1. Haverford School (5-0)
2. Academy Park (6-0)
3. Haverford (5-1)
4. Episcopal Academy (5-0)
5. Upper Darby (5-1)
6. Garnet Valley (4-2)
7. Ridley (4-2)
Under Consideration: Interboro (5-1), Marple Newtown (6-0), Radnor (4-2)
Some more shuffling this week.
The top two teams (Haverford School, Academy Park) remain entrenched in the Nos. 1-2 spots. For the first time this year (arguably) the Fords were tested for all four quarters, but managed to persevere and come out with a 29-22 victory over Father Judge.
Academy Park cruised to a 49-7 victory over Penn Wood. AP should be undefeated when it plays Interboro on the final Friday of the regular season. That’s shaping up to be a classic battle for the Del Val League championship.
Haverford High makes the biggest leap this week to No. 3. The Fords swap spots with Garnet Valley, whom they defeated Saturday night, 29-21. It truly was a historic victory for the Haverford program, which is one of three teams that are undefeated in the league (Marple and Upper Darby).
It could be argued that Episcopal Academy, No. 4, should be ahead of Haverford High. The Churchmen looked impressive off a bye week, defeating Conwell-Egan in blowout style, as they get set for a huge Inter-Ac League opener against Malvern Prep, which has a stunning win over St. Joe’s Prep on its resume.
Upper Darby stays put at No. 5 after a thrilling win over Conestoga, 25-22. Episcopal defeated Conestoga back in Week 2 by double digits, so you could point to common opponents and final score and all that stuff.
Garnet Valley falls from No. 3 to No. 6. Ridley rounds out the Super 7 after the Green Raiders took care of business against Lower Merion.
Finally, it’s worth noting that Interboro and Marple Newtown deserve to be in the Super 7, but not at the expense of Garnet Valley and Ridley.