Here are the rankings afte Week 1 presented by Al’s Quick Stop:
- Dallas Mountaineers (1-0), defeated Tunhannock 49-13 (Last week: 2)
The Mounts were impressive in their opener and jump to the number one spot after DV’s lackluster offensive outing.
Next up: vs Crestwood (1-0) (Watch on NPF-TV)
- Valley View Cougars (1-0), defeated Wallenpaupack 41-10 (Last week: 3)
It was business as usual for the Cougars as they picked up right where they left off in 2018.
Next up: vs Abington Heights (0-1) (Listen NPF)
- Berwick Bulldogs (1-0), defeated Abington Heights 28-6 (Last week: 4)
The defense was stout again, but the offense had to wake up in the second half against the upstart Comets.
Next up: at Pittston Area (1-0) (Listen NPF)
- Delaware Valley Warriors (0-1), lost to Pennridge 13-0 (Last week: 1)
DV always plays a quality team from outside the district in Week 1, but the lack of scoring makes us pause and have a wait and see with the offense.
Next up: at West Scranton (0-1) (Listen NPF)
- North Pocono Trojans (1-0), defeated West Scranton 42-6 (Last week: NR)
It was an impressive night for North Pocono who dominated both sides of the ball and knocked off the ranked Invaders to earn a spot in the rankings.
Next up: vs Western Wayne (1-0)
- Wyoming Valley West Spartans (1-0), defeated Scranton 14-10 (Last week: 6)
Valley West defense shined as expected, but the offense will need to get better to keep winning.
Next up: vs Hazleton Area (0-1)
- Scranton Prep Cavaliers (1-0), defeated Dunmore 28-17 (Last week: 1)
The Cavaliers have some new faces, but the wins keep coming.
Next up: vs Wyoming Area (1-0) (Watch on WAAN)
- Lakeland Chiefs (1-0), defeated Honesdale 28-8 (Last week: 2)
New coach Dave Piwowarczyk gets his first career win.
Next up: at Lake-Lehman (0-1)
- Wyoming Area Warriors (1-0), defeated Mid Valley 56-13 (Last week: 3)
A 49-0 lead at halftime allowed Wyoming Area to rest their starters and get some young players playing time.
Next up: at Scranton Prep (1-0) (Watch on WAAN)
- Old Forge Blue Devils (1-0), defeated Carbondale 46-0 (Last week: 4)
After a slow start, the Devils rolled behind QB Dante Lucarelli and some young receivers.
Next up: vs Hanover Area (1-0) (Listen NPF)
- Western Wayne Wildcats (1-0), defeated Lake-Lehman 33-7 (Last week: NR)
The Cats ran all over the Black Knights as Zane Janiszewski led the way behind a strong effort by the line.
Next up: at North Pocono (1-0)
- Dunmore Bucks (0-1), lost to Scranton Prep 28-17 (Last week: 5)
The Bucks actually led 17-14 in the 4th quarter but specials teams proved to be the achilles heel.
Next up: at Mid Valley (0-1)