The Times' high school football rankings

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BELLFLOWER, CA - March 26: St. John Bosco wide receiver Jode McDuffie, center, outruns Servite linebacker Aden "Ace" Eckenwiler, right, in the second half at St. John Bosco High School on Friday, March 26, 2021 in Bellflower, CA. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)
Jode McDuffie picks up yardage in a March 26 game against Servite. The wide receiver and St. John Bosco will play Mater Dei on Saturday in a battle of the top two teams in the Southland. (Allen J. Schaben / Los Angeles Times)

A look at the top 25 high school football teams in the Southland:

Rank SCHOOL (W-L) last week | Next game (last week's rank)

1. MATER DEI (4-0) def. Santa Margarita, 49-13 | vs. St. John Bosco (at Santa Ana Stadium), Saturday (1)

2. ST. JOHN BOSCO (5-0) def. Orange Lutheran, 55-0 | vs. Mater Dei (at Santa Ana Stadium), Saturday (2)

3. SIERRA CANYON (4-1) def. Upland, 37-0 | vs. Paraclete, Friday (3)

4. SERVITE (3-2) def. JSerra, 52-0 | at Santa Margarita (at Santa Ana Stadium), Thursday (4)

5. LONG BEACH POLY (3-0) idle | vs. Millikan (at Long Beach Cabrillo), Friday (5)

6. GARDENA SERRA (4-1) def. Bishop Amat, 38-17 | at Alemany, Friday (6)

7. SAN CLEMENTE (4-0) def. Tesoro, 35-17 | vs. Mission VIejo, Friday (7)

8. LOS ALAMITOS (5-0) def. Fountain Valley, 62-9 | vs. Newport Harbor, Friday (8)

9. NORCO (4-0) def. King, 42-0 | at Eastvale Roosevelt, Thursday (9)

10. CORONA CENTENNIAL (3-1) def. Eastvale Roosevelt, 66-6 | at Corona, Thursday (10)

11. LOYOLA (3-0) def. St. Paul, 31-0 | vs. Crespi, Saturday (11)

12. MISSION VIEJO (4-0) def. San Juan Hills, 49-14 | at San Clemente, Friday (14)

13. VALENCIA (4-0) def. Golden Valley, 9-3 | vs. Saugus, Friday (13)

14. VISTA MURRIETA (4-0) def. Murrieta Valley, 51-41 | at Murrieta Mesa, Friday (NR)

15. SANTA MARGARITA (2-2) lost to Mater Dei, 49-13 | vs. Servite (at Santa Ana Stadium), Thursday (15)

16. CHAMINADE (3-2) def. Alemany, 34-27 | vs. Cathedral, Friday (NR)

17. OAKS CHRISTIAN (4-1) def. Calabasas, 69-0 | idle (17)

18. ORANGE (5-0) def. St. Anthony, 42-12 | at Santa Ana (at Santa Ana Stadium), Thursday (19)

19. EDISON (4-1) def. Corona del Mar, 44-41 (5OT) | at Huntington Beach, Friday (20)

20. ALEMANY (3-1) lost to Chaminade, 34-27 | vs. Gardena Serra, Friday (12)

21. DAMIEN (4-1) def. Mayfair, 34-0 | at Upland, Friday (21)

22. LA HABRA (5-0) def. Troy, 41-0 | vs. Sunny Hills, Friday (23)

23. OXNARD PACIFICA (4-0) def. Rio Mesa, 17-14 (OT) | vs. Oxnard, Friday (24)

24. WARREN (4-0) def. Gahr, 38-14 | at Downey, Friday (25)

25. CULVER CITY (4-0) def. Palos Verdes, 42-28 | vs. Apple Valley, Friday (NR)

This story originally appeared in Los Angeles Times.