Top 5 Teams
1. Mitchell (3-0): Three blowout wins against Zephyrhills (65-34), Fivay (63-24) and Sunlake (57-22) have kept the Mustangs at the No. 1 spot.
2. Wesley Chapel (5-0): Wesley Chapel has gotten off to a dominant start, winning by an average of 27.6 points.
3. Gulf (4-1): The Buccaneers have been a surprise team through the first five games, including upending River Ridge handily.
4. Anclote (2-1): After starting the season with two victories, Wesley Chapel humbled the Anclote with a 53-28 defeat.
5. Land O’ Lakes (1-1): The Gators will find out more about themselves next week, with games against Anclote and River Ridge looming.
1. Wiregrass Ranch (6-1): Despite a 32-26 loss against Steinbrenner last week, the Bulls have rebounded with easy wins vs. Tampa Catholic (56-38) and the Academy of the Holy Names (66-37).
2. Mitchell (4-0): The Bartow Thanksgiving tourney will be a challenge for Mitchell, with games vs. Lake Wales and Gibbs.
3. Academy at the Lakes (4-0): The Wildcats have quietly gone about their business and picked up win No. 4 vs. Wauchula Hardee (62-32) last week.
4. Gulf (7-1): Claire Ennis’ squad is starting to really gel and the Buccaneers’ 47-38 win vs. previously undefeated River Ridge showed some real signs.
5. River Ridge (6-1): The Royal Knights will need to regroup quickly after their first loss of the season to the Bucs, with games against Lecanto, Fivay and Mitchell coming up.