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District 1 Final Rankings 2023: Small School

January 30, 2024  |  

The 2023 high school football season ended about a month and a half ago and the District 1 staff here at PFN has been busy compiling stats and developing our power rankings for all six classifications. We broke them down into two groups. Big School-5A & 6A Small School 1A-4A  

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District 1 Final Rankings 2023: Big School

January 30, 2024  |  

The 2023 high school football season ended about a month and a half ago and the District 1 staff here at PFN has been busy compiling stats and developing our power rankings for all six classifications. We broke them down into two groups. Big School-5A & 6A Small School 1A-4A

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PFN Pennsylvania High School Football Rankings: the Final Edition

December 11, 2023  |  

That’s it folks. The games are over. Title wins take their seat at the top! Our staff knocked things around and this is how they see it from 2 down. Congrats to all the ranked teams! Ranking 6A Record Pvs rank 1 St. Joseph’s Prep (12) 13-1 1 2 North Allegheny (7) 13-2 2 3 […]

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PFN Pennsylvania HS Football Rankings, 1s v 2s 2023 Title Game Week 2023

December 5, 2023  |  

It’s 1s v 2s this week. Nothing else gonna change. We’re highly confident someone with swap spots, but who? We’ll find out this weekend! Ranking 6A Record Pvs rank 1 St. Joseph’s Prep (12) 12-1 1 2 North Allegheny (7) 13-1 2 3 PCC (7) 10-2 6 4 Harrisburg (3) 12-2 3 5 Manheim Township […]

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PFN 2023 Pennsylvania High School Football Rankings, Playoffs Round 3-The shake up is real!

November 21, 2023  |  

Well, something had to give. However the recruiting staff did nail top seeds in each class. There were a couple surprises, Bonner-Prendie pulled the upset over PJP and entered the rankings as did Juniata with a win over Meadville. The other surprise was Beaver Falls getting the win as a 10 seed. We know there […]

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PFN 2023 Pennsylvania High School Football Rankings, Playoffs Round 2-The top remains the same

November 14, 2023  |  

Well, we are entering our third weekend of playoff games, and once again, the PFN rankings stayed true—just a few changes at the bottom. Ranking 6A Record Pvs rank 1 St. Joseph’s Prep (12) 9-1 1 2 Central Bucks West (1) 12-0 2 3 PCC (7) 10-1 3 4 Manheim Township (3) 11-0 4 5 […]

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PFN Pennsylvania High School Football Rankings, Playoffs Round 1 Edition

November 7, 2023  |  

I’ll be quick here because: No changes in any top ten. None.  That WILL change this week, and we’ll get to see just how good our rankings team is! Ranking 6A Record Pvs rank 1 St. Joseph’s Prep (12) 9-1 1 2 Central Bucks West (1) 11-0 2 3 PCC (7) 9-1 3 4 Manheim […]

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2023 Pennsylvania High School Football PFN Rankings Week 10

October 31, 2023  |  

This staff is just nailing these things every week! Not many changes at the top again, but, can they keep their accuracy during the playoffs when it’s win or go home?  Six A stays the same. 5A we dropped Southern Lehigh after that blowout loss to 3A NW Lehigh, 4A saw TJ get dropped to […]

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2023 Pennsylvania High School Football PFN Rankings Week 9

October 24, 2023  |  

They’re on a roll! Once again not many changes made to the rankings. I’m starting to believe these helmet heads know something about football. They did do a little tweaking based on schedule strength and eye test (we’ve seen probably 90% of these teams live). 6A saw D-East move up a bit to a more […]

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Inside The Huddle: Going Deep Inside The PFN Rankings (1A-3A)

October 19, 2023  |  

As we enter the final two weeks of the PA High School Football regular season schedule it’s relevant to take a deep dive on our 1A-3A PA Football News Rankings and sort out which teams are battle-tested while others are just beginning to test the waters in our Top 10’s.  For last weeks Inside The […]

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2023 Pennsylvania High School Football PFN Rankings Week 8

October 17, 2023  |  

Couple little changes, and one HUGE change…. When you lose two games, pretty good chance you drop out the rankings. When you beat Southern Columbia, you get back in. Downingtown West got manhandled by Chester who moves up. Strath Haven lost a game they probably shouldn’t have lost and Lakeview got handed their first loss […]

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2023 Pennsylvania High School Football PFN Rankings Week 7

October 10, 2023  |  

Well n0w, THAT was an interesting meeting with the rankings crew. That Pine-Richland win over PCC had us all steamed up, but in the end we think we got it right. PCC drops a bit, PR comes back in the 5A rankings and Chester makes it’s first appearance this year. And wow! How bout those […]

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2023 Pennsylvania High School Football PFN Rankings Week 6

October 3, 2023  |  

The rankings team is still rolling strong! Very few changes this week. Those guys know their football! 5A saw Cathedral Prep drop out of the top ten, Cedar Cliff is in. 4A , 3A and 2A remained the same and 1A saw the only big change as Fort Cherry continued it’s climb to the top […]

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2023 Pennsylvania High School Football PFN Rankings Week 5

September 26, 2023  |  

The rankings team is on a roll! With all the top matchups this past weekend it really wasn’t difficult for them to sort things out. PCC and NA battled it out with the Tigers falling a few spots after their loss. In 5A Cocalico takes the place of USC with their big win over Lampeter-Strasburg. […]

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2023 Pennsylvania High School Football PFN Rankings Week 4

September 19, 2023  |  

Oh 5A how you roll us!  That class had the most changes. Who wants it more? As for the rest, pretty stable. This will all change after the weekend. MANY top ten matchups! Stay tuned!   Ranking 6A Record Pvs rank 1 St. Joseph’s Prep (12) 3-1 1 2 PCC (7) 4-0 2 3 North […]

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2023 Pennsylvania High School Football PFN Rankings Week 3

September 12, 2023  |  

Movement everywhere! As we dig into the season, it’s ineveitable that ranked teams play each other. This past week saw several matchups of ranked teams. Manheim Twp made a huge noise, Penn Hills scored some points with our rankings staff. Then you have the unusual. Selinsgrove and Jersey Shore collided and the game ended in […]

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District 1 Power Rankings- Week 1 & 2

September 6, 2023  |  

This article was written by Michael Pietrangelo & Marcus Sic 1. Coatesville- Coach Matt Ortega’s Red Raiders are off to a fast 2-0 start defeating Pennsbury and Academy Park by a combined score of 77-7. The Red Raiders have won outright or shared 7 consecutive ChesMont titles, with Ricky Ortega as QB for the first […]

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2023 Pennsylvania High School Football PFN Rankings Week 2

September 5, 2023  |  

“Steady as she goes” was not a saying used often this week. The rankings took several hits this week, namely State College dropping a close one to Downingtown East in 6A. 5A saw three at the lower end drop out. 4A had one change. 3A saw several changes as did both 2A and 1A. Enough […]

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2023 Pennsylvania High School Football PFN Rankings Week 1

August 29, 2023  |  

Well, week zero is in the books! Our group of ranking experts met Sunday night and the report is in: not too many changes. There are a few, but for the most part we didn’t punish those who lost to powerhouse out of state teams (SJP, Cathedral Prep, McDowell, Pine-Richland and Neuman Gorretti). We did […]

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2023 Preseason Pennsylvania Football News Rankings

August 15, 2023  |  

The 2023 season is upon us! Our rankings team met twice and hammered out who our experts believe will come out on top! You’ll see familiar faces at the top of each class, they’re all defending champions. Our team learned a lesson with Southern Columbia last year, so this year we decided to keep them […]

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The Final Pennsylvania High School Football Rankings for 2022: Some surprises, some not.

December 14, 2022  |  

Every week during the regular season, a bunch of “huddle heads”, as the late Edsel Walker would call them, got together on a zoom to talk about who the best teams are each week. They hollared, screamed, argued and somehow, at the end of the meeting, came to agreement to what they saw on the […]

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Pennsylvania high school football rankings ending nearly as they began

December 6, 2022  |  

  Every Sunday eve our expert staff meets to discuss the weekends results and then they adjust the rankings accordingly. Well, it’s hard to believe we are entering the last week of the season. Seems like yesterday we released our preseason rankings. Speaking of which, our staff released their title game week rankings and low […]

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Pennsylvania Football Rankings, Week 14…Top four locked in

November 28, 2022  |  

Every Sunday eve our expert staff meets to discuss the weekends results and then they adjust the rankings accordingly. Well, Quarterfinal weekend is over and no real surprises. In 6A the top four teams made it through the weekend with the win. 5A had a couple changes with Cathedral Prep and Exeter Twp dropping while […]

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The 2022 Pennsylvania Football News Rankings took a few hits at the bottom, but the tops stayed mostly in tact after week 12

November 14, 2022  |  

The PFN Rankings are compiled by our expert panel every Sunday eve throughout the season. We said there’d be changes this week, and there were. But for the most part the top 7 in each class remained the same. Rewarded were a couple 6A teams that have had great seasons. Some teams dropped right out […]

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The 2022 Pennsylvania Football News Rankings remained steady in week 11

November 8, 2022  |  

The PFN Rankings are compiled by our expert panel every Sunday eve throughout the season. Very few changes except for 6A where Downingtown East thumped Coatesville, Nazareth went down as well as Pennsbury. There’s a familiar name in the 2A HM section with the return of one of their star running backs, SCA.  They won’t […]

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Pennsylvania High School Football Rankings: The final 2022 regular season edition

November 1, 2022  |  

The PFN Rankings are compiled by our expert panel every Sunday eve throughout the season. Sounding like a broken record but, not many changes heading into the playoffs. In 6A there were no changes in the top ten. Class 5A saw on change, Roman got thumped and dropped to HM. For the 4A rankings, there […]

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The 2022 Pennsylvania Football News Rankings remained steady in week 9

October 25, 2022  |  

The PFN Rankings are compiled by our expert panel every Sunday eve throughout the season. It’s not going to last long, we’re getting to the meat of the 2022 season, playoff time! This week the panel was pretty darned close again! In 6A the only drop from the top 10 was Downingtown East who lost […]

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The 2022 Pennsylvania Football Rankings are taking shape for the playoffs

October 18, 2022  |  

The PFN Rankings are compiled by our expert panel every Sunday eve throughout the season. Well, the team nailed it again. The only real changes came among ranked teams that played each other. Some of those losses made room for a couple new teams. Nazareth bumped Emmaus down a bit with their win, Northampton taks […]

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REPOST: The Pennsylvania high school football rankings team did it again! Week 7, 2022 sees little change

October 13, 2022  |  

This is a repost due to GoDaddy messing up our site. The PFN Rankings are compiled by our expert panel every Sunday eve throughout the season. Not much to report this week as most of our ranked teams won. The only exceptions for the most part were ranked teams that played each other such as […]

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The 2022 Pennsylvania Football Rankings Hold steady this week except in 6A

October 4, 2022  |  

The PFN Rankings are compiled by our expert panel every Sunday eve throughout the season. This will be short, much like our rankings meeting was. Not many changes occurred over the weekend, except in the class that took up most of our 30 minute meeting: Class 6A. The top 5 remained, however, at the bottom […]

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