The top five
1. Jesuit (5-0)
Up next: Wednesday vs. Plant
The Tigers, ranked No. 2 in Class 5A, No. 3 overall in the state and No. 5 nationally by MaxPreps, have not allowed a goal this season. Four of their five victories this season have been by four or more goals. On Wednesday, Jesuit faces Plant in a battle of unbeaten teams.
2. Osceola (5-0)
Up next: Monday vs. Boca Ciega; Wednesday vs. Carrollwood Day; Friday vs. Largo
The Warriors are ranked No. 1 in both Class 5A and overall in the state and No. 3 nationally by MaxPreps. They have outscored foes by a combined 23-3 so far this season.
3. Plant (5-0)
Up next: Tuesday at Sickles; Wednesday at Jesuit; Friday at Alonso
The Panthers are off to another solid start. They are ranked No. 2 in 7A and No. 6 overall in the state by MaxPreps. Plant has found ways to prevail in close matches during its perfect start, beating Durant 3-2 and Land O’ Lakes 1-0.
4. Tampa Prep (3-0)
Up next: Monday at Clearwater Central Catholic; Wednesday at Wiregrass Ranch; Saturday (tournament)
The Terrapins gained some momentum with three quality wins against Calvary Christian, Shorecrest and Plant City to start the season. All three victories were by three or more goals.
5. Wiregrass Ranch (8-1)
Up next: Monday at Cypress Creek; Wednesday vs. Tampa Prep
Since losing to Shorecrest 1-0 two weeks ago, the Bulls have won six straight, including victories against Vero Beach (2-1) and Nature Coast (4-1) at their own tournament last week.
The best of the rest
6. Mitchell (5-2-1)
Up next: Monday at Gulf; Wednesday vs. Newsome.
7. River Ridge (2-0)
Up next: Monday vs. Fivay; Tuesday at Tarpon Springs
8. Sunlake (6-1)
Up next: Monday vs. Palm Harbor University; Tuesday at Wesley Chapel; Friday vs. South Sumter
9. Wesley Chapel (4-1)
Up next: Monday vs. Zephyrhills; Tuesday vs. Sunlake; Wednesday at Pasco
10. Seminole (3-1)
Up next: Tuesday at East Lake; Wednesday vs. Pinellas Park
11. Steinbrenner (2-0-1)
Up next: Tuesday vs. Leto; Wednesday at Tampa Catholic; Friday vs. Robinson
12. Shorecrest (2-2)
Up next: Tuesday vs. Northeast; Friday vs. Clearwater Central Catholic
13. Palm Harbor University (2-2)
Up next: Monday at Sunlake; Tuesday at Countryside; Friday vs. Clearwater;
14. Tampa Catholic (3-3)
Up next: Monday vs. Victory Rock Prep; Wednesday vs. Steinbrenner; Friday vs. St. Petersburg
15. St. Petersburg (5-0-1)
Up next: Tuesday at Calvary Christian; Thursday vs. Hollins; Friday at Tampa Catholic
On the bubble
Freedom (3-0), East Lake (3-2), Clearwater Central Catholic (3-1), Cypress Creek (3-1), Carrollwood Day (2-2-1), Newsome (3-2), Bloomingdale (2-1-1), Clearwater (2-0).