MSA Sports Top Ten – WPIAL Football – 10/18/2016

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Tuesday, October 18, 2016 | 12:51 AM


Each and every Monday during the regular season, the MSA Sports Network will rank the Top Ten seven in 6-A and top ten football teams in each of the other five classifications. Here are the rankings following Week Five of the 2016 high school football season.

WPIAL CLASS 6-A WPIAL FOOTBALL TOP SEVEN:

1.    PITTSBURGH CENTRAL CATHOLIC VIKINGS  (7-1)
(Last Week #1…..Week Eight – host #7 Norwin)

2.    NORTH ALLEGHENY TIGERS  (6-2)
(Last Week #2…..Week Eight – at Hempfield on MSA)

3.    PINE-RICHLAND RAMS  (5-3)
(Last Week #4…..Week Eight – at Butler on MSA)

4.    MOUNT LEBANON BLUE DEVILS  (5-3)
(Last Week #5…..Week Eight – host Penn Hills)

5.    SENECA VALLEY RAIDERS  (4-3)
(Last Week #3…..Week Eight – host Shaler)

6.    BETHEL PARK BLACK HAWKS  (4-3)
(Last Week #6…..Week Eight – host Altoona)

7.    NORWIN KNIGHTS  (5-3)
(Last Week Unranked…..Week Eight – at #1 Pittsburgh Central Catholic)

Out of MSA Sports 6-A Top Seven from last week – Peters Township Indians

WPIAL CLASS 5-A WPIAL FOOTBALL TOP TEN:

1.    WEST ALLEGHENY INDIANS  (7-0)
(Last Week #1…..Week Eight – at #2 Woodland Hills on MSA)

2.    WOODLAND HILLS WOLVERINES  (7-1)
(Last Week #2…..Week Eight – host #1 West Allegheny on MSA)

3.    ARMSTRONG RIVER HAWKS  (7-1)
(Last Week #4…..Week Eight – at Connellsville on MSA)

4.    McKEESPORT TIGERS  (6-1)
(Last Week #5…..Week Eight – host #6 Gateway)

5.    UPPER ST. CLAIR PANTHERS  (5-2)
(Last Week #3…..Week Eight – at Hampton on MSA)

6.    GATEWAY GATORS  (6-2)
(Last Week #6…..Week Eight – at #4 McKeesport on MSA)

7.    FRANKLIN REGIONAL PANTHERS  (5-2)
(Last Week #7…..Week Eight – host #8 North Hills)

8.    NORTH HILLS INDIANS  (5-3)
(Last Week #10…..Week Eight – at #7 Franklin Regional on MSA)

9.    PENN-TRAFFORD WARRIORS  (5-3)
(Last Week #8…..Week Eight – at #10 Kiski Area on MSA)

10.  KISKI AREA CAVALIERS  (4-4)
(Last Week #9…..Week Eight – host #9 Penn-Trafford on MSA)

Out of MSA Sports 5-A Top Ten from last week – Nobody

WPIAL CLASS 4-A WPIAL FOOTBALL TOP TEN:

1.    SOUTH FAYETTE LIONS  (8-0)
(Last Week #1…..Week Eight – at #10 Highlands)

2.    THOMAS JEFFERSON JAGUARS  (7-0)
(Last Week #2…..Week Eight – host Laurel Highlands)

3.    RINGGOLD RAMS  (5-2)
(Last Week #5…..Week Eight – at #8 New Castle on MSA)

4.    MARS FIGHTING PLANETS  (6-2)
(Last Week #6…..Week Eight – host Indiana on MSA)

5.    BELLE VERNON LEOPARDS  (6-1)
(Last Week #3…..Week Eight – host #6 West MIfflin on MSA)

6.    WEST MIFFLIN TITANS  (6-1)
(Last Week #4…..Week Eight – host #5 Belle Vernon on MSA)

7.    BLACKHAWK COUGARS  (5-2)
(Last Week #7…..Week Eight – at Montour on MSA)

8.    NEW CASTLE RED HURRICANE  (5-3)
(Last Week #8…..Week Eight – host #3 Ringgold on MSA)

9.    TRINITY HILLERS  (3-4)
(Last Week Unranked…..Week Eight – host Greensburg-Salem)

10.  HIGHLANDS GOLDEN RAMS  (3-4)
(Last Week #10…..Week Eight – host #1 South Fayette)

Out of MSA Sports 4-A Top Ten from last week – Montour Spartans
 

WPIAL CLASS 3-A WPIAL FOOTBALL TOP TEN:

1.    BEAVER BOBCATS  (6-1)
(Last Week #2…..Week Eight – at #7 Mount Pleasant on MSA)

2.    BEAVER FALLS TIGERS  (6-1)
(Last Week #3…..Week Eight – host Hopewell on MSA)

3.    CENTRAL VALLEY WARRIORS  (6-2)
(Last Week #1…..Week Eight – host #4 Aliquippa on MSA)

4.    ALIQUIPPA QUIPS  (6-2)
(Last Week #4…..Week Eight – at #3 Central Valley on MSA)

5.    KEYSTONE OAKS GOLDEN EAGLES  (6-1)
(Last Week #5…..Week Eight – host Freeport on MSA)

6.    DERRY TROJANS  (8-0)
(Last Week #6…..Week Eight – host Waynesburg)

7.    MOUNT PLEASANT VIKINGS  (6-2)
(Last Week #9…..Week Eight – host #1 Beaver on MSA)

8.    VALLEY VIKINGS  (5-2)
(Last Week Unranked…Week Eight – host #9 Apollo-Ridge on MSA)

9.    APOLLO-RIDGE VIKINGS  (5-3)
(Last Week #7…..Week Eight – at #8 Valley on MSA)

10.  SETON-LaSALLE REBELS  (5-2)
(Last Week Unranked…..Week Eight – at Quaker Valley)

Out of MSA Sports 3-A Top Ten from last week – Freeport Yellow Jackets, Hopewell Vikings
 

WPIAL CLASS 2-A WPIAL FOOTBALL TOP TEN:

1.    STEEL VALLEY IRONMEN  (6-0)
(Last Week #1…..Week Eight – host #8 Serra Catholic)

2.    WASHINGTON LITTLE PREXIES  (7-0)
(Last Week #2…..Week Eight – host Burgettstown on MSA)

3.    NESHANNOCK LANCERS  (7-1)
(Last Week #3…..Week Eight – at Freedom on MSA)

4.     RIVERSIDE PANTHERS  (5-2)
(Last Week #5…..Week Eight – host Ellwood City)

5.    BRENTWOOD SPARTANS  (6-1)
(Last Week #8…..Week Eight – host Carlynton)

6.    CHARTIERS-HOUSTON BUCCANEERS  (6-2)
(Last Week #4…Week Eight – host McGuffey on MSA)

7.    CARDINAL WUERL NORTH CATHOLIC TROJANS  (4-3)
(Last Week #6…..Week Eight – host South Side on MSA)

8.    SERRA CATHOLIC EAGLES  (5-3)
(Last Week #10…..Week Eight – at #1 Steel Valley)

9.    EAST ALLEGHENY WILDCATS  (5-3)
(Last Week #7…..Week Eight – host Burrell)

10.  LAUREL SPARTANS  (5-3)
(Last Week Unranked…..Week Eight – at New Brighton)

Out of MSA Sports 2-A Top Ten from last week – Burgettstown Blue Devils
 

WPIAL CLASS 1-A WPIAL FOOTBALL TOP TEN:

1.    CLAIRTON BEARS  (7-0)
(Last Week #1…..Week Eight – at Riverview Saturday on MSA)

2.    JEANNETTE JAYHAWKS  (8-0)
(Last Week #2…..Week Eight – at Mapletown)

3.    ROCHESTER RAMS  (7-0)
(Last Week #3…..Week Eight – at Union)

4.    FORT CHERRY RANGERS  (7-0)
(Last Week #4…..Week Eight – at #7 Carmichaels on MSA)

5.    BISHOP CANEVIN CRUSADERS  (5-2)
(Last Week #5…..Week Eight – host Greensburg Central Catholic Saturday)

6.    NORTHGATE FLAMES  (6-1)
(Last Week #6…..Week Eight – at Summit Academy Saturday)

7.    CARMICHAELS MIGHTY MIKES  (6-1)
(Last Week #7…..Week Eight – host #4 Fort Cherry on MSA)

8.    OUR LADY OF THE SACRED HEART CHARGERS  (5-2)
(Last Week #9…..Week Eight – host #10 Shenango on MSA)

9.    STO-ROX VIKINGS  (5-3)
(Last Week Unranked…..Week Eight – at Cornell)

10.  SHENANGO WILDCATS  (3-4)
(Last Week Unranked…..Week Eight – at #8 Our Lady of the Sacred Heart on MSA)

Out of MSA Sports 1-A Top Ten from last week – Springdale Dynamos, Mapletown Maples

 

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