Pennsylvania High School Football Top 25 – Week 4

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After one of the toughest schedules in the nation to start the season, St. Joseph’s Prep still finds itself No. 1 in the latest High School Football America Pennsylvania High School Football Top 25. The Hawks, who have a bye week this week, are 1-2 after another close loss to a national power, IMG Academy (Florida).

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In two weeks, the Hawks will begin defense of its 6A title when it takes on No. 9 La Salle in the Philadelphia Catholic League opener.

It was a relatively quiet week in the rankings with the big changes at the bottom where Nazareth moves into the Top 25 at No. 24 after its two-point win over former No. 18 Freedom (Bethlehem). Gateway returns to the rankings at No. 23.

High School Football America Pennsylvania High School Football Top 25

No. 1 St. Joseph’s Prep (1-2), LW: #1

No. 2 Harrisburg (3-1), LW: #2

No. 3 Coatesville (2-1), LW: #3

No. 4 Pine-Richland (4-0), LW: #4

No. 5 Cathedral Prep (3-1), LW: #5

No. 6 North Allegheny (4-0), LW: #6

No. 7 Pittsburgh Central Catholic (3-1), LW: #7

No. 8 Southern Columbia (4-0), LW: #8

No. 9 La Salle College HS (4-0), LW: #9

No. 10 State College (4-0), LW: #10

No. 11 Penn Hills (3-1), LW: #11

No. 12 Downingtown West (4-0), LW: #12

No. 13 Archbishop Wood (3-0), LW: #13

No. 14 Wilson (West Lawn) (4-0), LW: #14

No. 15 Penn-Trafford (4-0), LW: #15

No. 16 Manheim Township (4-0), LW: #16

No. 17 Imhotep Charter (1-3), LW: #17

No. 18 Thomas Jefferson (4-0), LW: #19

No. 19 McDowell (4-0), LW: #20

No. 20 Warwick (4-0), LW: #21

No. 21 Cocalico (4-0), LW: #22

No. 22 Peters Township (4-0), LW: #24

No. 23 Gateway (3-1), LW: NR

No. 24 Nazareth (4-0), LW: NR

No. 25 Aliquippa (4-0), LW: #23

Dropped-out: No. 18 Freedom (Bethlehem), No. 25 Cumberland Valley

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

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