#1 Ranked Football Teams

5A #1 Pomona (4-1)
Last: Beat Valor Christian 23-16

Had they lost to Valor Christian last week, the 5A rankings would have been more difficult to compile but instead they rallied from 13 points down at halftime in the state championship rematch. The Panthers have won three straight and remain perfect against Colorado opponents.

Next: vs Rock Canyon
4A #1 Denver South (4-0)
Last: Beat Heritage 31-23

A solid win over Heritage allows the Rebels to move into the top spot for the first time this season. They were also aided by Chatfield's loss.

Next: at Palmer
3A #1 Discovery Canyon (4-0)
Last: Beat Palmer Ridge 55-6

Thunder and lightning affected many games on Saturday but this group of Thunder had no trouble in posting a fourth straight win. Another challenge is waiting for them on Friday as they step up to 4A in their final non-league game of the year.

Next: vs Vista Ridge (4A)
2A #1 La Junta (4-0)
Last: Beat Kent Denver 35-6

In their 1 vs 2 battle with visiting Kent Denver, the Tigers opened many eyes around the state with a 35-6 thrashing of the Sun Devils. The win moved the Tigers up two spots this week but they could face another 1-2 battle this week.

Next: at Classical Academy
1A #1 Strasburg (4-0)
Last: Beat Limon 43-12

The Indians continue to pile up big offensive numbers as they knocked off Limon by 31 points in week four. The Indians open league play against Highland this week and based on non-conference results, the winner could end up as the league champion.

Next: at Highland
8M #1 Dayspring Christian (4-0)
Last: Beat Hoehne 51-50 (OT)

Trailing by 15 points in the fourth quarter, the Eagles rallied to tie Hoehne in regulation and then booted a game winning extra point in overtime to stay unbeaten. It was their second high level win of the season matching an earlier victory over Akron.

Next: at Haxtun
6M #1 Fleming (4-0)
Last: Beat Longmont Christian 60-6

The Wildcats stayed perfect by making quick work of Longmont Christian last week and face an important league game with surprising Weldon Valley on Friday.

Next: at Weldon Valley