SoCal Prep Legends football preseason top 10

St. John Bosco takes the field at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, CA on Saturday, December 5, 2015. St. John Bosco vs Corona Centennial in the CIF-SS Pac-5 championship football game. 1st half. (Photo by Scott Varley, Daily Breeze)
St. John Bosco takes the field at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, CA on Saturday, December 5, 2015. St. John Bosco vs Corona Centennial in the CIF-SS Pac-5 championship football game. 1st half. (Photo by Scott Varley, Daily Breeze)

St. John Bosco takes the field at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, CA on Saturday, December 5, 2015. St. John Bosco vs Corona Centennial in the CIF-SS Pac-5 championship football game. 1st half. (Photo by Scott Varley, Daily Breeze)


Every Monday afternoon SoCal Prep Legends will release updated rankings of the Top 10 best football teams in Southern California from our 11 properties.

As Week 0 is set to begin this Friday, these are the Top 10 preseason rankings heading into the 2016 high school football season.

Rank, school, (this week’s opponent, time)

1. Mater Dei (@ Bishop Amat, 7:30pm)
2. St. John Bosco (@ St. Xavier, OH)*
3. Centennial (Corona) (@ Chandler (AZ) in Norco, CA, 7:30pm)*
4. Mission Viejo (Santa Margarita, 7:30pm)
5. Oaks Christian (Chaminade, 7:00pm)
6. Long Beach Poly (Los Alamitos, @ Cerritos College, 7:00pm)
7. Orange Lutheran (La Mirada, @ Orange Coast College, 7:00pm)
8. Narbonne (@ Serra, 7pm)
9. Chaminade (@ Oaks Christian, 7:00pm)
10. Vista Murrieta (Madison, 7:00pm)

(As of 8/22/16)

All games played on Fri. Aug. 26.
* = Game played Saturday, Aug. 27.

Note: The Southern California News Group’s 11 properties are the Orange County Register, LA Daily News, Riverside Press-Enterprise, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Long Beach Press-Telegram, The Daily Breeze, San Bernardino Sun, Daily Bulletin, Redlands Daily Facts, Whittier Daily News and Pasadena-Star News.