Commentary

Week 7 Regional Rankings

Updated: October 13, 2009, 1:18 PM ET
By Mark Tennis and Doug Huff | ESPNRISE.com

The following are the regional rankings following Week 6 of the high school football season, games played through Saturday, Oct. 3.

East Region Top 20

(Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, Virginia, West Virginia)

1. Don Bosco Prep (Ramsey, N.J.) 4-0 (1)
2. Oscar Smith (Chesapeake, Va.) 6-0 (2)
3. DeMatha (Hyattsville, Md.) 6-0 (3)
4. Bishop McDevitt (Harrisburg, Pa.) 6-0 (4)
5. North Penn (Lansdale, Pa.) 6-0 (6)
6. Phoebus (Hampton, Va.) 6-0 (5)
7. Gateway (Monroeville, Pa.) 6-0 (8)
8. Linganore (Frederick, Md.) 6-0 (7)
9. St. Joseph Regional (Montvale, N.J.) 4-0 (10)
10. Monroe-Woodbury (Central Valley, N.Y.) 6-0 (11)
11. Aquinas (Rochester, N.Y.) 6-0 (12)
12. Xaverian (Westwood, Mass.) 5-0 (13)
13. St. Joseph's Prep (Philadelphia) 5-1 (14)
14. Good Counsel (Olney, Md.) 5-1 (9)
15. Wayne Hills (Wayne, N.J.) 4-1 (15)
16. Stone Bridge (Ashburn, Va.) 6-0 (16)
17. McKeesport (Pa.) 5-1 (17)
18. Downingtown West (Downingtown, Pa.) 6-0 (19)
19. Cherokee (Marlton, N.J.) 4-0 (18)
20. Salesianum (Wilmington, Del.) 5-0 (20)

Dropped Out: None.

East Region Bubble: Arundel (Gambrills, Md.) 6-0; Battlefield (Haymarket, Va.) 6-0; Bergen Catholic (Oradell, N.J.) 4-1; Bishop Guertin (Nashua, N.H.) 6-0; Broad Run (Ashburn, Va.) 7-0; Brockton (Mass.) 4-1; Brooke (Wellsburg, W.Va.) 6-0; Essex (Vt.) 6-0; Hamden (Conn.) 4-0; LaSalle Academy (Providence, R.I.) 5-0; La Salle College (Wyndmoor, Pa.) 5-1; Lawrence (Fairfield, Maine) 6-0; Ocean Lakes (Virginia Beach, Va.) 6-0; Ridley (Folsom, Pa.) 6-0; St. John's (Washington, D.C.) 4-2; St. Peter's Prep (Jersey City, N.J.) 3-1; Thomas Jefferson (Pittsburgh) 6-0; Walpole (Mass.) 5-0.

Southeast Region Top 20

(Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, North Carolina, South Carolina, Tennessee)

1. St. Thomas Aquinas (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) 5-0 (1)
2. Byrnes (Duncan, S.C.) 6-1 (2)
3. Lakeland (Fla.) 5-0 (4)
4. Grayson (Loganville, Ga.) 7-0 (5)
5. West Monroe (La.) 6-0 (6)
6. Booker T. Washington (Miami) 6-0 (8)
7. John Curtis (River Ridge, La.) 5-0 (7)
8. Miami Northwestern (Miami) 4-1 (11)
9. Hoover (Ala.) 7-0 (9)
10. Bolles (Jacksonville, Fla.) 5-0 (10)
11. Miami Central (Miami) 5-1 (3)
12. Northside (Warner Robins, Ga.) 6-0 (12)
13. Independence (Charlotte, N.C.) 8-0 (13)
14. Memphis University School (Memphis, Tenn.) 7-0 (15)
15. Lowndes (Valdosta, Ga.) 6-1 (14)
16. North Gwinnett (Suwanee, Ga.) 6-0 (16)
17. Madison Central (Madison, Miss.) 7-0 (17)
18. Butler (Matthews, N.C.) 6-0 (18)
19. South Panola (Batesville, Miss.) 6-1 (19)
20. Manatee (Bradenton, Fla.) 5-0 (NR)

Dropped Out: Previous No. 20 Meridian (Miss.) .

Southeast Region Bubble: Alcoa (Tenn.) 7-0; Cocoa (Fla.) 5-0; Dr. Phillips (Orlando, Fla.) 5-0; Dorman (Roebuck, S.C.) 7-0; Ensworth (Nashville, Tenn.) 6-0; Fairhope (Ala.) 7-0; Lutcher (La.) 6-0; Newnan (Ga.) 6-0; Niceville (Fla.) 6-0; Prattville (Ala.) 6-2; Rock Hill (S.C.) 7-0; Salmen (Slidell, La.) 5-1; Stephenson (Stone Mountain, Ga.) 6-0; Woodruff (S.C.) 7-0.

Midwest Region Top 20

(Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, Ohio, South Dakota, Wisconsin)

1. St. Ignatius (Cleveland) 7-0 (1)
2. Highlands (Fort Thomas, Ky.) 7-0 (2)
3. St. Xavier (Cincinnati) 6-1 (3)
4. Maine South (Park Ridge, Ill.) 7-0 (4)
5. Moeller (Cincinnati) 7-0 (17)
6. Glenville (Cleveland) 6-1 (6)
7. Stevenson (Sterling Heights, Mich.) 7-0 (7)
8. Cathedral (Indianapolis) 7-1 (8)
9. Detroit Catholic Central (Novi, Mich.) 7-0 (9)
10. Wayzata (Plymouth, Minn.) 6-0 (10)
11. Wheaton Warrenville South (Wheaton, Ill.) 6-1 (11)
12. Steubenville (Ohio) 7-0 (18)
13. Carmel (Ind.) 7-1 (13)
14. Homestead (Mequon, Wis.) 7-0 (14)
15. Glenbard West (Glen Ellyn, Ill.) 7-0 (15)
16. Eden Prairie (Minn.) 6-0 (16)
17. St. Xavier (Louisville, Ky.) 6-1 (19)
18. Cardinal Mooney (Youngstown, Ohio) 7-0 (20)
19. Middletown (Ohio) 7-0 (NR)
20. Dowling (West Des Moines, Iowa) 7-0 (NR)

Dropped Out: Previous No. 5 Elder (Cincinnati); No. 12 St. Rita (Chicago).

Midwest Region Bubble: Bismarck (N.D.) 7-0; Dakota (Macomb, Mich.) 6-1; Dublin Coffman (Dublin, Ohio) 7-0; Hinsdale Central (Hinsdale, Ill.) 5-2; Iowa City (Iowa) 7-0; Marquette (Milwaukee, Wis.) 7-0; Rockford (Mich.) 7-0; Sacred Heart-Griffin (Springfield, Ill.) 7-0; Solon (Ohio) 7-0; Stevens Point (Wis.) 7-0; Washington (Sioux City, S.D.) 7-0; Warren Central (Indianapolis) 6-2.

Southwest Region Top 20

(Arkansas, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas)

1. Cedar Hill (Texas) 6-0 (1)
2. Jenks (Okla.) 6-0 (2)
3. Stony Point (Round Rock, Texas) 6-0 (3)
4. The Woodlands (Texas) 6-0 (4)
5. Katy (Texas) 5-1 (5)
6. Allen (Texas) 5-1 (6)
7. John Tyler (Tyler, Texas) 6-0 (7)
8. Skyline (Dallas) 6-0 (8)
9. Union (Tulsa, Okla.) 5-1 (9)
10. Hightower (Missouri City, Texas) 6-0 (11)
11. DeSoto (Texas) 5-1 (14)
12. Lufkin (Texas) 5-1 (12)
13. Longview (Texas) 6-1 (13)
14. Hutchinson (Kan.) 6-0 (15)
15. Lake Travis (Austin, Texas) 7-0 (17)
16. Southlake Carroll (Southlake, Texas) 5-1 (16)
17. Trinity (Euless, Texas) 4-2 (18)
18. Millard South (Omaha, Neb.) 7-0 (19)
19. Bishop Kelley (Tulsa, Okla.) 6-0 (NR)
20. Clark (San Antonio, Texas) 6-0 (NR)

Dropped Out: Previous No. 10 North Shore (Houston); No. 20 Broken Arrow (Okla.).

Southwest Region Bubble: Abilene (Texas) 6-0; Broken Arrow (Okla.) 4-2; Cabot (Ark.) 6-0; Cinco Ranch (Katy, Texas) 6-0; Guyer (Denton, Texas) 6-0; Hazelwood Central (Florissant, Mo.) 7-0; Mayfield (Las Cruces, N.M.) 7-0; North Shore (Houston) 4-2; Rockhurst (Kansas City, Mo.) 5-2; Waxahachie (Texas) 6-0.

West Region Top 20

(Alaska, Arizona, California, Colorado, Hawaii, Idaho, Montana, Nevada, Oregon, Utah, Washington, Wyoming)
1. Oaks Christian (Westlake Village, Calif.) 5-0 (1)
2. Centennial (Peoria, Ariz.) 7-0 (2)
3. Grant (Sacramento, Calif.) 6-0 (4)
4. Hamilton (Chandler, Ariz.) 7-0 (3)
5. Skyline (Sammamish, Wash.) 5-1 (5)
6. Crenshaw (Los Angeles) 5-0 (6)
7. Mullen (Denver) 6-0 (7)
8. Oceanside (Calif.) 5-0 (8)
9. Edison (Huntington Beach, Calif.) 5-0 (9)
10. Lakewood (Calif.) 5-1 (10)
11. De La Salle (Concord, Calif.) 3-2 (11)
12. Kahuku (Hawaii) 8-0 (13)
13. Bothell (Wash.) 5-0 (14)
14. Sheldon (Eugene, Ore.) 5-0 (15)
15. St. Mary's (Stockton, Calif.) 5-0 (16)
16. Mission Viejo (Calif.) 6-0 (18)
17. Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas) 7-0 (20)
18. Brophy Prep (Phoenix) 5-1 (19)
19. Pleasant Grove (Utah) 7-0 (NR)
20. Servite (Anaheim, Calif.) 4-1 (NR)

Dropped Out: Previous No. 12 Monte Vista (Danville, Calif.); No. 17 Palo Verde (Las Vegas, Nev.).

West Region Bubble: Auburn (Wash.) 6-0; Bartlett (Anchorage, Alaska) 8-2; Bellevue (Wash.) 4-2; Bishop Amat (La Puente, Calif.) 5-0; Capital (Boise, Idaho) 6-0; Capital (Helena, Mont.) 7-0; Chaparral (Scottsdale, Ariz.) 5-0; Granite Bay (Calif.) 5-0; Jesuit (Portland, Ore.) 4-1; Lakes (Lakewood, Wash.) 6-0; Legacy (North Las Vegas, Nev.) 7-0; Marcos de Niza (Tempe, Ariz.) 7-0; Monte Vista (Danville, Calif.) 4-1; Moorpark (Calif.) 5-0; Notre Dame (Sherman Oaks, Calif.) 4-1; Pomona (Arvada, Colo.) 6-0; Serra (Gardena, Calif.) 5-0; Sheridan (Wyo.) 6-1.

ESPN RISE editors Sheldon Shealer, Brian Stumpf and Jon Mahoney contributed to these rankings.