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LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Lake Creek rolled to a playoff victory to remain the top team in the USA TODAY Sports/NFCA High School Super 25 for an eighth-straight week.

The (32-0) Lions ripped Weiss, 11-0, last Friday and play Waller later today as the Texas state 5A tournament continues. Lake Creek already has a win over Waller, 6-2, in an early-season meeting back on March 5.

No. 2 Oaks Christian (30-0) beat Valley View and Chino Hills to keep pace and reach 30 wins for the season. The Lions play a California playoff game against Murrieta Mesa today.

Lakewood Ranch (25-2) edged Venice, 1-0, last Thursday to jump to No. 3 this week following losses by both Clovis North and Neshoba Central. Unbeaten teams Roncalli (21-0), Benton (30-0) and Anthony Wayne (22-0) also benefited from the losses above them, climbing into spots 4-6.

Riverton (21-1), Clovis North (20-2), Neshoba Central (27-3) and North Augusta (27-1) round out the first 10.

Elsewhere, New Jersey powerhouse Immaculate Heart Academy (21-0) and perennial New Hampshire leader Concord (19-0) kept winning, to win spots No. 16 and 19, respectively.

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 – May 12, 2022

Rank

Team

2022 Record

Previous

1

Lake Creek (Texas)

33-0

1

2

Oaks Christian (Calif.)

30-0

2

3

Lakewood Ranch (Fla.)

25-2

5

4

Roncalli (Ind.)

21-0

6

5

Benton (Ark.)

30-0

7

6

Anthony Wayne (Ohio)

22-0

8

7

Riverton (Utah)

21-1

9

8

Clovis North (Calif.)

20-2

3

9

Neshoba Central (Miss.)

27-3

4

10

North Augusta (S.C.)

27-1

11

11

Eastern Alamance (N.C.)

20-1

12

12

Jackson (Wash.)

19-1

13

13

Lexington (S.C.)

23-2

14

14

Alexander Central (N.C.)

23-2

15

15

Damascus (Md.)

19-0

17

16

Immaculate Heart Academy (N.J.)

21-0

NR

17

Donovan Catholic (N.J.)

20-0

18

18

Monroe-Woodbury (N.Y.)

15-0

19

19

Concord (N.H.)

19-0

NR

20

Allen Park (Mich.)

19-0-1

20

21

Deer Park (Texas)

35-3

16

22

Marist (Ill.)

19-4-1

22

23

John Curtis (La.)

29-3

23

24

New Palestine (Ind.)

15-3-1

21

25

Lakota West (Ohio)

23-3

25

Dropped out: South Caldwell (N.C.) and Villa Park (Calif.).

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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