GAINESVILLE, Fla. – With seven weeks of the 2019 season already in the books, the FHSAA has released its first RPI rankings for football that will determine the playoff brackets coming up in just a few weeks.

As such this update provides the entire state a glimpse of what the potential playoff matchups could be looking like in early November, but remember things change, even with four weeks to go.

In Classes 5A-8A, district record was taken into consideration except on certain exceptions which are noted.

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For Class 3A, you will find a breakdown of RPI rankings for each team in every region and a projected seeding (including tiebreakers) based upon the guidelines as published by the FHSAA (click here to view), as well as quick thoughts about each region.

NOTE: Teams in RED have clinched their district championship

REGION 1

School W/L RPI WP OWP OOWP
Pensacola Catholic 6-0 0.711 1.000 0.425 0.706
Florida High 6-1 0.648 0.857 0.495 0.582
Trinity Catholic 6-1 0.648 0.857 0.543 0.526
Baldwin 6-1 0.644 0.857 0.493 0.572
Episcopal 6-1 0.635 0.857 0.505 0.527
Trinity Christian (Jacksonville) 3-4 0.553 0.429 0.588 0.656
Interlachen 4-2 0.534 0.667 0.433 0.498
Walton 3-4 0.495 0.429 0.548 0.512
P.K. Yonge 2-4 0.488 0.333 0.622 0.511
Wolfson 4-2 0.488 0.667 0.317 0.478
Andrew Jackson 2-4 0.438 0.333 0.528 0.455

PROJECTED SEEDS

Top 6

No. 1 Pensacola Catholic
No. 2 Florida High
No. 3 Trinity Catholic
No. 4 Baldwin
No. 5 Episcopal
No. 6 Trinity Christian (Jacksonville)

PROJECTED REGIONAL QUARTERFINAL PAIRINGS

No. 1 Pensacola Catholic – BYE
No. 5 Episcopal at No. 4 Baldwin
No. 6 Trinity Christian (Jacksonville) at No. 3 Trinity Catholic
No. 2 Florida High- BYE

QUICK THOUGHTS: A region with a lot of quality teams, however, seeing Trinity Christian on the borderline of making the playoffs is a bit strange. However, a couple of close games that have not gone their way have been determining factors in why the Conquerors are not as high up. If they win the next two of their three, I can see them getting a No. 3 or No. 4 seed.

REGION 2

School W/L RPI WP OWP OOWP
Lakeland Christian 4-2 0.597 0.667 0.597 0.517
Holy Trinity 4-3 0.548 0.571 0.543 0.526
Taylor (Pierson) 3-2 0.535 0.600 0.593 0.391
Frostproof 3-4 0.467 0.429 0.483 0.493
Trinity Prep 3-4 0.459 0.429 0.529 0.415
The First Academy (Orlando) 1-4 0.453 0.200 0.767 0.382
Father Lopez 3-3 0.440 0.500 0.414 0.400
Melbourne Central Catholic 1-4 0.433 0.200 0.663 0.435
Cornerstone Charter 2-4 0.424 0.333 0.528 0.408

PROJECTED SEEDS

Top 6

No. 1 Lakeland Christian
No. 2 Holy Trinity
No. 3 Taylor (Pierson)
No. 4 Frostproof
No. 5 Trinity Prep
No. 6 The First Academy (Orlando)

PROJECTED REGIONAL QUARTERFINAL PAIRINGS

No. 1 Lakeland Christian – BYE
No. 5 Trinity Prep at No. 4 Frostproof
No. 6 The First Academy (Orlando) at No. 3 Taylor (Pierson)
No. 2 Holy Trinity – BYE

QUICK THOUGHTS: This region is a complete mess and I really don’t know what to make of it right this second. There are so many things that could change, I will say now that the final regional playoff bracket will not look like anything like this.

REGION 3

School W/L RPI WP OWP OOWP
Bishop Verot 6-0 0.720 1.000 0.533 0.612
Berkeley Prep 5-1 0.696 0.833 0.733 0.492
Oasis 6-0 0.676 1.000 0.444 0.569
Cardinal Newman 4-1 0.631 0.800 0.553 0.524
Benjamin 4-2 0.617 0.667 0.558 0.629
Clearwater Central Catholic 4-3 0.586 0.571 0.676 0.497
Calvary Christian (Clearwater) 5-1 0.583 0.833 0.300 0.620
John Carroll 3-3 0.553 0.500 0.592 0.571
King’s Academy 4-3 0.543 0.571 0.488 0.572
Cardinal Mooney 2-5 0.468 0.286 0.648 0.472
Bonita Springs 0-6 0.297 0.000 0.478 0.433

PROJECTED SEEDS

Top 6

No. 1 Bishop Verot
No. 2 Berkeley Prep
No. 3 Oasis
No. 4 Cardinal Newman
No. 5 Benjamin
No. 6 Clearwater Central Catholic

PROJECTED REGIONAL QUARTERFINAL PAIRINGS

No. 1 Bishop Verot – BYE
No. 5 Benjamin at No. 4 Cardinal Newman
No. 6 Clearwater Central Catholic at No. 3 Oasis
No. 2 Berkeley Prep – BYE

QUICK THOUGHTS: There is a lot to like about this region with some competitively solid teams. Bishop Verot has been doing a nice job this season. Oasis and Berekely Prep play this week, so expect things in the region to change next week.

REGION 4

School W/L RPI WP OWP OOWP
Calvary Christian (Fort Lauderdale) 7-0 0.745 1.000 0.586 0.633
Chaminade-Madonna 5-1 0.665 0.833 0.528 0.630
St. Andrew’s 5-1 0.591 0.833 0.394 0.536
Westminster Christian 4-2 0.590 0.667 0.599 0.488
Palmer Trinity 4-3 0.572 0.571 0.671 0.455
Miami Edison 3-3 0.529 0.500 0.567 0.521
Somerset Silver Palms 3-2 0.522 0.600 0.453 0.511
St. John Paul II (Boca Raton0 2-3 0.447 0.400 0.520 0.416
Everglades Prep 2-3 0.430 0.400 0.400 0.499
Palm Glades Prep 1-5 0.342 0.167 0.419 0.457

PROJECTED SEEDS

Top 6

No. 1 Calvary Christian (Fort Lauderdale)
No. 2 Chaminade-Madonna
No. 3 St. Andrew’s
No. 4 Westminster Christian
No. 5 Palmer Trinity
No. 6 Miami Edison

PROJECTED REGIONAL QUARTERFINAL PAIRINGS

No. 1 Calvary Christian (Fort Lauderdale) – BYE
No. 5 Palmer Trinity at No. 4 Westminster Christian
No. 6 Miami Edison at No. 3 St. Andrew’s
No. 2 Chaminade-Madonna – BYE

QUICK THOUGHTS: Calvary who? Calvary Christian (Fort Lauderdale) has surprised a lot of folks this year and they are sitting at 7-0, having knocked off some decent competition along the way. But why is Chaminade-Madonna not holding the No. 1 seed? Teams like Doral Academy and Miami Christian aren’t doing as well who Chaminade-Madonna has played this season and that is likely impacting their Opponents Win Percentage most likely. Still, time left for things to change.