Who's No. 1 In Each State?

Rise Magazine high school football writer Jon Mahoney selects the best teams
August 27, 2006

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1 ALABAMA Hoover

2 ALASKAJuneau-Douglas

3 ARIZONA BrophyPrep (Phoenix)

4 ARKANSASNorthside (Fort Smith)

5 CALIFORNIA OaksChristian (Westlake Village)

6 COLORADODouglas County (Castle Rock)

7 CONNECTICUTXavier (Middletown)

8 DELAWARENewark

9 DISTRICT OFCOLUMBIA Dunbar

10 FLORIDALakeland

11 GEORGIA CamdenCounty (Kingsland)

12 HAWAIIKahuku

13 IDAHOMeridian

14 ILLINOIS MountCarmel (Chicago)

15 INDIANA WarrenCentral (Indianapolis)

16 IOWA Valley(West Des Moines)

17 KANSAS BlueValley (Stilwell)

18 KENTUCKYTrinity (Louisville)

19 LOUISIANA JohnCurtis (River Ridge)

20 MAINEPortland

21 MARYLANDDeMatha (Hyattsville)

22 MASSACHUSETTSXaverian (Westwood)

23 MICHIGAN St.Mary's (Orchard Lake)

24 MINNESOTACretin-Derham Hall (St. Paul)

25 MISSISSIPPISouth Panola (Batesville)

26 MISSOURIRaymore-Peculiar (Peculiar)

27 MONTANACapital (Helena)

28 NEBRASKAMillard North (Omaha)

29 NEVADA LasVegas

30 NEW HAMPSHIREBishop Guertin (Nashua)

31 NEW JERSEY St.Peter's Prep (Jersey City)

32 NEW MEXICO LaCueva (Albuquerque)

33 NEW YORKBellport (Brookhaven)

34 NORTH CAROLINAIndependence (Charlotte)

35 NORTH DAKOTAFargo South (Fargo)

36 OHIO St.Edward (Lakewood)

37 OKLAHOMAJenks

38 OREGON Jesuit(Portland)

39 PENNSYLVANIACentral Catholic (Pittsburgh)

40 RHODE ISLANDShea (Pawtucket)

41 SOUTH CAROLINAByrnes (Duncan)

42 SOUTH DAKOTAO'Gorman (Sioux Falls)

43 TENNESSEEMaryville

44 TEXASSouthlake Carroll

45 UTAH Bingham(South Jordan)

46 VERMONT MountSt. Joseph (Rutland)

47 VIRGINIAHampton

48 WASHINGTONKennedy(Burien)

49 WEST VIRGINIAMorgantown

50 WISCONSIN Park(Racine)

51 WYOMINGCheyenne East

• For more on thetop teams and players in each state, go to SI.com/highschool.

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