Globe Top 20 football: St. John’s Prep moves to No. 2

Central Catholic’s Steven Jackson tries to haul in this pass in the first half against St. Johns Preps Nathaniel Vance. Mark Lorenz for the Boston Globe

Mark Lorenz/For the Boston Globe

St. John’s Prep’s victory over Central Catholic on Saturday resulted in the two schools swapping spots in the latest Globe Top 20 high school football poll.

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St. Sebastian’s 28, Milton Academy 0

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