Inland Area Prep Football Top 10

PREP FOOTBALL
For Monday, Nov. 22, 2021 (After Week 13)

1. Corona Centennial (11-1) — Huskies played a tightly-contested game against the nation’s No. 1 team and came close.
THIS SEASON: 11-1 overall, 5-0 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. 1 (3).
LAST GAME: lost to Santa Ana Mater Dei, 21-16, in a CIF-Southern Section Division 1 semifinal game on Friday, Nov. 19.
NEXT GAME: Season complete.

2. Norco (8-3) — Cougars finished its season against the same team as Centennial, so there’s some weird symmetry there.
THIS SEASON: 8-3 overall, 4-1 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. 2 (12).
LAST GAME: lost to Santa Ana Mater Dei, 49-14, in a CIF-SS Division 1 quarterfinal game on Friday, Nov. 12.
NEXT GAME: Season complete.

3. Rancho Cucamonga Etiwanda (12-1) — Eagles lost a heartbreaker in overtime at home after holding a 14-0 halftime lead.
THIS SEASON: 12-1 overall, 4-0 Baseline League.
Spring’21: 4-0 overall, 2-0 Baseline. 2019: 6-6, 2-3. 2018: 4-6, 1-4.
LAST RANKED: No. 3 (24).
LAST GAME: lost to Gardena Serra, 34-27, in a CIF-Southern Section Division 3 semifinal game on Friday, Nov. 19.
NEXT GAME: Season complete.

4. Vista Murrieta (9-2) — Broncos wanted more out of this season with but have to settle for a Final 8 finish in D2. 
THIS SEASON: 9-3 overall, 4-1 Southwestern League.
Spring’21: 5-0 overall, 4-0 Southwestern. 2019: 8-4, 4-1. 2018: 8-3, 5-0.
LAST RANKED: No. 4 (25).
LAST GAME: lost to Chatsworth Sierra Canyon, 49-28, in a CIF-SS Division 2 quarterfinal game on Friday, Nov. 12.
NEXT GAME: Season complete.

5. San Bernardino Cajon (10-1) — Cowboys remain the standard in San Bernardino County football, for now.
THIS SEASON: 10-1 overall, 5-0 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. 5 (41).
LAST GAME: lost to Vista Murrieta, 40-27, in a CIF-SS Division 3 first round game on Friday, Nov. 5.
NEXT GAME: Season complete.

6. Apple Valley (11-3) — Sun Devils are in the CIF-SS D3 final with or without senior QB Jayden Max Denegal. 
THIS SEASON: 11-3 overall, 4-1 Mojave River League.
Spring’21: 5-0 overall, 4-0 MRL. 2019: 9-2, 4-1. 2018: 10-2, 4-1.
LAST RANKED: No. 7 (33).
LAST GAME: def. Eastvale Roosevelt, 35-28, in a CIF-SS Division 3 semifinal game on Friday, Nov. 19.
NEXT GAME: at Gardena Serra on Friday, Nov. 26.

7. Riverside North (11-1) — Huskies had their best season in years but what will the 2022 season look like?
THIS SEASON: 11-1 overall, 5-0 Sunbelt League.
Spring’21: 3-2 overall, 2-0 Sunbelt. 2019: 10-2, 5-0 Inland Valley. 2018: 5-6, 4-1.
LAST RANKED: No. 6 (96).
LAST GAME: lost to Westlake Village Oaks Christian, 24-21, in a CIF-SS Division 5 quarterfinal game on Friday, Nov. 12.
NEXT GAME: Season complete.

8. Murrieta Valley (7-4) — Nighthawks’ biggest question is ‘Who will throw it to Tiger Bachmeier now?’
THIS SEASON: 7-4 overall, 5-0 Southwestern League.
Spring’21: 3-2 overall, 3-2 Southwestern. 2019: 8-3, 3-2. 2018: 6-5, 4-1.
LAST RANKED: No. 8 (39).
LAST GAME: lost, 42-14, to Huntington Beach Edison in a CIF-SS Division 3 first round game on Friday, Nov. 5.
NEXT GAME: Season complete.

9. Temecula Valley (10-3) — Golden Bears got it done with more than 300 rushing yards on the road.
THIS SEASON: 10-3 overall, 2-3 Southwestern League.
Spring’21: 2-2 overall, 2-1 Southwestern. 2019: 12-3, 4-1. 2018: 6-6, 2-3.
LAST RANKED: No. 10 (100).
LAST GAME: def. Camarillo, 37-31, in a CIF-SS Division 6 semifinal game on Friday, Nov. 19.
NEXT GAME: vs. Newport Harbor on Saturday, Nov. 27.

10. Eastvale Roosevelt (8-5) — Mustangs came up short against Apple Valley in a back-and-forth game. 
THIS SEASON: 8-5 overall, 3-2 Big VIII League.
Spring’21: 3-2 overall, 3-2 Big VIII. 2019: 5-7, 3-2 Sunkist. 2018: 5-6, 2-3.
LAST RANKED: No. 9 (46).
LAST GAME: lost, 35-28, to Apple Valley, in a CIF-SS Division 3 semifinal game on Friday, Nov. 19.
NEXT GAME: Season complete.

DROPPED OUT: None

JUST MISSED: San Bernardino Aquinas (9-5), Rialto (8-6), Riverside Arlington (5-8)

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