Miami Central Finishes Season Ranked #8 in the Nation in USA Today Poll
|After an opening-day loss, a state championship will have to be enough for Central|
Instead, Central's opening loss to Camden County (GA) almost knocked them out of the top 25. After winning 15 straight, however, the Rockets climbed back up into the top ten, finishing the season in the eight spot in the USA Today poll.
Central finished in 16th place in an ESPN poll topped by South Florida 5A powerhouse St. Thomas Aquinas.
Both sets of rankings had been dominated by Trinity High School from Euless, Texas. But the Trojans were upset in the Texas 5A final by Pearland thanks to this trick play:
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