The football season enters the final week of the regular season, with many schools having just one contest remaining before the playoffs start. In the Greater Philadelphia area, St. Joseph’s Prep, the number 10 team in the nation according to MaxPreps, continued to roll as they moved to 7-1. This past week saw the team hit the road for an out-of-conference matchup with Maryland-based Archbishop Spalding. In their last non-conference game of the season, the team went home victorious with a 24-6 victory. The team went 4-1 in non-conference play, with their lone loss coming at the hands of powerhouse IMG Academy, the fourth best team in the country. The team has its final regular season contest on Saturday, October 28th against 7-1 in-conference opponent Roman Catholic.
Another MaxPreps nationally ranked team, Imhotep Charter, kicked off on October 21st. The team, who is ranked 94th nationally, advanced to 9-0 on the season with a 62-0 win over Simon Gratz High School. The game marked their last regular season appearance before the playoffs start on Friday, November 3rd.
Elsewhere around the region, several teams currently ranked in the MaxPreps Pennsylvania top 25 were in action. Scores from these games, as well as their next matchups, can be found below.
#6 Malvern Prep 24, Haverford School 6
#11 Roman Catholic 27, #16 La Salle College 21
#12 Downingtown East 21, Coatesville 0
#14 Central Bucks West 40, Central Bucks South 29
#15 Spring-Ford 35, Norristown 6
#18 Springside Chestnut Hill Academy 28, Germantown Academy 0
#21 Downingtown West 43, Bishop Shanaham 7
#23 Pope John Paul II 38, Phoenixville 21
Week 10 Games
William Penn Charter vs. Malvern Prep
Roman Catholic vs. St. Joseph’s Prep
Downingtown West vs. Downingtown East
Central Bucks West vs. Central Bucks East
Spring-Ford vs. Pope John Paul II
Springside Chestnut Hill Academy vs. Haverford School