(12-10-17) Since week #8 Wake Forest has been the #1 team in the SSN National Public HS Football Rankings. On Saturday the Cougars picked up win #15 and their second consecutive NCHSAA 4AA Championship with a 21-0 win over previously undefeated Mallard Creek. With the win the Cougars are named the 2017 SSN Rankings National Champion.

Heisman Trophy finalist and Wake Forest grad Bryce Love:

Wake Forest has reached the state title game five times in the last eight years. The Wake Forest win was their 30th in a row.

Pine-Richmond finished their season this weekend with a Pennsylvania State Championship beating St. Joseph’s Prep 41-21 and ending the season at 16-0

In a ‘Texas Shoot-Out’ Denton Ryan beat Coronado 69-49 and advance to the State Semifinal game next week against Highland Park. Ryan is the only team in the final Top 10 to still be playing.

No changes were made this week in the rankings.

FINAL: SSN National Public HS Football Rankings Week 16 – 12-10-17

  1. (1)-Wake Forest (N.C.) (15-0) – State Championship beat Mallard Creek 21-0
  2. (2)-Bingham (UT) (13-0) – beat Salt Lake City East 27-14 – State Title Game, Season Over
  3. (3)-Sheridan (Wyoming) (12-0) – beat Natrona County 28-14 (State Title Game) Season Over
  4. (4)-Ben Davis (Indianapolis, Ind) (14-0) beat Penn 63-13 (State Title Game) Season Over
  5. (5)-Lincoln-Way East (Ill) (14-0) – beats Loyola Acadmey 23-14 Wins D 8 State Title
  6. (6)-Kimberly (Wisc) (14-0) – beat Sun Prairie – State Title Game, Season Over
  7. (7)-Martinsburg (West Va) (14-0) – beat Spring Valley 44-16 State Championship Game- Season Over
  8. (8)-South Pointe (SC) (15-0) – beat Hartsville 38-14 – 4A Championship game – Season Over
  9. (9)-Pine-Richland (Pa) (16-0) – beat St. Joseph’s Prep 41-21 State Championship – Season Over
  10. (10)-Denton Ryan (Tx) (14-0) – beat Coronado 69-49 – Up Next: Highland Park – State Semifinals Playoffs