Trib 10: Ranking the last 10 WPIAL teams left standing

Wednesday, November 22, 2023 | 9:10 PM

Coming up with this week’s 10 teams was easy because they are the only teams still playing from the WPIAL.

However, ranking them in the weekly Trib 10 power poll was not easy.

Seven teams have been part of the power rankings for at least two weeks now and some have been in the Trib 10 all season.

Following this week, at least four and as many as six District 7 teams will be left standing heading into the PIAA semifinals with dreams of state gold and leftover turkey dancing in their heads.

Here are the latest Trib 10 power rankings with overall record, last week’s ranking and upcoming opponent in Week 13. These rankings have zero classification boundaries.

1. Aliquippa, 11-0, (1): The Quips play No. 5 McKeesport in the 4A finals on Friday

2. Peters Township, 13-0, (2): The Indians visit Cathedral Prep in a 5A state quarterfinals game on Friday

3. North Allegheny, 11-1, (4): The Tigers host Erie McDowell in a 6A state quarterfinals game on Friday

4. Belle Vernon, 10-1, (5): The Leopards play No. 6 Avonworth in the 3A finals on Friday

5. McKeesport, 11-1, (6): The Tigers play No. 1 Aliquippa in the 4A finals on Friday

6. Avonworth, 12-0, (8): The Antelopes play No. 4 Belle Vernon in the 3A finals on Friday

7. South Side, 13-0, (10): The Rams play No. 8 Fort Cherry in the Class A finals on Friday

8. Fort Cherry, 13-0, (NR): The Rangers play No. 7 South Side in the A finals on Friday

9. Steel Valley, 10-1, (NR): The Ironmen play No. 10 Beaver Falls in the 2A finals on Friday

10. Beaver Falls, 8-5, (NR): The Tigers play No. 9 Steel Valley in the 2A finals on Friday

Out: Central Catholic Vikings, Pine-Richland Rams, Montour Spartans

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