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VIDEO: York High head coach Russ Stoner talks after the Bearcats claim a share of the D-I title with a 54-14 win over Central York JACOB CALVIN MEYER, 717-505-5406/@jcalvinmeyer

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The York High football team is moving up in the state rankings.

The Bearcats inched up from No. 5 to No. 4 in the latest TribHSSN Class 5-A state rankings.

York High improved to 9-1 on the season after a 54-14 thrashing of Central York in a York-Adams Division I showdown. The win clinched a share of the D-I title for the Bearcats with Red Lion. Central entered that game at 8-1.

York Catholic (10-0) held steady at No. 5 in the 2-A state rankings after a 54-8 triumph over York Tech.

Both York High and York Catholic next face District 3 first-round contests. York High plays host to Northern York, while York Catholic plays host to Steel-High.

Here is the PIAA top five in each of the six classifications after 10 weeks of action. Their ranking from last week is the number in parenthesis after their record.

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Class 6A

1. St. Joseph’s Prep (7-0) (1): The Hawks beat Archbishop Ryan, 34-10. On Friday, they host Roman Catholic.

2. Coatesville (10-0) (2): The Red Raiders beat Downingtown East, 42-7. On Friday, they host Central Bucks East.

3. North Allegheny (10-0) (4): The Tigers beat No. 3 Pine-Richland, 27-7. They have a WPIAL quarterfinals bye.

4. Harrisburg (9-1) (5): The Cougars beat Altoona, 52-3. On Saturday, they host Landisville Hempfield.

5. Pine-Richland (8-2) (3): The defending PIAA champion Rams lost to No. 4 North Allegheny, 27-7. They have a WPIAL quarterfinals bye.

Out: None

Class 5A

1. Manheim Central (10-0) (1): The Barons beat Solanco, 57-14. They have a District 3 first- round bye.

2. Gateway (10-0) (2): The Gators beat McKeesport, 34-6. On Friday, they host a WPIAL first-round game you can hear on TribHSSN.

3. Penn Hills (10-0) (3): The Indians beat North Hills, 38-0. On Friday, they host a WPIAL first-round game you can hear on TribHSSN.

4. York High (9-1) (5): The Bearcats beat Central York, 54-14. On Friday, they host Northern York.

5. Penn Wood (9-1) (NR): The Patriots beat Academy Park, 40-20. On Friday, they host Kennett.

Out: Academy Park

Class 4A

1. Thomas Jefferson (9-0) (1): The Jaguars beat West Mifflin, 37-6. On Friday, they host a WPIAL quarterfinal you can hear on TribHSSN.

2. Bishop McDevitt (9-1) (4): The Crusaders beat Susquehanna Township, 42-14. Thiey have a District 3 quarterfinal bye.

3. Valley View (10-0) (5): The Cougars beat North Pocono, 45-7. On Friday, they host Honesdale in a District 2 quarterfinal.

4. Archbishop Wood (6-3) (NR): The Vikings beat Father Judge, 31-14. This weekend, they have a District 12 quarterfinals bye.

5. Cathedral Prep (7-3) (3): The defending PIAA champion Ramblers lost to Clarkson Football North, 51-40. On Friday, they visit Fort LeBoeuf.

Out: Pottsgrove

Class 3A

1. Conwell-Egan Catholic (10-0) (2): The Eagles beat Cardinal O’Hara, 39-0. On Saturday, they play in the District 12 championship.

2. Aliquippa (9-1) (1): The Quips lost to Central Valley, 18-6. On Friday, they host a WPIAL quarterfinal game you can hear on TribHSSN.

3. Middletown (9-1) (3): The Blue Raiders beat Palmyra 42-6. This weekend they have a District 3 quarterfinals bye.

4. Grove City (9-0) (4): The Eagles did not play this past weekend. On Friday they play Girard in a District 10 quarterfinals game.

5. Lancaster Catholic (10-0) (5): The Crusaders beat Pequea Valley 37-0. This weekend the have a District 3 quarterfinals bye.

Out: None

Class 2A

1. Southern Columbia (10-0) (1): The defending PIAA champion Tigers beat Danville, 49-7. On Friday, they host Line Mountain in a District 2 quarterfinal.

2. Ligonier Valley (10-0) (2): The Rams beat Shade, 45-8. On Friday, they host Marion Center in a District 6 quarterfinal you can hear on TribHSSN.

3. Wilmington (8-1) (3): The Greyhounds had a quarterfinals bye last weekend. On Friday, they play Greenville in a District 10 semifinal.

4. Shady Side Academy (9-0) (4): The Indians beat Avonworth, 28-10. On Friday, they host a WPIAL first-round game you can hear on TribHSSN.

5. York Catholic (10-0) (5): The Fighting Irish beat York County Tech, 54-8. On Friday or Saturday, they host Steelton-Highspire in a District 3 semifinal.

Out: None

Class A

1. Farrell (9-0) (1): The Steelers had a quarterfinals bye last weekend. On Friday, they play Reynolds in a District 10 semifinal.

2. Jeannette (10-0) (2): The defending PIAA champion Jayhawks beat No. 3 Clairton, 21-6. On Friday, they host a WPIAL quarterfinal you can hear on TribHSSN.

3. Clairton (8-1) (3): The Bears lost to No, 2 Jeannette, 21-6. On Friday, they play a WPIAL quarterfinal game you can hear on TribHSSN.

4. Our Lady of the Sacred Heart (9-1) (4): The Chargers beat Cornell, 27-0. On Friday, they host a WPIAL quarterfinal you can hear on TribHSSN.

5. Williams Valley (9-0) (NR): The Vikings beat Millersburg, 28-7. On Friday, they host Marian Catholic in a District 11 semifinal.

Out: Shade

This poll was provided by Don Rebel, who is a (Greensburg) Tribune-Review (TNS) staff writer. You can contact Rebel at drebel@tribweb.com or via Twitter @TheDonRebel.

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