Posted: 4:43 pm Wednesday, November 6th, 2013

Cardinal Newman drops out of FloridaHSFootball.com rankings 

By Anthony Chiang

There new FloridaHSFootball.com rankings are out.

Dwyer held steady at No. 9 in the large schools poll after its victory over West Boca Raton, but Fort Pierce Central moved up three spots to No. 15. The Cobras face No. 17 Daytona Beach-Mainland to close out the season this week.

In the small schools poll, Clewiston jumped to No. 17 and Cardinal Newman fell out of the rankings after a loss to American Heritage. However, Cardinal Newman, American Heritage and Pahokee were on the list of teams that received votes.

Large Schools Division (Classes 5A-8A)
Ranking, Team, Points, First Place Votes, Record, Previous
1. Miami Central, 375 (14), 7-1, 1
2. Bradenton Manatee, 358 (4), 10-0, 2
3. Apopka, 338 (1), 9-1, 3
4. Miramar, 312, 10-0, 5
5. Fort Lauderdale St. Thomas Aquinas, 306, 8-1, 4
6. Orlando Dr. Phillips, 268, 9-0, 6
7. Seffner Armwood, 256, 9-0, 8
8. Tallahassee Godby, 255, 8-1, 7
9. Dwyer, 225, 10-0, 9
10. Tarpon Springs East Lake, 203, 9-0, 10
11. Plantation American Heritage, 188, 8-1, 11
12. Pensacola Catholic, 161, 10-0, 14
13. Lake City Columbia, 104, 8-1, 16
14. Tampa Plant, 102, 8-1-1, 17
15. Fort Pierce Central, 101, 8-0, 18
16. Jacksonville Ed White, 79, 8-1, 19
17. Daytona Beach Mainland, 55, 8-1, 20
18. Lakeland Kathleen, 44, 8-1, NR
19. Deerfield Beach, 42, 9-0, NR
20. Niceville, 40, 8-1, 13

Other Teams Receiving Votes: Lakeland – 28; Pensacola West Florida – 27; Merritt Island – 25; Homestead South Dade – 23; Bushnell South Sumter – 19; Fleming Island – 18; Lake Mary – 10; Gainesville – 9; Tallahassee Rickards – 9; Tampa Sickles – 4; Tampa Jefferson – 2; Tallahassee Lincoln – 2; St. Augustine – 1

Small Schools Division (Classes 1A-4A)
Ranking, Team, Points, First Place Votes, Record, Previous
1. Miami Booker T. Washington, 380 (19), 10-0, 1
2. Davie University School, 349, 8-1, 3
3. Cocoa, 338, 8-1, 2
4. Jacksonville Trinity Christian, 313, 7-1, 5
5. Tampa Catholic, 310, 8-1, 4
6. Jacksonville Raines, 280, 7-2, 7
7. Jacksonville University Christian, 241, 7-2, 8
8. Clearwater Central Catholic, 227, 7-2, 6
9. Hialeah Champagnat, 226, 9-0, 9
10. South Daytona Warner Christian, 193, 7-1, 10
11. Jacksonville Bolles, 179, 7-2, 11
12. Blountstown, 154, 9-0, 12
13. Miami Westminster Christian, 134, 8-1, 14
14. Cross City Dixie County, 133, 7-0, 13
15. Melbourne Central Catholic, 127, 9-0, 15
16. Tallahassee North Florida Christian, 111, 7-2, 16
17. Clewiston, 70, 8-1, 20
18. Pinecrest Gulliver Prep, 68, 7-2, 17
19. Fort White, 42, 6-1, NR
20. Union County, 32, 8-1, NR

Other Teams Receiving Votes: Ocala Trinity Catholic – 27; Cardinal Newman – 21; Trenton – 10; Sarasota Cardinal Mooney – 10; Frostproof – 6; Delray Beach American Heritage – 4; Bristol Liberty County – 3; Fort Meade – 2; Pahokee – 1