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St. John Bosco tops Mater Dei in our Division 1/2 Southern Section football rankings (complete 2019 preview)

We have in-depth previews of all 24 Division 1/2 Southern Section teams

Our 2019 CIF Southern Section high school football preview continues with a team-by-team look at Division 1/2.

Division 1/2 is comprised of 24 teams and is headlined by nationally-ranked Mater Dei and St. John Bosco. The Braves beat Mater Dei 41-18 in the regular season last year, but lost the section championship game 17-13. DJ Uiagalelei and his St. John Bosco teammates are determined to turn the tables in 2019.

Here's our Division 1/2 preseason Top 10:

1. St. John Bosco

2. Mater Dei

3. Corona Centennial

4. JSerra

5. Mission Viejo

6. Calabasas

7. Oaks Christian

8. Sierra Canyon

9. Norco

10. Upland

And here are our in-depth 2019 Division 1/2 team previews (in alphabetical order):

Bishop Amat



Corona Centennial

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Long Beach Poly

Mater Dei

Mission Viejo

Murrieta Valley


Notre Dame Sherman Oaks

Oaks Christian

Orange Lutheran

Rancho Cucamonga

Rancho Verde

San Clemente

Santa Margarita



Sierra Canyon

St. John Bosco



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