WPIAL playoffs begin with 11 teams in the High School Football America Pennsylvania Top 25

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Hard to believe that we’ve advanced to the postseason during this shorten COVID-19 season. The WPIAL has had a big year, so far, with eleven teams ranked in the High School Football America Pennsylvania Top 25.

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The regular season ended with a shocker in the 4A Big Eight Conference. McKeesport enters the statewide rankings at No. 19 after knocking-off former No. 9 Thomas Jefferson 20-14, handing the Jaguars their first home loss since 2015.

High School Football America Pennsylvania Top 25

No. 1 St. Joseph’s Prep (2-0), LW: #1

No. 2 North Allegheny (5-0), LW: #2

No. 3 Central Dauphin (5-0), LW: #3

No. 4 Pine-Richland (6-0), LW: #4

No. 5 La Salle College HS (3-1), LW: #5

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

No. 7 Mount Lebanon (4-2), LW: #7

No. 8 Pittsburgh Central Catholic (4-2), LW: #8

No. 9 Harrisburg (4-0), LW: #13

No. 10 Southern Columbia (7-0), LW: #10

No. 11 Gateway (4-0), LW: #11

No. 12 Cathedral Prep (4-1), LW: #11

No. 13 Peters Township (6-0), LW: #14

No. 14 Warwick (6-0), LW: #15

No. 15 Governor Mifflin (5-0), LW: #16

No. 16 Archbishop Wood (2-0), LW: #17

No. 17 Penn-Trafford (6-1), LW: #18

No. 18 Coatesville (3-0), LW: #20

No. 19 McKeesport (6-1), LW: NR

No. 20 Thomas Jefferson (5-1), LW: #9

No. 21 Downingtown East (1-2), LW: #21

No. 22 Downingtown West (1-1), LW: #22

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

No. 24 Wilson (West Lawn) (5-1), LW: #24

No. 25 Aliquippa (7-0), LW: #25

Dropped-out: No. 19 State College

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.