High School Football Frenzy
John Reid was a maroon blur that seemingly came from nowhere. Neshaminy speedster D’Andre Pollard thought he had a clear path to the end zone for a 21-yard touchdown in the PIAA Class AAAA state semifinals. Or so it looked.
There were plenty of shocks this weekend during the PIAA state championships, but Southeastern Pennsylvania was represented extremely well in St. Joseph’s Prep and Archbishop Wood.
They’re large, fast, and right now, no one seems to be able stop them. The Imhotep Charter Panthers felt they deserved a state championship last year, and are more than compensating for that lost opportunity this season by smashing every team they face
They know how long it’s been since a St. Joseph’s Prep team has won a Catholic League title in football.
Upper Dublin has gotten off to good starts in its history. But nothing like this. Nothing like opening a season by beating Central Bucks West for only the second time in school history. Nothing like getting off to an 8-0 start and having every district-playoff bound Class AAAA school begin looking over their shoulders at the Cardinals.
Mike St. Clair doesn’t know whether or not he saw 7-0 coming, but the West Chester Rustin football coach did foresee success this season. Where his mix of proven upperclassmen and talented newcomers has led is the top of the PIAA District 1 Class AAAA power rankings for Week 7, with 920 points and averaging 131.4 a game.
You may have to excuse St. Joseph Prep’s coach Gabe Infante if he doesn’t get overly vocal if his team gets down early tonight against archrival La Salle, in a Catholic League Class AAAA showdown at 7 p.m. at Plymouth Whitemarsh High School.
There’s going to be another quarterback playing in the huge Catholic League Class AAAA showdown Friday at 7 p.m. when La Salle hosts arch rival St. Joe’s Prep at Plymouth Whitemarsh High School.
When Rick Stroup applied for the Penncrest coaching job a few years back, his most ardent endorsement came from Garnet Valley coach Mike Ricci.
They knew them. Or at least they thought they knew them. They would see them every day in Coatesville High School walking in the halls, talking between periods. They were there with them last December, there at Hershey Park Stadium to support them when they played in the PIAA state championship.
They go back together to the “sowing room” days, back to the bleak times when they shared a two-year 1-and-22 stretch and nothing was going right. It’s when Haverford High School head coach Joe Gallagher and assistant coach Justin Mellor would retreat to the sowing room because it had the best white board in the school at that time and they had to draw up new plays.
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Coatesville once again tops the Southeastern PA high school football Top Ten.
There is a little misconception that continues about Pennsylvania high school football that the best talent and better teams are located on the western side of the state.
La Salle #1 in our High School Football Top 10 rankings.