State rankings; Live blog next two nights

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 By Mike White | Thursday, Oct. 1, 2:20 p.m.

First off,  a blog "program" note. I'll have a live blog from tonight's Seton-LaSalle vs. Sto-Rox game, and another one tomorrow night from Central Catholic at Woodland Hills. And let's try this again. If you're at a game tomorrow night, and want to email me an updated score or highlight from your phone at any point in the game, go ahead and do it. Even if you want to email me a photo from your phone of some fans or tailgates at the game, I'll throw it on the blog. I'd like to try and give highlights and scores from a number of games. I'll mention who you are. E-mail is This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . We had a few people send in scores and a highlight from some games a few weeks ago. I'd like to try again.


Rod Frisco does a terrific job covering high school football for the Harrisburg Patriot-News. Here are the top five teams in his state rankings, compared to the Post-Gazette. They're very similar, except in Class A.


POST-GAZETTE                              HARRISBURG PATRIOT-NEWS

  1. North Penn                            1. Bishop McDevitt                             
  2. Bishop McDevitt                     2. North Penn
  3. Gateway                                3. Gateway 
  4. St. Joseph’s Prep                  4. St. Joseph's Prep
  5. McKeesport                           5. McKeesport


  1. Thomas Jefferson                 1. Thomas Jefferson
  2. Selinsgrove                           2. Selinsgrove
  3. Manheim Central                   3. Wilson Area
  4. Wilson Area                           4. Erie Cathedral Prep
  5. Hopewell                                5. Manheim Central



  1. Wilmington                            1. Wilmington
  2. Beaver Falls                          2. Beaver Falls
  3. Lancaster Catholic                3. Dunmore
  4. Dunmore                               4. West Catholic
  5. West Catholic                        5. Lancaster Catholic


  1. Rochester                             1. Rochester
  2. Schuylkill Haven                    2. Farrell
  3. Steelton-Highspire                 3. Bishop McCort
  4. Bishop McCort                       4. Laurel
  5. Farrell                                    5. Clairton

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