Iona Prep moves to No. 1 in the latest High School Football America New York High School Football Top 10 after knocking-off former top dog Archbishop Stepinac on Saturday.
The Gaels overcame a 35-21 deficit in the second half to capture 36-35 victory. Below you see the game-winning play in the 72nd meeting between the arch-rivals.
Here’s the 2-point conversion that won Iona Prep the game 36-35 at Stepinac.— Varsity Insider (@lohudinsider) September 28, 2019
QB Darius Wilson said he was reaching for the end zone when the ball was popped loose. Alex Williams scooped it on one hop.
The lead official told me the ball was ruled a fumble and was considered live pic.twitter.com/f22Yra96VN
Below you can listen to Stepinac head coach Mike O’Donnell, who appeared on the High School Football America Podcast before the game.
Also this week, Christ the King moves-up from No. 9 to No. 7 after beating St. Anthony’s 18-16. The Royals will play No. 4 Cardinal Hayes next, followed by Stepinac and top-ranked Iona Prep during a uber-rough three week stretch.
High School Football America New York Top 10
No. 1 Iona Prep (4-0), LW: #2
No. 2 Archbishop Stepinac (3-1), LW: #1
No. 3 Erasmus Hall (3-1), LW: #3
No. 4 Cardinal Hayes (3-1), LW: #4
No. 5 McQuaid Jesuit (4-0), LW: #5
No. 6 New Rochelle (4-0), LW: #6
No. 7 Christ the King (4-0), LW: #10
No. 8 Aquinas Institute (3-1), LW: #7
No. 9 Freeport (3-0), LW: #9
No. 10 St. Francis (Hamburg) (3-1), LW: NR
Editor’s Note: The High School Football America national, regional and state rankings are developed using our proprietary algorithm.