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District 9 and District 10 Teams in Volleyball, Football State Ranked at End of Season

Four District 9 and District 10 volleyball teams and 13 football teams earned state rankings in the final rankings for the 2020 season.

In volleyball, PIAA Class 1A champion Clarion was ranked No. 1 in Class 1A, while Maplewood came in No. 6 in Class 2A, DuBois No. 4 in Class 3A, and Conneaut No. 9 in Class 3A.

In football, Wilmington earned the highest ranking finishing No. 2 in both the Pennsylvania Football News (PFN) and PennLive final rankings in Class 2A.

McDowell (Class 6A) and Cathedral Prep (Class 5A) both were ranked No. 3 by both PFN and PennLive, while Reynolds was ranked No. 4 in Class 1A by PFN and No. 6 by PennLive.

Hickory checked in at No. 6 by PennLive in Class 3A and No. 8 by PFN, while Redbank Valley was ranked No. 9 by PFN and No. 10 by PennLive in Class 1A.

Oil City checked in at No. 6 in Class 4A in the PennLive rankings and was an Honorable Mention selection by PFN, Farrell came in at No. 9 in PennLive’s rankings in Class 2A but was not included in the PFN rankings, while Brookville was a Class 2A Honorable Mention selection by both outlets as was Northwestern (although PennLive mistakenly had Northwestern in the Class 1A rankings – the school is a Class 2A team).

Three teams – Clearfield (3A in PFN), Eisenhower (1A in PFN), and Harbor Creek (4A in PennLive) also were Honorable Mention choices.

The Pennsylvania Soccer Coaches Association stopped its polling before the playoffs started. The organization broke all four classifications into two polls – a Large School Poll and a Small School Poll.

In the final poll before the playoffs, Villa Maria was an Honorable Mention selection in the girls’ Large School Poll, General McLane’s girls were No. 6 in the Small School Poll, and Mercer’s girls’ were Honorable Mention in the Small School poll.

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