Results for Top Rivalry 2012

A
Total Votes: 1,122
Pottsville Area
Pottsville, Pa.
VS
Reading
Reading, Pa.

This rivalry goes back to 1893, and is one of Pennsylvania's longest on record. The two teams, separated by 34 miles, compete for the "Lump of Coal" trophy each year. The all-time record goes to Pottsville Area, 45-38-8.

B
Total Votes: 58
Upper Darby
Drexel Hill, Pa.
VS
Haverford Prep
Haverford, Pa.

The Darby and Haverford rivalry is one of the oldest rivalry games taking place on Thanksgiving Day. The game has been played since 1921 and the all-time record has Upper Darby with a slight edge of 41-39-6.

C
Total Votes: 1,615
William Penn Charter
Philadelphia, Pa.
VS
Germantown Academy
Fort Washington, Pa.

This is the nation's longest uninterrupted rivalry among prep schools in high school football history. The annual game dates back to 1887 and is currently the main event in a daylong schedule of athletic events that also includes soccer, cross country and others. For each win, the school gets one point. When all the events are finished, the school with the most points wins the Competition Cup.