Pennsylvania High School Football Top 25 – Week 5

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It was a relatively quiet week in the High School Football America Pennsylvania High School Football Top 25 as we hit the midway point of the 2019 high school football regular season.

Cathedral Prep drops four spots to No. 10 after losing to a very good and undefeated Benedictine team from Ohio.

Archbishop Wood falls from No. 13 to No. 16 after loss to the Peddie School, a private New Jersey prep school.

Cocalico drops from the rankings after being blown-out by No. 14 Manheim Township 56-7.

There are several big games this week that will shape next week’s Top 25.

In Philadelphia, top-ranked St. Joseph’s Prep plays No. 8 La Salle in the Philadelphia Catholic League Red Division opener for both teams. Another Top 25 head-to-head will be in West Lawn where No. 13 Wilson will host No. 14 Manheim Township in a Lancaster Lebanon League Section 1 showdown.

In the western part of the state, No. 4 Pine-Richland travels to No. 6 Pittsburgh Central Catholic.

High School Football America Pennsylvania High School Football Top 25

No. 1 St. Joseph’s Prep (1-2), LW: #1

No. 2 Harrisburg (4-1), LW: #2

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

No. 4 Pine-Richland (5-0), LW: #4

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

No. 6 Pittsburgh Central Catholic (4-1), LW: #7

No. 7 Southern Columbia (4-0), LW: #8

No. 8 La Salle College HS (4-0), LW: #9

No. 9 State College (5-0), LW: #10

No. 10 Cathedral Prep (3-2), LW: #5

No. 11 Penn Hills (4-1), LW: #11

No. 12 Downingtown West (5-0), LW: #12

No. 13 Wilson (West Lawn) (5-0), LW: #14

No. 14 Manheim Township (5-0), LW: #16

No. 15 Penn-Trafford (4-1), LW: #15

No. 16 Archbishop Wood (3-1), LW: #13

No. 17 Imhotep Charter (2-3), LW: #17

No. 18 Thomas Jefferson (5-0), LW: #18

No. 19 McDowell (5-0), LW: #19

No. 20 Warwick (5-0), LW: #20

No. 21 Peters Township (5-0), LW: #22

No. 22 Gateway (4-1), LW: #23

No. 23 Nazareth (5-0), LW: #24

No. 24 Central Dauphin (3-2), LW: NR

No. 25 Aliquippa (5-0), LW: #25

Dropped-out: No. 21 Cocalico

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

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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.