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Southeast high school football rankings: Chaminade-Madonna finishes No. 1 (12/21/2023)

The Lions edge IMG Academy for the top spot

Three Florida high school football teams lead the way in the Southeast region, topped by Class 1M champion Chaminade-Madonna and national power IMG Academy. Who would win a matchup between the Sunshine State titans? We’ll have to wait at least another year to find out.

SBLive's Southeast regional high school football rankings include teams from Florida, Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, Tennessee and Kentucky.

These are the final rankings of the 2023 season.


1, Chaminade-Madonna (Hollywood, Fla.) (14-0; National No. 3)

2, IMG Academy (Bradenton, Fla.) (10-0; National No. 5)

3, St. Thomas Aquinas (Fort Lauderdale, Fla.) (13-1; National No. 10)

4, Mill Creek (Hoschton, Ga.) (12-1; National No. 14)

5, Cocoa (Fla.) (14-1; National No. 17)

6, Colquitt County (Moultrie, Ga.) (11-1; National No. 18)

7, Milton (Ga.) (13-2; National No. 22)

8, Clay-Chalkville (Ala.) (14-0; National No. 25)

9, Walton (Marietta, Ga.) (14-1)

10, Saraland (Ala.) (14-1)

Honorable mention: Central - Phenix City (Ala.) (13-0), Coffee (Douglas, Ga.) (15-0), Louisville (Miss.) (15-0), Norland (Miami, Fla.) (13-1), Oak Grove (Miss.) (13-1), St. Thomas More (Lafayette, La.) (14-0)