Pennsylvania Top 25 – Week 8

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No. 1 St. Joseph’s Prep continues to prove why it deserves its No. 1 ranking in Pennsylvania and No. 7 national ranking in the High School Football America 100. The Hawks knocked-off former No. 4 Archbishop Wood 49-14 in Philadelphia Catholic League play.

Related: High School Football America 100

North Allegheny climbs three spots to No. 4. If the Tigers beat once-beaten West Allegheny this week, that will set-up the showdown for the WPIAL Class 6A championship against No. 3 Pine-Richland in the season finale.

For the first time this year, Downingtown West enters our statewide rankings that are created with our proprietary algorithm. The Whippets move into the PA Top 25 with a 28-7 win over former No. 15 Downingtown East, which drops to No. 25 this week.

High School Football America Pennsylvania Top 25

No. 1 St. Joseph’s Prep (5-0), LW: #1

No. 2 Coatesville (8-0), LW: #2

No. 3 Pine-Richland (7-1), LW: #3

No. 4 North Allegheny (8-0), LW: #7

No. 5 North Penn (8-0), LW: #6

No. 6 Malvern Prep (7-0), LW: #9

No. 7 Harrisburg (7-1), LW: #10

No. 8 Manheim Central (8-0), LW: #8

No. 9 Imhotep Charter (5-2), LW: #5

No. 10 Penn Hills (8-0), LW: #11

No. 11 Gateway (8-0), LW: #12

No. 12 Garnet Valley (8-0), LW: #13

No. 13 Freedom (Bethlehem) (8-0), LW: #14

No. 14 Archbishop Wood (4-3), LW: #4

No. 15 State College (7-1), LW: #16

No. 16 Pittsburgh Central Catholic (6-2), LW: #17

No. 17 Thomas Jefferson (7-0), LW: #18

No. 18 Manheim Township (7-1), LW: #19

No. 19 Central Dauphin (5-3), LW: #20

No. 20 Downingtown West (7-1), LW: NR

No. 21 Cocalico (6-2), #22

No. 22 Cedar Cliff (6-2), #23

No. 23 Cathedral Prep (6-2), LW: #24

No. 24 Bishop McDevitt (Harrisburg) (7-1), LW: #25

No. 25 Downingtown East (7-1), LW: #15

Dropped-out: No. 21 Wilson (West Lawn)

Editor’s Note: The High School Football America national, regional and state rankings are developed using our proprietary algorithm.

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