After the first week of the high school football season, Corona Centennial made a jump from No. 7 to No. 3 in this week’s Southern Section Division 1 football poll. Mater Dei is No. 1 and St. John Bosco is No. 2. Here’s the link to complete rankings.
Considering the dismal performance of City Section teams last week, Birmingham might have elevated itself to No. 2 behind Narbonne with its win over Harvard-Westlake. And the Patriots showed off an impressive one-two punch on offense.