1. Corona Centennial (1-1) We got the super matchup that we were looking forward to in Centennial versus IMG. Centennial lost 40-20 in a game that saw players step up with their leader down. Tanner McKee’s injury could cost the Huskies more than a loss if it is anything long-term.
2. Rancho Cucamonga (2-0) The Cougars take over the #2 slot with a big win versus Norco 28-21. Biaz has a dangerous team that is full of specialty players like Super Sophomore Silas Bolden and Jeremiah Criddell. Quarterback Nick Acosta is coming into his own as a QB.
3. Upland (2-0) Upland QB David Baldwin’s Twitter handle is “The Franchise”, he played like it this week throwing 6 touchdowns in a 62-3 win over Claremont.
4. Norco (0-2) We can’t drop Norco too far, an ambitious schedule makes their record so far deceiving. They played tough versus Rancho Cucamonga this week in loss 28-21.
5. Cajon (1-0) Defensive end Jeremiah Martin is looking like an early Defensive Player of the Year Candidate. Cajon had a bye week.
6. Heritage (2-0) – In one word, Heritage is “Savage”, they play everyone and win 95% of the time. This week they bear Oak Hills 20-10.
7. Vista Murrieta (0-2) The Broncos faced a nasty Mission Viejo team this week losing 41-7. Another team in the ranking with a major league schedule, we can’t penalize that… right?
8. Citrus Hill (2-0) This team has already impressed us, beating a solid Santiago team 28-10.
9. Murrieta Valley (1-1) This week the Nighthawks bounce backwith an attitude winning big over Redlands 49-13. Spiker is the best wide receiver in the IE, scoring 6 touchdowns.
10. Murrieta Mesa (2-0) Quietly this team is positioning themselves to make a run. They beat Corona 42-7 in a route.
11. Paloma Valley (1-1) QB Chance Nolan was in classic form in a 35-30 win over Valley View.
12. Redlands East Valley (1-0) Win in a 59-55 shoot out versus Etiwanda.
13. Roosevelt (1-0) The Mustangs open up the season, by opening up a can of … on Eisenhower 44-3.
14. Etiwanda (1-1) This team is better than we thought, and Geordon Porter is better than you could ever imagine! The “Tesla” had 4 touchdowns, 7 catches with 260 receiving yards and 371 total yards in a
15. Aquinas (2-0) Branden Rankins becomes the all-time Aquinas rushing record holder and the Falcons beat Crespi 41-21.
16. Rancho Verde (2-0) Coach Steinberg has a good team and they proved it versus Carter winning 42-16. Their big time transfer will make a big difference this season.
17. Apple Valley (2-0) This program is legit, and they won big 60-7 over Granite Hills.
18. Oak Hills (1-1) The Bulldogs lose 20-10 to a strong Heritage team.
19. Damien (2-0) The Spartans win a slugfest versus Glendora 14-7.
20. Los Osos (2-0) The Grizzlies look good under new Head Coach Pierce, beating Northwood 45-7.
TEAMS TO WATCH: Chino Hills, Citrus Valley, Don Lugo, Pacific, Yucaipa