SB Live California Top 25 football rankings: Mater Dei makes statement, Serra (San Mateo) loses star quarterback to injury

Here are Scorebook Live’s Top 25 California high school football rankings for the week of Oct. 28. Our statewide rankings are released every Monday throughout the 2019 high school football season. The rankings are compiled by Scorebook Live California reporters Connor Morrissette, Bodie DeSilva and Lance Smith.

1. Mater Dei (9-0) beat No. 2 St. John Bosco 38-24

Bryce Young is the best player in the state and he plays for the state’s top team. It’s a deadly combination.

Up next: Host JSerra, Nov. 1, 7 p.m.

2. St. John Bosco (8-1) lost to No. 1 Mater Dei 38-24

Despite playing with a high ankle sprain, St. John Bosco QB D.J. Uiagalelei threw for 312 yards and two TDs in the loss to Mater Dei.

Up next: Host Santa Margarita, Nov. 1, 7 p.m.

3. De La Salle (8-1) bye week

Up next: Host Clayton Valley Charter, Nov. 1, 7 p.m.

4. Mission Viejo (9-0) beat No. 22 San Clemente 38-6

Linebacker Easton Mascarenas returned an interception 54 yards for a touchdown and scored again on a two-yard TD run in Mission Viejo’s win over San Clemente.

Up next: Host Tesoro, Nov. 1, 7 p.m.

5. Helix (8-1) beat Granite Hills 49-27

Up next: At Steele Canyon, Nov. 1, 7 p.m.

6. Cathedral Catholic (8-1) bye week

Up next: At Lincoln, Nov. 1, 6:30 p.m.

7. Corona Centennial (7-2) beat King 42-0

Up next: At Roosevelt, Nov. 1, 7 p.m.

8. Narbonne (9-0) beat Carson 52-3

Up next: Host Banning, Nov. 1, 7 p.m.

9. Folsom (8-1) beat Grant Union 62-17

Folsom QB Jake Reithmeier threw three touchdown passes to help the Bulldogs extend their Sierra Foothill League winning streak to 46 games.

Up next: Host Del Oro, Nov. 1, 7 p.m.

10. Servite (6-3) beat Santa Margarita 27-0

Junior running back Kyle Bandy rushed 17 times for 154 yards — both season highs — and a touchdown to lead Servite over Santa Margarita.

Up next: At Orange Lutheran, Nov. 1, 7 p.m.

11. Corona del Mar (9-0) beat Newport Harbor 56-17

Washington commit Ethan Garbers was 20-of-30 for 353 yards and four TDs — plus two more TDs on the ground — in Corona del Mar’s win over Newport Harbor.

Up next: Host Los Alamitos, Nov. 1, 7 p.m.

Ethan Garbers, corona del mar

12. JSerra (6-3) beat Orange Lutheran 19-0

Up next: At Mater Dei, Nov. 1, 7 p.m.

13. Bishop Amat (8-1) beat No. 25 Notre Dame 35-21

Cal commit Damien Moore rushed for 165 yards and scored four touchdowns — three rushing, once receiving — in Bishop Amat’s 35-21 win over Notre Dame.

Up next: Host Loyola, Nov. 1, 7 p.m.

14. Calabasas (7-2) beat Oaks Christian 30-27

Cal commit Jaden Casey was 19-of-31 passing for 331 yards and two touchdowns in Calabasas’ win over Oaks Christian. He also ran for two touchdowns.

Up next: At St. Bonaventure, Nov. 1, 7 p.m.

15. Sierra Canyon (8-1) beat No. 8 Grace Brethren 13-7

Sierra Canyon QB Chayden Peery was 23-of-32 passing for 328 yards and a touchdown in Sierra Canyon’s 13-7 upset of Grace Brethren.

Up next: At Paraclete, Nov. 1, 7 p.m.

16. Grace Brethren (8-1) lost to No. 17 Sierra Canyon 13-7

Up next: At Camarillo, Nov. 1, 7:30 p.m.

17. Central (Fresno) (9-0) beat Clovis West 55-21

Up next: Host Clovis East, Nov. 1, 7 p.m.

18. St. Augustine (7-2) beat Madison 35-18

St. Augustine QB Richard Colmenero III threw four touchdown passes to lead the Saints over Madison in a game that was closer than the final score indicates.

Up next: Host Point Loma, Nov. 1, 7 p.m.

19. La Habra (7-2) beat Troy 50-3

Up next: At Sonora, Nov. 1, 7 p.m.

*20. Upland (5-4) beat Chino Hills 28-21

Up next: Host Rancho Cucamonga, Nov. 1, 7 p.m.

*Upland forfeited games to Crenshaw and Damien due to an ineligible player.

21. Serra (San Mateo) (8-0) beat Sacred Heart 35-7

Serra’s senior quarterback, Daylin McLemore, suffered a broken left collarbone in the win over Sacred Heart and is out for the remainder of the season.

Up next: Host No. 23 Valley Christian, Nov. 2, 2 p.m.

22. San Clemente (8-2) lost to No. 4 Mission Viejo 38-6

Up next: Bye week

23. Valley Christian (8-0) (San Jose) beat Bellarmine Prep 28-0

Tyler Roberts returned a muffed punt for a touchdown and Valley Christian’s defense recorded its third shutout of the season. Now they get No. 21 Serra.

Up next: At Serra, Nov. 2, 2 p.m.

24. Culver City (9-0) beat Hawthorne 55-8

Up next: Host Beverly Hills, Nov. 1, 7 p.m.

25. Camarillo (9-0) beat Thousand Oaks 47-6

Quarterback James McNamara threw three touchdown passes to help Camarillo remain undefeated.

Up next: Neutral site vs. No. 14 Grace Brethren Nov. 1, 7:30 p.m.

Camarillo's James McNamara
Camarillo’s James McNamara

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