Bergen Catholic moves to the top of the East Region Top 25

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Bergen Catholic (New Jersey) is the new No. 1 in the High School Football America East Region Top 25 powered by NFL Play Football. The Crusaders move-up after former No. 1 St. Joseph’s Prep (Pennsylvania) was upset by nationally-ranked Milton (Georgia).

BC will put its top-ranking on the line this week when it faces No. 7 Delbarton (New Jersey). Another Regional Top 25 head-to-head will take place at No. 2 St. Peter’s Prep (New Jersey). The Marauders will square-off with No. 9 Seton Hall Prep (New Jersey). SHP moves up eight spots after beating No. 10 Don Bosco Prep for the first time in 45 years.

La Salle College High School (Pennsylvania) had a six spot jump after knocking-off No. 5 Imhotep Charter (Pennsylvania).

Rumson-Fair Haven (New Jersey) and Central Catholic (Massachusetts) enter the Top 25 this week at No. 23 and No. 24 respectively.

The East Region is made-up of schools from Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island and Vermont.

High School Football America East Top 25 powered by NFL Play Football

No. 1 Bergen Cathollic (New Jersey) (2-0), LW: #2

No. 2 St. Peter’s Prep (New Jersey) (3-0), LW: #3

No. 3 St. Joseph’s Prep (Pennsylvania) (1-1), LW: #1

No. 4 La Salle College HS (Pennsylvania) (2-0), LW: #10

No. 5 Imhotep Charter (Pennsylvania) (1-1), LW: #5

No. 6 DePaul Catholic (New Jersey) (2-0), LW: #9

No. 7 Delbarton (New Jersey) (2-0), LW: #7

No. 8 Harrisburg (Pennsylvania) (3-0), LW: #8

No. 9 Seton Hall Prep (New Jersey) (3-0), LW: #17

No. 10 Don Bosco Prep (New Jersey) (1-2), LW: #6

No. 11 St. Joseph Regional (Montvale, New Jersey) (1-2), LW: #4

No. 12 Iona Prep (New York) (1-1), LW: #11

No. 13 Central York (Pennsylvania) (3-0), LW: #12

No. 14 North Allegheny (Pennsylvania) (2-1), LW: #13

No. 15 Pittsburgh Central Catholic (Pennsylvania) (2-1), LW: #14

No. 16 Cathedral Prep (Erie, Pennsylvania) (2-0), LW: #15

No. 17 Southern Columbia (Pennsylvania) (3-0), LW: #16

No. 18 Governor Mifflin (Pennsylvania) (3-0), LW: #18

No. 19 Thomas Jefferson (Pennsylvania) (2-0), LW: #19

No. 20 Holy Spirit (New Jersey) (2-1), LW: #20

No. 21 McDowell (Pennsylvania) (2-0), LW: #21

No. 22 Archbishop Wood (Pennsylvania) (3-0), LW: #22

No. 23 Rumson-Fair Haven (New Jersey) (2-0), LW: NR

No. 24 Central Catholic (Massachusetts) (1-0), LW: NR

No. 25 Cardinal Hayes (New York) (0-1), LW: #24

Dropped-out: Dropped-out: No. 23 Holy Spirit (New Jersey), No. 25 Springfield Central (Massachusetts)

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

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