 win. Carmel moved up into the No. 2 spot with a 49-0 rout of Valparaiso.

The top three teams are listed below, with full rankings after the jump.

  1. Warren Central, 2-0 — Defeated Cathedral, 27-24 (last week: No. 1)

  2. Carmel, 2-0 — Defeated Valparaiso, 49-0 (last week: No. 3)

  3. Hamilton SE, 2-0 — Defeated Fishers, 28-7 (last week: No. 6)

  4. Center Grove, 2-0 — Defeated Whiteland, 55-6 (last week: No. 4)

  5. North Central, 2-0 — Defeated Lawrence Central, 34-27 (last week: No. 9)

  6. Ben Davis, 2-0 — Defeated Pike, 26-22 (last week: No. 7)

  7. Cathedral, 0-2 — Lost to Warren Central, 27-24 (last week: No. 8)

  8. Fishers, 1-1 — Lost to Hamilton SE, 28-7 (last week: No. 2)

  9. Avon, 1-1 — Defeated Westfield, 42-6 (last week: NA)

  10. Bishop Luers, 2-0 — Defeated Northrop, 28-7 (last week: NA)

Dropped Out: Lawrence Central (No. 5), Pike (No. 10)

Bubble teams: Mishawaka, Eastern, Columbus East, Shelbyville, Columbus North, Southport, Northwood, Crown Point, Penn, Lafayette, Brownsburg, Evansville Reitz

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