St. Joseph’s Prep starts No. 1 in Pennsylvania Top 25

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How good is the top of the first in-season High School Football America Pennsylvania Top 25? We’ll find out this week when No. 1 St. Joseph’s Prep and No. 2 Imhotep Charter play head-to-head meeting in our Top 100 national rankings that are created with our proprietary algorithm.

SJP, ranked No. 11 in our HSFA 100, opens its regular season against No. 14 St. Frances Academy (Maryland), which will also be opening its regular season. Imhotep Charter, which moved up from No. 48 to No. 41 this week, will play No. 94 DeMatha (Maryland).

Pittsburgh Central Catholic is the third team in our national rankings at No. 93. The Vikings broke-in to the national poll after beating former No. 71 Cathedral Prep.

There are two head-to-head matchup in the PA Top 25 — No. 23 La Salle College High School travels to No. 18 North Penn and No. 19 Berks Catholic hosts No. 21 Central Dauphin.

Pennsylvania Top 25

No. 1 St. Joseph’s Prep (0-0)

No. 2 Imhotep Charter (1-0)

No. 3 Pittsburgh Central Catholic (1-0)

No. 4 Coatesville (1-0)

No. 5 Cathedral Prep (0-1)

No. 6 Pine-Richland (0-1)

No. 7 Archbishop Wood (0-1)

No. 8 Parkland (1-0)

No. 9 Manheim Central (1-0)

No. 10 State College (1-0)

No. 11 Bethlehem Catholic (1-0)

No. 12 Penn Hills (1-0)

No. 13 Gateway (1-0)

No. 14 Bishop McDevitt (Harrisburg) (1-0)

No. 15 McKeesport (1-0)

No. 16 Williamsport (1-0)

No. 17 North Allegheny (1-0)

No. 18 North Penn (1-0)

No. 19 Berks Catholic (1-0)

No. 20 Thomas Jefferson (0-0)

No. 21 Central Dauphin (1-0)

No. 22 Manheim Township (1-0)

No. 23 La Salle (0-1)

No. 24 Malvern Prep (0-0)

No. 25 Springfield-Delco (1-0)

Honorable Mention: Aliquippa, Cedar Cliff, Cocalico, Conwell-Egan, Cumberland Valley, Downingtown East, Downingtown West, Emmaus, Garnet Valley, Harrisburg, Hollidaysburg, Mt. Carmel, Palisades, Pennridge, Quaker Valley, Southern Columbia, Wilson (West Lawn)


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