PAG METER TOP 25 PRESEASON 2018 FOOTBALL RANKINGS
No 1 CENTRAL GRIZZLIES vs Edison Tigers at Ratcliffe Stadium (Valley Champions)
The Grizzlies are the team to beat. QB Trent Tompkins will not play in the scrimmage because of a broken left hand/wrist but he will be ready to roll at Ratcliffe Stadium.
No 2 BAKERSFIELD DRILLERS vs Servite Friars at Cerritos College
If QB Cam Williams can crank the Drillers offense up, the bus ride home will be fun!
No 3 BUCHANAN BEARS vs Paso Robles Bearcats
Running back Kendall Milton is ready to bust loose for the Bears
No 4 LIBERTY PATRIOTS at Mission Viejo Diablos
The Patriots have a tough opener on the road against a Southern Section Power
No 5 MEMORIAL PANTHERS at Kingsburg Vikings (Division 3 Champions)
The Panthers have seven division 1 college players. Senior QB Alec Trujillo is back after throwing for 3,700 yards. The season will start in the Holy Bowl.
No 6 BAKERSFIELD CHRISTIAN EAGLES at Garces Rams
Has the makings to be a real good team. Plenty of speed and size
No 7 BULLARD KNIGHTS (Bye)
The Knights have one of the best running backs with Marcus Fulcher.
No 8 RIDGEVIEW WOLF PACK vs Stockdale Mustangs
How good are the Wolf Pack? Stay tuned! Plenty of speed
No 9 EDISON TIGERS vs Central Grizzlies at Ratcliffe Stadium (on 940 ESPN Radio)
The Tigers have one of the best defensive players in the state with Senior Kwebena Watson
No 10 DINUBA EMPERORS vs Porterville Panthers (Thurs)
Junior QB Josh Magana is ready to take charge of the Emperors
No 11 PASO ROBLES BEARCATS at Buchanan Bears
Junior receiver Marshall Weisner is real good. The Bearcats are new to the Central Section.
No 12 ARROYO GRANDE EAGLES at San Luis Obispo Tigers
The Eagles will lead with senior running back/linebacker James Gilmet. The Eagles are excited to be playing in the Central Section.
No 13 CLOVIS WEST GOLDEN EAGLES vs Central Catholic Raiders at Lamonica Stadium
Senior QB Dante Chachere will lead the very young Golden Eagles
No 14 TULARE WESTERN MUSTANGS vs El Diamante Miners at Golden West HS
Has the makings to be real good with outstanding junior Elijah Burrell at QB
No 15 MADERA COYOTES at Washington Union Panthers
Senior QB Colt Nelson is back after throwing for 3,800 yards
No 16 TULARE UNION TRIBE vs Mt. Whitney Pioneers (Division 2 Champions)
Plenty stars graduated and they will have senior QB Nate Lamb
No 17 RIGHETTI HIGH WARRIORS vs Santa Maria Saints
Senior QB Brandon Giddings is good in the Shotgun Wing-T offense. Keep an eye on the Warriors!!
No 18 GARCES RAMS vs Bakersfield Christian Eagles
Senior QB Joseph Campbell is ready to have a big year. O-Line is good!
No 19 CLOVIS COUGARS vs Modesto Panthers (Saturday)
The Cougars are looking for a QB to step up
No 20 SANGER APACHES vs Reedley Pirates (105th Meeting)
The Apaches will be scrappy
No 21 ST JOSEPH KNIGHTS at Central Valley Christian Cavaliers
Central Section….meet QB Chase Artopoeus….he is good!
No 22 FRONTIER TITANS vs Sunnyside Wildcats
Could be one of the better Titan teams. Senior running back Ernest Jackson (RB/LB) could have a big year.
No 23 SUNNYSIDE WILDCATS at Frontier Titans
The NYL favorites. New QB will be sophomore Ekin Vu and he can make every throw.
No 24 HANFORD BULLPUPS vs Hanford West Huskies(Dog Bowl)
This is the team to keep an eye on. Pag Meter Watch list player senior Noah Ramirez leads the defense
No 25 CVC CAVALIERS vs St Joseph Knights
The new QB will be 6’4 senior Eric Dragt
CENTENNIAL GOLDEN HAWKS at North Stars
Graduated 30 players from last year and has some very good young talent.
MONACHE MARAUDERS vs Golden West Trailblazers at Granite Hills
Senior QB Antonio Andrade last year threw for 2,233 yards with 23 TD passes.
CLOVIS NORTH BRONCOS (Bye)
Only plays 9 games this year
MT WHITNEY PIONEERS at Tulare Union Tribe
Senior QB Jayden Pineda returns and boy is he good!
SANTA MARIA SAINTS at Righetti High Warriors
Last year the Saints made it to the Southern Section Division 12 Championship game and wins their 1st football league title since 1988.