Daily News high school football rankings, Oct. 3

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Here is this week’s Daily News high school football rankings, which include the team’s rank, record, last week’s ranking and its game this week.

DAILY NEWS FOOTBALL TOP 15

1. Chaminade (6-0): The Eagles stay unbeaten after a lopsided win over Alemany last week. Chaminade is emerging as the favorite to win the Mission League.

Last week: No. 1 | This week: vs. Notre Dame, Friday

2. West Ranch (7-0): The Wildcats take down Hart to stay unscathed, but now face its biggest hurdle against Valencia, which would put them in the driver’s seat to win their first-ever Foothill League title.

Last week: No. 2 | This week: vs. Valencia, Friday

3. Oaks Christian (4-2): The Lions beat Calabasas in their Marmonte League opener led by Johnny Thompson.

Last week: No. 3 | This week: at Bishop Diego, Friday

4. Sierra Canyon (2-4): The Trailblazers fell in double overtime, 31-28, in their Mission League debut to Bishop Amat after being up 28-14 at halftime. Sierra Canyon will look to bounce back against a struggling Alemany.

Last week: No. 4 | This week: vs. Alemany, Friday

5. Thousand Oaks (6-0): The Lancers beat Royal 41-6 last week, and will now take on Camarillo, which is also unbeaten in Canyon League play this year.

Last week: No. 5 | This week: vs. Camarillo, Friday

6. Newbury Park (6-1): The Panthers took down Moorpark to bounce back from its overtime loss to Thousand Oaks two weeks ago. Brady Smigiel threw four touchdowns passes.

Last week: No. 6 | This week: at Agoura, Friday

7. Saugus (4-2): The Centurions had a bye week after losing to West Ranch, now they’ll continue Foothill League play against Hart.

Last week: No. 7 | This week: at Hart, Friday

8. Simi Valley (4-2): The Pioneers were able to fend off Westlake in overtime on the road to pick up their first Marmonte League win.

Last week: No. 8 | This week: vs. Calabasas, Friday

9. Highland (5-1): It’s business as usual for the Bulldogs, bulldozing through the Golden League.

Last week: No. 9 | This week: at Antelope Valley, Friday

10. Valencia (4-3): The Vikings picked up a solid win over Golden Valley, which was riding a five-game winning streak. Now, they can play spoiler and put themselves back into Foothill League title hopes against West Ranch.

Last week: No. 11 | This week: at West Ranch, Friday

11. St. Francis (4-2): The Golden Knights have its biggest Angelus League test this Friday at Cathedral.

Last week: No. 14 | This week: at Cathedral, Friday

12. Alemany (2-3): The Warriors were beaten like a drum against Chaminade in their Mission League opener. It could be a sign of what’s to come, or maybe they bounce back at Sierra Canyon. We’ll see …

Last week: No. 10 | This week: at Sierra Canyon, Friday

13. Calabasas (4-2): The Coyotes will look to avoid an 0-2 start in Marmonte League play at Simi Valley. The game could be high scoring.

Last week: No. 13 | This week: at Simi Valley, Friday

14. Moorpark (4-2): The Musketeers didn’t have an answer for Newbury Park’s high-powered offense, but will look to QB Connor Smith to get them back on track as they host Royal this Friday night.

Last week: No. 12 | This week: vs. Royal, Friday

15. Golden Valley (5-2): The Grizzlies couldn’t muster up enough offense to compete with Valencia last week, but is likely to not have any issues scoring when it faces Canyon this week.

Last week: No. 15 | This week: at Canyon, Friday

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