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NP, ‘Paupack climb in rankings

North Pocono moved up and Wallenpaupack returned in the latest Riverfront Sports Super Six Power Rankings of District 2 teams.

North Pocono gained one spot to third among Big Schools while Wallenpaupack moved back onto the same list in the fifth spot when the latest rankings were released late Sunday night.

Wyoming Valley Conference divisional leaders Crestwood and Lake-Lehman held on to the No. 1 spots.

Crestwood is followed in the Big School rankings by Abington Heights, North Pocono, Hazleton Area, Wallenpaupack and Honesdale.

The ranked Small School teams combined to go 8-0 on the week to all hold the same positions.

Lake-Lehman is again followed by Scranton Prep, Riverside, Lackawanna Trail, Wyoming Seminary and Montrose.

North Pocono remained unbeaten in Lackawanna League Division 1 and moved up a spot, trading places with Hazleton Area, which lost to Crestwood for the second time.

Wallenpaupack defeated Honesdale, 6½-2½, to move into fifth.

Honesdale slipped one position to sixth and Wyoming Area fell from the rankings after a loss to unranked Tunkhannock.

Full rankings, with records and previous rankings:


Big Schools

  1.Crestwood10-0-0  1
  2.Abington Heights  6-0-1  2
  3.North Pocono  5-0-1  4
  4.Hazleton Area  6-2-0  3
  5.Wallenpaupack  5-2-0NR
  6.Honesdale  5-3-0  5

Small Schools

  1.Lake-Lehman  4-0-0  1
  2.Scranton Prep  6-0-0  2
  3.Riverside  7-1-0  3
  4.Lackawanna Trail  7-1-0  4
  5.Wyoming Seminary  3-1-0  5
  6.Montrose  6-1-0  6

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