CSS High School Football Southeastern Top 25 Poll - Week 8 | #HSFBTalk

CSS High School Football Southeastern Top 25 Poll - Week 8 | #HSFBTalk
October 7, 2013, 11:45 am
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1. Booker T. Washington, Miami, FL (6-0) | LAST WEEK (No. 1) Florida State-commit and senior quarterback Treon Harris threw three touchdown passes and ran for an 11-yard score in the Tornados’ 28-12 win over Bishop Gorman (NV) in Las Vegas. Booker T. Washington is the consensus No. 1 team in the nation. | THIS WEEK: Northwestern (FL) 10/12

2. Miami Central, FL (4-1) | LAST WEEK (No. 2) Miami-commit Joseph Yearby ran for 169 yards and two touchdowns in the Rockets’ 37-20 win over Homestead (FL). The Rockets have outscored their past three opponents 136-41 since falling to No. 1 ranked Booker T. Washington, including a 50-21 win against New Jersey’s Don Bosco Prep on the road. | THIS WEEK: Norland (FL) 10/11

3. North Gwinnett, Suwanee, GA (5-0) | LAST WEEK (No. 3) Quarterback Hayden Sphire threw for four touchdowns, two to Nate Brown, and running back C.J. Leggett ran for three scores as the Bulldogs topped Duluth (GA) 52-21 on the road. THIS WEEK: Mill Creek (GA) 10/11

4. Northwestern, Rock Hill, SC (6-0) | LAST WEEK (No. 4) Quarterback Mason Rudolph completed 25 of 39 passes for 259 yards and a touchdown and ran in two scores in Northwestern’s 29-0 win over South Pointe (SC). | THIS WEEK: Clover (SC) 10/11

5. Ensworth, Nashville, TN (6-0) | LAST WEEK (No. 5) Ensworth topped undefeated Montgomery Bell Academy 35-21 on Friday. P.J. Settles connected with Kiambu Fentress for a first quarter touchdown pass and the Tigers raced to a 28-7 lead at the half.  | THIS WEEK: Giles County (TN) 10/11

6. Hoover, AL (6-0) | LAST WEEK (No. 6) Hoover returned three interceptions for touchdowns in a 48-7 rout of Bessemer City (AL) on Friday. Marlon Humphrey also added a touchdown on the opening kickoff with an 83-yard return. | THIS WEEK: Hillcrest (AL) 10/11

7. Miramar, FL (6-0) | LAST WEEK (No. 7) Quarterback Nick Jeanty threw six touchdowns to pace Miramar to a 56-0 win over McArthur. Senior running back Eric Pittman added two touchdown runs in the win. | THIS WEEK: At Everglades (FL) 10/11

8. Manatee, Bradenton, FL (6-0) | LAST WEEK (No. 8) Junior quarterback Johsua Meyer completed 15 of 19 passes for 168 yards and a touchdown while also running in one of six Manatee rushing scores in the Hurricanes’ 47-0 win over Riverview (FL). | THIS WEEK: At Palmetta (FL) 10/11

9. University, Ft. Lauderdale, FL (6-0) | LAST WEEK (No. 9) Jordan Scarlett ran for two touchdowns and Lajuan Hunt added another touchdown in the opening quarter to put the Suns up 21-0. Quarterback Sean White was equally stellar, going 13 of 15 with 172 yards and two touchdowns as University topped North Broward Prep 63-0.| THIS WEEK: BYE, then At Glades Central (FL)

10. St. Thomas Aquinas, Ft. Lauderdale, FL (4-1) | LAST WEEK (No. 10) Quarterback Wade Freebeck was 9 of 13 for 212 passing yards and five touchdowns as the Raiders demolished South Broward 66-0. Running back Madre London added a rushing score. | THIS WEEK: At Northeast, Oakland Park (FL) 10/11

11. Godby, Tallahassee, FL (4-1) | LAST WEEK (No. 15) J.T. Bradwell’s first two passes went for 73- (Tavis James) and 32-yard (P.J. Simmons) touchdowns and Godby raced past Wakulla (FL) 53-12. | THIS WEEK: Trinity Christian (FL) 10/11

12. Karr, New Orleans, LA (3-1) | LAST WEEK (No. 12) Kerry Taylor started at quarterback for an injured Speedy Noil and tossed five touchdown passes to lead Karr past Cox (LA) 49-18. | THIS WEEK: At O. Perry Walker (LA) 10/11

13. Sandy Creek, Tyrone, GA (4-0-1) | LAST WEEK (No. 13) Visiting Troup held the Patriots scoreless in the opening quarter, but Sandy Creek’s Delvin Weems opened the scoring on a 7-yard touchdown run. Cole Garvin found Demarre Kitt minutes later for a 60-yard touchdown pass and Sandy Creek took a 14-0 lead into the half. Eric Swinney added a 1-yard touchdown run in the fourth quarter. | THIS WEEK: At Shaw (GA) 10/11

14. McEachern, Powder Springs, GA (6-0) | LAST WEEK (No. 14) Quarterback Ty Clemons scored three of his four touchdowns in the second half, and McEachern overcame a seven-point deficit at halftime to survive a 49-35 scare from Campbell (GA). | THIS WEEK: South Cobb (GA) 10/11 

15. Buford, GA (5-0) | LAST WEEK (No. 16) Buford rushed for 247 yards and three quarterbacks combined for 251 yards passing, with Taylor Mitchell throwing touchdown passes to Josh Thomas (84 yards) and David Curry (32 yards) in the first half. Thomas also returned a fumble 31 yards for a score as the Wolves rolled to a 63-0 victory over West Hall.| THIS WEEK: White County (GA) 10/11

16. Byrnes, SC (5-1) | LAST WEEK (No. 17) Quarterback Shuler Bentley completed 22 of 32 passes for 396 yards and five touchdowns in Byrnes’ 35-3 win over Spartanburg (SC).  THIS WEEK: At Riverside (SC) 10/11

17. Apopka, FL (6-1) | LAST WEEK (No. 19) Apopka exploded to more than 600 yards of offense in its 52-35 win over West Orange (FL) on Friday. J.J. Simmons added 125 yards and two touchdowns in the win. | THIS WEEK: BYE, Evans (FL) 10/18

18. Colquitt County, Moultrie, GA (5-1) | LAST WEEK (No. 18) Sihiem King scored both Packers touchdowns while rushing for 170 yards and hauling in more than 126 receiving yards in Colquitt County’s 17-14 win over Tift County (GA). | THIS WEEK: BYE, then Brunswick (GA)

19. East Lake, Tarpon Springs, FL (6-0) | LAST WEEK (No. 20) East Lake trailed 7-0 after an impressive 13-play opening drive from Seminole (FL), but Weston Fordham’s two first-half touchdowns got the Eagles back on track as they rolled to a 51-13 win. | THIS WEEK: BYE, At Countryside (FL) 10/18

20. Maryville, TN (6-0) | LAST WEEK (No. 21) Shawn Prevo raced in for an 84-yard touchdown run before the half to give Maryville a 35-0 advantage over Heritage (TN). The defense was phenomenal and held the Heritage offense to just 62 total yards in the 42-0 romp. | THIS WEEK: At Lenoir City (TN) 10/ 11

21. Tucker, GA (5-0) | LAST WEEK (No. 22) Tucker comes off a bye, but in the week prior, the defense forced a pair of interceptions and held Lakeside-DeKalb (GA) to just 111 yards of offense in its 56-7 win. Tucker scored 35 points in the first quarter and took a 49-0 lead into the half.  THIS WEEK: Stephenson (GA) 10/11

22. Opelika, AL (6-0) | LAST WEEK (No. 24) Quarterback Matthew Christian threw 12-of-19 for 197 yards and two touchdowns in Opelika’s 56-20 win over Lanier (AL). Reggie Hall rushed for 56 yards and a touchdown on eight carries and also caught a 69-yard heave from Christian in the second quarter. |THIS WEEK: Smiths Station (AL) 10/11 

23. Hillgrove, Powder Springs, GA (5-0) | LAST WEEK (No. 25) Richardre Bagley rushed 25 times for 219 yards and two touchdowns to lead Hillgrove to a 35-21 win over Pebblebrook. Quarterback Elijah Ironside added touchdown passes to Omar Black and Zack Katz in the win.| THIS WEEK: North Cobb (GA) 10/11 

24. Carrollton, GA (5-0) | LAST WEEK (N/R) Carrollton ran for 246 yards and five touchdowns in its 52-14 win over Fayette County on Friday. Trey Chivers ran for 63 yards and Will Garrett gained 62 on the ground to pace Carrollton. The Trojans are averaging 48.4 points per game this season while allowing only 7.0. | THIS WEEK: At Troup County (GA) 10/10

25. Oak Grove, MS (6-0) | LAST WEEK (N/R) The Panthers knocked off previously undefeated Petal 31-14 behind a solid ground game.  Oak Grove, which normally relies on a strong passing attack behind offensive coordinator and former NFL great Brett Favre, took to the ground in grinding out an impressive win against the previously top ranked team in the state. | THIS WEEK: At Meridian (MS) 10/11 

Under Consideration: Blackman (TN), Brandon (MS), Clay-Chalkville (AL), Collins Hill (GA), Columbia (FL), Curtis  (LA), Dwyer (FL), Fayetteville (AR), Fulton (TN), Goose Creek (SC), Greenwood (AR), Neville (LA), Oakland (TN), Oxford (MS), Smiths Station (AL), Spanish Fort (AL), Saint Augustine (LA), Stephenson (GA), Trinity Christian (FL), York (SC).  

OUT OF THE TOP 25

Curtis, River Ridge, LA (4-2) | LAST WEEK (No. 11) Curtis fell just outside the top 25 after suffering its second tough loss of the season. Quarterback Myles Washington completed 7 of 12 passes for a touchdown and ran in a pair of touchdowns in the Patriots’ 29-28 loss to St. Augustine (LA)

Petal, MS (5-0) | LAST WEEK (No. 23) Undefeated lost 31-14 to Oak Grove (MS) on Friday 

Week 7 Results

No. 1 Booker T. Washington 28, Bishop Gorman (NV) 12

No. 2 Miami Central 37, Homestead (FL) 20

No. 3 North Gwinnett 52, Duluth 21

No. 4 Northwestern 27, South Pointe 0

No. 5 Ensworth 35, Montgomery Bell Academy 21

No. 6 Hoover 48, Bessemer City 7

No. 7 Miramar 56, McArthur 0

No. 8 Manatee 47, Riverview 0

No. 9 University 63, North Broward Prep 0

No. 10 St. Thomas Aquinas 66, South Broward 0

St. Augustine 29, No. 11 Curtis  28

No. 12 Karr 49, Cox 18

No. 13 Sandy Creek 21, Troup 0

No. 14 McEachern 49, Campbell 35

No. 15 Godby 53, Wakulla 12

No. 16 Buford 63, West Hall 0

No. 17 Byrnes 35, Spartanburg 3

No. 18 Colquitt County 17, Tift County 14

No. 19 Apopka 52, West Orange 35

No. 20 East Lake 51, Seminole 13

No. 21 Maryville 42, Heritage 0

No. 22 Tucker BYE

Oak Grove 31, No. 23 Petal 14

No. 24 Opelika 56, Lanier 20

No. 25 Hillgrove 35, Pebblebrook 21

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