Saturday, November 28, 2015

Football: Southeastern PA Top 25


Football: Southeastern PA Top 25

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De'Andre Pollard and Neshaminy (7-0 overall, 4-0 Suburban One League National Conference) are ranked No. 4 in Southeastern Pennsylvania by The Inquirer. Pollard eclipsed the 1,000-yard rushing mark in Friday's 35-0 blanking of Council Rock South. (David Swanson/Staff)



Last week's rankings in parentheses.

Rank Team Record

1. St. Joseph's Prep (1) 5-1

Freshman De'Andre Swift scored twice in a 35-28 win over archrival La Salle. Next: Saturday vs. No. 12 Father Judge.

2. Coatesville (2) 7-0

Jalen Hudson chipped in two rushing touchdowns in a 56-7 pounding of Kennett. Next: Friday at West Chester Henderson.

3. Imhotep Charter (3) 5-1

Tyliek Raynor's 60-yard TD jaunt was one of the highlights in a 45-13 romp over Bonner-Prendergast. Next: Saturday vs. Prep Charter.

4. Neshaminy (4) 7-0

In a 35-0 blanking of Council Rock South, linebacker Denny Lord notched six tackles. Next: Friday vs. Bensalem.

5. Archbishop Wood (5) 6-1

Jarrett McClenton rushed for 176 yards and three scores in a 35-6 defeat of Lansdale Catholic. Next: Saturday at Archbishop Ryan.

6. Pennsbury (7) 6-1

The Falcons totaled 350 yards on the ground in a 40-0 shutout of William Tennent. Next: Friday vs. Council Rock North.

7. La Salle (6) 5-2

Junior tailback Jordan Meachum carried 20 times for 103 yards in the loss to St. Joe's Prep. Next: Friday at No. 25 Roman Catholic.

8. Garnet Valley (8) 7-0

In a 33-7 triumph at Strath Haven, Steve Lehman found pay dirt on a blocked punt. Next: Friday vs. Harriton.

9. Pottsgrove (9) 7-0

The Falcons defense yielded only 16 yards and three first downs while beating Pottstown, 38-0. Next: Friday vs. Phoenixville.

10. W.C. Rustin (11) 7-0

Terry Loper and the run-happy Golden Knights blitzed Sun Valley, 49-0. Next: Friday at No. 21 Unionville.

11. Episcopal Academy (14) 6-1

12. Father Judge (15) 5-2

13. C.B. West (12) 6-1

14. Academy Park (13) 5-1

15. Spring-Ford (16) 5-2

16. Perkiomen Valley (17) 6-1

17. West Catholic (18) 6-1

18. Abington (19) 6-1

19. Upper Dublin (22) 7-0

20. Malvern Prep (10) 3-2

21. Unionville (21) 6-1

22. Pennridge (23) 5-2

23. North Penn (24) 4-3

24. Downingtown West (25) 5-2

25. Roman Catholic (NR) 3-4

Under consideration (listed alphabetically): Archbishop Ryan (4-3), Central Bucks South (4-3), Frankford (4-3), Plymouth Whitemarsh (5-2), Upper Darby (5-2), West Chester Henderson (4-3).

- Rick O'Brien


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