Empire Football Teams Ranked Among NCS Best

Posted by Press Democrat Staff Writer Michael Coit:

The Empire is well represented in the latest North Coast Section football Top 20.

Cardinal Newman, Casa Grande and Windsor lead the pack and all moved up in this week’s rankings compiled by PrepFeed. The Cardinals are No. 10, the Gauchos No. 12 and the Jaguars are No. 15.

Rancho Cotate entered the Top 20 for the first time with the Cougars ranked No. 19. Defending NCS Division IV champion Fort Bragg remained at No. 20.

Cardinal Newman (4-2) and Rancho Cotate (5-1) top the North Bay League standings. Casa Grande (5-1) and Windsor (6-0) lead the Sonoma County League. Fort Bragg (6-0) again leads the NCL I North.