Tuesday, August 30, 2022 | 7:14 PM
One other highschool soccer season is upon us as we current the primary version of the 2022 Trib HSSN PIAA weekly state rankings.
We left off in 2021 with six champions topped in Hershey, an unprecedented 4 WPIAL groups profitable state gold.
Mt. Lebanon (6A), Penn-Trafford (5A), Aliquippa (4A) and Central Valley (3A) all introduced gold again to District 7 from Hersheypark Stadium. For the CV Warriors, it was their second straight PIAA title.
Southern Columbia from District 4 and Bishop Guilfoyle from District 6 joined these 4 within the winner’s circle final fall.
Within the inaugural version of the state rankings, solely Mt. Lebanon didn’t make the Prime 5 because the Blue Devils’ 15-game profitable streak ended with a loss to Gateway in Week Zero.
Aliquippa and Southern Columbia are the one two defending champs that start this season at No. 1 of their classification.
Listed here are the primary HSSN rankings in every of the six classifications. Groups are listed with file, final week’s rating and district.
1. St. Joseph’s Prep (0-1) (*) (D-12): The Hawks misplaced to St. Thomas Aquinas (Fla.) in Week Zero, 48-37. They go to St. Peters Prep (NJ) on Saturday.
2. Harrisburg (0-0) (*) (D-3): The Cougars didn’t play final weekend. They host 5A No. 3 Delaware Valley on Saturday.
3. LaSalle School (1-0) (*) (D-12): The Explorers defeated North Penn in Week Zero, 37-28. They host Malvern Prep on Friday.
4. Garnet Valley (1-0) (*) (D-1): The Jaguars defeated Central Bucks West in Week Zero, 14-7. They go to Higher Darby on Friday.
5. Central Catholic (0-1) (*) (D-7): The Vikings misplaced to St. Edwards (Ohio) in Week Zero, 42-10. They host Philadelphia Abraham Lincoln on Friday.
1. Imhotep Constitution (1-0) (*) (D-12): The Panthers defeated 4A No. 2 Harrisburg Bishop McDevitt in Week Zero, 19-14. They don’t play this weekend.
2. Gateway (1-0) (*) (D-7): The Gators defeated Mt. Lebanon in Week Zero, 21-6. They host Woodland Hills on Friday on HSSN.
3. Higher Dublin (1-0) (*) (D-1): The Cardinals defeated Kennett in Week Zero, 37-13. They host Central Bucks West on Friday.
4. Penn-Trafford (1-0) (*) (D-7): The defending 5A state champion Warriors defeated Canon-McMillan in Week Zero, 35-28. They host McKeesport on Friday on HSSN.
5. Cathedral Prep (0-1) (*) (D-10): The Ramblers misplaced to Archbishop Hoban (Oh) in Week Zero, 47-14. They host Clarkson North (Ar) on Thursday.
1. Aliquippa (0-0) (*) (D-7): The defending 4A state champion Quips didn’t play in Week Zero. They go to Armstrong on Friday on HSSN.
2. Harrisburg Bishop McDevitt (0-1) (*) (D-3): The Crusaders misplaced to 5A No. 1 Imhotep Constitution in Week Zero, 19-14. They host West Toronto Prep (Ont) on Saturday.
3. Jersey Shore (1-0) (*) (D-4): The Bulldogs defeated Pottsville in Week Zero, 55-12. They go to Lewisburg on Friday.
4. Central Valley (1-0) (*) (D-7): The defending 3A state champion Warriors defeated Trinity in Week Zero, 43-20. They host Avonworth on Friday on HSSN.
5. Allentown Central Catholic (1-0) (*) (D-11): The Vikings defeated Bethlehem Liberty in Week Zero, 34-28. They vist Emmaus on Friday.
1. Wyomissing (1-0) (*) (D-3): The Spartans defeated Kennard-Dale in Week Zero, 49-0. They go to Pottsville on Friday.
2. Belle Vernon (0-0) (*) (D-7): The Leopards didn’t play in Week Zero. They host Laurel Highlands on Friday on HSSN.
3. Neumann-Goretti (0-0) (*) (D-12): The Saints didn’t play in Week Zero. They host William Penn Constitution on Saturday.
4. Martinsburg Central (1-0) (*) (D-6): The Dragons defeated Class A No. 3 Bishop Guilfoyle in Week Zero, 21-20. They host Richland on Friday.
5. Hickory (1-0) (*) (D-10): The Hornets defeated Harbor Creek in Week Zero, 14-10. They host Franklin on Friday.
1. Southern Columbia (1-0) (*) (D-4): The defending state champion Tigers defeated Berwick in Week Zero, 42-27. They go to Shamokin on Friday.
2. Farrell (1-0) (*) (D-10): The Steelers defeated North East in Week Zero, 50-20. They host Ursuline (Oh) on Friday.
3. Lakeland (1-0) (*) (D-2): The Chiefs defeated Scranton Prep in Week Zero, 41-14. They host Carbondale on Friday.
4. Sto-Rox (0-0) (*) (D-7): The Vikings didn’t play in Week Zero. They host Metal Valley on Friday.
5. Mount Carmel (1-0) (*) (D-4): The Purple Tornadoes defeated North Schuylkill in Week Zero, 25-17. They host Dunmore on Friday.
1. Steelton-Highspire (1-0) (3) (D-3): The Steamrollers defeated No. 2 Bishop Canevin in Week Zero, 21-14. They host Westinghouse on Friday.
2. Bishop Canevin (0-1) (*) (D-7): The Crusaders misplaced to No. 1 Steelton-Highspire in Week Zero, 21-14. They host Greensburg Central Catholic on Saturday on HSSN.
3. Bishop Guilfoyle (0-1) (*) (D-6): The defending state champion Marauders misplaced to Class 3A No. 4 Martinsburg Central in Week Zero, 21-20. They host Westmont-Hilltop on Friday.
4. Reynolds (1-0) (*) (D-10): The Raiders defeated Union Metropolis in Week Zero, 58-6. They go to Mercer on Friday.
5. Previous Forge (0-1) (*) (D-2): The Blue Devils misplaced to Dunmore in Week Zero, 43-35. They host Nanticoke on Friday.