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The Daily News City Section’s October 19 high school soccer rankings.
DISTRICT TOP 5
1. Birmingham Charter (3-5. 2-0 West Valley): It’s the Patriots, then everyone else when it comes to the City Section soccer teams in the San Fernando Valley. Birmingham have beaten their opponents 145-0 in their last three games, including last week’s 49-0 win over Granada Hills.
Next: in Chatsworth, Friday
2. Reseda (5-2, 5-0 Valley Mission): The Regents beat Van Nuys 53-0 last week and filled the opening of their schedule this week with a non-league game at Hawkins.
Next: in Hawkins, Friday
3. Canoga Park (4-3, 4-0 Valley Mission): The Hunters used big moves by Kayden Collins to anchor their 28-6 win over Kennedy. Canoga Park should take care of business and stay healthy against Van Nuys (0-7) before Reseda takes on the league title on October 29.
Next: vs. Van Nuys, Friday
4. Granada Hills Charter (3-4, 1-1 West Valley): The Highlanders missed Dijon Stanley for half of the game against Birmingham last week.
Next: in Cleveland, Friday
5. Chatsworth (6-2, 2-1 West Valley League): The Chancellors secured a 33:30 win over El Camino Real last week, giving the program its first winning season since 2015. It will get a big test against Birmingham on the Friday before the playoffs start.
Next: vs. Birmingham Charter, Friday
Bubble teams: Kennedy (6-3); Arleta (6-2)
Teams to be observed outside the region: Prohibition (6-1); San Pedro (6-1); Palisades (8-0); Garfield (8-1); Lincoln (8-0)