Week 8 football rankings

Posted by Staff Writer Eric Branch:
Not much movement. Cardinal Newman drops out of the large-school rankings and is replaced by Healdsburg. Middletown’s 49-41 win against Fort Bragg gives Mustangs No. 1 small-school spot and Tomales replaces 3-4 Clear Lake at No. 5.

LARGE SCHOOLS
1. PETALUMA (7-0)Letdown? What letdown? Trojans still rolling after Egg Bowl win.
2. CASA GRANDE (6-1)
Gauchos prepping for SCL battle against Windsor.
3. MONTGOMERY (5-2)Vikings haven’t allowed a first-half point in 5 of past 6 games.
4. WINDSOR (6-1)
New field. Same result last week for Windsor, winners of 6 straight.
5. HEALDSBURG (5-2)‘Hounds season ends with games against Casa Grande and Petaluma.

SMALL SCHOOLS
1. MIDDLETOWN (6-1)
Welcome to the top spot, Mustangs.
2. FORT BRAGG (6-1)
Rough week. Lost first game and RB Cimolino.
3. CLOVERDALE (6-1)
Impressive Eagles host Fort Bragg on Friday.
4. ST. VINCENT (5-2)
Mustangs have allowed 13 points the past three weeks.
5. TOMALES (5-2)
Braves averaging 364 rushing yards a game.