NEW CANAAN, Conn. -- The New Canaan High School football team was ranked 19th in the Northeast Region by Max Preps.
The region includes teams from Mid-Atlantic states and New England. New Canaan is the only Connecticut team in the Max Preps rankings.
St. Joseph’s Prep of Philadelphia is the top ranked team in the region. Pennsylvania and New Jersey schools dominate the rankings. Schools from New York, Delaware and Massachusetts also made the top 25.
Max Preps uses a computer program to produce the rankings. The system uses a large number of results in its database, and takes into account quality wins and strength of schedule.
New Canaan opens its season Sept. 12 on the road as it takes on Hand High School of Madison.