CIF-SS Polls: Monrovia No. 1 in Mid-Valley; Rio Hondo Prep stays at No. 3 in Northeast

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This week’s CIF-Southern Section football polls are out, and Monrovia, as expected, is No. 1 in the Mid-Valley. The Wildcats are seeking their fourth consecutive division title, beating No. 2 Paraclete in the final. They open up the season at home against Ayala on Friday. Rio Hondo Prep, which has won back-to-back Northeast Division titles, is No. 3 in that division this week. The Kares opened the season with a 36-6 victory over Brentwood. Muir and St. Francis are also ranked in their respective divisions

Mid-Valley
1. Monrovia (0-0
), 2. Paraclete (0-1), 3. Sierra Canyon (0-1), 4. Northview (1-0), 5. Windward (1-0), 6. Viewpoint (1-1), 7. San Dimas (0-1), 8. San Marino (0-0), 9. Bell Gardens (0-0), 10. Arroyo (0-1). Other: Gabrielino (1-0).
Northeast
1. Salesian (0-1), 2. Mission Prep (0-1), 3. Rio Hondo Prep (1-0), 4. St. Genevieve (1-0), 5. Pasadena Poly (1-0), 6. St. Anthony (0-0), 7. Ribet Academy (1-0), 8. Chadwick (1-0), 9, St. Monica (0-1), 10. Flintridge Prep (0-1).
Northwest
1. Bishop Diego (1-0), 2. Nordhoff (1-0), 3. Carpinteria (1-0), 4. Compton Centennial (0-1), 5. El Segundo (0-0), 6. Whittier Christian (1-0), 7. La Salle (0-1), 8. Oak Park (0-1), 9. Gladstone (0-0), 10. North Torrance (0-1).
Southeast
1. Downey (1-0), 2. La Serna (1-0), 3. Norwalk (1-0), 4. La Mirada (0-1), 5. Diamond Ranch (1-0), 6. Santa Fe (1-0), 7. Los Altos (1-0), 8. Muir (1-0), 9. West Covina (1-0), 10. Diamond Bar (1-0).
Western
1. Serra (1-0), 2. Chaminade (1-0), 3. Lompoc (1-0), 4. Santa Monica (0-0), 5. Camarillo (0-0), 6. Cathedral (1-0), 7. Culver City (0-0), 8. Harvard-Westlake (1-0), 9. St. Francis (0-0), 10. Santa Ynez (1-0).