Initial high school rankings released for winter season

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (Jan. 2, 2019) – United Soccer Coaches and USA TODAY High School Sports released today the first national polls in the USA TODAY/United Soccer Coaches rankings for boys and girls high school soccer in the winter season.

Loyola out of Los Angeles, Calif. is 12-0-2 in the 2018-19 season and sits atop the boys poll, while JSerra Catholic (San Juan Capistrano, Calif.) is No. 1 in the girls poll with a 8-0-0 mark.

Boys National Rankings (Poll 1 - Jan. 2, 2019)

Rank

School

Prev.

W-L-T

1

Loyola (Los Angeles, Calif.)

NR

12-0-2

2

Coconut Creek (Coconut Creek, Fla.)

NR

11-0-0

3

Alief Elsik (Houston, Texas)

1

0-0-0

4

Jesuit (New Orleans, La.)

NR

13-0-3

5

Wakeland (Frisco, Texas)

9

0-0-0

6

Jesuit (Tampa, Fla.)

NR

7-1-0

7

Sunnyside (Tucson, Ariz.)

NR

15-0-1

8

Madison Central (Madison, Miss.)

NR

13-0-1

9

Doral Prep Academy (Doral, Fla.)

NR

13-0-2

10

Reagan (San Antonio, Texas)

4

0-0-0

10

San Luis Obispo (San Luis Obispo, Calif.)

NR

10-0-1

Records shown are for games through Dec. 30, 2018

Girls National Rankings (Poll 1 - Jan. 2, 2019)

Rank

School

Prev.

W-L-T

1

JSerra Catholic (San Juan Capistrano, Calif.)

3

8-0-0

2

Archbishop McCarthy (Southwest Ranches, Fla.)

NR

13-0-0

3

Los Alamitos (Los Alamitos, Calif.)

NR

14-0-3

4

Montverde Academy (Montverde, Fla.)

5

10-0-0

5

Upland (Upland, Calif.)

8

9-1-0

6

Perry (Gilbert, Ariz.)

NR

11-0-1

7

Memorial (Houston, Texas)

4

0-0-0

8

St. Scholastica Academy (Covington, La.)

6

7-0-3

9

West Lauderdale (Collinsville, Miss.)

NR

14-0-3

10

Allen (Allen, Texas)

NR

0-0-0

Records shown are for games through Dec. 30, 2018

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