High School Football America Pennsylvania Top 25 heading into the state championships

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It’s time to hand-out the gold medals at HersheyPark Stadium. The 2020 Pennsylvania high school football championship will be played Friday and Saturday with three of the six matchups featuring head-to-head matchups between teams ranked in the High School Football America Pennsylvania Top 25 statewide rankings.

In the 6A championship game, top-ranked St. Joseph’s Prep, the two-time defending state champs, will square-off with No. 3 Central York. The 5A title game pits No. 2 Pine-Richland against No. 12 Cathedral Prep. The 3A championship will be decided when No. 24 Central Valley goes against No. 25 Wyomissing in a battle of unbeatens on Friday.

High School Football America Pennsylvania Top 25

No. 1 St. Joseph’s Prep (5-0), LW: #1

No. 2 Pine-Richland (10-0), LW: #2

No. 3 Central York (10-0), LW: #9

No. 4 McDowell (7-1), LW: #3

No. 5 Pittsburgh Central Catholic (6-3)*, LW: #4

No. 6 North Allegheny (6-1), LW: #5

No. 7 La Salle College HS (5-1), LW: #6

No. 8 Governor Mifflin (8-1), LW: #8

No. 9 Harrisburg (4-1)*, LW: #7

No. 10 Thomas Jefferson (9-1), LW: #10

No. 11 Southern Columbia (10-0), LW: #11

No. 12 Cathedral Prep (7-2), LW: #12

No. 13 Souderton (7-1), LW: #16

No. 14 Warwick (8-1)*, LW: #13

No. 15 Peters Township (8-1), LW: #14

No. 16 Gateway (5-1), LW: #15

No. 17 Pennridge (6-1), LW: #17

No. 18 Nazareth (8-0), LW: #18

No. 19 Aliquippa (9-1), LW: #19

No. 20 Coatesville (4-1), LW: #20

No. 21 Central Dauphin (5-1), LW: #21

No. 22 Mount Lebanon (4-3), LW: #22

No. 23 Penn-Trafford (6-2), LW: #23

No. 24 Central Valley (11-0), LW: #24

No. 25 Wyomissing (9-0), LW: #25

*Playoff Forfeit loss due to COVID-19

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

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Jeff Fisher
Jeff is an award-winning journalist and expert in the field of high school sports, underscored with his appearance on CNBC in 2010 to talk about the big business of high school football in America. Jeff turned to his passion for high school football into an entrepreneurial venture called High School Football America, a digital media company focused on producing original high school sports content for radio, television and the internet. Jeff is co-founder and editor-in-chief of High School Football America, which is a media partner with USA TODAY High School Sports.