SHIPPENVILLE, Pa. – A pair of results this past week in postseason play has helped vault Karns City into a tie for the top spot in the Nov. 15 Allegheny Grille of Foxburg D9Sports.com District 9 Football Rankings.
The Gremlins (9-2) handled Perry Traditional Academy with ease to win the District 8-9 Class 3A title, while Clearfield (10-2), which was tied with Kane for the top spot dropped a decision to Johnstown in the District 5-6-9 Class 4A title game. Meanwhile, Kane (12-0) beat Clarion by seven to take home the District 9 2A title. Karns City beat Clarion by three-plus touchdowns earlier this year thus the tie for the top spot.
Clearfield (10-2) comes in at No. 3 followed by Clarion (9-2) at No. 4 and Brockway (8-2) at No. 5. Ridgway (9-2) remains at No. 6, while Elk County Catholic (8-3) jumped two spots to No. 7 after a convincing District 9 1A semifinal victory over Clarion-Limestone. DuBois (6-5) slips a spot to No. 8 followed by C-L (8-3) dropping a spot to No. 9 and Curwensville (6-5) rounds out the top 10.
With only four District 9 teams still playing – Kane, Karns City, Ridgway and Elk County Catholic – there is only one Top 10 matchup this week as Ridgway takes on ECC for the District 9 1A title at 7 p.m. Friday at Brockway’s Varischetti Field.
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