Bill Cherpak misses the way it used to be. Back in the 80’s, when the current Thomas Jefferson High School coach was a player at Steel Valley, the recruiting process wasn’t publicized. It was low-key compared to the present.
“When I was getting recruited the rules were much different. There were no early offers,” said Cherpak, who went on to play at Pitt.
Several of the most coveted recruits throughout the WPIAL have already made their college decisions, most notably Sterling Jenkins of Baldwin. Others, like South Fayette's Brett Brumbaugh, are still being recruited.
The Top WPIAL Recruits in the Class of 2015 ELITE LEVEL Sterling Jenkins, OL, 6'8" 308 Pgh/Baldwin PENN ST
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