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Video: Valdosta's incredible history of success
Wildcats have won 24 state and six national championships.

The very exclusive 900-win club is about to get a little more crowded in 2019. A pair of Kentucky high school football teams likely will surpass the milestone with two other Midwest teams also having an outside shot.

The 900-win club currently has a membership of one — Valdosta (Ga.). With 918 wins, Valdosta has won more games than any program in the nation.

However Highlands (Fort Thomas, Ky.) is closing in on the Georgia team with 895 all-time wins. Another Kentucky school, Male (Louisville, Ky.) also should get over 900 wins this year as it went 14-1 last year in winning a state championship and upping its all-time total to 892 wins.

Then there is Mayfield (Ky.) and Washington (Massillon, Ohio). Mayfield, which went 14-1 last year, has 887 wins while Washington, another 14-1 team, has 885 wins.

All five of those schools are part of our list of the Top 50 winningest high school football teams of all-time.

Valdosta's win total changes

MaxPreps lists the source of each team's win total and this year we've switched to the Georgia High School Football Historians Association website as the source for Valdosta's win totals.

There is a difference of six wins between the GHSFHA and the Valdosta High School website. However the GHSFHA meticulously documents each season and the six wins are clearly marked as either forfeits or exhibition games against junior colleges.

California teams are tied

Depending on which source you use, the two winningest teams in California — Bakersfield and Long Beach Poly — are tied for the all-time lead in the state. Or maybe not.

According to the National Federation of High Schools Record Book, Bakersfield has 793 wins. Other sources, including Football Friday Night (FFN) and Cal-Hi Sports, have Bakersfield with only 789. Meanwhile, the NFHS record book doesn't list Long Beach Poly, but FFN has Poly with 793 wins. Cal-Hi Sports has Poly with 771 wins.

Haynesville's total changes

The Louisiana small school powerhouse of Haynesville has seen a jump of nearly 30 wins on its all-time total. That's due to the diligent work of school historian Hunter Bower, who forwarded the school's all-time win total to MaxPreps.

New No. 1 in Arkansas

Central (Little Rock) has long been the all-time wins leader in Arkansas, but that changed this past year when Pine Bluff moved ahead by two wins, 806 to 804.

800-win plateau

Five schools joined the 800-win club last year — Shelby (N.C.), Clinton (Okla.), Ada (Okla.), Lawton (Okla.) and Everett (Mass.).

Five more teams could eclipse the milestone this year, including Brockton (Mass.) with 798, Maryville (Tenn.) with 797, Washington (Sioux Falls, S.D.) with 795 as well as Long Beach Poly and Bakersfield.

How we compiled the list

The Top 50 list is compiled using numerous sources, including the National Federation of High School record book, the Football Friday Night website, which has continued the research done by historian Robert Dowcett.

Team websites were also used along with state association website record books. All sources are listed for each team.

Included for each team is the school's all-time record, the year the program started, a list of state champions, and a list of notable coaches. The team's dynasty ranking and dynasty record, compiled by CalPreps, is its ranking among all of the football programs in the country and that team's record for the past 15 seasons.
Graphic by Ryan Escobar
1. Valdosta (Ga.) — 918
All-time record: 918-237-33
Source: Georgia Football Historians
2018: 8-5
First season: 1913
State championships: 24 — 1940, 1947, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1956, 1957, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1965, 1966, 1968, 1969, 1971, 1978, 1982, 1984, 1986, 1989, 1990, 1992, 1998, 2016
National championships: 6 — 1962, 1969, 1971, 1984, 1986, 1992
Notable coaches: Wright Bazemore, 1941-71 (265-51-7); Nick Hyder, 1974-1995 (249-36-2, overall record 302-48-5)
Dynasty Rankings: No. 333, 123-69

2. Highlands (Fort Thomas, Ky.) — 895
All-time record:
895-240-26
Source: Kentucky High School Athletic Association record book
2018: 10-3
First season: 1915
State titles: 23 — 1960, 1961, 1964, 1968, 1970, 1975, 1977, 1981, 1982, 1989, 1992, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2004, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2014
Notable coach: Dale Mueller (309-67 overall, 250-36 at Highlands, 1994-2013)
Dynasty Rankings: No. 257, 181-43

3. Male (Louisville, Ky.) — 892
All-time record:
892-329-49
Source: KHSAA record book
2018: 14-1
First season: 1893
State titles: 8 — 1960, 1963, 1964, 1993, 1998, 2000, 2015, 2018
Notable coach: Bob Redman (318-124-1, coached 18 years at Male, 190-49)
Dynasty Rankings: No. 306, 160-49

4. Mayfield (Ky.) — 887
All-time record:
887-256-32
Source: KHSAA record book
2018: 14-1
First season: 1919
State titles: 12 — 1977, 1978,, 1985, 1986, 1993, 1995, 2002, 2010, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
Notable coach: Jack Morris, 1969-1992, (254-50-2); Joe Morris, 1999-present (239-48)
Dynasty Rankings: No. 1752, 194-38

5. Washington (Massillon, Ohio) — 885
All-time record:
885-291-36
Source: MassillonTigers.com
2018: 14-1
First season: 1891
State championships: 24 — 1909, 1916, 1922, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1940, 1941, 1943, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1959, 1960, 1964, 1965, 1970, 1972
National champions: 9 — 1935, 1936, 1939, 1940, 1950, 1952, 1953, 1959, 1961
Notable coach: Paul Brown, 1932-40 (80-8-2); Chuck Mather, 1948-53 (57-3); Leo Strang, 1958-63 (54-8-1); Earl Bruce, 1964-65 (20-0-0)
Dynasty Rankings: No. 173, 127-62

6. Mount Carmel (Pa.) — 856
All-time record:
856-328-59
Source: EasternPaFootball.com
2018: 10-3
First season: 1893
State champions: 12 — 2002, 2000, 1998, 1996, 1994, 1973, 1972, 1970, 1969, 1968, 1954, 1927
Notable coaches: Jazz Diminick 31 years, 1962-92 (267-81-7 at Mount Carmel)
Dynasty Rankings: No. 2,400, 125-64

7. Muskegon (Mich.) — 846
All-time record:
846-279-43
Source: Michigan High School Athletic Association record book
2018: 13-1
First season: 1895
State champions: 17 — 1920, 1921, 1923, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1936, 1937, 1942, 1944, 1971, 1986, 1989, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2017
Notable coaches: Dave Taylor, 17 seasons, 1983-99 (112-50-1 at Muskegon, 195-99-1 overall); Leo Redmond, 22 seasons, 1925-1946 (156-29-13); Bob Zuppke, 4 seasons, 1906-09 (29-4-2)
Dynasty Rankings: No. 95, 174-30

8. Easton (Pa.) — 845
All-time record:
845-360-52
Source: School website
2018: 9-4
First season: 1894
State champions: 3 — 1939 (state poll), 1958 (state poll), 1968 (state poll)
Notable coaches: Steve Shiffert, 24 seasons (216-89-1)
Dynasty Rankings: No. 232, 160-54

9. McKinley (Canton, Ohio) — 837
All-time record:
837-355-42
Source: Canton McKinley school website
2018: 9-3
First season: 1894
State champions: 12 — 1895, 1896, 1920, 1927, 1934, 1942, 1944, 1955, 1956, 1981, 1997, 1998
National champions: 2 — 1934, 1997
Notable coaches: Thom McDaniels, 17 seasons, 1982-1997 (137-49)
Dynasty Rankings: No. 251, 123-63

10. Hampton (Va.) — 836
All-time record:
836-272-47
Source: Football Friday Night
2018: 4-6
First season: 1899
State champions: 17 — 1936, 1942, 1948, 1950, 1969, 1975, 1977, 1980, 1981, 1985, 1986, 1988, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 2005
National champions: 2 — 1996, 1997
Notable coach: Mike Smith, 47 seasons, 1971-present (484-86-2)
Dynasty Rankings: No. 1,507, 145-44

11. Highland Park (Dallas) — 832
All-time record:
832-257-27
Source: Joe Lee Smith, Texas High School Football History
2018: 16-0
First season: 1923
State champions: 6 — 1945, 1957, 2005, 2016, 2017, 2018
Notable coaches: Randy Allen, 37 years, 1981-2018 (392-86-6, 19 years at Highland Park, 236-28)
Dynasty Rankings: No. 38, 194-23
Randy Allen and Highland Park
File photo by Robbie Rakestraw
Randy Allen and Highland Park
12. Parkersburg (W. Va.) — 827
All-time record:
827-343-40
Source: School website
2018: 7-5
First season: 1900
State champions: 17 — 1911, 1918, 1919, 1921, 1922, 1927, 1938, 1940, 1943, 1950, 1958, 1976, 1978, 1999, 2001, 2006, 2007,
Notable coaches: Buddy James, 23 years, 1968-1990 (178-69-2)
Dynasty Rankings: No. 2,793, 111-71

13. Haynesville (La.) — 822
All-time record:
822-294-34
Source: Hunter Bower, Haynesville historian
2018: 12-1
First season: 1907
State champions: 17 — 1924, 1929, 1936, 1970, 1971, 1984, 1987, 1990, 1991, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 2000, 2009, 2013, 2014
Notable coaches: Alton "Red" Franklin, 35 seasons, 1967-2001 (365-75-9)
Dynasty Rankings: No. 3,694, 169-41

T14. Ansonia (Conn.) — 819
All-time record:
819-239-57
Source: State high school record book compiled by Gerry DeSimas Jr.
2018: 11-1
First season: 1890
State champions: 20 — 1976, 1977, 1979, 1981, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1987, 1988, 1989, 1994, 1995, 2002, 2003, 2006 2007, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2016
Notable coaches: Jack Hunt, 19 seasons, 1987-2005 (193-26); Charles Jarvis, 29 seasons, 1938-66 (175-77-12)
Dynasty Rankings: No. 732, 186-18

T14. Summerville (S.C.) — 819
All-time record:
819-226-25
Source: Football Friday Night
2018: 11-3
First season: 1920s
State champions: 12 — 1948, 1949, 1955, 1956, 1969, 1978, 1979, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1986, 1998
Notable coaches: John McKissick, 63 seasons, 1952-2014 (620-156-13)
Dynasty Rankings: No. 579, 152-58

T16. Berwick (Pa.) — 816
All-time record:
816-332-43
Source: EasternPaFootball.com
2018: 9-3
First season: 1888
State champions: 6 — 1988, 1992, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997
National champions: 3 — 1983, 1992, 1995
Notable coaches: George Curry, 39 seasons, 1971-2005, 2012-2015 (404-83-3)
Dynasty Rankings: No. 1,389, 143-52

T16. Steubenville (Ohio) — 816
All-time record:
816-318-36
Source: RollRedRoll.com
2018: 10-2
First season: 1897
State champions: 7 — 1925, 1926, 1930, 1931, 1935, 1951, 1984, 2005, 2006, 2017
Notable coaches: Reno Saccoccia, 37 seasons (381-68)
Dynasty Rankings: No. 117, 190-27

18. Shelby (N.C.) — 811
All-time record:
811-302-50
Source: Shelby High School website
2018: 12-3
First season: 1910
State champions: 17 — 1947, 1968, 1970, 1972, 1975, 1976, 1984, 1986, 1987, 1998, 2005, 2006, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2018
Notable coaches: R.W. Morris, 29 seasons, 1924-32, 1936-55 (135-105-19); Pearley Allen, 21 seasons, 1956-1976 (175-49-14); Jim Taylor, 21 seasons, 1977-1997 (201-54-2); Chris Norman, 13 seasons, 1998-2010, (147-39-1)
Dynasty Rankings: No. 828, 195-48

19. Clinton (Okla.) — 810
All-time record:
810-289-37
Source: David Porch, Oklahoma historian
2018: 11-2
First season: 1919
State champions: 16 — 1965, 1967, 1968, 1969, 1978, 1982, 1984, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2007, 2012
Notable coaches: Mike Lee, 25 seasons, 1991-2015 (292-71)
Dynasty Rankings: No. 612, 158-46

20. Everett (Mass.) — 809
All-time record:
809-374-79
Source: Everett historians Fred Merchant, John Boy Boardman and Arnie Boardman.
2018: 10-1
First season: 1893
State champions: 28 — 1896, 1897, 1903, 1909, 1911, 1912, 1913, 1914, 1915, 1927, 1940, 1945, 1961, 1962, 1964, 1965, 1997, 1999, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2016, 2017
National champions: 2 — 1914, 1915
Notable coaches: John DiBiaso, 26 seasons, 1992-2017 (252-33, overall 305-77-2)
Dynasty Rankings: No. 87, 162-20
Everett passed 800 wins as a program last season.
File photo by Dave Arnold
Everett passed 800 wins as a program last season.
21. Pine Bluff (Ark.) — 806
All-time record:
806-345-55
Source: Football Friday Night
2018: 4-7-2
First season: 1901
State champions: 22 —- 1916, 1921, 1922, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1928, 1929, 1932, 1935, 1937, 1939, 1943, 1951, 1962, 1963, 1990, 1993, 1994, 1995, 2014, 2015
National champions: 2 — 1925, 1939
Notable coaches: Allen Dunaway — 7 state championships
Dynasty Rankings: No. 493, 123-68-4

T22. Central (Little Rock, Ark.) — 804
All-time record:
804-369-48
Source: Football Friday Night
2018: 1-8
First season: 1904
State champions: 32 — 1907, 1908, 1909, 1914, 1915, 1917, 1918, 1919, 1920, 1921, 1923, 1938, 1944, 1946, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1950, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1960, 1975, 1978, 1980, 1981, 1986, 2003, 2004
National champions: 2 — 1946, 1957
Notable coaches: Bernie Cox, 36 seasons, 1975-2010 (271-93-8); Wilson Matthews, 11 seasons 1947-1957, (109-17-3); Earl Quigley, 17 seasons 1919-35 (125-45-7)
Dynasty Rankings: No. 1147, 81-93

T22. Ada (Okla.) — 804
All-time record:
804-337-24
Source: David Porch, Oklahoma historian
2018: 5-6
First season: 1912
State champions: 19 — 1951, 1952, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1959, 1962, 1964, 1965, 1970, 1974, 1980, 1986, 1988, 1991, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996,
Notable coaches: Elvan George, 19 seasons, 1940-58 (161-46-8); Craig McBroom, 19 seasons, 1959-70, 1973-79 (158-61-4); Larry McBroom, 20 seasons, 1980-1995, 2000-2003 (199-60-0)
Dynasty Rankings: No. 2,734, 114-70

T22. Lawton (Okla.) — 804
All-time record:
804-354-34
Source: David Porch, Oklahoma Historian
2018: 6-5
First season: 1902
State champions: 4 — 1962, 1963, 1970, 1987
Notable coaches: Randy Breeze, 13 seasons, 2006-2018 (102-38); Bob Bodenhamer, 10 seasons, 1954-63 (80-27-6)
Dynasty Rankings: No. 795, 123-59

25. Brockton (Mass.) — 798
All-time record:
798-393-64
Source: Fred Merchant via Paul Auger, Brockton historian
2018: 6-4
First season: 1897
State champions: 18 — 1924, 1932, 1937, 1938, 1939, 1959, 1960, 1972, 1973, 1984, 1985, 1987, 1988, 1991, 1992, 1996, 2004, 2005
Notable coaches: Armond Colombo, 34 years, 1969-2002 (316-100-5, 220 wins at Brockton, 96 wins in 14 years at Archbishop Williams)
Dynasty Rankings: No. 656, 119-65-1

26. Maryville (Tenn.) — 797
All-time record:
797-221-34
Source: Football Friday Night
2018: 12-2
First season: 1926
State champions: 16 — 1970, 1976, 1978, 1998, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2017
Notable coaches: George Quarles, 18 years, 1999-2016 (250-16)
Dynasty Rankings: No. 36, 226-11

27. Washington (Sioux Falls, S.D.) — 795
All-time record:
795-327-38
Source: NFHS record book
2018: 9-3
First season: 1899
State champions: 42 — 1905, 1910, 1911, 1912, 1913, 1917, 1918, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1925, 1931, 1933, 1935, 1936, 1937, 1938, 1941, 1945, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1968, 1976, 2009, 2010, 2012, 2015, 2016, 2017
Notable coaches: Howard Wood, 35 years, 1908-1946 (246-74-16)
Dynasty Rankings: No. 1,106, 147-40

T28. Long Beach Poly (Calif.) — 793
All-time record:
793-328-52
Source: Football Friday Night
2018: 8-3
First season: 1904
State champions: 1909 (Cal-Hi Sports), 1919 (CIF), 1935 (Cal-Hi Sports), 1958 (Cal-Hi Sports), 1959 (Cal-Hi Sports), 19 Southern Section championships.
Notable coaches: Raul Lara, 13 years, 2001-2013 (131-28), Jerry Jaso, 22 years, 1980-2001 (157 wins).
Dynasty Rankings: No. 233, 158-45

T28. Bakersfield (Calif.) — 793
All-time record:
793-269-43
Source: NFHS record book
2018: 9-4
First season: 1896
State champions: 7 — 1920, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1925, 1927, 2013 (36 section championships)
Notable coaches: Dwight "Goldie" Griffith, 36 seasons, 1908-1942, 1945 (207-50-26); Paul Briggs, 33 seasons, 1953-85 (209-99-12)
Dynasty Rankings: No. 2437, 145-55

30. Leominster (Mass.) — 789
All-time record:
789-413-64
Source: Football Friday Night
2018: 5-6
First season: 1894
State champions: 12 — 1973, 1974, 1978, 1981, 1982, 1989, 1990, 1997, 1998, 2002, 2011, 2012
Notable coaches: Charlie Broderick, 35 years, 1930-64 (252-126-25)
Dynasty Rankings: No. 1271, 113-69-1

T31. Dobyns-Bennett (Kingsport, Tenn.) — 786
All-time record:
786-249-28
Source: Football Friday Night
2018: 4-6
First season: 1921
State champions: 1945, 1947, 1948, 1949, 1959, 1960
Notable coaches: Graham Clark, 25 seasons, 1993-2017 (252-71, 233 wins at Dobyns-Bennett)
Dynasty Rankings: No. 915, 136-51

T31. Danville (Ky.) — 786
All-time record:
786-250-34
Source: KHSAA record book
2018: 5-7
First season: 1924
State championships: 11 — 1962, 1984, 1987, 1989, 1991, 1992, 1994, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2017
Notable coach: Sam Harp (326-106)
Dynasty Rankings: No. 3,041, 157-56

T31. Nashville (Ark.) — 786
All-time record:
786-334-29
Source: Football Friday Night
2018: 10-3
First season: 1910
State champions: 9 — 1941, 1942, 1955, 1967, 1996, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2015
Notable coaches: Billy Laird, 12 seasons, 1992-2003, (129-34-1); Dwight Jones, 13 seasons, 1954-66 (101-44); Lester Bradley, 20 seasons, 1928-37, 1940-49 (151-49-9),
Dynasty Rankings: No. 680, 169-39

34. Paducah Tilghman (Paducah, Ky.) — 785
All-time record:
785-334-25
Source: KHSAA record book
2018: 9-3
First season: 1904
State champions: 3 — 1973, 1985, 2009
Notable coaches: Ralph McRight, 21 years, 1937-41, 1946-1961 (157-48-7)
Dynasty Rankings: No. 3,755, 126-77

T35. Amarillo (Texas) — 783
All-time record:
783-356-23
Source: Joe Lee Smith, Texas High School Football History
2018: 7-4
First season: 1908
State champions: 4 — 1934, 1935, 1936, 1940
Notable coaches: Larry Dippel, 35 years, 1971-2005 (253-134-6, 31 years at Amarillo, 224-119-5); Howard Lynch, 14 years, 1937-1950 (126-29-1)
Dynasty Rankings: No. 555, 119-64

T35. Washington (Tulsa, Okla.) — 783
All-time record:
783-224-30
Source: David Porch, Oklahoma historian
2018: 12-1
First season: 1922
State champions: 9 — 1967, 1968, 1969, 1971, 1973, 1984, 2008, 2010, 2017. Note: 17 other state titles won between 1921 and 1951 in the Oklahoma Interscholastic Negro Association.
Notable coaches: Ed Lacy, nine seasons, 1965-73 (78-11-3); Seymour Williams, 1921-1951 (290-23-11).
Dynasty Rankings: No. 339, 142-47

37. East St. Louis (Ill.) — 780
All-time record:
780-204-36
Source: Illinois High School Association record book
2018: 9-3
First season: 1925
State champions: 8 — 1979, 1983, 1984, 1985, 1989, 1991, 2008, 2016
National champions: 1 — 1985
Notable coaches: Bob Shannon, 20 seasons, 1976-1995 (193-35)
Dynasty Rankings: No. 213, 148-42
East St. Louis sits at No. 37 among that all-time winningest high school football programs.
File photo by Ricky Slaughter
East St. Louis sits at No. 37 among that all-time winningest high school football programs.
T38. Steelton-Highspire (Steelton, Pa.) — 779
All-time record:
779-443-61
Source: EasternPaFootball.com
2018: 4-7
First season: 1894
State champions: 9 — 1924, 1925, 1926, 1937, 1948, 1978, 1982, 2007, 2008
Notable coaches: Rob Deibler, 12 seasons, 1999-2011 (117-55)
Dynasty Rankings: No. 3,436, 136-67

T38. New Britain (Conn.) — 779
All-time record:
779-347-51
Source: NFHS Record Book
2018: 9-2
First season: 1892
State champions: 31 — 1892, 1893, 1896, 1903, 1904, 1907, 1908, 1909, 1910, 1911, 1912, 1915, 1916, 1919, 1921, 1924, 1926, 1934, 1935, 1936, 1938, 1940, 1942, 1945, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1992, 2001, 2003, 2004
Notable coaches: Anthony Apisso, 20 seasons, 1957-76 (138-43-6); Chick Shea, 10 seasons, 1932-41 (70-14-8)
Dynasty Rankings: No. 2,904, 104-64

40. Harlan (Iowa) — 773
All-time record:
773-293-43
Source: Football Friday Night
2018: 8-3
First season: 1923
State champions: 12 — 1972, 1982, 1983, 1984, 1993, 1995, 1997, 1998, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2009
Notable coaches: Curt Bladt, 40 seasons, 1978-2017 (407-60)
Dynasty Rankings: No. 642, 153-32

41. Gaffney (S.C.) — 772
All-time record:
772-346-32
Source: Football Friday Night
2018: 11-2
First season: 1921
State champions: 16 — 1927, 1928, 1929, 1931, 1934, 1960, 1963, 1964, 1965, 1985, 1992, 1997, 2003, 2005, 2006, 20012
Notable coaches: Bob Prevatte, 14 seasons, 1956-69 (129-29-11); Joe Montgomery, 12 seasons, 1991-2002 (105-53)
Dynasty Rankings: No. 144, 158-61

42. St. Xavier (Louisville, Ky.) — 769
All-time record:
769-301-20
Source: KHSAA record book
2018: 9-4
First season: 1917
State championships: 12 — 1962, 1969, 1974, 1975, 1978, 1986, 1992, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2009
Notable Coaches: Kevin Wallace, 32 years, 1984-1993, 1996-2017 (299-101)
Dynasty Rankings: No. 92, 167-50

T43. Temple (Texas) — 766
All-time record:
766-355-52
Source: Joe Lee Smith, Texas High School Football History
2018: 8-3
First season: 1905
State champions: 2 — 1979, 1992
Notable coaches: Bob McQueen, 32 seasons, 1965-1999 (276-86-9, 28 seasons at Temple, 242-78-7)
Dynasty Rankings: No. 329, 103-83

T43. Plano (Texas) — 766
All-time record:
766-365-49
Source: Joe Lee Smith, Texas High School Football History
2018: 5-5
First season: 1904
State champions: 7 — 1965, 1967, 1971, 1977, 1986, 1987, 1994
National champions: 1 — 1987
Notable coaches: Tom Kimbrough, 16 seasons, 1976-1991 (171-28-7)
Dynasty Rankings: No. 220, 99-79

45. Mart (Texas) — 764
All-time record:
764-352-43
Source: Joe Lee Smith, Texas High School Football History
2018: 15-1
First season: 1912
State champions: 7 — 1957, 1969, 1999, 2006, 2010, 2017, 2018
Notable coaches: Rusty Nail, 2006-2014 (105-23)
Dynasty Rankings: No. 667, 182-37

46. LaGrange (Ga.) — 762
All-time record:
762-366-40
Source: Georgia High School Football Historians
2018: 2-8
First season: 1905
State champions: 6 — 1955, 1958, 1991, 2001, 2003, 2004
National champions: 1 — 1991
Notable coaches: Oliver Hunnicutt, 27 seasons, 1942-1971 (174-89-18); Steve Pardue, 17 seasons, 1994-2010 (161-45-0)
Dynasty Rankings: No. 2,121, 109-78

47. Montgomery Bell Academy (Nashville, Tenn.) — 755
All-time record:
755-344-46
Source: Football Friday Night
2018: 10-2
First season: 1899
State champions: 16 — 1900, 1904, 1915, 1917, 1925, 1926, 1927, 1955, 1967, 1968, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2007, 2014
Notable coaches: Howard Allen, 17 seasons, 1934-1950
Dynasty Rankings: No. 103, 150-47

T48. Neville (Monroe, La.) — 754
All-time record:
754-253-20
Source: Football Friday Night
2018: 10-3
First season: 1931
State champions: 12 — 1955, 1959, 1961, 1962, 1972, 1983, 1984, 1995, 2009, 2011, 2014, 2015.
Notable coaches: Charlie Brown, 30 seasons, 1963-1992 (263-67-6)
Dynasty Rankings: No. 196, 176-38

T48. Chicago Mt. Carmel (Ill.) — 754
All-time record:
754-246-31
Source: Illinois High School Association record book
2018: 11-2
First season: 1924
State champions: 12 — 1980, 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1996, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2012, 2013
Notable coaches: Frank Lenti, 34 seasons, 1984-2017 (372-77)
Dynasty Rankings: No. 94, 163-49

50. Reidsville (N.C.) — 753
All-time record:
753-318-38
Source: Football Friday Night
2018: 16-0
First season: early 1900s.
State champions: 21 — 1930, 1931, 1932, 1937, 1939, 1940, 1943, 1944, 1945, 1950, 1954, 1963, 1969, 1970, 2002, 2003, 2007, 2008, 2009, 2016, 2018
Notable coaches: Jimmy Teague, 33 seasons, 1985-2018 (329-107, 288-54 at Reidsville).
Dynasty Rankings: No. 947, 210-31-0
California high school football: St. John Bosco's Matayo Uiagalalei leads OFFICIAL All-State Team - OFFICIAL
California high school football: St. John Bosco's Matayo Uiagalalei leads MaxPreps All-State Team
California recently finished up one of the most unique high school football seasons after moving from the fall to the spring. There were no playoffs or state championships while most schools played anywhere from four-to-six games in a shortened season. A lot of top-recruits skipped their senior year to enroll in college early or focus on the next level.

However, there was still a lot to play for as most kids were just happy to get back on the field and have the opportunity to play the game they love.

HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL RANKINGS: Final Top 25 California rankings

Mater Dei (Santa Ana) finished the spring season as the state's No. 1 team and is well represented on the California MaxPreps All-State Team. The 11 Monarchs selections are led by 2021 USC signee Raesjon Davis, five-star USC commit Domani Jackson and 2022 Oklahoma commit Raleek Brown.

After a 5-0 spring and a host of returners, Mater Dei has a good chance to be No. 1 when we release our 2021 preseason MaxPreps Top 25 rankings later this summer.

The state's No. 2 team, St. John Bosco (Bellflower), was also well-represented with eight All-State picks, led by Class of 2023 standout Matayo Uiagalelei and four-star offensive lineman Earnest Greene III.

Twenty-four different schools had at least one player selected with 14 having multiple selections. In total, 28 seniors, 22 juniors, seven sophomores and one freshman fill out the 59 player list selected on the California all-state team.
Graphic by Ryan Escobar
First Team Offense

Height: 6-3 | Weight: 195
Status: Uncommitted | Class: Sophomore (2023)
Threw for over 1,500 yards and 24 touchdowns while leading the Griffins to a 6-0 record. The top-rated prospect in California from the Class of 2023 completed 73 percent of his passes.

Height: 6-1 | Weight: 205
Status: Uncommitted | Class: Junior (2022)
Averaged nearly 200 yards rushing a game for an offense that scored 40-plus points in all five contests. 

Height: 5-8 | Weight: 185
Status: Committed to Oklahoma | Class: Junior (2022)
The top-rated all purpose back in the Class of 2022 was one of the most explosive playmakers in the state, averaging more than seven yards per touch during his first season with the Monarchs.

Height: 6-3 | Weight: 185
Status: Uncommitted | Class: Junior (2022)
Matched up against the best defensive backs in the state each week. Against Mater Dei and St. John Bosco he had 15 receptions for 248 yards and two touchdowns.

Height: 6-2 | Weight: 200
Status: Signed with Fresno State | Class: Senior (2021)
In five games, the future Bulldog had 39 receptions for a state best 1,014 yards and 15 touchdowns. He averaged over 200 yards receiving per game and 26 yards per catch while adding 35 tackles and two interceptions on defense.
 
Height: 6-6 | Weight: 265
Status: Uncommitted | Class: Sophomore (2023)
Was a matchup nightmare for opposing defenses in the red zone and had three touchdowns. Also, is an outstanding blocker and a big-time defensive end.

OL Earnest Greene, St. John Bosco (Bellflower)
Height: 6-4.5 | Weight: 330
Status: Uncommitted | Class: Junior (2022)
Led the way in the trenches for the Braves and is the second-rated offensive guard in the Class of 2022 on 247Sports composite rankings.

OL George Miki-Han, Mater Dei (Santa Ana)
Height: 5-11 | Weight: 310
Status: Signed with Colorado State | Class: Senior (2021)
Finished his Monarch career leading Mater Dei to a No. 1 finish in the state rankings paving the way for an offense that averaged 41.6 points per game.

Height: 6-5 | Weight: 290
Status: Signed with USC | Class: Senior (2021)
The top-rated offensive tackle in California from the Class of 2021 was a bright spot for the Lions this spring.

OL Edward Riley, St. John Bosco (Bellflower)
Height: 6-0 | Weight: 270
Status: Uncommitted | Class: Senior (2021)
Played a major role on the offensive line for the Braves over the last three years and dominated opposing defensive lineman during a shortened spring campaign.

Height: 6-3.5 | Weight: 315
Status: Signed with UCLA | Class: Senior (2021)
Expect the second-rated offensive guard in the state from the Class of 2021 to make a quick impact for the Bruins at the next level.

AP Makai Lemon, Los Alamitos
Height: 6-0 | Weight: 180
Status: Uncommitted | Class: Sophomore (2023)
Had 43 receptions for 756 yards and nine touchdowns to go with four interceptions on defense while making a huge impact on special teams too.

Height: 6-3 | Weight: 205
Status: Signed with Colorado | Class: Senior (2021)
Connected on 17-of-19 field goals over the last two years and made all 45 point after attempts.

First Team Defense

Height: 6-2 | Weight: 235
Status: Uncommitted | Class: Junior (2022)
Racked up 34 tackles, 11 tackles for loss and eight sacks for a defense that allowed two points over the last five games.

DL Jaxson Moi, Cathedral Catholic (San Diego)
Height: 6-2 | Weight: 260
Status: Uncommitted | Class: Junior (2022)
Dominated in the trenches for one of the best defenses in California.

Height: 6-0 | Weight: 230
Status: Uncommitted | Class: Senior (2021)
Posted 67 tackles, 20 tackles for loss and nine sacks in six games for one of the top teams in Southern California.

Height: 6-2 | Weight: 220
Status: Uncommitted | Class: Senior (2021)
Led the Tritons to a 5-0 season and a South Coast League title. Finished his senior year with 28 tackles, 11 tackles for loss and 8.5 sacks.

LB Raesjon Davis, Mater Dei (Santa Ana)
Height: 6-1 | Weight: 215
Status: Signed with USC | Class: Senior (2021)
Came back to play his senior season and was the leader on defense for the best team in the state. Finished the spring with 19 tackles, nine tackles for loss, two forced fumbles and a pick-six.

LB David Bailey, Mater Dei (Santa Ana)
Height: 6-3 | Weight: 220
Status: Uncommitted | Class: Junior (2022)
In a 24-17 win over Servite he finished with 10 tackles, four sacks and forced a fumble and recovered it on a huge quarterback hit to seal the win.

LB Andrew Simpson, St. John Bosco (Bellflower)
Height: 6-1 | Weight: 220
Status: Signed with Boise State | Class: Senior (2021)
Finished his senior year with 27 tackles, two sacks and two interceptions.

DB Domani Jackson, Mater Dei (Santa Ana)
Height: 6-1 | Weight: 185
Status: Committed to USC | Class: Junior (2022)
Displayed during the spring why he's the No. 4 overall prospect in the Class of 2022.

Height: 6-1 | Weight: 175
Status: Signed with USC | Class: Senior (2021)
Came back to finish his senior year this spring and led the Cubs to an undefeated record.

Height: 5-11.5 | Weight: 175
Status: Committed to Notre Dame | Class: Junior (2022)
The Inland Empire power has produced some big-time defensive backs and Mickey is next up.

DB Joshua Hunter, Mater Dei (Santa Ana)
Height: 5-9 | Weight: 165
Status: Uncommitted | Class: Junior (2022)
Showed his toughness during the spring playing with a broken wrist finishing the year with 21 tackles and two interceptions.

Height: 5-11 | Weight: 170
Status: Signed with Virginia Tech | Class: Senior (2021)
As good as any player in California during the shortened spring season.

Height: 6-2 | Weight: 185
Status: Committed to Maryland | Class: Senior (2021)
Led the state averaging 46 yards per punt.

Second Team Offense

QB Noah Fifita, Servite (Anaheim)
Height: 5-10 | Weight: 170
Status: Committed to Arizona | Class: Junior (2022)
Threw for over 1,200 yards and had 10 touchdowns to only two interceptions. Added 11 more scores on the ground playing against the best competition in the state.

QB Elijah Brown, Mater Dei (Santa Ana)
Height: 6-2 | Weight: 180
Status: Uncommitted | Class: Freshman (2024)
Became the fourth freshman to start at quarterback for Mater Dei and threw for nearly 1,000 yards and had 15 touchdowns to only one interception. He completed 69% of his passes.

RB James Bohls, San Clemente
Height: 6-0 | Weight: 195
Status: Signed with Arizona | Class: Senior (2021)
Rushed for 655 yards and 11 touchdowns for one of the top teams in California. In a 10-7 win over Mission Viejo, he was the best player on the field and finished the night with 23 carries for 132 yards and a score.

Height: 5-9 | Weight: 195
Status: Uncommitted | Class: Junior (2022)
Was as good as any running back in the state and helped lead the Warriors to a 4-1 spring season.

WR CJ Williams, Mater Dei (Santa Ana)
Height: 6-2 | Weight: 195
Status: Uncommitted | Class: Junior (2022)
Saved his best for last in the biggest game of the spring against St. John Bosco when he hauled in two touchdowns.

Height: 6-2 | Weight: 190
Status: Uncommitted | Class: Sophomore (2023)
Finished the six game season with 31 receptions for 606 yards and 10 touchdowns.

Height: 5-8 | Weight: 190
Status: Uncommitted | Class: Sophomore (2023)
A name to watch over the next two years, he had 34 receptions for 470 yards and eight touchdowns during his sophomore campaign.

TE Walker Lyons, Folsom
Height: 6-4.5 | Weight: 230
Status: Uncommitted | Class: Sophomore (2023)
Helped the Bulldogs to a 6-0 spring season and had nearly 300 yards receiving and five touchdowns.

OL Maximus Gibbs, St. John Bosco (Bellflower)
Height: 6-6 | Weight: 385
Status: Signed with USC | Class: Senior (2021)
Helped give the Braves one of the best offensive lines in California.

Height: 6-3 | Weight: 290
Status: Signed with Southwest Minnesota State | Class: Senior (2021)
Played at a high level in both pass and run blocking.

OL BJ Tolo, Mater Dei (Santa Ana)
Height: 6-1 | Weight: 290
Status: Uncommitted | Class: Sophomore (2023)
Has been starting on the offensive line since his freshman year and had another stellar season as a sophomore.

OL Devin Spencer, Centennial (Corona)
Height: 6-3 | Weight: 290
Status: Committed to Pennsylvania | Class: Senior (2021)
Led the way on the offensive line for a Huskies team that averaged over 55 points per game.

OL Tyson Molio'o, St. John Bosco (Bellflower)
Height: 6-4 | Weight: 295
Status: Uncommitted | Class: Junior (2022)
Had a dominant spring season and is one of four Brave offensive lineman to make the all-state team.

Height: 6-0 | Weight: 185
Status: Uncommitted | Class: Senior (2021)
One of the best playmakers in California made a major impact in all three phases of the game. Accounted for 13 total touchdowns and an interception for a 5-0 Titans squad.

AP Hassan Mahasin, Serra (San Mateo)
Height: 5-10 | Weight: 185
Status: Uncommitted | Class: Junior (2022)
Explosive running back, slot receiver, strong safety led the state’s No. 15 team to a 5-0 record with 745 total yards and 10 touchdowns. Was the Bay Area News Group's Player of the Year. Nine college offers — recruiting ranking rapidly rising.

K Chase Meyer, Mater Dei (Santa Ana)
Height: 5-10 | Weight: 170
Status: Uncommitted | Class: Junior (2022)
Made four of five field goals this spring while connecting on all 27 extra point attempts.
Second Team Defense

DL Micah Carreon, Mission Viejo
Height: 6-1 | Weight: 275
Status: Committed to Northern Arizona | Class: Senior (2021)
Led the way in the trenches for the Diablos and shared Defensive MVP honors in the South Coast League with Vaughn.

DL Tyler Deleon, Los Alamitos
Height: 6-4 | Weight: 230
Status: Committed to Army | Class: Senior (2021)
Racked up 49 tackles, 13.5 tackles for loss and 8.5 sacks for the Sunset League champs.

Height: 6-4 | Weight: 250
Status: Signed with California | Class: Senior (2021)
Demanded a double team all spring and was the leader for one of the most talented defensive lines in California.

DL Hero Kanu, Santa Margarita (Rancho Santa Margarita)
Height: 6-5 | Weight: 290
Status: Uncommitted | Class: Junior (2022)
There might not be a player with more upside in the Class of 2022. He has been playing football for just over a year and shined playing against the best competition during his junior season.

Height: 6-5 | Weight: 230
Status: Signed with BYU | Class: Senior (2021)
Posted 49 tackles, 16 tackles for loss and seven sacks in five games this spring.

LB Cole Bullock, Sierra Canyon (Chatsworth)
Height: 6-1 | Weight: 225
Status: Uncommitted | Class: Senior (2021)
One of the most underrated linebackers in the Class of 2021 led the way on defense for a team that allowed 7.3 points per game.

LB Niuafe Tuihalamaka, Alemany (Mission Hills)
Height: 6-1.5 | Weight: 240
Status: Uncommitted | Class: Junior (2022)
Showed why he's the third-rated inside linebacker in the Class of 2022 on 247Sports composite rankings this spring.

LB Jacob Manu, Servite (Anaheim)
Height: 5-11 | Weight: 210
Status: Uncommitted | Class: Junior (2022)
One of the best linebackers in the state from the Class of 2022 was the leader on defense for the Friars.

DB Tayvion Beasley, St. John Bosco (Bellflower)
Height: 5-10 | Weight: 165
Status: Uncommitted | Class: Junior (2022)
One of the best all-around defensive backs in the state is the complete package. Quarterbacks rarely look his direction and he is one of the top tackling cornerbacks in high school football.

DB Malachi Williams, Cathedral Catholic (San Diego)
Height: 6-0 | Weight: 200
Status: Uncommitted | Class: Senior (2021)
One of the best safeties in the state led the way for a defense that posted four shutouts in five games.

DB Sione Hala, St. John Bosco (Bellflower)
Height: 6-2 | Weight: 190
Status: Uncommitted | Class: Junior (2022)
Led a very talented defense in tackles and tied for the team lead in interceptions.

DB Shoes Brinkley, Mater Dei (Santa Ana)
Height: 5-9 | Weight: 185
Status: Uncommitted | Class: Junior (2022)
One of the most physical safeties in the state led the Monarchs in tackles and tied for the team lead in interceptions. He recently announced he is attending Myrtle Beach Prep (S.C.) for a post-graduate year and reclassified to the Class of 2022.

Height: 6-3 | Weight: 215
Status: Signed with UCLA | Class: Senior (2021)
Made plays all over the field. Intercepted six passes in five games while racking up 36 tackles to go with over 300 yards receiving and four touchdowns on offense.

DB Jack Kane, Servite (Anaheim)
Height: 6-0 | Weight: 180
Status: Signed with Oregon State | Class: Senior (2021)
The Beavers are getting a huge steal in Kane. Had three interceptions this spring and made one of the plays of the year with a one-handed INT.

Height: 5-10 | Weight: 160
Status: Signed with California | Class: Senior (2021)
Decided to come back and play his senior year this spring and led the Spartans to a 6-0 season and spot at No. 3 in the final Top 25 state rankings.

AP Zeke Berry, De La Salle (Concord)
Height: 6-0 | Weight: 185
Status: Uncommitted | Class: Junior (2022)
Will be the leader for the Bay Area power next fall and showed why he's one of the top players in the Class of 2022 during a six-game spring season.

Height: 5-10 | Weight: 170
Status: Committed to Arizona | Class: Senior (2021)
Finished second in California averaging 45.1 yards per punt. More than half of his punts went inside the 20 and he connected on all three field goals this spring.
High school basketball: Five-star guard Jaden Hardy expected to sign with G-League - OFFICIAL
High school basketball: Five-star guard Jaden Hardy expected to sign with G-League
Senior high school basketball star Jaden Hardy of Coronado (Henderson, Nev.) is expected to join the NBA G League Ignite team, according to a Saturday report from Shams Charania of The Athletic.

The 6-foot-4 guard is the No. 3 prospect in the Class of 2021 according to 247Sports. Hardy will be following in the footsteps of Class of 2020 prospects Jalen Green, Jonathan Kuminga and  Isaiah Todd among others in selecting the G League path over the traditional collegiate route.

Hardy missed his entire senior season after the Nevada Interscholastic Athletics Association canceled the 2020-21 winter sports season because of COVID-19.

In 2019-20, Hardy earned first team MaxPreps Junior All-America honors after averaging 30.4 points, 9.1 rebounds and 8.4 assists per game. His junior season was highlighted by a 62-point game in which he led his team back from a 21-point deficit. He also recorded 11 rebounds, six assists, five blocks and four steals in the comeback victory.

The McDonald's All-American selection chose the professional path over his final list of college options including Arizona, Arizona State, Kentucky and UCLA.

Hardy is considered one of the most lethal and versatile scorers in the Class of 2021 and is projected to be a lottery pick in the 2022 NBA Draft.
Coronado guard Jaden Hardy drives to the basket.
Photo by: Darin Sicurello
Coronado guard Jaden Hardy drives to the basket.
Georgia high school basketball scoreboard: Schedule, scores for all eight state championship games - OFFICIAL
Georgia high school basketball scoreboard: Schedule, scores for all eight state championship games
Eight teams were crowned champions during a packed weekend of high school basketball in Georgia at the Macon Centreplex.

The grand finale of the weekend saw No. 7 Milton capture their first state title since 2012, defeating Berkmar (Lilburn) 52-47 in the Class AAAAAAA title game. The Eagles were paced by Kanaan Carlyle who finished with a game-high 15 points, while Bruce Thornton had 12 points, five rebounds and four assists. Lebbeus Overton chipped in 12 points and nine rebounds.

Cross Creek (Augusta) stunned Sandy Creek (Tyrone) 57-49 in the Class AAA title game Friday evening. The Razorbacks finished the game on a 13-0 run, overcoming 19 points, 17 rebounds and four blocks from five-star senior Jabari Smith.

In the nightcap Friday evening, Wheeler (Marietta) captured their second consecutive state championship with a 71-61 victory over Kell (Marietta) in Class AAAAAA. The win was the Wildcats third over Kell this season, overcoming a game-high 29 points and 10 rebounds from Scoot Henderson in the losing effort.

The action started Wednesday night with Baldwin (Milledgeville) defeating Fayette County (Fayetteville) 54-53 in the Class AAAA championship game to capture the program's first state championship since 1981. Mount Pisgah Christian (Johns Creek) captured its first state championship in program history with a 43-41 victory over Holy Innocents Episcopal (Atlanta) in the Class A Private title game.

No. 18 Pace Academy (Atlanta) repeated as Class AA state champions, breezing past Columbia (Decatur) 73-42 behind senior Florida State signee Matthew Cleveland who finished with 24 points, seven assists and five blocks in the victory.

In the nightcap on Thursday evening, Eagle's Landing (McDonough) capped off an impressive season with just one loss after defeating Tri-Cities (East Point) 81-69 in the Class AAAAA title game.
Cross Creek celebrates after winning Class 3A state title.
Photo by: Cecil Copeland
Cross Creek celebrates after winning Class 3A state title.
Class AAAAAAA
High school baseball: Dylan Lesko, Drake Varnado headline list of OFFICIAL National Player of the Year candidates - OFFICIAL
High school baseball: Dylan Lesko, Drake Varnado headline list of MaxPreps National Player of the Year candidates
The high school baseball season is in full swing in some parts of the country while others are just getting underway. States like Florida, Georgia and Louisiana jump into the postseason this week.

That makes identifying candidates for MaxPreps National Player of the Year honors a little bit of a tricky exercise but some standouts have emerged, including pitcher Dylan Lesko of No. 1-ranked Buford (Ga.).

Read on for a look at 10 of the top contenders for high school baseball's highest honor.

Past MaxPreps National Players of the Year
2020 — No award (Pandemic)
2019 — Bobby Witt Jr., Colleyville Heritage (Colleyville, Texas)
2018 — Nolan Gorman, O'Connor (Phoenix)
2017 — Jordan Adell, Ballard (Louisville, Ky.)
2016 — Kyle Muller, Dallas Jesuit (Dallas)
2015 — Joe DeMers, College Park (Pleasant Hill, Calif.)
2014 — Jack Flaherty, Harvard-Westlake (Studio City, Calif.)
2013 — Jack Flaherty, Harvard-Westlake
2012 — Joey Gallo, Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas)
2011 — Dylan Bundy, Owasso (Okla.)
2010 — Stetson Allie, St. Edward (Lakewood, Ohio)
2009 — Matt Hobgood, Norco (Calif.)
2008 — Jake Odorizzi, Highland (Ill.)
Drake Varnado, IMG Academy
Photo by Robbie Rakestraw
Drake Varnado, IMG Academy
Baseball Player of the Year Watch List

Chris Arroyo, Stoneman Douglas (Parkland, Fla.)
The ace of the Eagles staff is 9-0 on the season with a 0.97 ERA and 73 strikeouts in 43.1 innings pitched for the team that's reached No. 4 in the nation at one point this season. He threw six, no-hit innings with 13 strikeouts against Monsignor Pace and he threw a two-hitter with 11 strikeouts against Coral Springs.

Dominic Castellano, Jesuit (Tampa, Fla.)
The Tigers' ace is 7-1 with a 1.40 ERA and 75 strikeouts in 45 innings pitched as the Florida squad has been among the best teams all season. He also threw a no-hitter and was one of three pitchers to combine for a second no-hitter. He threw a seven-inning no-hitter against Sarasota, winning 3-0 with  eight strikeouts.

Jake Dresselhouse, St. Mary Prep (Orchard Lake, Mich.)
The Eaglets' lead-off batter has been a heavy hitter this year. He's bashed seven home runs, including three grand slams, while leading St. Mary Prep to 21 straight wins to begin the season, and 41 in a row dating back to the 2019 season. He's batting .422 with 40 runs scored and 34 RBI.

Jackson Ferris, IMG Academy (Bradenton, Fla.)
He opened the season with a no-hitter against Palmetto and followed that up with a perfect game against Flower Mound (Texas). He had double-digit strikeout totals in his first five games and didn't allow an earned run until his sixth outing. He's 8-0 record with a 0.55 ERA and 86 strikeouts in 50.2 innings pitched.

Cooper Kinney, Baylor (Chattanooga, Tenn.)
The Red Raiders picked up a big win last week, 5-2 over Farragut. Kinney had a double, a home run and three RBI in the win, a performance that has become typical for the Baylor infielder. Kinney is batting .468 with 26 runs, 37 RBI, 16 doubles and seven home runs.

Dylan Lesko, Buford (Ga.)
Lesko has been a force on the mound and at the plate for the No. 1 ranked Wolves. Ranked as the No. 2 junior in the nation by Perfect Game, Lesko is 10-0 on the mound with a 0.26 ERA and 102 strikeouts and 12 walks. His best outings include an 18 strikeout game and he's thrown one no-hitter. On offense, Lesko is batting .412 (35 for 85) with 16 runs, 25 RBI, 7 doubles, a triple and 3 home runs.

Braden Montgomery, Madison Central (Madison, Miss.)
The Jaguars got off to a 24-0 start to the season and rose all the way to No. 3 in the national rankings before falling back following a loss. Montgomery has been key in the Jags' success, batting .459 with 39 RBI, four doubles, five triples and five home runs. He has also been stellar on the mound with a 6-1 record, a 0.39 ERA, and 71 strikeouts. His best outing came against Warren Central when he pitched six, no-hit innings with 16 strikeouts.

Sal Stewart, Westminster Christian (Miami)
After hitting four homers as a freshman and no home runs in a shortened 2020 season, Stewart leads the nation in home runs with 16. A total of 29 of his 42 base hits have gone for extra bases with a 11 doubles and two triples. He's batting .560 with 35 RBI and 39 runs. He came up big in Westminster Christian's win over nationally-ranked Stoneman Douglas with a home run and a pair of RBI.

Drake Varnado, IMG Academy
On a team loaded with potential first-round MLB draft picks, Varnado has been the consistent threat for the Ascenders. He leads IMG starters in batting average (.434), runs (33), hits (36), and home runs (7). He had two home runs in wins over Florence and Montverde Academy.

Jack Walker, Barbe (Lake Charles, La.)
After sitting out his junior season with an arm injury, Walker has returned to form this year leading Barbe to a 35-2 record. He is 12-0 with a 0.44 ERA. In 63.2 innings pitched, has 97 strikeouts. Walker has thrown two no-hitters on the season, including one in the first round of the Class 5A state playoffs.