The Times' high school football rankings

Eric Sondheimer
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ROLLING HILLS ESTATES, CA - APRIL 02: Culver City free safety Prince Okorie (21) intercepts a pass in a 0-49 win over Peninsula Palos Verdes on Friday, April 2, 2021 in Rolling Hills Estates, CA. (Jason Armond / Los Angeles Times)
Culver City free safety Prince Okorie intercepts a pass in a 49-0 win over Peninsula on Friday in Rolling Hills Estates. The unbeaten Centaurs are on the verge of cracking The Times' rankings with a showdown against Palos Verdes this week. (Jason Armond / Los Angeles Times)

Here's a look at the top 25 high school football teams in the Southland:

Rk. SCHOOL (W-L) Last Week | Next game (last week's rank)

1. MATER DEI (3-0) def. Servite, 24-17 | vs. Santa Margarita (at Santa Ana Stadium), Friday (1)

2. ST. JOHN BOSCO (4-0) def. JSerra, 66-14 | vs. Orange Lutheran, Friday (2)

3. SIERRA CANYON (3-1) def. Bakersfield Garces, 42-0 | at Upland, Friday (4)

4. SERVITE (2-2) lost to Mater Dei, 24-17 | at JSerra, Friday (3)

5. LONG BEACH POLY (3-0) def. Compton, 45-0 | at Long Beach Jordan, Friday (6)

6. GARDENA SERRA (3-1) def. Sherman Oaks Notre Dame, 29-14 | at Bishop Amat, Friday (7)

7. SAN CLEMENTE (3-0) def. San Juan Hills, 35-7 | at El Toro, Friday (8)

8. LOS ALAMITOS (4-0) def. Huntington Beach, 63-14 | at Fountain Valley (at Huntington Beach), Thursday (9)

9. NORCO (3-0) def. Corona Centennial, 38-36 | vs. King, Thursday (NR)

10. CORONA CENTENNIAL (2-1) lost to Norco, 38-36 | vs. Eastvale Roosevelt, Thursday (5)

11. LOYOLA (2-0) def. St. Francis, 41-14 | at St. Paul, Friday (10)

12. ALEMANY (3-0) def. Cathedral, 21-7 | vs. Chaminade, Friday (11)

13. VALENCIA (3-0) def. Hart, 25-7 | vs. Golden Valley at Canyon Country Canyon, Friday (12)

14. MISSION VIEJO (3-0) def. Tesoro, 44-13 | vs. San Juan Hills, Friday (13)

15. SANTA MARGARITA (2-1) idle | vs. Mater Dei at Santa Ana Stadium, Friday (14)

16. MURRIETA VALLEY (3-0) def. Murrieta Mesa, 63-35 | vs. Vista Murrieta, Friday (15)

17. OAKS CHRISTIAN (3-1) def. Upland, 27-16 | at Calabasas, Saturday (17)

18. CORONA DEL MAR (3-1) def. Newport Harbor, 10-7 | vs. Edison at Huntington Beach, Friday (18)

19. ORANGE (4-0) def. Millikan, 73-20 | at St. Anthony (at Clark Field), Friday (21)

20. EDISON (3-1) def. Fountain Valley, 40-0 | vs. Corona del Mar at Huntington Beach, Friday (22)

21. DAMIEN (3-1) def. Paraclete, 21-10 | vs. Mayfair, Friday (NR)

22. CRESPI (3-0) def. St. Paul, 22-15 | at St. Francis, Saturday (23)

23. LA HABRA (4-0) def. Buena Park, 62-0 | at Troy, Friday (NR)

24. OXNARD PACIFICA (3-0) def. Ventura, 27-20 | vs. Rio Mesa, Friday (24)

25. WARREN (3-0) def. Paramount, 35-6 | vs. Gahr, Friday (25)

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