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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Unbeaten Lake Creek scored two more lopsided victories to continue its hold on the top spot in the USA TODAY Sports/NFCA High School Super 25 for a fourth-straight week.

The (26-0) Lions beat Montgomery and Porter by a combined 19-1 margin, and the NFCA Texas High School Leadoff Classic titlists have now won 64 of their last 66 games.

Meanwhile, Oaks Christian (20-0), Clovis North (15-0), Neshoba Central (18-2) and Lakewood Ranch (16-2) all kept winning as well, to round out an unchanged first five. Losses by Villa Park (18-4) and Riverton (13-1) allowed undefeated Roncalli (2-0) and Jackson (10-0), and one-loss Marist (6-1-1) to move past them in the top 10.

Perennial powers Eastern Alamance (12-1) and New Palestine (3-0-1) won four and three contests, respectively, to climb a poll-best four places apiece. Unbeaten Lincoln-Way West (6-0) is this week’s newcomer, replacing Lincoln-Way Central (5-3-1), which went a different direction with two losses.

State rankings submitted by the 2022 NFCA High School Steering Committee are used to compile the USA TODAY Sports/NFCA High School Super 25. Teams are chosen based on performance, roster quality, strength of schedule, and active NFCA membership.

USA TODAY Sports/NFCA High School Super 25 Poll – April 14, 2022

Rank

Team

2022 Record

Previous

1

Lake Creek (Texas)

26-0

1

2

Oaks Christian (Calif.)

20-0

2

3

Clovis North (Calif.)

15-0

3

4

Neshoba Central (Miss.)

18-2

4

5

Lakewood Ranch (Fla.)

16-2

5

6

Roncalli (Ind.)

2-0

8

7

Jackson (Wash.)

10-0

9

8

Marist (Ill.)

6-1-1

10

9

Riverton (Utah)

13-1

7

10

Villa Park (Calif.)

18-4

6

11

Alexander Central (N.C.)

17-1

12

12

Lexington (S.C.)

17-1

13

13

North Augusta (S.C.)

21-1

16

14

Eastern Alamance (N.C.)

12-1

18

15

New Palestine (Ind.)

3-0-1

19

16

Pineville (La.)

31-2

11

17

Deer Park (Texas)

29-2

17

18

John Curtis (La.)

27-3

14

19

Hewitt-Trussville (Ala.)

28-3-1

15

20

Damascus (Md.)

9-0

21

21

Donovan Catholic (N.J.)

5-0

22

22

South Caldwell (N.C.)

10-1

23

23

Lakota West (Ohio)

9-1

20

24

Lincoln-Way West (Ill.)

6-0

NR

25

Owosso (Mich.)

1-0

25

Dropped out: Lincoln-Way Central (Ill.).

State rankings submitted by the 2022 NFCA High School Steering Committee are used to compile the USA TODAY Sports/NFCA High School Super 25. Teams are chosen based on performance, roster quality, strength of schedule, and active NFCA membership.

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