Now that the UIL’s realignment is set, the focus turns to scheduling and no one is dodging or ducking when it comes to piecing together challenging non-district football schedules.
Back-to-back Class 6A Division I champion North Shore will face California power De La Salle and 2019’s Class 5A Division I champion Shadow Creek will play Philadelphia stalwart St. Joseph's Prep in a Week 1 doubleheader at Galena Park ISD. It could be a prime spot for ESPN’s annual high school football showcase if it were to be chosen.
St. Joe’s won the Pennsylvania Interscholastic Athletic Association 6A state title last year. De La Salle is routinely one the top programs in the country, ranking 12th in MaxPreps’ national Xcellent 25 rankings last year.
“There are some really recognizable names on this team out of Philadelphia and I’m sure they will be a handful to handle,” Shadow Creek coach Brad Butler said. “But it’ll be exciting for our kids. Get th... Click here to read full article