By Chris Rossetti
The Pennsylvania Football News, under new editor-and-chief Josh Funk (@funk_pafb), has released its preseason rankings and All-State teams.
Six players representing three District 9 teams (two apiece from Clearfield, Brockway and Clarion) are honored with preseason all-state nods, while no District 9 team is in the Top 10 in any classification but five are named honorable mention.
PRESEASON ALL-STATE PLAYERS – See Full Teams
Hunter Keith – Clearfield – Offensive Line (Second Team Class AAA)
Christian Lezzer – Clearfield – Defensive Specialist (Second Team Class AAA)
Jacob Perrin – Brockway – Wide Receiver (First Team Class A)
Alec Shaffer-Doan – Brockway – Quarterback (Second Team Class A)
Destin Strauser – Clarion – Defensive Line (Second Team Class A)
Cody Hearst – Clarion – Defensive Back (Second Team Class A)
PRESEASON RANKINGS – See Full Rankings
Class AAA – Clearfield Honorable Mention
Class AA – Karns City Honorable Mention
Class A – Brockway Honorable Mention; Clarion Honorable Mention; Port Allegany Honorable Mention
Christian Lezzer – Clearfield