Football rankings

Posted by Staff Writer Eric Branch:

LARGE SCHOOLS
1. Petaluma (11-0)
Go ahead and exhale, Trojans.
2. Casa Grande (10-1)
Go ahead and exhale, Gauchos.
3. Montgomery (9-2)
Mt. Diablo might not want to return to the playoffs for another few decades.
4. Cardinal Newman (7-4)
Three yards. Four yards. Three yards? Measurement. First down. Five yards. Two yards …
5. Analy (7-4)
Welcome back, Tigers. Didn’t think we’d be seeing you here again.

SMALL SCHOOLS
1. Middletown (10-1)
The road will get harder after Harker School.
2. Fort Bragg (9-2)
Timberwolves face a tough road test against 10-0 Ferndale.
3. Cloverdale (9-2)
Great season. Tough ending.
4. St. Vincent (8-3)
Defending Division V champions open with quite a bang.
5. Tomales (6-4)
Braves almost avenged earlier loss to St. Bernard. Almost.