One team took the elevator way up and another took it way down in the power rankings this week. A special shoutout goes to St. Joseph's junior Jada Byers, who scored five total touchdowns in the team's most recent match.
Woodrow Wilson not only got the result it was looking for last game, but the team outscored its opponent Camden Catholic in every quarter. Everything went Woodrow Wilson's way against Camden Catholic as it secured a 62 - 6 win. Woodrow Wilson did have the odds in its favor, but the team did even better than the MaxPreps state rankings indicated. Thanks to its success, Woodrow Wilson cracked into the power rankings and now occupies the 10th spot.
Can't Touch This
St. Joseph's 34 - 6 win over Millville last week had a lot to do with the leadership of junior Jada Byers. Byers rushed for 288 yards and five touchdowns. In fact, our algorithms singled out Byers as one of the top players in the power rankings for the week.
The battle between Berks Catholic (ranked 15th in PA) and McDonogh (ranked 9th in MD) turned out to be a fierce one. The game was as close as could be, but Berks Catholic ended up on top with a 14 - 13 over McDonogh. The win boosted Berks Catholic a satisfying nine spots in the power rankings.
Movin on Up
Williamstown will have a better view of things this week after its strong showing last week propelled it 30 spots up the power rankings. That was the biggest rise of the week. It claimed a 17 - 6 victory over Rancocas Valley. One major factor in the win was the play of senior Wade Inge, who earned one touchdown and 138 yards rushing the ball.
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