Inland Area Prep Football Top 10

PREP FOOTBALL
Through Monday, Nov. 17, 2014

1. Corona Centennial (9-2) — Huskies won a wild shootout with Gardena Serra that ranks among the most offensively prolific playoff games in Inland Area history.
THIS SEASON: 9-2 overall, 5-0 Big VIII League.
LAST SEASON: 12-3 overall, 5-0 Big VIII. 2012: 14-2, 5-0.
LAST RANKED: No. 1.
LAST GAME: def. Gardena Serra 68-64 in a CIF-Southern Section PAC-5 Division 1st Round playoff game on Friday, Nov. 14.
WEEK TWELVE: at Santa Ana Mater Dei in a CIF-SS PAC-5 Division Quarterfinal Round playoff game on Friday, Nov. 21.

2. Upland (9-2) — The ‘U’ doesn’t have a single player on the all-Baseline League team but sure can put a whoopin’ on a pretty good O.C. program.
THIS SEASON: 9-2 overall, 5-0 Baseline League.
LAST SEASON: 9-4 overall, 4-1 Baseline. 2012: 12-1, 5-0.
LAST RANKED: No. 2.
LAST GAME: def. San Juan Capistrano San Juan Hills 42-7 in a CIF-SS West Valley Division 1st Round playoff game on Friday, Nov. 14.
WEEK TWELVE: vs. … in a CIF-SS West Valley Division Quarterfinal Round playoff game on Friday, Nov. 21.

3. Menifee Heritage (11-0) — Patriots’ opening volley was impressive vs. Rim of the World, exposed as the were in coming off the mountain.
THIS SEASON: 11-0 overall, 5-0 Sunbelt League.
LAST SEASON: 13-1 overall, 5-0 Sunbelt. 2012: 11-2, 5-0.
LAST RANKED: No. 3.
LAST GAME: def. Lake Arrowhead Rim of the World 54-7 in a CIF-SS Inland Division 1st Round playoff game on Friday, Nov. 14.
WEEK TWELVE: vs. Rialto Carter in an CIF-SS Inland Division Quarterfinal Round playoff game on Friday, Nov. 21.

4. Redlands East Valley (10-1) — Wildcats mauled Riverside North in a game the spoke far more about the beleaguered prey than the powerful predator.
THIS SEASON: 10-1 overall, 7-0 Citrus Belt League.
LAST SEASON: 5-6 overall, 4-1 Citrus Belt. 2012: 5-5, 4-1.
LAST RANKED: No. 6.
LAST GAME: def. Riverside North 61-17 in a CIF-SS Inland Division 1st Round playoff game on Friday, Nov. 14.
WEEK TWELVE: vs. Elsinore in a CIF-SS Inland Division Quarterfinal Round playoff game on Friday, Nov. 21.

5. Vista Murrieta (9-2) — Broncos are walking the tough road through O.C. schools in the CIF-SS West Valley Division, now on the hobbled ankle of their best player.
THIS SEASON: 9-2 overall, 5-0 Southwestern League.
LAST SEASON: 12-2 overall, 5-0 Southwestern. 2012: 13-1, 5-0.
LAST RANKED: No. 5.
LAST GAME: def. Canyon Country Canyon 56-28 in a CIF-SS West Valley Division 1st Round playoff game on Friday, Nov. 14.
WEEK TWELVE: vs. Rancho Santa Margarita Tesoro in a CIF-SS West Valley Division Quarterfinal Round playoff game on Friday, Nov. 21.

6. Perris Citrus Hill (10-1) — Hawks decimated Blackhawks in battle of Citrus schools in the 1st Round, a matchup made from CIF-SS chuckles.
THIS SEASON: 10-1 overall, 5-0 Mountain Pass League.
LAST SEASON: 13-1 overall, 5-0 Mountain Pass. 2012: 14-0, 5-0.
LAST RANKED: No. 4.
LAST GAME: def. Redlands Citrus Valley 63-14 in a CIF-SS Inland Division 1st Round playoff game on Friday, Nov. 14.
WEEK TWELVEN: vs. No. 8 MoVal Rancho Verde in a CIF-SS Inland Division Quarterfinal Round playoff game on Friday, Nov. 21.

7. Riverside Poly (11-0) — Bears got the job done vs. Tahquitz, but will probably need their most explosive player to play four quarters this week.
THIS SEASON: 11-0 overall, 5-0 Inland Valley.
LAST SEASON: 9-3 overall, 5-1 Inland Valley. 2012: 4-6, 3-3.
LAST RANKED: No. 7.
LAST GAME: def. Hemet Tahquitz 42-17 in a CIF-SS Inland Division 1st Round playoff game on Friday, Nov. 14.
WEEK TWELVE: at No. 9 San Bernardino San Gorgonio in a CIF-SS Inland Division Quarterfinal Round playoff game on Friday, Nov. 21.

8. Moreno Valley Rancho Verde (10-2) — Mustangs made busy work of Paloma Valley in the 1st Round, but will have to really study to be ready vs. Citrus Hill.
THIS SEASON: 10-2 overall, 5-0 Inland Valley League.
LAST SEASON: 11-3 overall, 6-0 Inland Valley. 2012: 10-4, 5-1.
LAST RANKED: No. 9.
LAST GAME: def. Menifee Paloma Valley 52-16 in a CIF-SS Inland Division 1st Round playoff game on Friday, Nov. 14.
WEEK TWELVE: at No. 6 Perris Citrus Hill in a CIF-SS Inland Division Quarterfinal Round playoff game on Friday, Nov. 21.

9. San Bernardino San Gorgonio (10-1) — Spartans on the move after making long-time cross-town rivalry vs. Cajon look really one-sided.
THIS SEASON: 10-1 overall, 5-0 San Andreas League.
LAST SEASON: 12-1 overall, 5-0 San Andreas. 2012: 8-3, 4-1.
LAST RANKED: No. 10.
LAST GAME: def. San Bernardino Cajon 55-7 in a CIF-SS Inland Division 1st Round playoff game on Friday, Nov. 14.
WEEK TWELVE: vs. No. 7 Riverside Poly in a CIF-SS Inland Division Quarterfinal Round playoff game on Friday, Nov. 21.

10. Norco (6-5) — Cougars pulled off an improbable upset of St. Bonaventure in the 1st Round, and jump back into the Top 10 for the first time since Week 1.
THIS SEASON: 8-2 overall, 4-1 Big VIII League.
LAST SEASON: 7-4 overall, 3-2 Big VIII. 2012: 7-3-1, 4-1.
LAST RANKED: Not Ranked.
LAST GAME: def. Ventura St. Bonaventure 71-70 in 3OT in a CIF-SS PAC-5 Division 1st Round playoff game on Friday, Nov. 14
WEEK TWELVE: vs. Bellflower St. John Bosco in a CIF-SS PAC-5 Division 1st Round game on Friday, Nov. 21.

DROPPED OUT: Chino Hills (8-3).

JUST MISSED: Ontario Colony (9-2), Rialto Carter (9-2), Temecula Great Oak (9-2), Hesperia Oak Hills (9-2), La Quinta (9-2), MoVal Vista del Lago (10-1).

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