Prep Scoreboad on Top nationally-ranked teams

Top 25 National Scoreboard
Here is a look back at Thanksgiving holiday weekeng games involving the top prep football teams in the nation, per High School Football America rankings, and the next playoff or championship matchups during the next week:  
Ratings are  HSFA and all times are eastern
No. 2  Mater Dei (Santa Ana, Calif.)  avenged their only regular season loss with a CIF Southern Section Division 1 championship victory, beating No. 1 St. John Bosco (Bellflower, Calif.), 35-7. The Braves won the regular season meeting, 28-0. The win for the Monarchs gave them their fourth CIF Southern Section Division 1 title since 2017. They will face No. 33 Serra (San Mateo, Calif.) in the CIF Open Division state championship on Dec. 9.
Abduall Sanders started the scoring for the Monarchs with a 52-yard pick six in the first quarter. Jordon Davison extended the lead for Mater Dei with a 1-yard touchdown run in the second 0quarter to make it 14-0. Stanford-bount Elijah Brown connected with Kayden Dixon-Wyatt for a 44-yard score with 3:51 in the third. Caleb Sanchez found four-star linebacker Kyngstonn Viliamu-Asa for an acrobatic 17-yard touchdown to cut the deficit to 21-7 late in the third.
After a muffed punt early in the fourth, the Monarchs capitalized as E. Brown found 315-pound defensive lineman Tomu Topui who was lined up at fullback for a 14-yard touchdown on a pass in the flat to give Mater Dei a 28-7 lead. Alabama-bound cornerback Zabien Brown iced the game on Bosco's next play from scrimmage with a 12-yard pick six to make it 35-7 with 8:47 remaining.
No. 23 Norland (Miami) and No. 24 Central (Miami) faced off in Florida's 2M quarterfinals and it was another classic battle. Norland erased a 20-0 halftime deficit in the regular season and pulled out a 29-26 win in overtime. This time around the Rockets erased a 28-7 second half deficit and scored the final 21 points in regulation to force overtime. Miami Central fumbled on its opening possession in OT and Noah Sidan connected on a 27-yard field goal to pull out a 31-28 win to advance to the 2M semifinals.
 No. 18Walton (Marietta.) and No. 40 Carrollton (Ga.) squared off in the Georgia AAAAAAA quarterfinals. The Raiders offense was in cruise control and rolled to a 56-35 win. Up next is Camden County (Kingsland) in the semifinals after they beat No. 8 Mill Creek (Hoschton). They upset the defending state champs, 39-20.
There were plenty of upsets in Georgia's AAAAAAA quarterfinal bracket. No. 11 Colquitt County (Moultrie) and No. 10 Buford were both eliminated. Milton handed the Packers their first loss of the season with a 39-37 victory and Grayson (Loganville) took down the Wolves 19-14.
No.  3 Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas) looked impressive in its final game of the season with an emphatic 56-11 win over No. 31 Liberty (Henderson, Nev.) in the Class 5A Division I state championship. Four-star Miami commit Elija Lofton finished the game with two receiving touchdowns, a rushing score, and a touchdown pass. Senior quarterback Micah Alejado accounted for four total touchdowns. He went into halftime completing 13 of 16 passes for 250 yards and three touchdowns. The Gaels have won 13 of the last 14 state titles in Nevada's largest classification.
No.  9 DeSoto (Texas) won its 19th straight game handing Willis (Texas) its first loss of the season with a 65-31 win. After the game was tied at 17 halfway through the second quarter, the Eagles outscored the Wildkats 38-14. DeSoto has won every game by at least 14 points this season and will face district rival Cedar Hill in the UIL 6A Division 2 quarterfinals. The Eagles won the regular season meeting 35-13.
No. 17 North Shore (Houston) dominated a red-hot Cy-Fair (Cypress, Texas) squad cruising to a 45-9 win to advance to the UIL 6A Division 1 quarterfinals. They will face Atascocita (Humble) next Saturday with a spot in the state semifinals on the line. These two played a month ago and the Mustangs won 61-35.
Navi Bruzon and No. 31 Liberty (Peoria, Ariz.) clinched a spot in the Arizona Open Division state championship with a 54-12 win over No. 60 Highland (Gilbert). Bruzon finished the night with five total touchdowns giving him 50 on the season. They will face No, 48 Centennial (Peoria) in the state championship next Saturday. These two played three weeks ago and the Lions won 36-17. Bruzon completed 17 of 24 passes for 371 yards and three touchdowns to go with 139 yards on the ground.
No. 3 Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas) vs. Liberty (Henderson)
    • 11
    • 56
      Bishop Gorman
    11/21 Final
No. 4 Chaminade-Madonna (Hollywood, Fla.) vs. Cardinal Newman (West Palm Beach)
    • 0
      Cardinal Newman
    • 40
    11/24 Final
No.  1 St. John Bosco (Bellflower, Calif.) vs. No. 2 Mater Dei (Santa Ana, Calif.)
    • 35
      Mater Dei
    • 7
      St. John Bosco
    11/24 Final
No. 5 IMG Academy (Bradenton, Fla.)
Season complete
No. 6 St. Thomas Aquinas (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) vs. Coconut Creek
    • 0
      Coconut Creek
    • 28
      St. Thomas Aquinas
    11/24 Final
No. 7 St. Joseph's Prep (Philadelphia) vs. Nazareth Area (Nazareth)
    • 20
      Nazareth Area
    • 59
      St. Joseph's Prep
    11/25 Final

No. 8 Mill Creek (Hoschton, Ga.) vs. Camden County (Kingsland)
    • 39
      Camden County
    • 20
      Mill Creek
    11/24 Final
No. 9 DeSoto (Texas) vs. Willis
    • 31
    • 65
    11/24 Final

No. 10 Buford (Ga.) at Grayson (Loganville)
    • 14
    • 19
    11/24 Final
No. 11 Colquitt County (Moultrie, Ga.) at Milton
    • 37
      Colquitt County
    • 39
    11/24 Final
No. 12 Massillon (Ohio) vs. Anderson (Cincinnati)
    • 55
    • 7
    11/24 Final
No. 14 St. Edward (Lakewood, Ohio) vs. Hilliard Bradley (Hilliard)
    • 26
      St. Edward
    • 3
      Hilliard Bradley
    11/24 Final

No. 16 American Heritage (Plantation, Fla.) vs. Cardinal Gibbons (Fort Lauderdale)
    • 35
      Cardinal Gibbons
    • 47
      American Heritage
    11/24 Final
No. 17 North Shore (Houston) vs. Cy-Fair (Cypress)
    • 45
      North Shore
    • 9
    11/24 Final
No. 18 Walton (Marietta, Ga.) at No. 40 Carrollton (Ga.)
    • 56
    • 35
    11/24 Final
No. 19 Duncanville (Texas) vs. The Woodlands
    • 49
    • 21
      The Woodlands
    11/25 Final
No. 20 Centennial (Corona, Calif.)
Season complete
No. 23 Norland (Miami) vs. No. 24 Central (Miami)
    • 28
    • 31
    11/24 Final
No. 31 Liberty (Peoria, Ariz.) vs. Highland (Gilbert)
    • 12
    • 54
    11/25 Final
No. 24 Serra (San Mateo, Calif.)

No.  38 Corner Canyon (Draper, Utah)

Season complete
No. 54 Belleville (Mich.) vs. Southfield A&T (Southfield)
Sunday, 7 p.m. at Ford Field - Watch live on NFHS Network
    • 12-1
      Southfield Arts & Tech
    • 13-0
-- Scores via Maxpreps, Atlanta Journal Constitution, Orange County Register; National rankings via High School Football America

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