2004 National Prep Poll – Week 6
Week No. 6
Week No. 6
Poll Editors
Posted Sep 20, 2004


Orland Edgewater finally had the opportunity to show why they are among the best in the nation. The Eagles are joined by Naples, Seffner Armwood and Miami Northwestern in this week's poll.

The National Prep Football Poll is compiled by high school sports experts Jamie DeMoney and Jeremy Plowman and a panel of sportswriters. The national Top 25 and regional Top 10's follow with won-loss-tie records:

#1. Southlake, Texas, Carroll (3-0-0), averaging 45 points per game last 3 years

#2. Charlotte, N.C., Independence (2-0-0), Florida QB Chris Leak an alum

#3. Jenks, Okla. (2-0-0), state champ seven of last eight years

#4. Cincinnati, Colerain (4-0-0), 32 straight conference wins

#5. Mission Viejo, Calif. (2-0-0), OT Kevin Bemoll is Ohio St.-bound

#6. Pittsburgh, Central Catholic (4-0-0), RB Eugene Jarvis 568 yards last two games

#7. Orlando, Fla., Edgewater (1-0-0), back-to-back state runner-up

#8. Blue Springs, Mo. (3-0-0), 63 straight weeks in national or regional rankings

#9. Bellevue, Wash. (2-0-0), led by standout RB J.R. Hasty

#10. Kingsland, Ga., Camden County (4-0-0), just 71 points allowed in last 19 games

#11. Ramsey, N.J., Don Bosco (2-0-0), 8th straight win over rival Bergen Catholic

#12. Hoover, Ala. (3-0-0), game washed out by Hurricane Ivan

#13. Naples, Fla. (2-0-0), mauled rival Lely, 42-0

#14. Lockport, Ill. (4-0-0), QB Jake Christensen two 7-TD games this year

#15. Denton, Texas, Ryan (3-0-0), Oct. 14 game with No. 1 Carroll slated for ESPN

#16. Los Angeles, Loyola (2-0-0), humbled first two foes 72-0

#17. Lakewood, Ohio, St. Edward (4-0-0), next up regionally ranked Warren Harding

#18. Joliet, Ill., Catholic (4-0-0), four state titles in seven years

#19. Murfreesboro, Tenn., Riverdale (4-0-0), posted second straight shutout

#20. Duncan, S.C., Byrnes (3-0-0), trip to play NW Fla. team canceled due to hurricane

#21. Katy, Texas (3-0-0), defending Class 5A-II state titlist

#22. St. Paul, Minn., Cretin-Derham Hall (3-0-0), OG Rafael Eubanks a top recruit

#23. Hyattsville, Md., DeMatha (2-0-0), OT Robert Norris headed to Virginia Tech

#24. LaGrange, Ga., (4-0-0), seeks third state title in four seasons

#25. Richmond, Va., Varina (2-0-0), Penn St. WR/QB Michael Robinson played here

NORTHEAST
#1. Pittsburgh, Central Catholic, 4-0-0
#2. Ramsey, N.J., Don Bosco, 2-0-0
#3. Monroeville, Pa., Gateway, 3-1-0
#4. Montvale, N.J., St. Joseph Regional, 2-0-0
#5. Perkasie, Pa., Pennridge, 3-0-0
#6. Pittsburgh, Penn Hills, 4-0-0
#7. New Rochelle, N.Y., 3-0-0
#8. Ridgewood, N.J., 2-0-0
#9. Everett, Mass., 1-0-0
#10. New Britain, Conn., 1-0-0

EAST COAST
#1. Charlotte, N.C., Independence, 2-0-0
#2. Duncan, S.C., Byrnes, 3-0-0
#3. Hyattsville, Md., DeMatha, 2-0-0
#4. Richmond, Va., Varina, 2-0-0
#5. Clifton, Va., Centreville, 1-0-0
#6. Hampton, Va., Phoebus, 2-0-0
#7. Conway, S.C., 4-0-0
#8. Wheaton, Md., Good Counsel, 2-0-0
#9. Rock Hill, S.C., 3-0-0
#10. Durham, N.C., Southern, 3-0-0

SOUTHEAST
#1. Orlando, Fla., Edgewater, 1-0-0
#2. Kingsland, Ga., Camden County, 4-0-0
#3. Hoover, Ala., 3-0-0
#4. Naples, Fla., 2-0-0
#5. Murfreesboro, Tenn., Riverdale, 4-0-0
#6. LaGrange, Ga., 4-0-0
#7. River Ridge, La., John Curtis, 3-0-0
#8. Seffner, Fla., Armwood, 2-0-0
#9. Boutte, La., Hahnville, 3-0-0
#10. Miami, Northwestern, 2-0-0

MIDWEST
#1. Cincinnati, Colerain, 4-0-0
#2. Lockport, Ill., 4-0-0
#3. Lakewood, Ohio, St. Edward, 4-0-0
#4. Joliet, Ill., Joliet Catholic, 4-0-0
#5. Cleveland, St. Ignatius, 4-0-0
#6. Indianapolis, Warren Central, 5-0-0
#7. Warren, Ohio, Warren Harding, 4-0-0
#8. Park Ridge, Ill., Maine South, 4-0-0
#9. Schofield, Wis., D.C. Everest, 4-0-0
#10. Lowell, Mich., 4-0-0

MIDLANDS
#1. Blue Springs, Mo., 3-0-0
#2. St. Paul, Minn., Cretin-Derham Hall, 3-0-0
#3. Kansas City, Mo., Rockhurst, 2-1-0
#4. Olathe, Kan., North, 3-0-0
#5. Eden Prairie, Minn., 3-0-0
#6. Bettendorf, Iowa, 3-0-0
#7. Columbia, Mo., Hickman, 2-1-0
#8. Plymouth, Minn., Wayzata, 3-0-0
#9. Englewood, Colo., Cherry Creek, 3-0-0
#10. Omaha, Neb., Westside, 3-0-0

SOUTHWEST
#1. Southlake, Texas, Carroll, 3-0-0
#2. Jenks, Okla., 2-0-0
#3. Denton, Texas, Ryan, 3-0-0
#4. Katy, Texas, 3-0-0
#5. Lufkin, Texas, 3-0-0
#6. Galena Park, Texas, North Shore, 3-0-0
#7. Tulsa, Okla., Union, 2-1-0
#8. Longview, Texas, 4-0-0
#9. Chandler, Ariz., Hamilton, 3-0-0
#10. Springdale, Ark., 3-0-0

WEST COAST
#1. Mission Viejo, Calif., 2-0-0
#2. Bellevue, Wash., 2-0-0
#3. Los Angeles, Loyola, 2-0-0
#4. Long Beach, Calif., Poly, 2-0-0
#5. Pasco, Wash., 3-0-0
#6. Fresno, Calif., Clovis West, 2-0-0
#7. Sherman Oaks, Calif., Notre Dame, 2-0-0
#8. Ventura, Calif., St. Bonaventure, 3-0-0
#9. Valencia, Calif., 2-0-0
#10. Vista, Calif., 2-0-0

FEATS OF THE WEEK: Coach J.T. Curtis of regionally ranked River Ridge, La., John Curtis earned his 406th victory in a 49-0 rout of New Orleans, Carver. The mark leaves the 36-year veteran Curtis second all-time nationally behind John McKissick of Summerville, S.C. McKissick, who remains active, has 513 wins in 53 seasons.

Jay Thomas of Oakdale, Minn., Tartan had 447 all-purpose yards and six TDs to lead a 41-29 win over Richfield. The senior RB will play at Minnesota next year.

Pittsburg, Kan., St. Mary's-Colgan extended the nation's second-longest winning streak to 57 games with a 30-0 shutout of Girard. The Trojans are unbeaten since 1999. The nation's longest win streak belongs to No. 2 Charlotte, N.C., Independence with 64 entering Monday's game versus Providence. Preseason No. 1-ranked Concord, Calif., De La Salle, which entered the season with a national-record 151-game winning streak, has started the season 0-2-1.


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