Manatee (Bradenton, Fla.) Holds Strong At No. 1, While Other Teams Shuffle In The USA TODAY High School Sports Weekly Super 25 Football Rankings

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Nov 06, 2012, 10:15 ET from USA TODAY Sports Media Group

MCLEAN, Va., Nov. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Manatee HS (Bradenton, Fla.) continues its nine-week hold onto the top spot while other schools within the Top 10 played musical chairs in the USA TODAY High School Sports Super 25 national high school football editorial rankings for the week of Nov. 5.

The USA TODAY High School Sports Super 25 rankings appear in today's print edition of USA TODAY Sports and are also available online at USA TODAY High School Sports (

The USA TODAY High School Sports Super 25 is now in its 30th 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.

Camden County of Kingsland, Ga. (9-0) moved up two spots to No. 5 this week following its 24-7 road win at Lowndes, taking over the spot previously occupied by 10-0 De La Salle (Concord, Calif.) which slid two spots to No. 7.

Butler (Matthews, N.C.) improved to 11-0 and jumped two spots to No. 6, following its 49-0 win over West Forsyth, switching places with 9-0 Katy (Texas), which beat Cinco Ranch 35-21.

For the first time this season, no teams dropped out of the Super 25 this week.

Following is the complete listing of this week's USA TODAY High School Sports football rankings.

USA TODAY High School Sports

High School Football Super 25

For Week of November 5, 2012

  1. Manatee, Bradenton, Fla. (9-0)
  2. John Curtis, River Ridge, La. (9-0)
  3. DeSoto, Texas (9-0)
  4. Bellevue, Wash. (10-0)
  5. Camden County, Kingsland, Ga. (9-0)
  6. Butler, Matthews, N.C. (11-0)
  7. De La Salle, Concord, Calif. (10-0)
  8. Katy, Texas (9-0)
  9. Colerain, Cincinnati (11-0)
  10. Vista Murrieta, Murrieta, Calif. (10-0)
  11. Hoover, Ala. (10-0)
  12. Goose Creek, S.C. (11-0)
  13. Byrnes, Duncan, S.C. (10-1)
  14. Ensworth School, Nashville (10-0)
  15. St. Joseph's Prep, Philadelphia (9-0)
  16. Bishop Gorman, Las Vegas (9-1)
  17. Coppell, Texas (9-0)
  18. Good Counsel, Olney, Md. (9-1)
  19. Bentonville, Ark. (10-0)
  20. Trinity, Louisville (9-1)
  21. Picayune, Miss. (10-0)
  22. Dr. Phillips, Orlando (10-0)
  23. Kirkwood, Mo. (9-0)
  24. St. Edward, Lakewood, Ohio (11-0)
  25. Narbonne, Harbor City, Calif. (10-0)

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