Oct. 30, 2012
) continues its hold on the No. 1 spot in the
TODAY High School Sports Super 25 national high school football editorial rankings for the eighth straight week -- a week in which all 10 of the top-ranked teams maintained their positioning and only one new school cracked the rankings,
TODAY High School Sports Super 25 rankings appear in today's print edition of
TODAY Sports and are also available online at
USA TODAY High School Sports
TODAY High School Sports Super 25 is now in its 30
year as the most prestigious high school ranking platform in the nation. Gatorade is the Official Fuel of the Super 25 rankings platform, which includes computer rankings of every major high school football, baseball, boys and girls basketball and boys and girls lacrosse team in the nation
Manatee got three rushing TDs from running back
and two from quarterback Cord Sandberg to defeat Palmetto last Friday and improve its record to 8-0, cementing its hold on the top spot in the Super 25 for another week.
Behind Manatee, the remainder of the top 10 schools all held rank as well. Completing the Top 5 are 8-0
River Ridge, La.
) at No. 2, 8-0
(Texas) at No. 3, 9-0 Bellevue (Wash.) at No. 4, and 9-0
De La Salle
) is the only new addition to the Super 25 this week, earning the No. 24 spot by defeating then-No. 14 St. Ignatius (Cleveland), 20-13, on Saturday as QB
passed for two TDs.
Following is the complete listing of this week's USA TODAY High School Sports football rankings.