SHIPPENVILLE, Pa. – While the top four remain the same from last week in the Oct. 2, 2018, Allegheny Grille of Foxburg D9Sports.com Football Rankings, the bottom five is a jumbled group of like teams with two new entries into this week’s Top 10.
Clearfield, Clarion, Ridgway and Smethport remain No. 1-4 and as the only unbeaten teams in D9 at 6-0 each. C-L (5-1) jumps into the Top 5 at No. 5 after putting up a school-record 74 points in a win at Otto-Eldred Saturday. That is up one spot for the Lions from a week ago.
The backend of the Top 5 is where the real movement took place with Brookville (3-3) going from unranked last week to No. 6 this week after a second consecutive strong victory. Redbank Valley (4-2) remains at No. 7 despite a tight loss to Smethport, while Bradford (3-3) reenters the Top 10 at No. 8 after a win over previous No. 5 Brockway (4-2), which dropped to No. 9. Elk County Catholic (4-2) remain at No. 10.
There is a huge game in the Top 10 this week as Ridgway travels to Clarion to take on the Bobcats in a showdown for first place in the D9 League Large School Division. There is one other Top 10 matchup with C-L hosting ECC.
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