Inland Area Prep Football Top 10

PREP FOOTBALL
For Monday, Sept. 20, 2021 (After Week 4)

1. Norco (4-0) — Cougars slipped past Murrieta Valley despite being outplayed on offense for the first time in ’21.
THIS SEASON: 4-0 overall, 0-0 Big VIII League.
Spring’21: 5-0, overall, 5-0 Big VIII. 2019: 8-3, 4-1. 2018: 9-3, 4-1.
LAST RANKED: No. 1 (7).
LAST GAME: def. Murrieta Valley, 35-34, in a nonleague game on Friday, Sept. 17.
NEXT GAME: at Sierra Canyon on Friday, Sept. 24.

2. Corona Centennial (4-0) — Huskies beat a historic SoCal power with the ease of (most) Big 8 League wins.
THIS SEASON: 4-0 overall, 0-0 Big VIII League.
Spring’21: 4-1 overall, 4-1 Big VIII. 2019: 9-3, 5-0. 2018: 12-1, 5-0.
LAST RANKED: No. 2 (4).
LAST GAME: def. Long Beach Poly, 52-6, in a nonleague game on Friday, Sept. 17.
NEXT GAME: vs. TBA on Friday, Sept. 17.

3. Vista Murrieta (3-1) — Broncos took some time off after absolutely unloading on Upland in Week 3.
THIS SEASON: 3-1 overall, 0-0 Southwestern League.
Spring’21: 5-0 overall, 4-0 Southwestern. 2019: 8-4, 4-1. 2018: 8-3, 5-0.
LAST RANKED: No. 3 (17).
LAST GAME: def. Upland, 47-0, in a nonleague game on Friday, Sept. 10.
NEXT GAME: at Villa Park on Saturday, Sept. 18.

4. San Bernardino Cajon (4-0) — Cowboys went on the road to San Diego County and were dominant.
THIS SEASON: 4-0 overall, 0-0 Citrus Belt League.
Spring’21: 5-0 overall, 4-0 Citrus Belt. 2019: 9-3, 5-1. 2018: 12-2, 5-0.
LAST RANKED: No. 4 (60).
LAST GAME: def. Grossmont, 39-7, in a nonleague game on Friday, Sept. 17.
NEXT GAME: vs. Rancho Cucamonga on Friday, Sept. 24.

5. Rancho Cucamonga Etiwanda (5-0) — Eagles closed nonleague play with a win in the Battle For The 15.
THIS SEASON: 5-0 overall, 0-0 Baseline League.
Spring’21: 4-0 overall, 2-0 Baseline. 2019: 6-6, 2-3. 2018: 4-6, 1-4.
LAST RANKED: No. 5 (48).
LAST GAME: def. Ontario Colony, 42-13, in a nonleague game on Friday, Sept. 17.
NEXT GAME: at La Verne Damien on Friday, Oct. 1.

6. Redlands Citrus Valley (4-0) — Blackhawks exercised out some offensive frustrations on Orange Vista. 
THIS SEASON: 4-0 overall, 0-0 Citrus Belt League.
Spring’21: 3-2 overall, 3-2 CBL. 2019: 10-2, 4-1. 2018: 7-4, 3-2.
LAST RANKED: No. 6 (45).
LAST GAME: def. Perris Orange Vista, 35-0, in a nonleague game on Friday, Sept. 17.
NEXT GAME: vs. Rialto Carter on Friday, Sept. 24.

7. San Jacinto (4-1) — Tigers earned a little more regional respect with a big win over a big offense.
THIS SEASON: 4-1 overall, 0-0 Mt. Pass League.
Spring’21: 4-1 overall, 3-0 Mt. Pass. 2019: 10-3, 5-0. 2018: 13-2, 4-1.
LAST RANKED: No. 7 (105).
LAST GAME: def. Beaumont, 44-36, in a nonleague game on Friday, Sept. 17.
NEXT GAME: at Hemet Tahquitz on Thursday, Sept. 30.

8. Apple Valley (3-2) — Sun Devils defense stepping to the fore, has posted back-to-back shutouts. 
THIS SEASON: 3-2 overall, 0-0 Mojave River League.
Spring’21: 5-0 overall, 4-0 Mojave River. 2019: 9-2, 4-1. 2018: 10-2, 4-1.
LAST RANKED: No. 8 (44).
LAST GAME: def. Victorville Silverado, 41-0, in a nonleague game on Friday, Sept. 17.
NEXT GAME: vs. Phelan Serrano on Friday, Sept. 30.

9. Chino Hills Ayala (5-0) — Bulldogs toppled a strong OC program, jump into Top 10 for first time.
THIS SEASON: 5-0 overall, 0-0 Mountain West League.
Spring’21: 5-0 overall, 2-0 Mountain West. 2019: 11-1, 5-0 Palomares. 2018: 7-4, 2-3.
LAST RANKED: Not Ranked (49).
LAST GAME: def. Tustin, 42-7, in a nonleague game on Thursday, Sept. 16.
NEXT GAME: at La Habra on Thursday, Sept. 23.

10. Yucaipa (5-0) — Thunderbirds getting a whole of everything they need from RB/LB JoJo Barajas.
THIS SEASON: 5-0 overall, 0-0 Citrus Belt League.
Spring’21: 3-2 overall, 3-2 Citrus Belt. 2019: 3-7, 2-3. 2018: 5-6, 2-3.
LAST RANKED: Not Ranked (139).
LAST GAME: def. San Diego University City, 37-28, in a nonleague game on Friday, Sept. 17.
NEXT GAME: vs. Redlands on Friday, Oct. 1.

DROPPED OUT: Rancho Cucamonga (2-2), Beaumont (4-1)

JUST MISSED: Temecula Valley (5-0), Riverside North (5-0), Fontana Jurupa Hills (4-0)

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