Inland Area Prep Football Top 10

PREP FOOTBALL
Through Monday, Sept. 8, 2014

1. Corona Centennial (1-1) — Huskies won a nail-biter over Orange Lutheran as Nate Ketteringham and Anthony Catalano continue to split time at the QB spot.
THIS SEASON: 1-1 overall.
LAST SEASON: 12-3 overall, 5-0 Big VIII League. 2012: 14-2, 5-0.
LAST RANKED: No. 1.
LAST GAME: def. Orange Lutheran 52-49 in a non-league game on Friday, Sept. 5.
WEEK TWO: vs. Las Vegas Bishop Gorman on Friday, Sept. 12.

2. Vista Murrieta (1-0) — Broncos squeaked by in their opener despite starting QB Westin Long suffering an injury. Back-up Kyle Williams takes over in Week 2.
THIS SEASON: 1-0 overall.
LAST SEASON: 12-2 overall, 5-0 Southwestern League. 2012: 13-1, 5-0.
LAST RANKED: No. 2.
LAST GAME: def. Downey 14-13 in a non-league game on Friday, Sept. 5.
WEEK TWO: at Loomis Del Oro on Friday Sept. 12.

3. Upland (2-0) — The ‘U’ start could not be more astounding! If not for the presence of Centennial and Vista the Highlanders/Scot surely have the best team around.
THIS SEASON: 2-0 overall
LAST SEASON: 9-4 overall, 3-2 Baseline League. 2012: 12-1, 5-0.
LAST RANKED: No. 3.
LAST GAME: def. Redondo Union 43-0 in a non-league game on Friday, Sept. 5.
WEEK TWO: vs. Rancho Santa Margarita Tesoro on Friday, Sept. 12.

4. Menifee Heritage (2-0) — Patriots handled North easily but must avoid a misstep vs. Coachella Valley in Week 2 before heading into three consecutive bruising games.
THIS SEASON: 2-0 overall.
LAST SEASON: 13-1 overall, 5-0 Sunbelt League. 2012: 11-2, 5-0.
LAST RANKED: No. 4.
LAST GAME: def. Riverside North 48-13 in a non-league game on Friday, Sept. 5.
WEEK TWO: vs. Thermal Coachella Valley on Friday, Sept. 12.

5. Moreno Valley Rancho Verde (2-0) — Mustangs averaging nearly 50 points per game so far and looking down the barrel of a shootout vs. Great Oak in Week 2.
THIS SEASON: 2-0 overall.
LAST SEASON: 11-3 overall, 6-0 Inland Valley League. 2012: 10-4, 5-1.
LAST RANKED: No. 5.
LAST GAME: def. Murrieta Mesa 59-16 in a non-league game on Friday, Aug. 29.
WEEK TWO: at Temecula Great Oak on Friday, Sept. 12.

6. Rancho Cucamonga (1-0) — Cougars slipped past Norco in what could be an early candidate for Game of the Year. Junior QB Angel Matute passed for 331 yards and four TDs in the win.
THIS SEASON: 2-0 overall.
LAST SEASON: 10-2 overall, 4-1 Baseline League. 2012: 10-3, 4-1.
LAST RANKED: No. 6.
LAST GAME: def. No. 10 Norco 42-41 in a non-league game on Friday, Sept. 5.
WEEK TWO: at La Puente Bishop Amat on Friday, Sept. 12.

7. Perris Citrus Hill (1-1) — Hawks’ relentless offensive pressure took advantage of turnovers in getting their first win of the season.
THIS SEASON: 1-1 overall.
LAST SEASON: 13-1 overall, 5-0 Mountain Pass League. 2012: 14-0, 5-0.
LAST RANKED: No. 7.
LAST GAME: def. Murrieta Valley 30-20 in a non-league game on Friday, Sept. 5.
WEEK TWO: vs. Riverside Arlington on Friday, Sept. 12.

8. Riverside Poly (1-0) — Bears pounded Colony — a team which ended their season just 10 months ago — and did it with the running game.
THIS SEASON: 1-0 overall.
LAST SEASON: 9-3 overall, 5-1 Inland Valley League. 2012: 4-6, 3-3.
LAST RANKED: No. 9.
LAST GAME: def. Ontario Colony 24-14 in a non-league game on Friday, Sept. 5.
WEEK TWO: at Riverside Ramona on Saturday, Sept. 13.

9. San Bernardino San Gorgonio (2-0) — Spartans scooped up a big win over another top San Bernardino County team in Week 1.
THIS SEASON: 2-0 overall.
LAST SEASON: 12-1 overall, 5-0 San Andreas League. 2012: 8-3, 4-1.
LAST RANKED: No. 10.
LAST GAME: def. Fontana Kaiser 35-7 in a non-league game on Friday, Sept. 5.
WEEK TWO: vs. Glendora at Citrus College on Friday, Sept. 12.

10. Norco (0-1) — Cougars had the lead late but lost the game in heart-breaking season-opening debacle.
THIS SEASON: 0-1 overall.
LAST SEASON: 9-4 overall, 4-1 Big VIII League. 2012: 7-5, 3-2.
LAST RANKED: No. 8.
LAST GAME: lost, 42-41, to No. 6 Norco in non-league game on Sept. 5.
WEEK TWO: vs. Rancho Cucamonga Etiwanda on Friday, Sept. 12.

JUST MISSED: Temecula Great Oak (2-0), Hemet West Valley (2-0), Redlands East Valley (1-0), Rialto Carter (1-0), Temecula Chaparral (1-1).

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