West Allegheny enters Trib 10 power rankings for Week 3

Monday, September 10, 2018 | 8:57 PM

Every Tuesday during the 2018 WPIAL football season, the TribLive High School Sports Network will release weekly Power Rankings. These rankings have zero classification boundaries.

Eight of the Trib 10 teams from a week ago were winners, so there is no movement in the top five.

No. 6 Central Catholic lost to No. 5 North Allegheny in a Class 6A battle last week. The Vikings are still in the power rankings though as they drop three spots.

Belle Vernon also lost a showdown between ranked teams when it fell to then-No. 8 Thomas Jefferson. That home loss cost the Leopards a spot on the list.

Week 3 has no head-to-head matchups of current Trib 10 teams, but there are still conference challenges for Penn Hills and McKeesport.

Here are the rankings heading into Week 3.

WPIAL football Trib 10

Team, record, last week’s ranking, this week’s opponent

1. Pine-Richland, 2-1, 1, hosts Butler on Trib HSSN

2. Gateway, 3-0, 2, hosts Latrobe on Trib HSSN

3. Penn Hills, 3-0, 3, at Mars on Trib HSSN (video)

4. Aliquippa, 3-0, 4, hosts Montour

5. North Allegheny, 3-0, 5, at Canon-McMillan on Trib HSSN

6. McKeesport, 3-0, 7, hosts Penn-Trafford on Trib HSSN

7. Thomas Jefferson, 2-0, 8, hosts Indiana on Trib HSSN

8. Jeannette, 3-0, 9, at Avella

9. Central Catholic, 2-1, 6, hosts Hempfield

10. West Allegheny, 2-0, NR, hosts Peters Township

Out: Belle Vernon

Don Rebel is a Tribune-Review staff writer. You can contact Don at drebel@tribweb.com or via Twitter @TheDonRebel.

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