Flyers Cup Power Rankings for 1-13-2020

The following rankings were furnished by the Flyers Cup Committee. Records include games resorted through January 12. In the case of Class AAA they include games against Cup-eligible opponents only. Recordsc are subject to revision.

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Class AAA (Maximum field, 8 teams)

  1. St. Joseph’s Prep (6-0-0-3)
  2. Malvern Prep (6-3-0-0)
  3. La Salle (4-2-1-1)
  4. Holy Ghost Prep (5-3-0-0)
  5. Father Judge (9-5-0-0)


Still without a regulation loss to Flyers Cup-eligible opposition, St. Joseph’s Prep (APAC) remains as the #1 team in this week’s AAA power rankings. Malvern Prep (APAC) climbs to #2 with an impressive week of hockey – defeating both La Salle (5-4 OT) and St. Joseph’s Prep (5-4 OT). La Salle had the opportunity to avenge that loss with a 6-1 victory over Holy Ghost Prep (APAC), who fell to #4. Father Judge (ICSHL) rounds out the top 5, on the strength of two victories of this week – one over Catholic League and AAA rival Cardinal O’Hara by a score of 6-4.



Class AA (Maximum field 16 teams)

  1. Central Bucks South (8-0-0-1)
  2. Haverford High (13-1-0-0)
  3. North Penn (6-2-0-0)
  4. Perkiomen Valley (7-2-0-1)
  5. Downingtown West (7-4-0-1)
  6. Council Rock South (5-2-0-0)
  7. Pennsbury (7-2-1-0)
  8. Neshaminy (7-3-0-1)
  9. Central Bucks East (6-2-1-1)
  10. Boyertown (7-5-1-0)


Central Bucks South (SHSHL) and Haverford (ICSHL) added points in the win columns as they remain the top two seeds in this week’s rankings. North Penn’s (SHSHL) league victory over Top 10 Neshaminy (SHSHL) gave them the leverage to jump to #3 in this week’s rankings, jumping previous #3 Perkiomen Valley (ICSHL), who fell to Salesianum in a non-league game. Downingtown West’s two victories jumps the Whippets to #5 and CR South (SHSHL) climbs to #6 after an 11-1 victory over Central Bucks West (SHSHL), resulting in the Bucks dropping out of the top ten. Pennsbury (SHSHL), Neshaminy, and Central Bucks East (SHSHL) fill in #7 through #9 and Boyertown (ICSHL) makes their first appearance in the power rankings at #10.


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Class A (Maximum field: 16 teams)

  1. West Chester East (9-3-0-0)
  2. Plymouth Whitemarsh (8-1-0-0)
  3. Springfield Delco (8-2-0-2)
  4. Unionville (7-5-0-0)
  5. Palmyra (12-1-0-1)
  6. West Chester Rustin (6-4-0-2)
  7. Hatboro-Horsham (9-1-0-1)
  8. Strath Haven (8-3-0-1)
  9. West Chester Henderson (6-4-1-0)
  10. Hershey (8-2-1-2)


West Chester East (ICSHL) remains as the #1 seed in this week’s Class A power rankings, although suffering a minor early-week 3-0 setback to AA power Downingtown East (ICSHL). Plymouth Whitemarsh remains as the #2 seed after taking care of business with an 8-3 victory over league rival Wissahickon (SHSHL). Springfield (ICSHL) remains at #3 after defeating Penncrest 5-0 and Unionville (ICSHL) jumps to #4 after West Chester Bayard Rustin suffered a 6-3 loss to OJ Roberts (ICSHL). Palmyra (CPIHL) enters the Top 5 after defeating rival Hershey (CPIHL) by a score of 5-4 in arguably the Game of the Week across all divisions. WC Rustin’s loss drops them to #6 and Hatboro Horsham (SHSHL) slides to #7 as a result of Palmyra’s win. Strath Haven (ICSHL), West Chester Henderson (ICSHL), and Hershey round out this week’s Top 10.



South Jersey/Delaware (Maximum field: TBD)

  1. Eastern (10-2-2-0)
  2. Salesianum (7-3-1-1)
  3. Appoquinmink (10-1-0-2)
  4. Moorsetown (7-4-2-0)
  5. Cherokee (6-4-3-0)


Eastern (SJHSHL) added two victories this past week and still sits atop the NJ/DE rankings. Salesianum (ICSHL) added a nice 9-6 victory over Top 5 AA ranked Perkiomen Valley (ICSHL) and remains at #2 in this week’s rankings. Adding two wins to their record this week, Appoquinimink (ICSHL) enters the rankings at #3. Appo’s jump was aided by the fact that Shawnee (SJHSHL) suffered a 6-2 loss to Eastern and a 3-3 tie to unranked Washington Township (SJHSHL).  Moorestown (SJHSHL) slides to #4 after being a victim to one of Eastern’s victories this week (7-2).  Cherokee (SJHSHL) enters this week’s polls after downing Kingsway (SJHSHL) by a final score of 4-1.



Girls  (Maximum field: 4 teams)

  1. Bux-Mont (10-1-0-0)
  2. Unionville (8-2-0-2)
  3. Avon Grove (8-3-0-1)
  4. West Chester Henderson (2-6-1-1)


Bux-Mont (ICSHL) is your new #1 in the second edition of Flyers Cup rankings for the Girls division. The Bux-Mont ladies had a big 11-1 win over league rival Radnor (ICSHL) and also benefited from West Chester Henderson’s (ICSHL) overtime victory over previous #1 Unionville (ICSHL). Avon Grove (ICSHL) stays at #3 and WC Henderson enters this week’s polls on the strength of the win over Unionville.


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