Inland Area Prep Football Top 10

THROUGH WEEK ZERO

1. Corona Centennial (1-0) — Huskies allowed 40-or-more points in Week 0 for the first time since losing in last season’s opener to Ventura St. Bonaventure — their next opponent.
THIS SEASON: 1-0 overall, 0-0 Big VIII League. LAST SEASON: 14-2 overall, 6-0 Big VIII League.
LAST RANKED: No. 1.
LAST GAME: def. Henderson (Nev.) Liberty 60-42 in a non-league game on Aug. 30.
WEEK ONE: vs. Ventura St. Bonaventure at Oceanside HS on SATURDAY.

2. Vista Murrieta (0-0) — All eyes will be on QB Coltin Gerhart (Sr., 6-3, 220), set to make his first appearance for the Broncos. Can the consensus Southwestern League favorite get out on the right foot?
THIS SEASON: 0-0 overall, 0-0 Southwestern League. LAST SEASON: 13-1 overall, 5-0 Southwestern League.
LAST RANKED: No. 2.
LAST GAME: lost, 30-28, to No. 1 Corona Centennial in the CIF-Southern Section Inland Division Championship Game on Friday, Nov. 30.
WEEK ONE: vs. Downey on FRIDAY.

3. Upland (0-1) — The Highlanders went on the road to open the season and probably learned a lesson or two (or seven). They’ve now allowed 40-or-more points in each of their last two games.
THIS SEASON: 0-1 overall, 0-0 Baseline League. LAST SEASON: 12-1 overall, 5-0 Baseline League.
LAST RANKED: No. 3.
LAST GAME: lost, 44-13, to Santa Mater Dei in a non-league game on Friday, Aug. 30.
WEEK ONE: vs. Westlake Village Oaks Christian at Oceanside HS on SATURDAY.

4. Perris Citrus Hill (1-0) — Who’s Trevor Hodge? The Hawks got out to a strong offensive start behind a magnificent first game from new QB Brett Hollingsworth (Sr., 6-3, 200), who totaled more than 400 total yards.
THIS SEASON: 1-0 overall, 0-0 Mountain Pass League. LAST SEASON: 14-0 overall, 5-0 Mountain Pass League.
LAST RANKED: No. 4.
LAST GAME: def. Riverside Poly 46-36 in a non-league game on Friday, Aug. 30.
WEEK ONE: at San Bernardino Arroyo Valley on FRIDAY.

5. Menifee Heritage (1-0) — RB Limihai Hifo (Sr., 5-11, 220) and FB Sione Takitaki (Sr., 6-3, 240) combined for three TDs and more than 200 rushing yards as the Patriots rolled in their opener.
THIS SEASON: 1-0 overall, 0-0 Sunbelt League. LAST SEASON: 11-2 overall, 5-0 Sunbelt League.
LAST RANKED: No. 5.
LAST GAME: def. San Jacinto 37-13 in a non-league game on Friday, Aug. 30.
WEEK ONE: at Riverside North on FRIDAY.

6. Fontana Kaiser (0-0) — It’s substance over style for QB Raymond Padilla (Jr, 6-2, 195) and the Cats, who begin defense of their CIF-SS Central Division title.
THIS SEASON: 0-0 overall, 0-0 Sunkist League. LAST SEASON: 14-1 overall, 4-1 Sunkist League.
LAST RANKED: No. 6.
LAST GAME: def. MoVal Rancho Verde 28-21 in a CIF-SS Central Division Championship Game on Saturday, Dec. 1.
WEEK ONE: vs. Apple Valley on FRIDAY.

7. Rialto Carter (0-0) — Lions coach Alex Pierce said he’s
“excited” about new QB Leni Toailoa (Soph., 5-10, 170), who’ll start for the consensus favorite in the San Andreas League.
THIS SEASON: 0-0 overall, 0-0 San Andreas League. LAST SEASON: 11-2 overall, 7-0 San Andreas League.
LAST RANKED: No. 7.
LAST GAME: lost, 21-14, to No. 9 Phelan Serrano in a CIF-SS Eastern Division Semifinal Round playoff game on Friday, Nov. 23.
WEEK ONE: at Redlands on FRIDAY.

8. Rancho Cucamonga (1-0) — Played in torrential rain and weathered a power outage to dominate in its 2013 opener, making new memories to replace last November’s blowout loss Vista Murrieta.
THIS SEASON: 1-0 overall, 0-0 Baseline League. LAST SEASON: 10-3 overall, 4-1 Baseline League.
LAST RANKED: No. 8.
LAST GAME: def. Redlands, 31-7, in a non-league game on Friday, Aug. 30.
WEEK ONE: at Norco on FRIDAY.

9. Phelan Serrano (1-0) — Diamondbacks should have a pep in their slither after taking down Paraclete and claiming the High Desert as Serrano’s rock.
THIS SEASON: 1-0 overall, 0-0 Mojave River League. LAST SEASON: 13-1 overall, 4-0 Mojave River League.
LAST RANKED: No. 9.
LAST GAME: def. Lancaster Paraclete, 20-12, in a non-league game on Friday, Aug. 30.
WEEK ONE: at Victorville Silverado on FRIDAY.

10. Eastvale Roosevelt (1-0) — Mustangs got out on the right hoof (another animal pun!) with a blowout victory over an admittedly average Orange County team.
THIS SEASON: 1-0 overall, 0-0 Big VIII League. LAST SEASON: 3-7 overall, 2-3 Big VIII League.
LAST RANKED: No. 10.
LAST GAME: def. Tustin 39-8 in a non-league game on Friday, Aug. 30.
WEEK ONE: at Covina Charter Oak on FRIDAY.

JUST MISSED: Chino Hills (1-0), MoVal Rancho Verde (1-0), Murrieta Valley (1-0), REV (0-0).

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