In the preseason WCTC Central Jersey High School Football Top Ten, Piscataway and Sayreville shared the top spot.
But after the opening weekend of play, the Chiefs stand alone.
On the strength of a dominating 64-7 home win over New Brunswick – coupled with Sayreville’s initial struggles to pull away from East Brunswick in a 48-21 victory – the Chiefs are the Number One team in the Week 1 Top Ten rankings.
Overall, nine of the teams in the Top Ten won opening weekend, with the only loss coming from Old Bridge, and against another ranked team in South Brunswick, 35-6.
Below are the current rankings, with each team followed by record and previous rank:
- Piscataway (1-0, 1t.)
- Sayreville (1-0, 1t.)
- Somerville (1-0, 3)
- St. Joseph (1-0, 4)
- Ridge (1-0, 5)
- Bridgewater-Raritan (1-0, 6)
- South Brunswick (1-0, 7)
- South Plainfield (1-0, 8)
- Bishop Ahr (1-0, 10)
- Bound Brook (2-0, NR)
Dropped out: #9 Old Bridge (0-1)