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By now you know the drill. We go through the top-25 rankings of the three most notable national polls -- the RivalsHigh 100, MaxPreps XCellent 25 and USA Today Super 25 -- as well as the longest running computer rating system, the Massey Rankings, and we combine them all to come up with an amalgamated score that provides a balanced view of precisely who the nation's top teams are.

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Treon Harris and the Miami Washington Tornadoes are on top of the High School PCS rankings —

Treon Harris and the Miami Washington Tornadoes are on top of the High School PCS rankings —

By now you also know that Washington High in Miami, Fla. is the nation's top team. Here's the deal: They're absolutely going to be the top team in the country until they lose. They may not lose. If they don't, there's your national champ, barring some sort of a major upheaval or upset. The rest of the rankings are a bit more fluid, though the entire top-10 is starting to solidify as a block, and those teams are talented enough that they probably aren't going anywhere.

Who are we talking about? These teams, to be exact:

1) Washington (Miami, Fla.) — 98
2) Allen (Allen, Texas) — 92
3) DeSoto (DeSoto, Texas) — 89
4) St. John Bosco (Bellflower, Calif.) — 83
5) St. Joseph’s Regional (Montvale, N.J.) — 80
6) De La Salle (Concord, Calif.) — 74
7) Central (Miami, Fla.) — 70
8) Junipero Serra (Gardena, Calif.) — 67
9) Mountain Pointe (Phoenix, Az.) — 56
10) Katy (Katy, Texas) — 53
11) Hoover (Hoover, Ala.) — 52
12) Northwestern (Rock Hill, S.C.) — 48
13) Manatee (Bradenton, Fla.) — 46
14) Bellevue (Bellevue, Wash.) — 44
15) Colerain (Cincinnati, Ohio) — 37
16) Jenks (Jenks, Okla.) — 31
16) Miramar (Miramar, Fla.) — 31
18) Byrnes (Duncan, S.C.) — 29
19) Mallard Creek (Charlotte, N.C.) — 21
20) St. Thomas Aquinas (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) — 19
21) Oscar Smith (Chesapeake, Va.) — 16
22) University (Ft. Lauderdale, Fla.) — 14
23) Folsom (Folsom, Calif.) — 10
24) St. Edward (Lakewood, Ohio) — 7
25) Lamar (Houston, Texas) — 6
Others in the running: Brother Rice (Bloomfield Hills, Mich.), Birmingham (South Jordan, Utah), Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas, Nev.), Norcross (Norcross, Ga.), Carroll (Southlake, Texas), North Shore (Houston, Texas), Archbishop Carroll (Cincinnati, Ohio), Cass Tech (Detroit, Mich.), Edna Karr (New Orleans, La.)

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